With its mild temperatures and beautiful scenery there is no better place to be than the North Georgia Mountains in the fall. Each October, the 9-day event features exciting musical performances, educational demonstrations, a flower show and the ever-popular Georgia's Offical State Fiddlers' Convention. Music daily in The Anderson Music Hall, Flower Show, Arts and Crafts, Exhibit Hall. Demonstrations will take you back to the Old Ways' as local folk show how Moonshine was made, along with Quilting, Soap and Hominy making, Blacksmith Shop and more.
The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds' historic Pioneer Village offers visitors the opportunity to learn about mountain life as it once was. Authentic and antique structures from the nearby area were permanently moved to the fairground in order to preserve the area's rich history. You can tour a one-room school house, a general store, a blacksmith shop, a repair shop and an "old mountain home".
The Exhibit Hall showcases a tribute to the 56 years of the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds with memorabilia from past events. Visitors can enjoy browsing through antique machinery while they listen to stories of how the equipment was used from locals, and may also purchase jams and additional unique homemade goods.
Georgia Mountain Fall Festival
Location: Just west of downtown Hiawassee, Georgia
Georgia Mountain Fair, Inc.
1311 Music Hall Road,
Hiawassee, Georgia 30546
Musical acts appear throughout the day and during evening hours.