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The North Georgia Mountains are a splendid region to visit with your significant other, friends, or family members. You get to unplug for an extended period of time, enjoy the outdoors,either hiking on mountain trails or kayaking down the cool rivers, and, of course, wander around the charming streets of downtown Blue Ridge and Ellijay. But, did you know you can also attend a myriad of fun events all year long? On your next vacation, join the locals at some of our favorite North Georgia events and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime!

We’ve combined all of our favorite things to do in the North Georgia Mountains in an exclusive, free Vacation Guide that you can download right now! Inside, you’ll find our top picks for local restaurants, museums, shops, outdoor adventures, and, of course, fun events!

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Discover the Top Annual North Georgia Events



Winter weather can be a downer, but you can rejoice because Blue Ridge has all the events to spring you out of your blues. It’s time to enjoy the first rays of sunshine and get outdoors! From the highly anticipated Troutfest to the leisurely Arts in the Park, there’s always something to do and see in the spring. 

Troutfest and Outdoor Adventures

Arts in the Park

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Wine Highway Week

Toccoa River Run 5K & Fun Run



Summer is the time to celebrate. After all, one of the most exciting American celebrations takes place in July! While you’re with your family, enjoy the effervescence of our charming Independence Day Parade and attend the vibrant Wine and Jazz Festival. 

Blue Ridge Wine & Jazz Festival 

Independence Day Parade

Mercier Orchards Hard Cider & Beer Festival

Firecracker Special ~ Blue Ridge Scenic Railway



The fall foliage is a sight to behold in the North Georgia Mountains, and that alone should be enough of an event to draw you here. However, there’s also a variety of fun events you can attend at the same time! Don’t miss the famous Ellijay Apple Fest, where you can taste some of the most delicious apple cider, stick around for the Blues & BBQ Festival to indulge in delicious food, or celebrate local history at the Heritage Days Festival! 

Georgia Apple Festival

Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival

Arts in the Park
Cherry Log Fall Festival

Annual Turkey Trot

Gold Rush Days Festival

Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival

Blairsville Sorghum Festival

Lake Blue Ridge Concert Series - David Nail

A Night of Kool Jazz at Inola of Blue Ridge

Fall Festival with Downtown Roy at Cartecay Vineyards


Fall Festival with Thomas Hinds at Cartecay Vineyards

Guided Hike - John Muir Trail to the Narrows

Georgia Mountain Arts & Crafts Festival

Fall Festival with Gregg Erwin at Cartecay Vineyards

Appalachian Brew, Que & Stew Festival



As the year comes to an end, kick off the holiday celebrations in Blue Ridge! Our splendid mountain town turns into a real wonderland, and you don’t want to miss any of it. Ride the Scenic Railway turned Christmas Express, attend the Light Up Blue Ridge event, and treat your taste buds at the Fire and Ice Chili Cook Off.

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway Christmas Express

Light Up Blue Ridge

New Year’s Eve Midnight Train

Fire and Ice Chili Cook Off Festival

Blue Ridge Film Festival


Book Your Morning Breeze Cabin Rental Today so You Don’t Miss out on the Fun!

Did one of these events (or several) pique your interest? You can plan a trip to the North Georgia Mountains around it! Experience relaxation like nowhere else with Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals. Our charming cabins are the perfect places to reconnect with nature as well as with your loved ones. Not only are they ideally located near all the marvelous events we mentioned above, but they’re also equipped with modern amenities that will make your stay even more special. Picture yourself sipping on your morning coffee while gazing at the Georgia mountains in the distance, unwind in the hot tub with a glass of wine at sunset, and grill s’mores in the fire pit at night. No matter what you decide to do, one thing is for sure: you’ll make unforgettable memories here! 

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