2022 Fall Festivals and Fairs

By on August 3, 2022

Welcome to the most complete list of festivals, fairs, and events in north Georgia! There’s surely more to do this fall than humanly possible, and we’re certain there’s something here for everyone. While every attempt has been made to provide accurate event listings, we urge you to confirm the information provided before making travel plans. With that said, come and see all that north Georgia has to offer this fall season!


Summer Harvest Faire

August 6, 2022

McCaysville, GA. A day of local music, food, and some of the best canned and baked goods throughout these hollers. We will have fresh lemonade, picnic lunches, ice cream, pie eating and hot dog eating contests, and when the day hits that hottest point, we will turn on the sprinklers for folks to play in (so perhaps bring a change of clothes). Participants who are interested in winning bragging rights and blue ribbons should contact us and we’ll send a list of categories that will be judged. 11am to 6pm. The Folk Apothic at Deep Roots Orchard, 2984 Mobile Road, McCaysville, GA. For more information contact: 706-492-7753 or https://www.folkapothic.com.

Go Tell it on Black Rock Mountain Storytelling Festival

August 12 -13, 2022

Mountain City, GA. Come celebrate storytelling in the mountains with this two-day event in partnership with Black Rock Mountain State Park and the Rabun County Public Library.  All event registration includes one general admission ticket to the Foxfire  Museum. Campfires, Crafts, Panning for Gold, Storytelling, Guided Museum Tours, Cooking and Writing Workshops.  Live Music with Hannah Sage, Storytelling with Debora From. Registration required for events. Black Rock Mountain State Park: 3085 Black Rock Mountain Pkwy, Mountain City, GA 30562. Rabun County Public Library: 73 Jo Dotson Cir, Clayton, GA 30525. Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center: 98 Foxfire Ln., Mountain City, GA 30562. For info and registration contact: Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 706.746.5828, foxfire@foxfire.org or www.foxfire.org

21st Annual Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival

August 19- 20, 2022

Kennesaw, GA. Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned competition, recognized as a Georgia State Championship event, as well as Pro/Backyard BBQ, Anything Butt, and, Peach Dessert contests. Over $10,000 in cash and prizes. Shop, eat, drink and interact with over 200 vendors and exhibitors. Kid Zone — a family-friendly playground of inflatable jumpers, amusements and attractions. Free concerts every night. Fireworks Sat. night. Friday 6pm-10pm, Saturday 10am-10pm. Kennesaw’s Adams Park, 2753 Watts Drive in Kennesaw, GA. (770) 422-9714 or www.pigsandpeaches.com

16th Annual Franklin Area Folk Festival

August 20, 2022

Franklin, NC. This family-friendly festival features live heritage demonstrations, Appalachian crafts, jammin’ sessions that feature old-time mountain music and bluegrass, kids’ activities, food, textiles, pottery, local history & more! Hands-on activities and demonstrations: woodcarving, moonshinin’, weaving and spinning, and many other heritage skills. Additional highlights include special quilts on display, the village blacksmith, flint napping, woodworking/woodcarving, Border Collies’ demonstrations, farmer’s market, old-time music and more. 10am – 4pm. Free and Free parking will be designated offsite with a shuttle to drop you off right at the front door of Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive, Franklin, NC 28734. For more information visit: FranklinFolkFestival.com or call (828) 524-6564. 

River and Brews – Small Town Craft Brewers Festival

August 20, 2022

Bryson City, NC. Join us for a celebration of local breweries, music, and food! You’ll taste beers from over six local breweries, shop artisans and craftspeople, and enjoy sweet sounds from local bands and musicians, all in one magical place we call the Nantahala Gorge. Come for the views and stay for the brews! Beer tasting ticket $25 or combine it with a morning rafting trip for only $79, for a savings of 15%! 1pm- 5pm. Nantahala Outdoor Center, 3077 US-19, Bryson City, NC 28713. For more info: 828. 488. 7230 or https://noc.com/events/river-and-brews.

