Experience The Sorghum Festival…Blairsville’s Heritage!

Rhonda Hood September 15, 2017

Come to the Georgia Mountains and help us Celebrate the art of making Sorghum syrup two weekends in October. The  14th and 15th and the 21st and 22nd at Meeks Park in beautiful Union County.  As usual, the mountains makes all celebrations a blast and this is no exception!

There will be games, music, biskit eatin’, log sawin’, horseshoe pitchin’, rock throwin’, greased pole climbin’, square dancin’ , face paintin’, and more!  The Appalachian mountain heritage is celebrated every year for more than 48 years at the Sorghum Festival in Blairsville, Georgia.

You don’t want to miss the entertainment! A variety of musicians and singers perform on the stage throughout the festival.

Look for arts and crafts, festival foods, games, contests, and lots to see and do. Demonstrations are a big part of the festival and include everything from chair caning to syrup making. On the first Saturday, hundreds of people will be lining the streets in downtown Blairsville to see the many floats that are made for this event!  The first Sunday will be Old Timers day.  The Sorghum Mill will be grinding cane and cooking syrup on site.  There is a ton of fun to be had during this traditional festival!  You don’t want to miss it!

Admission 13 & up $4/ 12 & under FREE!  PARKING IS FREE! 

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