This summer will be the 68th annual Georgia Mountain Fair, held at the historic Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee, Georgia. Thousands of visitors from all over the region will descend on the town of Hiawassee to experience the excitement and nostalgia that the fair has to offer. With first class musical performances, arts & crafts, carnival rides, unique attractions and a look into North Georgia’s rich history and culture, you will be sure to have a great time and build many lasting memories with your loved ones. The fair provides something for everyone, young and old. Opening Day is July 20th and runs through the 28th. Below are a list of some of the events and musical performances.
Friday, July 20th – Opening Day!
Flower show opens at 2
Music Show 2 & 8 pm – Bellamy Brothers and Steve Bryson Band
Saturday, July 21st
Georgia Mountain Fair Parade 11 am
Music Show 2 & 8 pm – Joe Diffle and Mountain Home Music Band
Sunday, July 22nd
Interfaith Worship Service 11 am
Gospel Music Show 2 pm – The McKameys, The Primitives and The Inspirations
Monday, July 23rd
Music Show 1 & 6 pm – Malpass Brothers and Across the Wide
Miss GMF Pageant 8 pm
Tuesday, July 24th
Military Day – Free admission for Veterans or Active Soldiers
Photography Exhibits Open 10 am
Music Show 2 & 8 pm – Etta May and Andrew Chastain Band
Wednesday, July 25th
Music Show 2 & 8 pm – T Graham Brown and Hunt-r-Greene
Thursday, July 26th
Bluegrass Day 2 & 8 pm – Flatt Lonesome, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and Trailblazers
Friday, July 27th
Music Show 2 & 6:30 pm – Jim Wood& The Georgia Mountain Fair Band
Herman’s Hermits with Peter Noone
Saturday, July 28th
Music Show 2 & 7 pm – Jimmy Fortune, Jim Wood & The Georgia Mountain Fair Band
There were also be additional events and attractions such as the: Human Cannonball Daredevil Show which performs 3 shows daily, Crafts and Exhibits, “Old Ways” Demonstrations which will take you back to the “old ways” as local folks show how moonshine was made, corn milling, shake making, cider squeezing, pork skin frying and much more. There will also be a Pioneer Village which is a replica of how the ole mountain towns used to be. A mercantile store with products and goods that only your grandmother might recognize. An old, one room schoolhouse, a log home with furnishings just like it was in the 1800’s.
So if you’re planning a trip or maybe you will be now, come north to the mountains and experience this award winning fair. For more information on the fair, click Georgia Mountain Fair
While planning your visit to the North Georgia Mountains, stay with us at Blue Sky Cabin Rentals. Take a look see at some of beautiful cabins below.