Ball Ground

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Farms & Gardens

Ball Ground Botanical Gardens
Description

Enjoy this beautiful three-quarter acre garden on the grounds of City Hall featuring labeled sections of flowers, plants, trees and shrubs including a Native Garden, Daylily Walk, Children's Garden, Bog Garden, Japanese Garden and Butterfly Garden that is on the Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail. Hundreds of plants bloom from spring until fall including must-see roses, hydrangeas and azaleas.

Phone
770.735.2123
Business Tags
Address
215 Valley Street
Ball Ground, GA 30107
Ball Ground’s Farmer’s Market
Description

Outdoor market open every other Saturday 9am – 1pm, June to September.  Specializing in small local growers and creators.  Check website for additional pop-up events.

Business Tags
Address
Ball Ground Community Building
250 Civic Drive
Ball Ground, GA 30107
Gibbs Gardens
Description

There are over 3000 Japanese maples and 200 maple varieties at Gibbs Gardens.  These ornamental trees display beautiful color thoughout the Fall.  Check website to see color updates.

World class gardens on 356 acres with mature trees and rolling hills. The seamless integration of nature and artistic design provides a breathtaking canvas for three feature gardens including the nation’s largest Japanese Garden, over 20 million daffodils in the spring, and 140 varieties of water lilies from spring to fall. Enjoy concerts, special events, a cafe and gift store in a pristine setting with 24 ponds, 32 bridge crossings, 19 waterfalls, natural springs and artistically designed gardens. Open March-November with the look of the garden changing every two weeks. Rated as one of "The World's 10 Best Places to See Daffodils".

Phone
770.893.1880
Business Tags
Address
1987 Gibbs Drive
Ball Ground, GA 30107
Gibbs Gardens Twilight Concerts
Description

Live music returns to Gibbs Gardens in May, June, September, and the first two Saturdays in October. Featuring local and regional cover bands from the days of dance clubs, drive-ins, and prom nights.

Phone
770.893.1880
Business Tags
Address
1987 Gibbs Drive
Ball Ground, GA 30107

Entertainment & Movies

Cherokee Office of Economic Development
Description

Cherokee County is the backdrop to an increasing number of films, television shows, commercials, and music videos. Get the “Filmed in Cherokee” Mobile App that takes users on a behind-the-scenes tour of fan-favorite film locations with on-set photos, insider stories, and fun facts on location selection. Visit website for movie listings and more information.

Phone
770.345.0600
Address
One Innovation Way
Woodstock, GA 30188
Ball Ground City Park
Description

Adjacent to the railway in downtown Ball Ground, this wooded park features an entertainment venue for concerts and special events. Also available for lease for outdoor weddings and private events.

Phone
770.735.2123
Business Tags
Address
250 Civic Drive
Ball Ground, GA 30107
Feathers Edge Vineyards
Description

Enjoy locally sourced wines in the tasting room and live entertainment on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Visitors can also shop for fine American handmade crafts at the Wildcat on a Wing art gallery.

Winery, Tasting Room
Live Music, Closed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Phone
770.735.6923
Business Tags
Address
10061 Ball Ground Highway
Ball Ground, GA 30107
Gibbs Gardens Twilight Concerts
Description

Live music returns to Gibbs Gardens in May, June, September, and the first two Saturdays in October. Featuring local and regional cover bands from the days of dance clubs, drive-ins, and prom nights.

Phone
770.893.1880
Business Tags
Address
1987 Gibbs Drive
Ball Ground, GA 30107
Rock Solid Brewing Co.
Description

Micro-Brewery with 10 craft beers on tap and live music, special events and beers to go.
Open Wednesday thru Sunday, private party options available.

Thursdays, our customers may enjoy music bingo.  Saturdays enjoy live entertainment. Family-oriented and dog-friendly brewery.

 

Phone
617.913.0002
Business Tags
Address
345 Gilmer Ferry Road
Ball Ground, GA 30107

History, Heritage & Arts

A.W. Roberts House
Description

An example of the changing architecture in the South from the mid 19th to early 20th centuries, the original portion of this private home dates back to 1855. On the National Register of Historic Properties.  Private residence. No tours available.

Business Tags
Address
150 A.W. Roberts Drive
Ball Ground, GA 30107
Art of Living Ministries
Description

Multi-faceted arts ministry with classes, camps and gallery. Venue also available for retreats and special events.

Phone
770.479.6961
Business Tags
Address
1600 Howell Bridge Road
Ball Ground, GA 30107
Battle of Taliwa
Description

Marker noting the site of this major mid-1700’s Cherokee-Creek Indian battle is located downtown Ball Ground.

Business Tags
Address
Corner of Valley Street and Gilmer Ferry Road, on GA 372 at the railroad tracks.
Ball Ground, GA 30107
Trail of Tears Marker
Description

In May and June 1938, after being forced out of their homes at gunpoint by State and Federal armies, Cherokee Indians were marched under military guard along what is now Yellow Creek Road and Old Federal Road to internment camps in Tennessee.

Business Tags
Address
3-mile marked section in Ball Ground
Ball Ground, GA 30107

Cherokee County, GA

Cherokee County
Chamber of Commerce

3605 Marietta Highway
Canton, GA 30114

770.345.0400

tourism@cherokeechamber.com

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