The Jasper Merchants Association provides many different events for the community of Pickens County and its surrounding cities. The city of Jasper and it’s Main Street is the site of many wonderful types of FREE events that the Jasper Merchants Association bring to the community.
Each Spring, we host the Annual Pickens County Easter Egg Hunt, which is FREE to all of the children of Pickens County under the age of 12 and is hosted at Lee Newton Park in Jasper, Georgia.
The month of October has the Boo-Who Scarecrow Contest, where local merchants and organizations construct scarecrows to and place them along Main Street in Downtown Jasper for the entire month of October. These are voted on by the public and awards are presented to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in two categories.
The first full weekend in October brings the Annual Georgia Marble Festival to Jasper. The JMA has hosted the downtown area with even more vendors. There is a trolley to ride between the main festival area and downtown, as well as to and from parking areas.
Trick or Treat on Main Street brings out all the kids in Halloween Costumes from the hours of 5 to 7pm along Main Street as Businesses and Organizations hand out candy to thousands of children in the community.
The end of each year sees the favorite event of all, among young and old alike, The Night of Lights – Parade of Lights Christmas Event. The 1st Saturday of December brings out our Christmas Spirit as we celebrate the beginning of the Holidays with Live Entertainment, Christmas themed vendors, Pictures with Santa Claus, the lighting of the community Christmas Tree, and ending with the Lighted Christmas Parade that sends Santa Claus on his way back to the North Pole.
Party on Main – New Year’s Eve is a free, fun, family-friendly event on Main Street in downtown Jasper. We provide a live DJ who plays all the fun party favorites, games, dancing, food and drink vendors, and a ball drop at midnight. We also have a raffle where you can win a great prize! The past two years it has been a TV.
To find out what we have planned for the citizens of Pickens County and the cities of Jasper, Talking Rock, Tate, Marble Hill, Bent Tree, Big Canoe, Hinton, and Nelson, Check out our Events Calendar page and come out and enjoy the FREE Fun Family Friendly Entertainment brought to you by the Jasper Merchants Association.