We’ve rounded up the fairs, fall festivals, and fundraisers lined up in North Georgia and beyond that you won’t want to miss! Click any of the events to see more details on our Community Events Calendar.


Pizza, Pints, & Pigskins

September 9, Logan Farm Park | Local Restaurant Tastings, Kid Zone, Televised Football Games, People’s Choice Vote, Free Admission

Annual Harvest Vendor Market

September 23, Qualusi Vineyards | Grape Stomping, Vendors, Live Music

Halloween JamBOOree

October 21, Logan Farm Park | Games, Rides, Food, Music, Trick-or-Treating, Costume Contest



September 29—October 1, RockSolid Brewing Co. | Live Music, Authentic German Brats, Food & Drink Specials, Games, Giveaways

Ball Ground Rocks Festival

October 7, Downtown Ball Ground | Food Trucks, Vendor Market, Live Music, Kids Area


Mountain Heritage Festival

September 2—September 3, Historic Downtown Square | Local Arts & Crafts, Nightly Concerts, Artisan Demonstrations

Blairsville Sorghum Festival

October 14—October 15 & October 21—October 22, Meeks Park | Sorghum Syrup Makers, Biscuit Eating Contest, Live Music, Parade, Demonstrations, Crafts

Vogel Fall Festival

October 28, Vogel State Park | Live Music, Food Trucks, Vendor Market, Hayrides, Trick-or-Treating

Blairsville Boo Bash

October 31, Meeks Park | Trick-or-Treating, Community Involvement, Free Admission



12th Annual Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival

September 16, Downtown Blue Ridge | Live Music, Train Ride, Block Party, BBQ Food Trucks

13th Annual Fall Arts in the Park

October 14—October 15, Downtown City Park | 170 Artists & Exhibitors, Demonstrations, Food Vendors, Rain-or-Shine


Multicultural Festival

September 9, Etowah River Park | Live Music, Entertainment Stage, International Foods, Community Outreach, Soccer Tournament


Fermented Natural Wine & Jazz Festival

September 23, The Mill on Etowah | Live Music, Natural Wine Tastings

Riverfest Arts & Crafts Festival

September 23—September 24, Etowah River Park | 150 Artists & Crafters, Children’s Area, Live Football Broadcasts, Food Trucks, Entertainment Stage


Taste & Brews Fall Festival

October 14—October 15, Etowah River Park | Food & Drink Vendors, Live Music, Arts & Crafts Market, Free Admission, Rain-or-Shine

The Great Pumpkin Fest

October 21, Cherokee Veterans Park | Food, Vendors, DJ, Hayrides, Costume Contest, Crafts, Archery, Trick-or-Treating, Free Admission


October 21, 2793 Univeter Road | Live Music Festival, Food & Drink Vendors, Rain-or-Shine, Pet Friendly


Denim Fest

October 27—October 28, The Mill on Etowah | Trick-or-Treating, Kids’ Costume Contest, Carnival Zone, BBQ Cook Off, Live Music, Football Broadcast


Rose Lawn Fall Arts Festival

September 16—September 17, Rose Lawn Museum | Fine Art & Heritage Craft Exhibits, Paintings, Sculptures, Juried Exhibition

Downtown Alive

October 21, Downtown Cartersville | Live Music All Day, Food Trucks, Retail Vendors, Kids Area


West Fest

October 28, Booth Western Art Museum | Live Music, Food Trucks, Rodeo, Petting Zoo, Vendor Market, Native American Dancing


Black Bear Festival

October 21—October 22, Murray County Recreation Department | Live Music, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Food Vendors, Free Bounce Houses


Cumming Country Fair & Festival

October 5—October 15, Cumming Fairgrounds | Concert Lineup, Fair Food, Midway Rides, Entertainment Acts

Catoberfest 2023

October 7, Fowler Park | Free Admission, Live Music, Silent Auction, Artisan & Vendor Market, Food Vendors


Gold Rush Days Festival

October 21—October 22, Dahlonega Square | Parade, Craft Vendors, Food Vendors, Live Music, Dancing



Cartecay Crush Festival

September 23—September 24, Cartecay Vineyards | Grape Stomping, Live Music, Wine Tastings, Vineyard Tours, Arts & Crafts Vendors

