Jasper is a city in Pickens County, Georgia, United States, with a population of 3,600 inhabitants. County's name comes from a Revolutionary War hero, named General Andrew Pickens. In Jasper are hosted many points of interest which draw the attention of all those who visit this place.
Big Canoe Golf Club, Creek House in Jasper is a 9-hole regulation length golf course. The area is large enough for family tournaments and for learning to play golf for the first time. Here anyone that wants to stay fit can take up golf lessons and will surely be an exciting experience. The area is grassy, filled with wonderful and huge trees, while the golf equipment is of high quality. The club is a great fun provider where families and friends can gather and spend a good time together.
The Big Canoe Fitness Centre and Swim Club represents one of the most visited spots in Jasper where people come to have fun, experience exciting adventures and to stay active during their vacation. All the necessary equipment they will need, can be rented and there are also trainers that can learn them wonderful and new things about these sports.
The Georgia Marble Festival takes place at the beginning of October, in Jasper. There are parades, arts and crafts areas, several children areas, varieties of food, entertainment and Business expo. During the festival, there will also be an old fashioned street dance. Participating in this event, means a lot of fun and entertainment. You can take all your friends with you and spend a wonderful day.
Jasper ArtFest is one of the most important cultural events in Jasper. It showcases many local and regional artworks and attracts numerous participants. There are also organized antique and unique model cars and trucks, so tourists will see a lot of interesting things in one place.
The Georgia Apple Festival is another nice event that is held in Jasper. It has more than 40 years old and takes place at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains. The participants will encounter many food booths, food varieties, many apples and hand-made items as well as activities specially designed for children.