Information

Apples
When?
October 11th - 12th, 2014
October 18th - 19th, 2014
What Time?
Sat. 9 AM - 6 PM
Sun. 9 AM - 5 PM
Where?
Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds
1729 South Main Street
Ellijay, Georgia 30540
Admission
Adult - $5.00
Children under 10 are FREE
Parking is FREE
Parking donations appreciated!
Suggested donation of $2 (Local Boy Scouts)
NO Pets Allowed!
Does not apply to guide dogs.
Limited kennel

Events

Antique Car Show

Saturday the 11th
Gilmer County Civic Center
Old Hwy 5 (next to Lions Club Fairgrounds)
706-635-7400

Apple Arts on the Square

2nd and 3rd weekends of October
706-635-7400

Apple Festival Parade

Saturday the 18th
Historic downtown Ellijay
10 AM
706-635-7400

Directions

From Atlanta via I-75

Take I-75 north to I-575 exit. North on I-575 to Ball Ground where I-575 becomes GA 515. Continue north in GA 515 to reach Gilmer County and the cities or Ellijay and East Ellijay.

From Atlanta via GA 400

Take GA 400 north to Dawsonville. Turn left on GA Hwy. 53 west (at McDonalds). Go through the city of Dawsonville and continue on GA Hwy. 53. Turn right on to GA Hwy. 183 north. Turn left on GA Hwy. 52 west to reach Gilmer County and the cities or Ellijay and East Ellijay.

From Chattanooga, TN via I-75

Take I-75 south to Dalton. Exit at Walnut Avenue head east. Follow US Hwy. 76 east through Dalton and Chatsworth to reach Gilmer County and the cities or Ellijay and East Ellijay.

From Gainesville

Take GA Hwy. 53 west to Dawsonville. Go through the city of Dawsonville and continue on GA Hwy. 53. Turn right on to GA Hwy. 183 north. Turn left on GA Hwy. 52 west to reach Gilmer County and the cities or Ellijay and East Ellijay.

Shuttle Bus Information

Location Map

All shuttle buses will operate from 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM on Saturdays and 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM on Sundays.

Parking is very limited at the Lions Club Fairgrounds, so please use the shuttle parking areas where a free shuttle service will take you to the Apple Festival and back to your car when you are ready to leave.

The shuttle parking areas are located at Gilmer High and Middle Schools, Ellijay Elementary and Primary Schools, and Mountainview Elementary School.

The shuttle bus routes and the shuttle parking areas are marked on the map to the right.

Click to enlarge the map.