Blue Ridge Festivals and Events

Seasonal Activities

Blue Ridge Mountain Adventure Race
80 co-ed teams of three hike, mountain bike, run and kayak in the Chattahoochee National Forest. The race begins at a secret location in the Chattahoochee National Forest, and follows a physically challenging course to North Georgia's Downtown Blue Ridge City Park, with live music, food and the finish line. For more information, call (706) 632-5680 or see the Blue Ridge Mountain Adventure Race website.

Arts In The Park,
Arts in the Park is located in downtown Blue Ridge City Park

Blue Ridge, Memorial Day Weekend
Features over 200 arts, crafts and food booths. The best in mountain crafts and fine arts, artist's demonstrations, music and dance. Arts in the Park has been recognized as one of the Top 20 Events by the Southeastern Tourism Society. Sponsored by the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association. Call (706) 632-2144 for more information.

Pickin' in the Park
Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park, May thru September
Casual jam sessions for acoustic musicians are held under the trees and pavillions along the Toccoa River at Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park every Thursday evening from 6 p.m. til dusk beginning May 26 through the end of September. Free admission to musicians of all levels and listeners who appreciate good music. Bring your picnic supper and enjoy the music! For more information call 423-496-4653 or see

Old Timers Day,

Downtown Blue Ridge, Saturday Closest to July 4th
Celebration and parade in North Georgia's Historic Downtown Blue Ridge. Food, crafts, ice cream and entertainment. Sponsored by the Blue Ridge Business Association....