Sherriff’s Jeep Fest 

September 1- 4, 2022

Jasper, GA. Gathering together Jeep enthusiasts from all over this great nation to help provide a place to live, food, clothing, supplies, love and anything else a child might need to prosper, while sharing a love for off-road. Enjoy 3 Days of Family Friendly Fun: trails, mud, & obstacles, rides, concerts, food & much more. 60 Miles North of Atlanta: 8795 Hwy 53 East Jasper, GA 30143. Registration open now! For more information please contact the Pickens County Sherriff’s Office. Contact Information: 706-253-8900 or www.sheriffsjeepfest.com

9th Annual Grape Stomp Fest

September 3, 2022

Blairsville, GA. Join us for this annual festival for a grape stomping good time. $25 Ticket includes admission and your souvenir wine glass. Live Music all day, BBQ food truck, craft vendors, grape stomping at 2 & 4 p.m. Lucy-look-a-like contest with WINE PRIZES. Purchase tickets in advance. Limited quantities. 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Paradise Hills, Winery Resort & Spa, 366 Paradise Road , Blairsville, GA 30512. For info and tickets visit  www.paradisehillsga.com or call 706-745-7483.

Rail & Hops Brewers Festival

September 3, 2022

Chattanooga, TN. A curated event with a focus on the artistry of brewing handcrafted beers from brewers that are Local, Regional, and beyond, with your favorite food trucks and tents. Featuring Lee Fields & The Expressions and more on the EPB Community stage! 5:00pm – 10:00pm. Miller Park at the corner of MLK Blvd and Market St. 21 + event. Tickets: $25-$65. Proceed to benefit SoundCorps. For more info visit https://www.railandhops.com/ or info@railandhops.com. 

52nd Annual Oktoberfest 

September 8- 11, September 15- 18, September 22- 25, September 29- Nov 7, 2022

Helen, GA. Admission $8.00 Monday-Friday. $10.00 on Saturdays and FREE on Sundays. Weekdays 6:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Friday 6:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m., Saturday 1:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m., Sunday 1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Beer, brats, bands and lederhosen. German-style bands from around the country and around the world play on the stage for your listening and viewing pleasure. Dogs welcome in the Beir Garden! Contact Information: 706-878-1908 or www.helenchamber.com

Chattahoochee Mountain Fair

September 9-17, 2022

Clarkesville, GA. This Habersham County tradition features family entertainment that includes: carnival, livestock judging, arts & crafts, various exhibits and demonstrations, and nightly entertainment. Come enjoy The Miss Chattahoochee Pageant, talent contests, arts, crafts, livestock shows and thrilling rides all week!  Chattahoochee Mountain Fair

182 Hwy 17, Clarkesville, GA. For more information visit http://www.chattahoocheemountainfair.org

11th Annual Cartecay Vineyards Crush Festival

September 17 & 18 2022

Ellijay, GA. Join the fun in our vineyard! Grape Stomping, Tastings and Cartecay Vineyards’ Logo Wine Glass. Food and Arts/Crafts Vendors on Site. Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Sunday: 12:30– 6:00 p.m. Live Music both days! Cost: $20.00 Pre-Sale, $25.00 Day of Event. Free parking! Pet friendly! Cartecay Vineyards, 5704 Clear Creek Road, Ellijay, GA 30536. For info visit www.cartecayvineyards.com or call 706-698-9463 (WINE).

7th Annual Dailey & Vincent American Made Music Fest

September 15 – 17, 2022

Hiawasse, GA. Live music, camping, and down-home fun for all ages. Music will be held inside the air-conditioned 2,900 seat Anderson Music Hall. Fairgrounds boast sprawling grounds with two playgrounds, a boat ramp, two tennis courts, paved and shaded picnic areas, splendid nature walking trails, all along beautiful Lake Chatuge. For tickets and camping info contact Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, 1311 Music Hall Road, P.O. Box 444, Hiawassee, GA 30546 or www.georgiamountainfairgrounds.com or call (706) 896-4191. For more info visit http://www.daileyvincentfest.com/

