Butternut Creek Festival

490 Meeks Park Road
Blairsville, GA 30512


The Butternut Creek Festival is one of the finest juried arts and crafts shows in the southeast. The two day festival showcases the work of 65 artists and craftsmen in categories from basketry, fine art, fabric art, and decorative painting, to glass, jewelry, metal working, photography, pottery, scrimshaw, and woodturning. Held annually at Meeks Park in Blairsville, Georgia, you don't want to miss it!


-A two day family-oriented fine craft and art show in Meeks Park. Featuring great musical entertainment,  live art demonstrations and plenty of good food.

-An opportunity for local artists and craftsmen to sell and share their works with the general public in a pleasant and inviting setting.

-An event where all applicants are juried, limiting participation to 65-70 of the best to ensure quality and diversity.

-An opportunity to bring between 10,000 - 14,000 visitors to our community each year, resulting in increased business opportunities. Over 35% of festival visitors come from outside the local area.

-A partnership between High Country Artisans, Inc. and the Union County Recreation Department, Afterschool & Summer Youth Programs, the Union County Senior Center and the Union County Library.

-An opportunity for local non-profit organizations, through reduced exhibitor space fees, to educate and gain support from their local community.

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