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Apple Pickin' Jubilee
Saturday, September 10, 2016 to
Sunday, October 30, 2016

U-pic apples, wagon rides, milk a cow, pig races, pet farm, jumping pillow, playground, food, entertainers, museums, pony rides, mini golf, apple tree maze

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

Estimated Attendees: 20000
Number of years festival in existence: 21

How many food vendors do you expect?: 2     Accepting food vendor applications?: No
How many non-food vendors do you expect: 3     Accepting non-food vendor applications?: No

9696 Highway 52 East
Ellijay, GA, 30536

Janice Hale, Phone 706-273-9494
eMail applelan@ellijay.com

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