11th Annual Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Music Festival

September 15 – 17, 2022

Blue Ridge, GA. The sounds of Blues music and the sweet smell of BBQ from local and regional cookers fill the air as families and groups of friends enjoy this unique setting and event. Saturday from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Event is $10.00 with children 12 and under free. Lots of great BBQ and craft beer available on site. Special section full of fun stuff for the kids to do. No coolers, no umbrellas, no pets. Be sure to bring a blanket or chair. Be sure to check out the Blues Train and Blues Crawl on Friday. Thurs: 5:30-7:30pm, Fri: 5:30-10:00pm, Sat: 11am – 9:00pm. Sponsored by the Blue Ridge Lodging Association to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Georgia. Contact: info@blueridgelodgingassociation.com. Or visit www.blueridgebluesandbbq.com

11th Annual Cherokee Heritage Festival

September 17, 2022

Hayesville, NC. Traditional dancing, cultural arts demonstrations, storytelling, frybread, singing, and flute music during this free festival at the 17th century Cherokee Homestead Exhibit, one of five attractions along a 2-mile Cherokee History Trail. Children’s craft activities, blowgun techniques and a scavenger hunt. Adults enjoy plant walks through Native Botanical Gardens, led by Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition staff.  The Clay County “Old Jail” Museum will be open. Free admission, parking and shuttle bus. 10:00am – 3:00pm. Cherokee Homestead Exhibit, 805 Hwy 64 Business, Hayesville, NC 28904. For information, call 828-389-3045 or visit https://www.blueridgeheritage.com. Sponsored by: Clay County Communities Revitalization Assoc.

Annual Art Festival at Rose Lawn

September 17- 18, 2022

Cartersville, GA.  The annual art festival, held on the grounds at Rose Lawn, features the works of artists from across the Southeast. Fine art and Heritage Craft exhibits include oils, watercolors, and pastels, sculptures in wood, brass, and glass, and many other unique hand-crafted items. The house will be open for guided tours. Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday Noon – 5 p.m. Free Admission. Contact Information: 770-387-5162. Visit www.roselawnmuseum.com

36th Annual Riverfest Arts & Crafts Festival 

September 24 – 25, 2022

Canton, GA. This festival is the League’s flagship fundraising event where all funds support Cherokee County children in need. Shop more than 150 artists and crafters from all around Georgia and other southeastern states. Enjoy a variety of festival fare, delicious food and treats from local food trucks. A Children’s area with games, bouncy houses, petting zoo, and miniature train rides. Sports fans can relax in our tailgating area with live broadcasts of football games. There’s something for everyone! Hours are Saturday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission is a $5 donation and children 10 and under are free.Proceeds benefit the needy children of Cherokee County. Etowah River Park, 600 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA. Contact Information: 770-704-5991 or www.serviceleague.net/riverfest-1

The Three Sisters of Bluegrass Festival

September 30- October 1, 2022

Chattanooga, TN. The 3 Sisters Festival honors the musical legacy of bluegrass fiddler Fletcher Bright, by offering a free two-day riverfront festival that features some of the biggest names in traditional and not-so-traditional bluegrass. Some of the artists it has featured in the past include Del McCoury Band, Yonder Mountain Band, Ricky Scaggs, Rhonda Vincent, Bela Fleck, Steep Canyon Rangers, Sam Bush, Mandolin Orange and more. Bring your lawn chair or blanket, come early and stay late for the best in bluegrass. Rain or shine. 6- 10pm. FREE! For information visit http://www.3sistersbluegrass.com/

40th Annual Georgia Marble Festival 

October 1 – 2, 2022

Jasper, GA. A full weekend of activities begins with the Marble Festival 5K Run/Walk Road Race Saturday morning. The 5K starts at 8 a.m. followed by the 1 mile Fun Run at 9 a.m. To register, visit jasperumc.org. Festival parade down Main Street at 10 a.m. Marble Quarry tours available. Arts, crafts, retail, demonstrations, marble carving, sponsor showcases and a kids zone. Great food and live entertainment on. Saturday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Lee Newton Memorial Park, 500 Veterans Memorial Park, Jasper, Georgia 30143. For information please visit: georgiamarblefestival.com. Contact: Michelle Kuriger, georgiamarblefestival@pickenschamber.com or 706-692-5600.

