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Apple Pickin' Jubilee
September 10, 2016 To
October 30, 2016
Ellijay GA

Hillcrest Orchards near Ellijay, Ga. hosts the annual "Apple Pickin' Jubilee" each fall and features U-Pic apples right from the trees. You can hop on the wagon ride through the orchard. There are tons of hands on activities for kids and adults such as milking a real cow, watching pig races or feeding and petting the baby farm animals in the petting farm.

Play mini golf on the New Hillcrest Hillbilly Golf course.Jump for joy on the giant jumping pillow. Visit the Moonshine & Farmhouse Museums. Sit on a real live bull for a photo. The grist mill will be grinding corn meal and grits. There will be burgers, BBQ & hotdogs from the grill. The bakery offers fried apple pies, doughnuts and fritters along with homemade ice cream and fudge. There's hot boiled p-nuts, fried taters and ice cold apple cider to wash it all down.

You won't leave Hillcrest hungry. The large farm market is bursting with fresh picked apples, cider, canned goods of every kind, fresh local honey and sorghum along with kitchen gadgets and cookbooks. Make Hillcrest Orchard's "Apple Pickin' Jubilee" your family tradition for great fun on the farm.
Festival hours: 9:00-6:00 Saturday & Sunday
Pig race hours: 12:30...2:30...4:30
Cow milking hours: 11:00 til 5:00 with short breaks for the cow
Entertainers hours: Afternoon
$7.00 per person general admission
$3.00 per person petting farm additional
additional fees for bungee jump & pony rides
9696 Highway 52 East
Ellijay GA 30536
Highway 400 north to highway 53 west through Dawsonville and turn right onto highway 183, go about 10 miles and turn left onto highway 52 west. Hillcrest is 12 miles on left. OR: Highway 575 north to Ellijay, to highway 52 exit, turn right and go to bottom of hill and turn left onto highway 52 east. Hillcrest is 9 miles on right.
Apple Pickin' Jubilee
Janice Hale
9696 Highway 52 East
Ellijay GA 30536
Phone 706-273-9494
Fax 706-273-3888
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