Posted on 5/31/2024


Summer fun is in full swing in the North Georgia Mountains! This month we’ve got rodeos galore to experience, arts & craft markets, the Blairsville Scottish Festival, the Made in Georgia Festival, and Independence Day fireworks and events at the end of the month! See our full lineup of June events below!

June 1st

Location: 692 Cherokee Trail, Copperhill, TNThis two-day rodeo extravaganza is heading to the Copper Basin on May 31st & June 1st! The rodeo will feature the top cowboys & cowgirls in the country, as they compete for the championships. On top of an exciting lineup of rodeo entertainment, there will also be food vendors, award winning announcers, craft vendors, rodeo clowns and much more! Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for kids ages 4-7, and $100 for VIP tickets. A portion of the proceeds will benefit a local charity. 

June 1st 

Location: Vogel State Park 

Get out on the trails for National Trails Day at Vogel State Park! From 9am-3:30pm there will numerous outdoor activities to try like crosscut saw, a rock work demonstration, and hiking. Then at 2pm there will be music in the outdoor pavilion with the Wilderness Pickers! 

June 1st-June 2nd 

Location: Blue Ridge Community Theater

This thrilling play follows charming rebel McMurphy and his short sentence in a minimum-security mental institution. Throughout the play you’ll see McMurphy quarrel with head nurse, Nurse Ratched and lead the other patients into a revolt against the mental institution. Will McMurphy pay for his insubordination? Find out in Blue Ridge Community Theater’s production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest! Shows are Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm. The show runs May 16th-June 2nd.  Please call the box office at 706-632-9191 for tickets.

June 1st-June 2nd 

Location: Mayors Park, Young Harris 

Come enjoy premium seafood in North Georgia at the North Georgia Highland Seafood Festival in Young Harris! There will be music, arts & crafts, a beer & wine garden, and plenty of delicious seafood. Admission is $5 a person.

June 1st-June 15th 

Location: Crane Creek Vineyards 

Come out for live music Friday nights at the Farmhouse Market at Crane Creek Vineyards. The vineyards will be open late Friday nights, with extended hours until 8pm. Grab a glass of wine, a charcuterie board, and a seat and enjoy!

June 1st: Jesse Williams & Ryan Taylor Price

June 7th: Farmhouse Fridays

June 8th: Sarah Tucker & Holden Le Dinh

June 14th: Farmhouse Fridays

June 15th: Tim Morgan & Madisyn Alberry 

June 1st-June 21st 

Location: Sugar Creek Raceway

Catch zooming cars at Sugar Creek Raceway in Blue Ridge, Georgia all summer long! Don’t miss a second of the action at this amazing off-road racetrack! Gates open at 5pm and hot laps start at 7pm.

June 1st: Open Wheel Modifieds battle for $1000.00 to win plus Full Racing Program

June 8th: 1st Annal Rod Run at "The Creek"

June 15th: Red Clay Series visits Sugar Creek Raceway

June 21st: "Battle Over The Mountain"

June 1st-June 29th 

Location: Crane Creek Vineyards

Learn all about the wine making process with this behind-the-scenes experience! Take a tour of the beautiful Crane Creek Vineyards and experience what goes into making a bottle of Crane Creek wine! You can take a Winery Tour on Saturdays at 2pm, March-November. The cost is $40 per person. 

June 1st-June 29th 

Location: Misty Mountain Hops

Misty Mountain Hops is a music-centric restaurant and pub so it’s only fitting that they bring in live music. Stop by select Fridays and Saturdays from 6pm-9pm for great food and great live music from local artists!

June 1st: Georgia Back Porch Band

June 8th: Rob Grater

June 14th: The Orange Walls Duo

June 15th: Spencer Scott Smith

June 21st: Travis Bowlin

June 22nd: Steve Vaclavik

June 28th:  Rusted Melody

June 29th: Dr. Paul

June 1st-June 29th 

Location: Paradise Hills

Visit the winery at the beautiful Paradise Hills hidden in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The tasting room offers Paradise Hills wine, a selection of craft beers, hard cider, and wine slushies as well as cheese and charcuterie boards, tapas, and shared platters. You can enjoy your drinks and snacks as you listen to local artists perform select Fridays 4pm – 8pm & Saturdays from 1pm – 5pm.

