Fall Activities

There's so much to do in Blairsville-Union County this fall! With the crisp, cool air and beautiful fall foliage, there's no better time to experience the beauty of the North Georgia mountains. From festivals and corn mazes to hiking and ghost tours, you'll find something for every member of the family to enjoy. Here's just a taste of what's happening in our area this fall...

Festivals

Indian Summer Festival
October 7 & 8, 2017 9am-5pm

Sorghum Festival
October 14, 15 & 21, 22, 2017 9am-5pm

Fall Festival at Vogel State Park
October 28, 2017 12pm-7pm

Hometown Halloween on the Square
October 31, 2017 6pm-8pm

Union County Haunted History Tour 

Journey deep into the local history, legend, and evidence of paranormal events that have taken place in our area on this brand new walking tour of historic areas of Blairsville-Union County. This is not a "haunted house jump scare event", but a combined effort between several community entities to create an unforgettable experience for tour goers. Learn more about dates, times and rates here.

Hiking

See the beauty of the mountains firsthand on one of the many fantastic hiking trails in Blairsville-Union County! We have trials for Hikers of all skill levels in Meeks Park, Vogel State Park, Brasstown Bald, the Appalachain Trail, and more! Learn more about hiking in Blairsville-Union County here.

Joshua Dream Ranch Corn Maze

This local ranch offers classic fall family fun while making a difference in the lives of many families in the southeast. Every weekend in October, the corn maze, hay rides, pumpkin patch, and other activities all benefit the Ranch's mission of providing thereputic animal interaction and experiences to families, children and adults with special needs and those with life-threatening illnesses. Learn more here.

Motorcycles

Experience the ride of your life in Union County. Home to several of the North Georgia mountain's top rides, you can take in beautiful waterfalls, fall foliage, breath-taking mountain views and meet some friendly folks along the way. Learn more here.

Leaf Peeping

Blairsville-Union County has some of the most gorgeous fall foliage in the area, perfect for autumn leaf peeping! To keep an eye on the leaf changing over the next few weeks, check out http://gastateparks.org/LeafWatch or https://smokymountains.com/fall-foliage-map/. Both of these websites, and many others, will keep you up-to-date on the expected peak of fall for the North Georgia Mountains.