2023 FAIR
Aug. 18-26
Upcoming Events

The Country Music Capital of Georgia

September 2022

Acoustic Sunsets at Hamilton Gardens with Claire Kelly

Happening on Thursday, September 29th, 2022
From 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Songwriters and sunsets make for a perfect Thursday evening in Hiawassee!

Detailed Hours:

Thursday evenings from September 1 - October 6
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.

October 2022

Acoustic Sunsets at Hamilton Gardens with Alicia Stockman

Happening on Thursday, October 6th, 2022
From 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Songwriters and sunsets make for a perfect Thursday evening in Hiawassee!

Detailed Hours:

Thursday evenings from September 1 - October 6
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.

Georgia Mountain Fall Festival

Starts Friday, October 7th, 2022 - 10:00am
Closes Saturday, October 15th, 2022 - 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.

The Oak Ridge Boys Front Porch Singin' Tour

Happening on Saturday, October 8th, 2022
From 7:00pm to 11:00pm
The Oak Ridge Boys live in concert with their Front Porch Singin' Tour

Detailed Hours:

Saturday, October 8th
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.

Ashley McBryde

Happening on Saturday, October 15th, 2022
From 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Detailed Hours:

Saturday, October 15th
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.

Appalachian Brew, Que, and Stew Festival

Happening on Saturday, October 22nd, 2022
From 11:00am to 5:00pm
The 2022 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 22
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.

38 Special

Happening on Saturday, October 22nd, 2022
Starting at 7:00pm
Southern Rock is coming to Anderson Music Hall with 38 Special!

Detailed Hours:

Saturday, October 22nd
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.

Halloween at the Fairgrounds

Happening on Monday, October 31st, 2022
From 5:00pm to 9:00pm
"Fangtastic" Halloween at the Fairgrounds

Detailed Hours:

"Fangtastic" Halloween at the Fairgrounds
Monday, October 31st
5pm-9pm

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

November 2022

Document Shredding

Happening on Saturday, November 5th, 2022
From 9:00am to 11:00am

Detailed Hours:

9am-11am

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

ZZ TOP

Happening on Wednesday, November 9th, 2022
From 7:00pm to 11:00pm
That Little Ol’ Band From Texas is coming to Hiawassee, Ga

Detailed Hours:

ZZ TOP
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
7pm

Presale Tickets:

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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.

Mitchell Tenpenny

Happening on Saturday, November 12th, 2022
From 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Detailed Hours:

Mitchell Tenpenny
Saturday, November 12, 2022
7pm

Tickets go on sale Friday, September 23, 2022
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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.

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 17th. Come early on Saturdays for the Craft Show and stay for the lights 4pm-9pm!

Open EVERY night from December 18th-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


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

Dailey & Vincent Christmasfest

Starts Friday, December 2nd, 2022 - 2:00pm
Closes Saturday, December 3rd, 2022 - 7:00pm
Two days of Country, Bluegrass, Gospel & all the Christmas music you can handle!

Detailed Hours:

December 2 & 3, 2022
2pm - 7pm

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

The Rhododendron Festival - Opening Weekend

Starts Friday, April 21st, 2023 - 10:00am
Closes Sunday, April 23rd, 2023 - 5:00pm
Celebrating North Georgia's beautiful native flowers with a Rhododendron Festival

Detailed Hours:

April 21 – May 21, 2023
Every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

Operating Hours:
Friday & Saturdays: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-4pm

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

The Rhododendron Festival - Weekend 2

Starts Friday, April 28th, 2023 - 10:00am
Closes Sunday, April 30th, 2023 - 5:00pm
Celebrating North Georgia's beautiful native flowers with a Rhododendron Festival

Detailed Hours:

April 28 – May 21, 2023
Every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

Operating Hours:
Friday & Saturdays: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-4pm

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

The Rhododendron Festival - Weekend 3

Starts Friday, May 5th, 2023 - 10:00am
Closes Sunday, May 7th, 2023 - 5:00pm
Celebrating North Georgia's beautiful native flowers with a Rhododendron Festival

Detailed Hours:

May 5 – May 21, 2023
Every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

Operating Hours:
Friday & Saturdays: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-4pm

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

Hiawassee Highlands Wine Festival

Happening on Saturday, May 6th, 2023
From 11:00am to 5:00pm
Springtime in the mountain is better with wine, music & flowers!

Detailed Hours:

Saturday, May 6th
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.

The Rhododendron Festival - Weekend 4

Starts Friday, May 12th, 2023 - 10:00am
Closes Sunday, May 14th, 2023 - 5:00pm
Celebrating North Georgia's beautiful native flowers with a Rhododendron Festival

Detailed Hours:

May 12 – May 21, 2023
Every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

Operating Hours:
Friday & Saturdays: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-4pm

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

The Rhododendron Festival - Weekend 5

Starts Friday, May 19th, 2023 - 10:00am
Closes Sunday, May 21st, 2023 - 5:00pm
Celebrating North Georgia's beautiful native flowers with a Rhododendron Festival

Detailed Hours:

May 19 – May 21, 2023
Every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

Operating Hours:
Friday & Saturdays: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-4pm

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.

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
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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.