Fairs & Festivals


First Fridays

S McIntosh St
Elberton, GA 30635

We are launching First Fridays On the One Way! These events, hosted the first Friday of each month, starting in May, will provide an opportunity for community building, catching up with old friends and making new friends. Date night, family night, girls night, whatever the case may be.Come out to enjoy live music, outdoor dining, great shopping and local art vendors.


Elberton 12 County Fair

450 N Oliver St
Elberton, GA 30635

The Elberton 12 County, voted “One of the 10 Great Places for Blue Ribbon County Fairs,” in USA Today in 2010 and “One of the Best 11 Fairs in the state of Georgia” in 2018, celebrated its 85th year of operation in 2018.


12th Annual Granite City BBQ Festival

Downtown Elberton Square
Elberton, GA 30635
September 14th, 2019
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Join us on the square in downtown Elberton on Saturday, September 14th 11am-5pm for food, fun & entertainment!


Harmony House Child Advocacy Center’s Annual Chili Cook-Off

148 College Avenue
Elberton, GA 30635

This event benefits the victims of child abuse and sexual assault in the Northern Judicial Circuit.


Granite City Fall Festival

Downtown Elberton Square
Elberton, GA 30635
November 2nd, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Visit the Annual Granite City Fall Festival on the Downtown Elberton Square for live music and entertainment, food, arts and crafts, and much more!


Annual Main Street Cruise-In and Classic Car Show

Downtown Elberton Square
Elberton, GA 30635

Every year, Main Street Elberton hosts the Cruise-In and Classic Car Show on the Downtown Elberton Square. Come out to see classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more! Trophies and cash prizes will be awarded.


Spring Festival & Big Iron Crank Up

363 East Railroad Street
Bowman, GA 30624

Bowman Square
Bowman, GA 30624

Every April, the City of Bowman hosts the Big Iron Crank Up in the City Park and the Spring Festival on the Bowman Square. The Big Iron Crank Up features antiques engines, tractors, and much more. Then, head over to the Spring Festival for food and craft vendors.