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Ellijay Apple Festival: A Locals Guide

 
06/02/2018 | by Julie Johnson

Festival Information

The Apple Festival dates:
 
October 13th – 14th
October 20th – 21st
 
Times each day for the event:
 
Sat. 9 AM – 6 PM
Sun. 9 AM – 5 PM
 
The location of the festival: 
 
Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds
1729 South Main Street
Ellijay, Georgia 30540
 
Prices for tickets:
 
Adult – $5.00
Children under 10 are FREE
 
Parking for the festival events:
 
Donations to local civic and school groups. Requested donation amount may vary.
Limited handicap parking is available at the main fairgrounds entrance.
 
Sorry, no pets are allowed. Service dogs allowed. Limited kennels available on-site.

Shuttle Bus & Travel Information

All shuttle buses will operate from 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM on Saturdays and 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM on Sundays.

Parking is very limited at the Lions Club Fairgrounds, so please use the shuttle parking areas where a free shuttle service will take you to the Apple Festival and back to your car when you are ready to leave.

The shuttle parking areas are located at Gilmer High and Middle Schools, Ellijay Elementary and Primary Schools, and Mountainview Elementary School.

The shuttle bus routes and the shuttle parking areas are marked on the map to the right.

Other Events Around The Apple Festival

Events

APPLE ARTS — ARTS & CRAFTS IN DOWNTOWN ELLIJAY
October 14th/15th & 21st/22nd
9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
For more information: 706-635-7400
appleartsellijay.com
APPLE CLASSIC AUTO SHOW
Saturday, October 14th
Starts at Ronnie Thompson Ford on Hwy 515 in East Ellijay
Download flyer (PDF) – Download pre-registration information (PDF)
For more information: 706-635-7400
APPLE FESTIVAL 5K ROAD RACE
Saturday, October 14th
5K @ 8:00 A.M. – 1 mile @ 8:45 A.M.
Starts and ends at Ellijay Elementary School
Download flyer and entry form (PDF)
APPLE FESTIVAL PARADE
Saturday, October 21st in downtown Ellijay
10:00 A.M.
ELLIJAY APPLE QUEEN PAGEANT
Saturday, September 16 at Ellijay Elementary School Auditorium
Download application form (PDF)
For more information: 706-273-6485
 

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