Spring Arts, Crats & Music Festival

Downtown Blairsville 65 Courthouse St

The Spring Arts, Crafts & Music Festival is an annual event held Memorial Day Weekend in Downtown Blairsville. Taking place the weekend of May 25 & 26, this two day event features a parade at 10am on the 27th, crafts unique to the region and of course, music. Rain or shine, we'll have live music in-and-around the Square both Saturday & Sunday! Musical acts include local favorites such as Kim & Curtis of Mountain Gypsy Music.

Friday Night Concert

Downtown Blairsville 65 Courthouse St

Taking place every Friday evening May thru October, and seasonal shows in December, these concerts feature regional musicians that showcase our mountain heritage.​ These free concerts are hosted by the Union County Historical Society and are held in the Old Courthouse on the Square. ​ Friday night concerts begin at 7pm, doors open at 6pm. We recommend you get there early to make sure you get a seat!

Friday Night Concert

Downtown Blairsville 65 Courthouse St

Taking place every Friday evening May thru October, and seasonal shows in December, these concerts feature regional musicians that showcase our mountain heritage.​ These free concerts are hosted by the Union County Historical Society and are held in the Old Courthouse on the Square. ​ Friday night concerts begin at 7pm, doors open at 6pm. We recommend you get there early to make sure you get a seat!

Blairsville Scottish Festival

Meeks Park 490 Meeks Park Rd

For 17 years the Scots have gathered at Meeks Park on Highway 515 in Blairsville, Ga. 30540. Highland dancers, Scottish athletes, family clans, bagpipes and drums and traditional musicians come to celebrate their heritage. Even if you don’t know your family’s heritage or have little or no Scottish ties, come experience Scotland without the need of a passport or international flight across the ocean. We have an exciting new admission price structure for 2024! Saturday is $20 per person. Sunday is $10 per person. Ticket for BOTH days $25! $15 per person for groups of 10 or more. Children 10 and under are still free. Meeks Park on Highway 515 hosts all the events beginning at 9 am each day. The opening ceremony with the massed bands and parade of tartans will be at 12 noon on Saturday. Sheep dogs and falcons and birds of prey all come with their handlers. Scottish Athletes, Highland dancers, pipers and drummers all come to experience Scotland here in the highlands of North Georgia. The dogs will herd their sheep on the lower ball field while the falcons take the main field for their demonstrations. The blacksmith/knife smith demonstrations and Clann Nan Con will be in set up in the vendor area.

$10 – $25

Friday Night Concert

Downtown Blairsville 65 Courthouse St

Taking place every Friday evening May thru October, and seasonal shows in December, these concerts feature regional musicians that showcase our mountain heritage.​ These free concerts are hosted by the Union County Historical Society and are held in the Old Courthouse on the Square. ​ Friday night concerts begin at 7pm, doors open at 6pm. We recommend you get there early to make sure you get a seat!

Sunshine Arts & Crafts Market

Meeks Park 490 Meeks Park Rd

Another Cozy Country gathering of your favorite Artisans!It is an “ inside out” event of approximately 60 artisans, some cloistered inside the college dining area and the rest interspersed outdoors in the covered patio area. Enjoy the start of the Summer Arts&crafts season by visiting this fabulous inside/outside event featuring your favorite local and regional artisans. This is a purely handcrafted show with delightful items that are very often one of a kind. Choose from home decor, personal pampering, kitchen goodies, and needfuls. Free admission and parking.

$10 – $25

Mountain Fling Artrs & Craft Show

Union Agriscience Building 22 Lovell Rd

On June 15 from 9-4 and June 24 from 11-4 the Mountain Regional Arts&Crafts Guild will be presenting the 11th edition of Mountain Fling, an indoor Arts&Crafts show held at the Union Agriscience Building in Blairsville, Georgia . This event features 40+ local and regional artisans showcasing their handmade creations which will include soap, pottery, jewelry, and cabin decor to name a few items. Visitors will have a hard time deciding what to purchase and take home since every item is truly one of a kind. Visitors can look forward to seeing their favorite vendors. Additionally the Guild will have a booth featuring the works of various members. Admission to Mountain Fling is free and there will be a light lunch and tempting desserts available for purchase. For additional information please call Artworks at 706-896-0932 or visit online www.mountainartscrafts.org (vendor applications available on website) or better yet visit the Artworks store located at 243 Big Sky Dr. Hiawassee, Ga. 30546.

Friday Night Concert

Downtown Blairsville 65 Courthouse St

Taking place every Friday evening May thru October, and seasonal shows in December, these concerts feature regional musicians that showcase our mountain heritage.​ These free concerts are hosted by the Union County Historical Society and are held in the Old Courthouse on the Square. ​ Friday night concerts begin at 7pm, doors open at 6pm. We recommend you get there early to make sure you get a seat!

Friday Night Concert

Downtown Blairsville 65 Courthouse St

Taking place every Friday evening May thru October, and seasonal shows in December, these concerts feature regional musicians that showcase our mountain heritage.​ These free concerts are hosted by the Union County Historical Society and are held in the Old Courthouse on the Square. ​ Friday night concerts begin at 7pm, doors open at 6pm. We recommend you get there early to make sure you get a seat!

Independence Day at Vogel State Park

Vogel State Park US Hwy 19/129S, Blairsville, Georgia, United States

Celebrate July 4th at one of the nation’s oldest state parks. We will start the day with a flag raising ceremony at 8am at the Visitors Center, followed by a day of games for the whole family. There will be a bicycle parade, pedal boat races, sandcastle competition, watermelon eating contest, sack races, egg toss and greased pole climbing. $5 parking. Summer fun for the entire family. Activities begin with the raising the flag in the morning and continue with family activities throughout the day!

$5.00

Red, White & Blairsville – 4th of July Celebration

Meeks Park 490 Meeks Park Rd

Get ready to be wowed as the night sky illuminates in a burst of colors during the Red, White and Blairsville 4th of July Celebration. It's a spectacle not to be missed! The mountains serve as the perfect backdrop for the fireworks, and the echoes bouncing off them will leave you in awe. But that's not all - bring the whole family to enjoy some good old-fashioned fun with bounce houses, cornhole, kickball, cotton candy, food trucks and more. The only thing left to do is grab your lawn chairs, set up camp, and get ready for a night you'll never forget. So, let's celebrate Independence Day the right way, with a bang! The party will also extend across the road to the North Georgia Tech campus with several food trucks of your favorites - boiled peanuts, cotton candy, pork rinds, kettle corn, lemonade. To help support our fireworks show, we are raffling off the Ultimate Camping Package! Each $10 raffle ticket you purchase gives you one more chance of winning a 10 person tent, paddleboard, 3 night stay at Vogel State Park, camping grill, a Yeti cooler, his and hers Ray Ban sunglasses, his and hers custom knives, 4 camping chairs, yard games, grilling sauces and spices, 4 hour Jeep tour and ride at Carolina Crawlers, and more. The package is valued over $2700 and one winner takes all. Winner will be announced before the fireworks show on July 4th. Tickets can be purchased at the Blairsville-Union County Chamber of Commerce or by calling 706-745-5789.

Friday Night Concert

Downtown Blairsville 65 Courthouse St

Taking place every Friday evening May thru October, and seasonal shows in December, these concerts feature regional musicians that showcase our mountain heritage.​ These free concerts are hosted by the Union County Historical Society and are held in the Old Courthouse on the Square. ​ Friday night concerts begin at 7pm, doors open at 6pm. We recommend you get there early to make sure you get a seat!

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