City of Ellijay Georgia – Gilmer County GA

4th of July in Ellijay 2014

4th of July fireworksCome on out to Ellijay, Georgia on the 4th of July, 2014 for the Star Spangled Beach Party on the square in downtown Ellijay. The festivities begin with a parade at 6 PM. Following the parade will be music in the city parking lot and fireworks at dark.

Parade and vendor apps can be acquired at the Cartecay River Trading Company located at 58 North Main St. 706-635-2782.

2014 Gilmer County Fair

Summertime in Ellijay, Georgia means the Gilmer County Fair is coming soon. The 2014 fair will be here at the Ellijay Lions Club from August 5 – 9. There are 3 different divisions for exhibits – Elementary, Youth, and Adult with categories in Agriculture, Crafts, Food, Canning, Baking, Sewing, Needlework, Art, Photography,Flowers and Quilting and 10 different categories for the Elementary division. There will be entertainment nightly by local bands at the Pavilion.

The fair will be open 6 PM to 11 PM on Tuesday through Thursday and 6 PM to 12 PM on Friday and Saturday. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for students, and children under 6 are Free. You can purchase an armband for $20 that is good for all of the rides. Bring in an old pair of glasses, a cell phone or hearing aid and get $1 off admission (limit 1 per person).

For booth rental information, contact Patsy Davenport at 706-635-7643.

Ellijay Lions Club
1729 South Main St.
Ellijay, GA

Ronnie Thompson Ford Car & Bike Show

Classic CarRonnie Thompson Ford in Ellijay, Georgia is hosting a Classic Cars and Custom Bikes Show on May 3, 2014 from 9 AM to 4 PM. Come on out to enjoy some music, food and check out all the cool cars and motorcycles! Trophies will be awarded to the Standout Rides. There will be all kinds of custom rides including antiques, hot rods, and street rods.

For more information, call Ronnie Thompson Ford at 706-515-3673.

Ronnie Thompson Ford
130 Coosawattee Dr.
Ellijay, GA

Georgia Apple Blossom Festival 2014

Apple BlossomsVisit Ellijay, Georgia on the weekend of May 3-4, 2014 for the Georgia Apple Blossom Festival. The festival will celebrate the arts, crafts, and foods of the North Georgia region. It will take place on Craig Street, adjacent to the Gilmer Chamber office in East Ellijay from 9 AM to 5 PM both Saturday and Sunday. It will be an outdoor, pet friendly event and admission is free.

For more information, contact the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce at 706-635-7400.

St. Petrick’s Day

Bring your furry family to downtown Ellijay, Georgia on March 15, 2014 to celebrate St. Petrick’s Day. Participate in a pet parade, pet contests and enjoy some live music and shopping in downtown Ellijay. The parade will begin at 1 PM at the Ellijay Elementary School and proceed up North Main Street, around the square, and head out of town on River Street. The contests will be conducted in the parking lot on River Street directly after the parade. Get a raffle ticket for a Big Green Egg give-a-way that will take place during the day. Music and vendors will be set up there until 5 PM.

The event is free to attend. There is a $25 fee for vendors and to participate in the parade is a fee of $5 for walkers, $10 for cars, and $25 for floats or large groups.

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Free Concert and Storytelling

Free Concert

Come on out! FREE live concert and storytelling as part of The Craddock Center’s annual Songs & Stories. The evening’s event features Sonny Houston and the Blue Velvet Band as well as Brenda Bynum.

The show begins at 7:30 PM on Saturday, January 25th, 2014 at the Ellijay Elementary Auditorium in Ellijay, Georgia.

Ellijay Elementary
32 McCutchen St.
Ellijay, GA

 

Antique Show

When visiting Ellijay, Georgia, be sure to stop in the Antique Show on the square in downtown Ellijay to check out the selection of antiques available there.

5 Southside Square
Ellijay, Georgia
706-698-7469
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