North Georgia Apple Festival Canceled

Written By: Lissa Poirot

Another beloved festival has succumbed to our nation’s health pandemic as the Georgia Apple Festival announced it is canceling its October 2020 event.

What would have been the 49th annual Georgia Apple Festival Arts & Crafts show will not take place until 2021. Said the festival directors in a statement, “It is with a heavy heart that the Georgia Apple Festival board of directors announces that the 49th annual Georgia Apple Festival Arts & Crafts show has been canceled for October 2020.”

The festival is held in Ellijay in North Georgia each year joins the North Georgia State Fair and Helen’s Festhalle Oktoberfest as some of the biggest events in the area to cancel fall events due to health concerns.

The board continued, “The difficult decision was made following the guidance of the local healthcare community, after consultation with local officials, and with extensive feedback from vendors, volunteers, and local citizens.”


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