Travis Bowlin’s Cigar Box Guitar Party & Hand Crafted Artisans Festival

October 1- 2, 2022

Blue Ridge, GA. Rain or  Shine. Food Vendors  – Artisan Exhibit Hall – Raffles & Prizes. Bring a new/unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots and be entered to win a Cigar Box Guitar. Saturday 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Free! Bear Claw Vineyards & Winery, 2281 Tennis Court Road, Blue Ridge, GA 30513. Info: (706) 223-3750 or https://bearclawvineyards.com

Cumming Country Fair & Festival

October 6 – 16, 2022

Cumming, GA. Family and friends gather for free daily attractions, free concerts, discount days and free-living history exhibits in the Heritage and Indian Villages. Wolves of the World, Paul Bunyon Lumberjack Show, Piccolo Zoppe´ Boutique Circus, Robo Cars, Petting Zoo, Chainsaw Carving & Auction, Carnival Midway, Concerts, and much more! Monday – Thursday 4:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.; Friday 4:00 p.m.- Midnight; Saturday 10:00 am – Midnight; Sunday 12:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. No pets, alcohol or coolers. Cash only, ATM on site. Parking $5. Admission $10 cash or credit only. Cumming Fair Grounds, 235 Castleberry Rd., Cumming, GA 30040. More Information: 770-781-3491 or www.cummingfair.net

Georgia Mountain Fall Festival 

October 7 – 15, 2022

Hiawassee, GA. This 9-day event features carnival rides, exciting musical performances, Arts and Craft vendors, educational demonstrations, Pioneer Village, Old Ways demonstrations, Brunon Blaszak Royal Bengal Tiger Show, Cowboy Circus, and Live Music Concerts. New for 2022 carnival rides from Midway Rides Unlimited including a carosel, ferris wheel, bumper cars & more! Rides for the adults & the kiddos! Fair food, games, and more! Daily 10am- 7pm, Sunday until 6pm. Admission is $12, 3-Day Pass $33, 9-Day Pass $90. Kids under 12- free. Free parking. Sorry no pets. Georgia Mountain Fair Grounds, Hiawassee, GA. Contact Information: 706-896-4191 or www.georgiamountainfairgrounds.com

Annual Blue Ridge Mountain Marching Band Festival

October 8, 2022

Blue Ridge, GA. More than 2,000 marching band members from nearly 24 area high school bands are expected to participate. Bands will range in size from 40 members to more than 150 members. Come for the day spend some time downtown at one of our art festivals. Beginning at 1 pm and continuing until 9:30 pm. Fannin County High School, 2346 East First St. Blue Ridge, GA 30513. For information call Band Director, Scott Barnstead 706-633-8595 or visit www.fannincountyband.org

12th Annual Fall Arts in the Park

October 8 -9, 2021

Blue Ridge, GA. Festival is held rain or shine. Shop from a variety of artworks from over 150 juried fine arts and fine crafts exhibitors, enjoy tasty food, and engage in multiple artist demos and a free children’s activity booth. Leashed pets are welcome. Adults $5; children under 12 free. Proceeds benefit the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, a 501c3 non-profit community arts association. Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, 420 West Main Street, Blue Ridge GA  30513. For info: (706) 632- 2144,  BlueRidgeArts@gmail.com or www.blueridgearts.net

51st Annual Georgia Apple Festival

October 8-9 & 15-16, 2022

Ellijay, GA. Two weekends with hundreds of vendors offering food, art, crafts, and more. The Ellijay Lions Club, the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce, the cities of Ellijay and East Ellijay, and Gilmer County invite everyone to come and enjoy the the Georgia Apple Festival. Apple Arts & Crafts in Downtown Ellijay, both weekends. Apple Festival 5K on Saturday October 8th at 8:45 am and starts and ends at Ellijay Elementary School. The Apple Classic Auto Show (706-635-7400) at the Civic Center on Saturday October 8th. The Apple Festival Parade (706-635-7400) is Friday October 8th at 6pm in historic downtown Ellijay. Festival entrance fee is $10. Kids under 12 free. Saturdays: 9am-6pm, Sundays: 9am-5pm.Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds, 1729 South Main Street, Ellijay, GA 30540. Visit www.georgiaapplefestival.org or Phone: 706-635-4500.

