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Hiawassee GA - 9th Annual Green Egg Festival at the Georgia Mtn Fairground

Green EggFest at Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Green Egg Festival

We are celebrating our 9th year at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds and we are excited for our largest Eggfest ever! Mark your calendar for May 17-18, 2019 and get your tickets soon! This beautiful venue is located along the shores of beautiful Lake Chatuge in the north Georgia mountain community of Hiawassee and is only two hours from Atlanta, Greenville, Asheville and Chattanooga.

Please see our schedule of events here. Schedule is subject to change, so please check back often as we add new events, classes and guests.

Chef tickets are on Sale at Georgia Mountain Fair

Taster tickets are available now! Sign up early so you don't miss out.

For the Non-Eggheads

An Eggfest is a gathering of Big Green Egg fans and experienced cooks from all across the country and Canada. The cooks will be showcasing their skills and talents and will be preparing their specialty recipes all day long. The non-cooks (tasters) are free to stroll through the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, sample and experience wonderful "Egged" food while talking to the cooks about their recipes and techniques.

What is an Eggfest?

An Eggfest is a gathering of Big Green Egg fans and experienced cooks from all across the country and Canada. The cooks will be showcasing their skills and talents and will be preparing their specialty recipes all day long. The non-cooks (tasters) are free to stroll through the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, sample and experience wonderful egged food while talking to the cooks about their recipes and techniques.

There will be some amazing food coming off the eggs all day long, so pace yourself! You'll soon learn why the Big Green Egg is the "Ultimate Cooking Experience". Hiawasssee, Georgia is home to many famous activities including the Georgia Mountain Fair, Fall Festival, conventions and much more. The area features two championship golf courses, hiking trails, Lake Chatuge, waterfalls, scenic tours and Rhododendron Gardens.

There will be several vendors displaying their product lines at the fest. This will be a good time to stock up on your favorite rubs and sauces, cooking equipment and gadgets as well as some new and unusual items.

Pre-Registration is suggested. Feel free to bring your own egg(s) if possible if you wish to avoid the possibility of sharing an egg for your cooking.

Tickets:

Cooks: $10.00 per ticket
Tasters: $30.00 per ticket
Children 12 and Under Free

Schedule of Events

Please note times and events are subject to change. Please check back soon.

Friday: May 17, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Meet & Greet and registration. Please bring a covered dish with enough for 6 people, or something you wish to cook on the egg. There will be 6 large eggs set up at the Meet & Greet along with charcoal and lighters for your use, plus several experienced cooks to assist you if needed.

Note: Beer and wine will be available for purchase this year at the eggfest.

Saturday: May 18, 2019
7:00-8:00 AM - Cooks sign in and setup

9:00 AM - Tasters sign in

9:00 AM - Let the Eggfest begin! The Georgia Mountain Eggfest begins with the traditional "Lighting of the Eggs". Food will be available all day. Just wander from egg to egg to sample foods and discuss recipes and techniques with the cooks. After the conclusion of the Eggfest, recipes from the cooks will be posted here for free download.

3:00 PM - Eggs are to be shut down to allow for sufficient cooling time.

3:30 PM - Drawing for prizes.

5:00 PM - Deadline for picking up demo eggs.

Free Classes:
11:00 AM - TBD
12:00 PM -TBD
1:00 PM -TBD

Demo Egg Ordering and Pickup
If you are interested in purchasing a Egg that has been gently used for one day with some significant savings, a demo egg is the way to go! All of our demo Egg packages are supplied by Hiawassee Hardware and can be pre-ordered by calling Brenda McKinney or the associates at Hiawassee Hardware at 706-896-3201. Please note, all sales are final and there are no refunds.

Each package will include: a Big Green Egg, Egg Nest, Tel-Tru External Temperature Gauge, Ceramic Damper Top, Dual Function Metal Top, and Stainless Steel Mesh Draft Door. If you wish to purchase additional Big Green Accessories, they will be available at a 10% discount with the purchase of an Egg.

Taking Your New Egg Home
All demo eggs will be ready for pick up after the last tasty bites are cooked. Please bring everything you need to secure your Egg in your vehicle and meet us at the front gate by 5:00 PM on May 18th, 2019. There will be staff members to help you load and secure your Egg for travel.

Limited Quantities**Note** This year we are offering two free taster tickets with each egg purchase ($60.00 value). Please contact us for options and additional pricing

May 18, 2019

Cost: see above copy for costs


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Location:

Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
1311 Music Hall Road
Hiawassee , GA 30546
USA

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Phone:706.896.4191
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