The Next 60 features upcoming events in North Georgia to ensure your stay at your cabin rental in Blue Ridge GA is easy to plan with local activities. For exact times, pricing and detailed information on the events below, please click the header link for that particular event.
The month of October brings with it crisp air, incredible fall foliage and a slew of autumn activities and events that are perfect for the whole family. In fact, many of the events in Blue Ridge and the surrounding area are just a few minutes' drive from your North Georgia cabin rental!
So pack a light jacket, bring the kids and head on up to our beautiful city for a getaway vacation that you won't soon forget! Here are some of the remaining events for you to enjoy in North Georgia:
Fall Arts in the Park - Taking place on October 13 & 14th from 10AM-5PM, Fall Arts in the Park is a long-held tradition in Blue Ridge, sponsored by the Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association. This event takes place in the Downtown City Park of Blue Ridge, and features original arts and crafts from hundreds of local and regional artists. In addition to the stunning artwork on display, visitors can also tasty food, live music and some really fun activities geared towards kids. If you're looking for a quintessential event in Blue Ridge, this is it!
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway Harvest Festival - Brought to you by the great folks at the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, the Harvest Festival is a fantastic family-friendly event that takes place in Downtown Blue Ridge on October 28th, starting at 11AM. Attendees get to experience live music from the Whistle Stop Band, yummy carnival snacks, prizes and giveaways, costumed characters, photo booths, and plenty of games for kids of all ages!
Firefly Music Presents Ty Herndon - Since 2016, Firefly Music has brought intimate and extraordinary music experiences to Blue Ridge, and has some great musicians lined up during the fall months. One such performance takes place on October 20th at 7PM, and features country music star Ty Herndon, a Grammy-nominated and Dove award-winning recording artist whose ability to connect with his audience on-stage and off has gained him national recognition. Taking place in a private cabin in Blue Ridge, this event is a must-see for live music lovers, and is a great option for those who may want a unique experience away from crowded festivals. What's better, proceeds of this and every Firefly Music show benefit local charities like Snack in a Backpack and Boys & Girls Club of North Georgia!
Georgia Apple Festival - Apple festivals in the fall go together like firepits and roasted marshmallows, and there's A LOT of apple festivals to enjoy while you're in town. The Georgia Apple Festival is one of the longest running in North Georgia. Back for its 47th year, the Georgia Apple Festival features live entertainment, handmade arts and crafts, a parade, a car show, delicious treats like fried Oreos, and of course all-things apple related! You'll have two chances to capitalize on all the fun: October 13th-14th, and also October 20-21st, from 9AM-6PM on Saturdays and 9AM-5PM on Sundays.
Vogel's Fall Festival - Taking place in Vogel State Park about 30 minutes north of Blue Ridge, Vogel's Fall Festival takes place on October 27th from 12PM-8PM, and has a full lineup of fun-filled activities for all ages. There's even a campsite Halloween decoration contest for those who want to camp at the park and a Rubber Duck race down Wolf Creek!
These are just a few of the awesome fall-related events going down in Blue Ridge and the surrounding towns, so make sure you check out the Fannin County Chamber of Commerce website for oodles of other options!