53rd Blairsville Sorghum Festival 

October 8- 9 & October 15- 16, 2022

Blairsville, GA. Presented by Enotah CASA, Inc. the festival has been a part of Blairsville’s heritage for more than 40 years celebrating the ancient art of cooking sweet syrup from Sorghum Cane. Enjoy sorghum syrup making demonstrations plus games & contests: biscuit eating, log sawing, pole climbing, rock throwing, hatchet throwing, and more! Food vendors and live music. Proceeds support Enotah CASA. Both weekends: Sat. 9am -5pm & Sun. 9am – 5pm. Festival admission 13 and up $5. Free parking. Hosted by the Blairsville Sorghum Syrup Makers. For more information please visit: https://blairsvillesorghumfestival.com, email: sorghumfestivalvendorinfo@gmail.comor call 706-745-2272.

The Valley Above the Clouds Indian Summer Festival 

October 8 – 9, 2022

Suches, GA. On the grounds of Woody Gap School, Georgia’s smallest public school. Food, crafts, music, dance performances, and family activities. Saturday, the Run Above the Clouds 10K and a one-mile run will begin at 9 a.m. A Country Square Dance with a live band, 8 p.m. in the school gym. Advance dance tickets are $6; $7 at the door. Performances by elementary students of Woody Gap School, the crowning of the King and Queen, clogging, an auction, Mountain Rangers hand-to-hand combat demonstration, mountain music, and an archery demonstration. Visit the crafts tents for a variety of handmade items. 9am-5pm. Contact Information: 706-745-5789 or www.suches.com/festivalinfo.htm

Chattanooga Bacon & Barrel Festival

October 13, 2022

Chattanooga, TN. Celebrate two commonly appreciated southern traditions: hearty food & distilled spirits. We will bring together 15 of Chattanooga’s best restaurants and a vast array of spirits to savor a weekend of bacon, bbq and all the good things that come from old oak barrels. Enjoy healthy portions of unique and delicious bacon dishes while listening to live music, chatting with distillers, and sipping fine bourbons, whiskeys, and more. 6- 9 pm.  Before 9/1, $49, after 9/1 $55. First Horizon Pavilion, 1826 Reggie White Blvd., Chattanooga, TN. For tickets and info visit: https://www.baconandbarrel.com/chattanooga

Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

October 14- 16, 2022

Chattanooga, TN. The three-day event features the premiere of The Pace Grand Prix at the Bend, Mecum Auction, the Chattanooga Concours d’Elegance, as well as the Conossa Fall Rally all taking place along the picturesque riverfront in downtown Chattanooga, TN.

Featuring thousands of cars, live concerts, car clubs, street fairs, and food trucks. Funds go to The Neuroscience Center at CHI Memorial and the NeuroScience Innovation Foundation. Events 9am -10pm. For tickets and info visit: www.chattanoogamotorcar.com, 423.424.1847, or  info@chattanoogamotorcar.com

27th Annual Talking Rock Heritage Days Festival

October 15- 16, 2022 

Talking Rock, GA. Our little town will be filled with booths featuring a wide variety of arts, crafts and antiques. Interesting demonstrations for the young and old, Blue Grass and Southern Gospel Music and good food. Visit the restored 1877 Talking Rock Schoolhouse Teaching Museum, meet the Town Crier, relax with the kids in the park and have a great family day.  9am -5pm. FREE! Visit www.talkingrockga.com or call 706-253-5515.