Ellijay Bacon Fest

September 24, Gilmer River Park | Local Restaurant Tastings, Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Games, Free Admission


Georgia Apple Festival

October 14—October 15 & October 21—October 22, Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds | Vendor Market, Parade, Kids Zone, 5K, Classic Car Show, Free Admission, Rain-or-Shine


Dancing Goats FolkFest

October 28—October 29, Gilmer River Park | Juried Folk Art Show, Live Music, Goat Pageants, Food Vendors


Euharlee Covered Bridge Fall Festival

October 14, Frankie Harris Park | Food, Entertainment, Arts & Crafts, Hayrides, Trick-or-Treating, Haunted House, Free Admission


53rd Annual Helen Oktoberfest

September 7—September 10, September 14—September 17, September 21—September 24, & September 28—October 29, Helen Festhalle | Parade, Keg Tapping, German Brats & Food, Live Music, Authentic German Beers



Georgia Mountain Fall Festival

October 6—October 14, Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds | Concert Lineup, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Midway Rides, Artisan Demonstrations


Sheriff’s Jeepfest

August 31—September 3, 8795 Hwy 53 East | Jeep® Obstacles, Trails, Mud, Concerts, Rides, Food

2nd Annual JAX Coffee Festival

September 17, JAX Coffee Company | Tastings, Vendors, Games, Raffles


41st Annual Georgia Marble Festival

October 7—October 8, Lee Newton Park | Arts & Crafts Market, Food Vendors, Quarry Tours, Entertainment Stage, Kids Zone, Parade, 5K Run/Walk, Rain-or-Shine


Oktoberfest 2023

September 29—October 1, Horned Owl Brewing | German Brews, Live Music, Authentic German Food Truck, Free Admission


October 7, Swift-Cantrell Park | Carnival Games, Trick-or-Treating, Costume Contest


North Georgia State Fair

September 21—October 1, Jim R. Miller Park | Midway Rides, Live Entertainment Stage, Petting Zoo, Circus, Bull Riding, Food & Drink Vendors


Crabapple Fest

October 7, Crabapple Road | 100 Local Antiques & Arts Vendors, Food Vendors, Football Broadcasts, Pet Friendly, Rain-or-Shine


Ride the Rails Festival

October 14—October 15 & November 24—November 25, Historic L&N Depot | Train Rides, Model Railroads, and more


Georgia National Fair

October 5—October 15, Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter | Concert Lineup, Fair Food, Midway Rides, Fireworks, Entertainment Acts, Arts & Crafts Exhibitors


Hot Air Balloon Glow

September 1—September 3, Callaway Resort & Gardens | Balloon Glow, Fireworks Show, Butterfly Center, Robin Lake Beach Access


Yellow Daisy Festival

September 7—September 10, Stone Mountain Park | 400 Artists and Crafters, Festival Food, Crafter Demonstrations, Vintage Village


1st Annual Grape Stomp Festival

September 16, Canoe Vineyard & Winery | Grape Stomping, Live Music, Food Truck, Vendors, Games, Wine Tastings

Talking Rock Heritage Days

October 21—October 22, Historic Downtown Talking Rock | Arts & Crafts Vendors, Antiques, Free Bounce Houses, Food Vendors, Rain-or-Shine, Free Admission


Tate Day Festival

November 4, Historic Downtown Tate | Parade, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Quarry Tours, Children’s Activities, Entertainment Stage



September 23—October 1, Downtown Woodstock | Bavarian Food & Beverage Specials, Keg Tapping with Mayor Michael Caldwell, Pub Crawl

Fall Art on The Green

October 7—October 8, Woodstock Arts Event Green | Local Artist Market, Food Vendors, Live Music

Cadence Fair

October 14, Reformation Brewery | Food & Drinks, Maker Market, Live Music with Headliner Jonathan Peyton

Halloween Trail of Tricks & Treats

October 31, Rubes Creek Trail | Trick-or-Treating, Games & Activities, Crafts, Kona Ice Truck, DJ, Free Admission

Día De Los Muertos Festival

November 5*, Woodstock Arts Event Green | Live Music, Local Vendor Market, Community Ofrenda, Free Admission

  • *In the September/October 2023 edition of Enjoy Cherokee Magazine, the date for Día De Los Muertos Festival was incorrectly listed. This event takes place on Sunday, November 5, 2023.



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