Experience the Line-up at the Georgia Mountain Fair

Georgia Mountain FairThere is so much to love about the North Georgia Mountains in the summer. The weather is perfect for partaking in your favorite outdoor activities like hiking, horseback riding, zip lining, or viewing the area’s many waterfalls. Another reason to look forward to the summer in the region is the Georgia Mountain Fair. Each year the Georgia Mountain Fairground becomes home to this great event that features amazing music performances, arts and crafts, carnival rides, and much more! So if you want a bit of nostalgia this summer, head to the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds this July 17th through 25th and experience this great classic country fair for yourself!

About the Georgia Mountain Fair

The Georgia Mountain Fair is what you might call a classic country fair. It’s got all the hallmarks of what a great fair should be. It features carnival rides, top-notch musical performances, unique attractions, cultural displays and activities, great food, and all-around good times! This is the 65th annual Georgia Mountain Fair, so you’ll want to be a part of this celebration! The fair draws in thousands of people from throughout the North Georgia Mountains and beyond to experience this old fashioned good time. It’s also a great time to get in touch with North Georgia’s rich history and culture. So no matter what your interests are, you’ll find something to enjoy at the Georgia Mountain fair!

Events at the Georgia Mountain Fair

This year’s Georgia Mountain fair will take place from July 17th to July 25th. Here is a schedule of events to give you an idea what you can expect when you visit:

Friday, July 17

  • Arts & Crafts 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Music Show – 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
    Dailey & Vincent
    Raven & Red

Saturday, July 18

  • Arts & Crafts 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Georgia Mountain Fair Parade – 11:00 AM
    Parade Route begins at Park Sterling Bank and ends at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
  • Music Show – 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
    Brenda Lee
    The Berrong’s Crew featuring billy Nicholson & Jimmy Hooper

Sunday, July 19

  • Arts & Crafts 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Interfaith Worship Service – 11:00 AM
    Jerry Goff
  • Gospel Music Show – 2:00 PM
    The McKamey’s
    The Primitives
    Archie Watkins & Smoky Mtn. Reunion
    (The Original Inspirations)

Monday, July 20

  • Arts & Crafts 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
    Free Carnival Rides – 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 

    (Gate Admission Required)
  • Music Show – 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM
    T. Graham Brown
  • Miss Georgia Mountain Fair – 8:00 PM

Tuesday, July 21

  • Arts & Crafts 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
    Midway Rides Dollar Day – 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 
    (Gate Admission Required)
  • Music Show – 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
    Neal McCoy
    Soco Creek

Wednesday, July 22

  • Arts & Crafts 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Music Show – 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
    Confederate Railroad
    Country River Band

Thursday, July 23

  • Arts & Crafts 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Bluegrass Day – 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
    Rhonda Vincent
    Larry Stephenson
    Vernon McEntire & Appalachian Grass

Friday, July 24

  • Arts & Crafts 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Music Show – 2:00 PM
    Jim Wood and The Georgia Mountain Fair Band
  • Music Show – 3:00 PM & 6:30 PM
    Herman’ Hermits starring Peter Noone
  • Single Acts – 8:00 PM
    Jim Wood and The Georgia Mountain Fair Band

Saturday, July 25

  • Arts & Crafts 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Music Show – 2:00 & 8:00 PM
    Jim Wood and The Georgia Mountain Fair Band
  • Music Show -3:00 & 7:00 PM
    The Bellamy Brothers
  • Single Acts- 8:00 PM 
    Jim Wood and The Georgia Mountain Fair Band

vg-blog-cta-250Where to Stay During the Georgia Mountain Fair

Whatever you’re looking forward to most at the Georgia Mountain Fair, your time in the area will be made special and memorable when you stay at Glen-Ella Springs. Our rooms and suites are rustically elegant and feature all of the amenities you’d want in your home-away-from-home.  Whether you just want to go to the fair or you want to take advantage of the other activities in the area, Glen-Ella Springs is the ideal place to make your home-base. There’s no better place to come back to and relax after a day adventuring in the North Georgia Mountains. And if hiking, horseback riding, or taking in the sights has you working up an appetite, then you’re in luck! Our onsite Restaurant features some of the best farm-to-table cuisine in the region. At Glen-Ella Springs you’re sure to have a wonderful experience in the North Georgia Mountains.

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