Union County Historical Society
"Preserving Yesterday for Tomorrow"

Christmas Events

Christmas Events

Celebrate the Holidays with the Union County Historical Society December 16th, 2018. Every year during the holiday season the museum gift shop sells a variety of handcrafted Christmas ornaments and other holiday items. Come get yours while supplies last.

Christmas on the Square in downtown Blairsville has a lot of attractions to help kick off the holiday season.

Christmas on the Square Schedule

  • 1:00PM - Bake Sale with hot chocolate on the square.
  • 1:00PM - Hot Dogs, Chips, and Drinks on the square.
  • 3PM - 5:30PM - Pictures with Santa(Free) before the parade in the Old Courthouse courtroom (extra hour added this year)
  • 4PM - 6PM - Santa's Workshop, Reindeer games, food, music and more!
  • 6:00PM - The Nighttime Christmas Parade starts.
  • Following the parade there will be a tree lighting on the square.

Spring Arts, Crafts & Music Festival

Spring Arts, Crafts & Music Festival

Downtown Blairsville May 27th & 28th Sponsored by the Union County Historical Society & the Blairsville Downtown Developement Authority; the two-day festival begins Saturday, May 27th and ends Sunday, May 28th. Hours are from 10am - 5pm both days, rain or shine.

If you need a vendor application click the link below to open it. Please print it off, fill it out and mail it in to the Historical Society.

Vendor Application Here

Mountain Heritage Festival

Mountain Heritage Festival

September 1st & 2nd, 2018 The Heritage Festival celebrates the history and mountain culture of Union County, GA on the grounds of the Historic Mountain Life Museum around the 1906 Butt-Mock home. There will be music on the porch, arts & crafts vendors, food vendors, as well as demonstrations of skills used by Union County's earliest settlers.

If you need a vendor application click the link below to open it. Please print it off, fill it out and mail it in to the Historical Society.

Vendor Application Here Event Guidelines Here

Friday Night Concerts

Friday Night Concerts

Every Friday Night from the first Friday of May through the end of October, no admission fee is charged for these concerts.

7:00 p.m. at the Historic Union County Court House on the square in Blairsville, Georgia

Maximum seating is 200, Please come early to help secure seating. We now have an elevator and a special section for wheelchairs.

Concert Schedule Here

Special War Memorial Exhibit

Special War Memorial Exhibit

Once a year - Memorial Day through Independence Day in the Old Courthouse.

Please come and view our exhibits during this time of rememberance.


Don't forget to check out the Memorial Day Parade on May 26th as well.

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