June 1st: Dr.Paul 

June 8th: Bob Keel 

June 15th: Tom Edwards 

June 22nd: Scott Stambaugh 

June 29th: Gerry Herndon

June 1st-June 29th 

Location: The Blue Coyote

Stop by Blue Coyote Saturdays from 8pm-11:30pm for great live music! As always enjoy some great food while you listen in. And karaoke is every Tuesday from 7:30pm – 10:30pm. Be on the lookout on their website for more live music updates!

June 1st: Jeff Rogers Band

June 8th: The Varden 

June 15th: The Marty Manous 

June 22nd: Breaking Point

June 29th: Topper 

June 1st-June 30th 

Location: Grumpy Old Men Brewing 

Stop by Grumpy Old Men Brewery Thursdays to sing along to your favorite songs for karaoke night! And drop by select Fridays & Saturdays from 3pm-6pm for great drinks, great music, and a great time. With indoor and outdoor seating available you can even bring your dog to join in the fun! Enjoy delicious fare from the ever-changing food trucks, while you listen to some fantastic local artists! And on Monday nights come on out for SINGO and Thursday nights is Karaoke!

June 1st: Orange Walls & Salty Dawgs Food Truck

June 6th: Karaoke 

June 8th: Salty Dawgs Food Truck

June 13th: Karaoke

June 16th: VooDoo Daddy Seafood Truck 

June 20th: Karaoke 

June 22nd: Salty Dawgs Food Truck

June 27th: Karaoke 

June 29th: Salty Dawgs Food Truck

June 1st-June 30th 

Location: Chateau Meichtry

Come sip on wine by the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains at Chateau Meichtry. This beautiful winery located in Talking Rock, GA has both outdoor & indoor seating options, so you can enjoy the atmosphere of the winery no matter the weather. On Saturdays & Sundays you can sip on your favorite glass of wine while you enjoy live music from local artists from 1:30pm-5:30pm. And there’s food trucks on the weekends as well!

June 1st: Kristen Tinsley & Joe's Lonestar Tacos

June 2nd: Magic Birds & The Off Road Food Truck

June 8th: Man Bites Dog & The Get Skewers Food Truck

June 9th: Surrender Hill & The Get Skewers Food Truck

June 15th: Cotter Hill & The Voodoo Daddy Food Truck

June 16th: Brett Cantrell & The Fry Baby Food Truck

June 22nd: Jack & the Bean Sprouts & Joe's Lonestar Tacos

June 23rd: Layne Denton & The Der Wurst Meister Food Truck

June 29th: Gary Wilder & The Off Road Food Truck

June 30th: Foster Greene & The Lobster Dogs Food Truck

June 1st-June 30th 

Location: Cartecay Vineyards 

Sip on delicious wine surrounded by the North Georgia Mountains! Enjoy live music select Saturdays & Sundays from 1:30pm-5:30pm. Listen to the music of local artists while enjoying your wine outside either on the Chimney Patio or the Tasting Barn’s covered porch. Live music, good wine, and beautiful mountain scenery; it doesn’t get much better than that!

June 1st: Anna Shinholster, Marlin Brackett, & Chris England & Egg Roll Boyz Food Truck

June 2nd: Woody Earwood  & Egg Roll Boyz Food Truck

June 8th: Georgia Back Porch Band & Salty Claw Food Truck 

June 9th: Tim O’Donovan & Egg Roll Boyz Food Truck

June 15th: Connor Priest

June 16th: Jerry Sorn & Egg Roll Boyz Food Truck

June 22nd: Nick Stuard

June 23rd: Adrian Stover  & Egg Roll Boyz Food Truck

June 29th: Andrew Katter & Mountain Dogs Food Truck

June 30th: Jorge Valenzuela & Egg Roll Boyz Food Truck

June 1st-June 30th 

Location: Bear Claw Vineyards

For award winning wine, live music, and food truck Bear Claw Vineyards is the place for you! Join them every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for live music and food trucks. Kids and dogs are welcome too. The live music schedule for each weekend is shared on their website each Thursday so be sure to check back!

