Home to the Georgia Mountain Fair plus many other annual North Georgia events, the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds is a family-friendly venue in Hiawassee, GA. Located along the shores of beautiful Lake Chatuge, the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in the Blue Ridge Mountains boasts a scenic location along the banks of Lake Chatuge and features fun for all ages!
Enjoy bluegrass beats, a rootin’ tootin’ rodeo, fireworks displays, arts and crafts, car shows, local brews, dance shows, and festive decorations. You can also visit Hamilton Gardens along the lake, go camping, or host a conference. When planning your next Blue Ridge getaway, consider visiting the welcoming Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds.
Georgia Mountain Fair
First held in 1950, the Georgia Mountain Fair is a staple of Towns County. Growing to attract more than 100,000 people every year, the Hiawassee fair was eventually moved to the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds. With more than 70 years under its belt, this Blue Ridge Mountain fair is a super summer event in North Georgia!
What to Expect
- Fun parade!
- Live music performances at the Anderson Music Hall
- Carnival rides and games
- Arts and crafts booths
- Appalachian history and culture in Pioneer Village
- Craft demonstrations at the Exhibit Hall
- Flower show
- Photography show
- Daily events and entertainment
As the Country Music Capital of Georgia, Hiawassee boasts some of the best live music performances in the state! Along with many concerts throughout the year — like the Superstar Concert Series — the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds hosts a variety of annual events worth planning for.
- Mile-Long Yard Sale | April
- Memory Lane Classic Car Show | April
- Georgia Mountain Egg Fest | May
- Hiawassee Pro Rodeo | May
- July 4th Fireworks | July
- Georgia Mountain Fair | Aug
- Georgia Mountain Fall Festival | Oct
- Appalachian Brew, Stew & Que Festival | Oct
- Mountain Country Christmas in Lights | Nov–Dec
- New Year’s Fireworks | Dec
Featuring 207 campsites and RV sites, the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds is a neat place to go camping in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Open year-round, the camping zones are right along Lake Chatuge and boast water, electricity hookups, internet, and a bathhouse. Enjoy lake views and mountain views while reconnecting with nature and loved ones!
Additional amenities connected to the fairgrounds include paved playing courts, shaded picnic tables, a boat ramp, bench swings, a playground, the Hamilton Rhododendron Gardens, and even a full-time park ranger/security guard. Reservations by phone are required (number below).
Video Conference Center
Parts of the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds can be rented for private events. There’s even a 2-way video conference center that boasts a 192-inch by 144-inch screen and 2 remote cameras. And up to 3,000 people can attend!
Things to Note
- On-site parking is always FREE!
- Public restrooms are available at the fairgrounds.
- Pets are not allowed inside beyond the fairground gates.
1311 Music Hall Road
Hiawassee, GA 30546
Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
Georgia Cabins for YOU
Wondering where to stay when visiting the North Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds? Georgia Cabins for YOU features a variety of cabin rentals in nearby Blue Ridge and Ellijay, ideal for families, friends, or coworkers. We even have pet-friendly cabin rentals for the whole family!
Amenities include hot tubs, big screen TVs, game rooms with pool and arcade classics, wet bars, full kitchens, gas/charcoal grills, free Wi-Fi, spa bathtubs, and king suites to recharge after your fun day at the fairgrounds! Book online or reach out at 1.800.580.5524 if you have any questions.
Have a blast at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds on your next North Georgia vacation!