Gold Rush Days Festival

October 15- 16, 2022

Dahlonega, GA. Celebrate Dahlonega’s 1828 discovery of gold. Over 200 art and craft exhibitors and food vendors gather around the Public Square and Historic District in support of this annual event. The Gold Rush Days Festival has been voted one of the Top 20 Events in the southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society. Proceeds benefit The Empty Stocking  Fund and scholarships to local seniors. Contact: The Dahlonega Jaycees Email: info@dahlonega.org Phone: 706-864-3513or visit: https://goldrushdaysfestival.com

54th Annual Moonshine Festival & Car Show

October 21- 23, 2022

Dawsonville, GA. Parade of moonshine and revenue cars kick off festivities at 9am Saturday. Great vendors – something for everyone. Two stages with live entertainment in downtown Dawsonville. Festival, Car Show, and Swap Meet held at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame. All 3 days 8am- 5pm. Moonshine Run on Friday, at 10am, registration at 9am. Meet legendary racecar drivers, see Vintage Race Cars, and more Authentic Moonshine-Hauling cars than you’ll ever see in one place anywhere in the US! Saturday: Parade 9am. Sorry no pets allowed. Parking $10. Georgia Racing Hall of Fame and Museum , 415 Highway 53 East Dawsonville, GA 30534. Benefitting KARE for Kids, Inc. Visit www.kareforkids.org or (706) 216-KARE (5273) or email at info@kareforkids.com

Annual Dancing Goat FolkFest

October 22- 23, 2022

Ellijay, GA. Harkening back to the old mountain shindigs and a sharing of endangered art, music and oral traditions. The juried folk art show will present the work of untrained artists, known and new. Homegrown local music, food, storytelling, kid’s stuff, Sunday gospel brunch. Goat Beauty Pageant both days!! Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. There is no admission to the event at River Park, S. Main Street, Ellijay, GA. For information email: dancinggoatsfolkfest@gmail.com, see facebook.com/dancinggoatsfolkfest or https://dancinggoatsfolkfest.com  

Appalachian Craft Brew, Stew & Que Festival 

October 22, 2022

Hiawassee, GA. Featuring 40+ breweries, unlimited tasting, and souvenir glass. Live Americana and Appalachian music. Food vendors from local area restaurants. Regional arts & crafts vendors.   Saturday 11am- 7pm. $40.00 at the Gate, $35.00 Online. Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds – 1311 Music Rd.- Hiawassee, GA. Info: www.georgiamountainfairgrounds.com  or 706-896-4191. *Sign up to be a volunteer and receive free admission after your shift and all the beer samples you want! Please call Jane at 706-435-0664.

Chiaha Harvest Fair

October 22- 23, 2022

Rome, GA. A toe-tappin’, cider-sippin’, fun-for-everyone arts festival. Chiaha has grown into a juried show of artists and craftsmen from all over the country, including many demonstrators, sharing the tricks of their craft throughout the weekend. Stellar entertainment, featuring musicians from far and near. Offering an unduplicated variety of local food vendors, delicious, hand-prepared treats. Adults: $5, Students/Seniors: $4 for, Kids under 12: $1. Free parking. Ridge Ferry Park, 363 Riverside Pkwy NE, Rome, GA 30161. For more information visit: https://www.chiaha.org

Tennessee Whiskey Festival

October 23, 2022

Celebrate the historic and newly innovative hand-crafted distilled spirits of Tennessee and beyond! Spirit tastings, live music, and more! Sample the best whiskey offered right here in Tennessee, as well as craft distilled products from other regions, plan on tasting and comparing some of the best! Benefitting the Hart Gallery of Chattanooga, TN, providing the homeless and others an opportunity at self-expression as a means to build self-worth. 5pm – 10pm. Chattanooga Choo Choo – Glenn Miller Gardens, 1400 Market Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402. Tickets and info: www.tnwhiskeyfestival.com, info@tnwhiskeyfestival.com

Mountain Country Christmas in Lights 

November 24- December 17, 2022

Hiawassee, GA. along the shores of beautiful Lake Chatuge in the Northeast Georgia mountains. The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds will transform into a spectacular, magical holiday light show immersed in Christmas music, arts and crafts, food, fun, entertainment, photo opportunities, and a visit with Santa Claus! Thursday, Friday, & Saturday from November 24-December 17th. Come early on Saturdays for the Craft Show and stay for the lights 4pm-9pm! Open EVERY night from December 18th-23rd! Admission: $7.00 (Children under 12 Free) Thursdays & Fridays: 6-9pm Saturdays: 4- 9pm. Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds – 1311 Music Rd.  Hiawassee, GA. Website: www.georgiamountainfairgrounds.com  or 706-896-4191.