There is no shortage of annual events to celebrate people, places, seasons, and culture!  Here are some of the Georgia Mountain’s best:




  • Wine Highway Weekend over 20 wineries are participating in this 10 day event
  • St Patrick’s Day Parade Blue Ridge, GA


  • Georgia Steeplechase, Rome, GA – horse races with tailgating, hat contests, and spending a day outdoors. Advance tickets required.
  • Taste of Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge, GA [3rd Saturday in April]
  • Bear on the Square, Dahlonega, GA


  • Blue Ridge Wine & Jazz Festival, Blue Ridge, GA
  • Appalachian Food & Wine Trail$30
    • 1/2 glass of wine paired with an appetizer at 4 vineyards along the 515 Highway Corridor of the Blue Ridge Mountains
    • Odom Springs Vineyards, Paradise Hills Winery Resort, Crane Creek Vineyards, & Hightower Creek Vineyards
  • Georgia Mountain Eggfest, $25 / 12 and under Free, Hiawassee
    • Gathering of Big Green Egg fans and experienced cooks for demos, classes


Free Fishing Days USA
Free Fishing Days USA




  • Blue Ridge Blues & Barbeque Festival, Blue Ridge, GA
  • Free Fishing Days (dates vary each year), throughout Georgia + other states too!
  • Museum Day (dates vary each year), throughout Georgia + other states too!
  • Oktoberfest, Helen, GA (weekends)




  • Blue Ridge Scenic Railway Christmas ExpressBlue Ridge, GA (weekends) Ride the holiday train and see Santa, Mrs. Claus, & the elves. Listen to Christmas stories and sing carols.
  • New Year’s Wine Train, Blue Ridge, GA – (New Year’s Eve – Adults 21+ only) celebrate New Year’s Eve! Listen to live entertainment, receive party favors, adult beverages and appetizers on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway train.