June 1st: The Shetlands

June 2nd: Alyce & Marco

June 7th: Aspen Lee

June 8th: Travis Bowlin

June 9th: Gregg Erwin

June 1st-June 30th 

Location: Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association

Come on out to the Art Center to admire Curtis Whitwam’s beautiful watercolor paintings on display in the gallery through July 27th. Enjoy the artist reception at 5pm on June 1st. 

June 1st-June 30th 

Location: Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association 

Celebrate World Collage Day at the Art Center from May 4th-July 6th with a unique exhibition on collage featuring a diverse array of mixed media compositions from talented artists. Enjoy the artist reception at 5pm on June 1st.

June 1st-June 30th 

Location: Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association

Admire beautiful handmade quilts and celebrate our mountain heritage at the Art Center’s Community Quilt & Fiber Arts Exhibit. The gallery will be covered in both traditional and non-traditional quilts as well as a wide array of fiber arts. The exhibit runs from May 24th-July 6th.

June 2nd- June 24th 

Location: Cherry Log, GA

Explore the beauty of North Georgia on a guided hiking tour with the Benton McKaye Trail Association. They offer 2-4 hikes a month varying in difficulty from easy, leisurely hikes to moderately difficult hikes.

June 2nd: Lake Blue Ridge Hike. 

June 3rd: Brush Creek Trail. DOG-FRIENDLY HIKE. 

June 4th: Piney Knob Trails Murphy, NC. 

June 8th: BMTA Monthly Maintenance Trip. 

June 15th: Start at the Ocoee Whitewater Center and then hike the BMT from FS Rd 221 to Thunder Rock. 

June 16th:  Standing Indian on the AT. 

June 21st:  Turtletown Creek Falls. DOG-FRIENDLY HIKE. 

June 24th:  Thunder Rock Campground Ocoee Whitewater Center.

June 24th:  Beech Gap to Bob Bald. 

June 3rd-June 24th 

Location: Tooney’s Music Venue

Have you ever wanted to learn how to line dance? Well now’s your chance! Tooney’s now offers free, weekly line dancing classes Monday nights! The class is open to people of all ages and dance experience! Doors open at 6pm and classes start at 7pm. Come on down and show us what you can do!

June 4th-June 25th 

Location: Downtown City Park

Every Tuesday night from 6:30pm-7:30pm, spring thru fall, stretch those tired muscles with a yoga class in Downtown City Park! Admission is pay what you can. This is a great way to relieve stress after a busy week of exploring Blue Ridge!

June 6th-June 27th 

Location: Horseshoe Bend Park

Every Thursday night at 6:00pm, May-September visit Horseshoe Bend Park in McCaysville, GA for live music and picnicking by the Toccoa River. Picnic tables are available but feel free to bring a picnic blanket and lawn chair as well. Admission is free so bring the whole family to enjoy!

June 6th-June 27th 

Location: Hamilton Gardens

Head to the beautiful Hamilton Gardens in Hiawassee GA Thursday nights this month for their Acoustic Sunsets Concert Series. The event takes place every Thursday night now through June 27th from 5pm-9pm and will include craft vendors, food trucks, and live music. Bring your lawn chairs or picnic blankets and come on out for an evening of fun!

June 7th 

Location: Paradise Hills

Participate in Paradise Hills delicious supper club happening monthly! Each month they will be having a seasonal themed menu that includes salad, your special entrée, and desserts. This month’s theme is Low Country Broil Feast! Dinner is $35 a person and reservations are required. Please call 706-745-7483 to reserve your spot.

June 7th 

Location: Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Head to Hiawassee for a night of 60’s & 70’s hits from artists like The Turtles, Jay & The Americans, The Associations, Badfinger, The Vogues, and The Cowsills! The show kicks off at 7pm and tickets are $45+ handling.

