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Holidays in the Mountains

If you have plans to spend New Year's Eve in the Blue Ridge Mountains, you're in for quite a treat! The North Georgia mountain towns of Blue Ridge and Ellijay are a wonderful place to ring in the New Year! The serene atmosphere, beautiful views and crisp winter air make for a refreshing and pleasant way to welcome the New Year.

Perhaps you already have plans to spend New Year's Eve cozy in your North Georgia cabin rental, in front of a fire, watching the celebrations on the television. However, if you prefer to ring in the New Year among hundreds of friendly locals and visitors, Blue Ridge and Ellijay, Georgia are just the places for you! Check out a few of our favorite New Year's Eve events below and make this holiday one for the books!

Grumpy Old Men Brewing New Year's Eve Party

Ring in the new year right at the Grumpy Old Men Brewing New Year's Eve Party! Adults only and the party starts Monday December 31st at 7pm. Doors open at 6:30pm so get there early to get a great seat! Music will be preformed by Travis Bowlin and tickets are $75 per person which includes all food and beer. Tickets are limited so get them early! 

Dinner includes Caprese Salad, Beef Tenderloin, Salmon, Mashed Potatoes and Green Beans. 

The Grumpy Old Men Brewing Company has a total of 18 taps on site and are always adding new great brews to their taps. The brewery was founded by a couple of retired beer enthusiasts that went from brewing in an outdoor shower to opening their own Micro-Brewery in downtown Blue Ridge, Georgia. Be sure to check out their event on New Year's Eve for a night to remember!

Noon Year's Eve Party

Join us for the NOON Year's Eve Party at the Fannin Public Library in Blue Ridge, Georgia on December 31st from 11am-12:30pm. Children of all ages are invited to celebrate the New Year at the library at noon instead of midnight! 

Families can enjoy dancing, crafts, games and snacks while counting down the noon year. 

The event is free and we know your friends and family will love this fun spin on New Year's Eve! 

Blue Ridge Railway

The famous Blue Ridge Scenic Railway will be hosting a railway ride to ring in the new year. This wine and dessert train departs Blue Ridge at 10pm on New Year's Eve and returns around 12:30am on New Year's Day. Included on board will be wine tastings, light hors d'oeuvers and at midnight sparkling wine and dessert will be served. These 26 mile round trip journeys wind along the breathtaking Toccoa River in climate controlled cars, ensuring you stay nice and warm on your trip.

New Year's Eve Dinners

You know that Blue Ridge and Ellijay are known for their amazing wineries. Join Bear Claw Vineyard in celebrating the New Year! They will be serving finger foods and the balloon will drop at midnight to ring in the New Year!