2023 FAIR
Aug. 18-26
Upcoming Events

The Country Music Capital of Georgia

November 2022

Mountain Country Christmas in Lights

Starts Thursday, November 24th, 2022 - 6:00pm
Closes Friday, December 23rd, 2022 - 9:00pm
Mountain Country Christmas in Lights 2022, is a holiday treat for the entire family at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee, GA along the shores of beautiful Lake Chatuge in the Northeast Georgia mountains.

Detailed Hours:

Show runs every Thursday, Friday, & Saturday from November 24 - December 10th. Come early on Saturdays for the Craft Show and stay for the lights 4pm-9pm!

Open EVERY night from December 15th - 23rd! (closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)

Wednesday, December 7th - 6pm - 9pm - Nursing Home Drive Thru
Thursday, December 8th - 6pm - 9pm - Towns County Residents Night

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No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

December 2022

New Year Fireworks!

Happening on Saturday, December 31st, 2022
Starting at 8:45pm
Let's usher in 2023 with a bang!

Detailed Hours:

Fireworks at 8:45pm.

No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

January 2023

Corey Smith and Travis Denning

Happening on Saturday, January 28th, 2023
From 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Corey Smith and Travis Denning live in Hiawassee!

Detailed Hours:

Saturday, January 28, 2023
7pm
Gates open at 6pm
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No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

April 2023

Acoustic Sunsets at Hamilton Gardens - Spring Series - April 13-May 11

Starts Thursday, April 13th, 2023 - 6:00pm
Closes Thursday, May 11th, 2023 - 9:00pm
Songwriters and sunsets make for a perfect Thursday evening in Hiawassee!

Detailed Hours:

Thursday evenings from April 13 - May 11
Food Trucks & Art Vendors from 6pm-9pm
Live Music Starts at 6:30pm

GPS: Pavilion at the Gardens is 96 Pavilion Way

No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

Clint Black

Happening on Saturday, April 15th, 2023
From 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Clint Black Live in Hiawassee!

Detailed Hours:

Saturday, April 15, 2023
7pm
Gates open at 6pm
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No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

Leanne Morgan: Just Getting Started Tour

Happening on Friday, April 21st, 2023
From 7:00pm to 10:00pm
This Southern Belle is going to have you in stiches with her jokes!

Detailed Hours:

Friday, April 21st, 2023
7pm
Gates open at 6pm
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No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

Memory Lane Classic Car Show

Starts Friday, April 28th, 2023 - 8:00am
Closes Saturday, April 29th, 2023 - 4:00pm
Classic Car Show featuring music, food trucks, arts & crafts, Swap Meet, and really cool cars!

Detailed Hours:

Friday & Saturday, April 28th & 29th
Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
8am-4pm



No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

Atlanta Rhythm Section and Pure Prairie League

Happening on Saturday, April 29th, 2023
From 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Be entertained by two great Classic Rock bands!

Detailed Hours:

Saturday April 29th, 2023
7pm
Gates open at 6pm
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No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

May 2023

Hiawassee Highlands Wine Festival

Happening on Saturday, May 13th, 2023
From 11:00am to 5:00pm
Springtime in the mountain is better with wine, music & flowers!

Detailed Hours:

Saturday, May 13th
11am-5pm
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No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

Hiawassee Pro Rodeo

Starts Friday, May 26th, 2023 - 6:00pm
Closes Sunday, May 28th, 2023 - 11:00pm
Join us at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds for a Rodeo on Memorial Day Weekend! Enjoy the best bucking horses, bulls, world class contestants from all over the United States and Canada, and the top of the line specialty acts! This is a family event that will definitely keep you on the edge of your seat with live entertainment!

Detailed Hours:

Friday, May 26th & Saturday, May 27th - Gates open at 6pm. Rodeo begins at 8pm.
Sunday, May 28th - Gates open at 4pm. Rodeo begins at 6pm.