June 7th 

Location: Downtown Blairsville 

Kick off the Blairsville Scottish Festival weekend with a night of Scottish fun in the town square! There will be Scottish folk music & singing, traditional dancing, storytelling, and delicious food & drink. The event is FREE to attend!  

June 7th-June 8th 

Location: Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds 

Come on out to Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds for the annual summer British in the Blue Ridge Rally! This is THE premier British motorcycle rally in the southeastern United States and has been held every year since 1985. The event will have a motorcycle show, vendors, field events, mountain motorcycle rides, and camping! All makes and models are welcome to join and campsites are available as well!

June 7th & June 15th 

Location: Noontootla Creek Farms

Come on down to Noontootla Creek Farms for some after hours fun! You’ll arrive at 6:30 to a delicious dinner then head out to the pavilion for glow in the dark sporting clay games. The winner will even take home a prize! Your $75 reservation includes dinner and 50 clays per person. Don’t miss out on this fun clay shooting experience!

June 8th 

Location: Blue Ridge Community Theater 

Celebrate the Beatles and their beloved music with a performance from Forever Abbey Road, a Beatles tribute band of successful Nashville musicians who demonstrate what the Beatles might sound like if they were around today, with current technology and modern rock energy. Don’t miss this night of music at Blue Ridge Community Theater for their Live Music is Better series! Forever Abbey Road will take the stage at 7:30 pm on June 8th and tickets are $45 for this awesome show!

June 8th-June 9th 

Location: Meeks Park

Come one, come all to this celebration of Scottish heritage in Blairsville! The event will have traditional games, highland music, Scottish food, border collies herding sheep, and plenty of Scottish flair! You and the wee ones won’t want to miss this great event happening all weekend long from 9am-5pm.

June 11th-June 28th  

Location: The Art Center (Blue Ridge Mountains Art Association)

Looking for something to keep your kids busy and entertained this summer? Sign them up for the Summer Youth Art Camp! The Art Center offers three weeks of full day camp with wonderful art classes like clay, painting, and much more! Choose to sign your child up for one week or all three! Your creative and artistic child will come home with new skills and techniques and an even greater love for art in no time!

June 15th 

Location: North Georgia Technical College 

Come admire beautiful works of art from some of your favorite local artists at the Sunshine Arts & Crafts Market! There will be 60 artists with their works displayed in the dining room and outside. Admission is free.

June 15th 

Location: Union County Schools Fine Arts Center

Come on out to the Union County Schools Fine Arts Center for the 2nd Annual Georgia State Fiddler’s Convention! Fiddlers of all ages will be competing, so you’ll have ample opportunities to enjoy some bluegrass tunes. There will also be arts & crafts, food trucks, and more! Admission is $5 a person. 

June 15th 

Location: Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Great local music is coming to the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds! Head to the Anderson Music Hall on June 15th for a free concert from local band, Riverbend and singer/songwriter Gavyn Thorsell. Doors open at 5pm and music starts at 6pm! 

June 15th-June 16th 

Location: Union Argiscience Building

The Mountain Fling Arts & Crafts Show is back, this time in a new location, the Union Argiscience Building! The event will feature local and regional artists and crafters selling their wonderful & unique items! A light lunch and dessert will be available as well. Admission is free! 

June 16th 

Location: Old Toccoa Farm

Pay a visit to our friends at Old Toccoa Farm for a special Father’s Day Brunch from 10am-4pm. There will be multiple stations offering delicious options like Sesame Chicken Skewers, Brown Sugar Honey Baked Ham, Shrimp Creole, Made to Order Omlettes, and more. Visit their website to reserve your spot! 

June 16th 

Location: Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa

Enjoy a delicious Father’s Day Brunch Buffet at Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa! From 11:30am-2:30pm you can enjoy a wide selection of entrees & sides like Poached Shrimp, Smoked Salmon, Prime Rib, Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, BBQ Ribs, and so much more. Adults are $48 a person, children 6-12 are $22 and children 5 & under are $12. Make your reservation today by calling 706-379-4617.

