A small town on the north side of Georgia hosts the state’s official sorghum festival every year. The Blairsville Sorghum Festival, about 100 miles north of Atlanta (population 700), draws attendees from all around to a fair and parade with lots of local attractions.
Expect to find a parade, competitions, bluegrass, cloggers, vendors, and a whole lot of fun. According to the official festival website, the line-up includes: Arts, crafts, exhibits, food, music, activities, square dance, biskit eating, pole climbing, log sawing, horseshoe pitching, rock throwing and, of course, sorghum mill grinding cane & cooking sorghum. Check the official site for more details closer to the event.
Second and Third weekends in October:
Saturday, October 10, 2015 9am – 8pm
Sunday, October 11, 2015 9am – 5pm
Saturday, October 17, 2015 9am – 8pm
Sunday, October 18, 2015 9am – 5pm
For more information, see: Blairsville Sorghum Festival