Georgia Apple Festival
Welcome to North Georgia! The Georgia Apple Festival brings two exciting weekends to Ellijay, Georgia every year with hundreds of vendors offering food, art, crafts, and more, as well visitors from all over.
Find out when and where the festivities take place.
Meet the Local Apples
There's a reason Gilmer County is called Georgia's Apple Capital. With the wide variety of apples that grow here in North Georgia, and the numerous apple orchards and apple houses that decorate our area, August to December in Gilmer County is the best apple season anywhere.
Learn more about the apples you'll find here!
Ellijay Celebrates 42 Fun-Filled Years!
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 42nd year of the Georgia Apple Festival. There are over 300 vendors with handmade, hand-crafted items, as well as many on-site demonstrations of how selected types of crafts are made. This year promises many new crafts as well as favorites from past festivals. There is a parade and antique car show each year. The antique car show is held at the Civic Center on October 12th. The parade is on October 19th and begins at 10 AM in historic downtown Ellijay.