June 18th 

Location: Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Are you ready for a night of laughter!? Actor and comedian, Bert Kreischer brings his Tops Off the World Comedy Tour to Hiawassee! You may know Kreischer from his Netflix comedy specials or major motion picture, The Machine. And now you have the chance to see him perform LIVE! Don’t miss Bert Kreischer at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds on June 18th at 7pm. Tickets are $39.75 - $79.75 + handling with VIP options available. 

June 20th-June 22nd 

Location: Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Come admire cool cars at the Hiawassee Rod Run at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds! Performance or sport domestic vehicles will be competing for $5,000 in cash giveaways! And there will also be live music from The Silver Travis Band! Admission is $10 and children 12 & under are free! 

June 21st 

Location: Paradise Hills

Enjoy a fun paint class and a glass of wine at Paradise Hill’s Sip, Paint, & Create class. This private class will include all your supplies and a free glass of wine. Then leave with your new masterpiece! Tickets are $45 a person.

June 21st 

Location: Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds 

Southern rock is coming to the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds with The Marshall Tucker Band! You know them from hits like, “Heard It in a Love Song,” “Can't You See,” “Fire on the Mountain,” and “Ramblin”. And joining The Mashall Tucker Band on the Anderson Music Hall Stage is special guest, Ben Chapman! You won’t want to miss it! Tickets are $39 + handling. 

June 21st-June 22nd 

Location: Union County Saddle Club Arena

 Head to Blairsville for the 13th Annual Pro Rodeo! Catch all the action in the covered arena from 8pm-11pm. There is also plenty to do for the littles ones as well, along with food and fun! This is a great entertaining event that the whole family will love! 

June 22nd 

Location: Paradise Hills, Cabins-Spa-Winery

Get ready for a night of laughs at the Winery Comedy Night! Live professional stand-up comics will make you laugh all night long! Grab a glass of wine or a beer and let the laughter flow! Doors open at 6:30pm and the show starts at 8pm!

June 28th-June 29th 

Location: Location: On the River at the old baseball field on West Tennessee Avenue in Copperhill, TN

Ready for a rodeo!? Come on out for The Great American Rodeo on June 28th & 29th.  There will be lots of fun rodeo events and food vendors at this awesome event! And on Saturday there will even be a firework show! Tickets are $20 per person and children 5 & under are free.

June 29th 

Location: Downtown McCaysville & Copperhill

Food, fun, and fireworks await you at the Copper Basin Celebration & Fireworks show. The day will kick off at 9am with the children’s fishing rodeo, then the Independence Day Parade at 1pm, with a fireworks show to follow later that night. You can see the fireworks from anywhere downtown, just bring your blankets & chairs and enjoy the view! Come on down for a special night to celebrate America’s birthday!

June 29th 

Location: Grandaddy Mimm’s 

Get tickets for this great event and you’ll receive a limited-edition Project Chimps glass, one drink, a food ticket, and a chimp themed coaster! Tickets are $25 for attendees 21+ and all proceeds go towards Project Chimps! There’s no better excuse to drink than helping some adorable chimps!

June 29th 

Location: Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

Celebrate America’s birthday with a special train ride to the Copper Basin to admire the fireworks! The train will leave Blue Ridge at 7pm and return around 11pm after the fireworks show. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and the whole family to join in the fun!

June 28th-June 29th 

Location: Ducktown Basin Museum Hoist House

Ducktown, TN has a full weekend of family fun activities at the 49th Annual Miner's Homecoming Celebration! All weekend long you can expect a celebration of the copper mining industry and America’s birthday. There will be live music, a parade, games, food, and fireworks! Come on out for all the fun!

June 29th-June 30th 

Location: Towns County Recreation & Conference Center

If you’re ready to shop for unique items made right here in Georgia then check out the Made in Georgia FestivalYou’ll be able to shop at over 90 vendors who offer a wide variety of products made, grown, brewed, harvested, stitched, crafted, or inspired by Georgia.  Take home fashion accessories, home décor, health and beauty products, and so much more! Even enjoy gourmet food and treats from some of Georgia’s top chefs AND live music on Saturday from Mountain Breeze! The event runs Saturday & Sunday from 10am-4pm. Entry is $5; children 14 and under are free!