No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

June 2023

Happy Together Tour 2023

Happening on Saturday, June 3rd, 2023
From 7:00pm to 10:00pm
At the Anderson Music Hall
Happy Together Tour 2023 - Starring: The Turtles, Gary Puckett & Union Gap, Little Anthony, The Classics IV, The Vogues, and The Cowsills

Detailed Hours:

June 3, 2023
7pm
Gates open at 6pm
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No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

Travis Tritt

Happening on Saturday, June 10th, 2023
From 7:00pm to 10:00pm
"It's a Great Day to Be Alive" and see Travis Tritt in concert live at Anderson Music Hall!

Detailed Hours:

Saturday, June 10th, 2023
Doors open at 6pm
Show starts at 7pm
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No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

Acoustic Sunsets at Hamilton Gardens - Summer Series - June 29 - July 27

Starts Thursday, June 29th, 2023 - 6:00pm
Closes Thursday, July 27th, 2023 - 9:00pm
Songwriters and sunsets make for a perfect Thursday evening in Hiawassee!

Detailed Hours:

Thursday evenings from June 29 - July 27
Food Trucks & Art Vendors from 6pm-9pm
Live Music Starts at 6:30pm

GPS: Pavilion at the Gardens is 96 Pavilion Way

No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

July 2023

July 4th Fireworks!

July 4th Fireworks!
Happening on Tuesday, July 4th, 2023
From 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Celebrate our great country in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains with a fireworks display over Lake Chatuge!

Detailed Hours:

Festivities begin at 6pm

Fireworks show at 9:45pm

No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

August 2023

Georgia Mountain Fair

Georgia Mountain Fair
Starts Friday, August 18th, 2023 - 10:00am
Closes Saturday, August 26th, 2023 - 10:00pm
Look forward to the annual Georgia Mountain Fair, held at the historic Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds this summer!

No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

Brotherly Love Tour, with John Michael Montgomery and Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry

Happening on Saturday, August 19th, 2023
From 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Touring Together for the 1st Time EVER!

Detailed Hours:

Brotherly Love Tour, with John Michael Montgomery and Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry
Saturday, August 19, 2023
7pm
Gates open at 6pm
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No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

Casting Crowns

Happening on Saturday, August 26th, 2023
From 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Casting Crowns presents singable truths that point to Jesus

Detailed Hours:

Saturday, August 26th
7pm
Gates open at 6pm
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No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

Acoustic Sunsets at Hamilton Gardens - Fall Series - August 31 - October 5

Starts Thursday, August 31st, 2023 - 6:00pm
Closes Thursday, October 5th, 2023 - 9:00pm
Songwriters and sunsets make for a perfect Thursday evening in Hiawassee!

Detailed Hours:

Thursday evenings from August 31 - October 5
Food Trucks & Art Vendors from 6pm-9pm
Live Music Starts at 6:30pm

GPS: Pavilion at the Gardens is 96 Pavilion Way

No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

September 2023

American Made Music Festival

Starts Thursday, September 14th, 2023 - 12:30pm
Closes Saturday, September 16th, 2023 - 9:30pm

Detailed Hours:

Dailey & Vincent's American Made Music Fest

September 14-16, 2023

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No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

October 2023

Georgia Mountain Fall Festival

Starts Friday, October 6th, 2023 - 10:00am
Closes Saturday, October 14th, 2023 - 10:00pm
With first class musical performances, arts & crafts, unique attractions and a glimpse into North Georgia's rich history and culture, the Fall Fest provides something for every member of the family!

No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.

Appalachian Brew, Que, and Stew Festival

Happening on Saturday, October 21st, 2023
From 11:00am to 5:00pm
The 2023 Appalachian Brew, Que, and Stew Festival brings you great craft breweries from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina & Alabama. There will also be delicious food from area restaurants, regional arts & crafts, and lots of Appalachian & Americana music!

Detailed Hours:

Saturday, October 21
11am-5pm

No Pets Allowed inside the Fairgrounds Gates
All tickets are subject to processing fees, taxes, and are non-refundable. Concessions are cash only.