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  • "Great American Main Street Award® Winner"
    - National Main Street Center, Inc. 2016
  • "Smithsonian's 20 Best Small Towns to Visit"
    - Smithsonian Magazine 2016
  • "4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
    - USA Today Travel 2014

  • "4th Best Underground Attraction"
    - USA Today 2016 - Consolidated Gold Mine
  • "Best Wine Town Runner Up, Southern Dream Towns"
    - Garden & Gun Magazine 2012
  • "10th Best Historic Small Town"
    - USA Today 2016
  • "10th Best Course You Can Play in Georgia - Achasta"
    - Golfweek Magazine
  • "Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2012
  • "Wine Tasting Room Capital of Georgia"
    - Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015

  • "National Main Street City"
    - National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • "Official Appalachian Trail Community"
    - Appalachian Trail Conservancy 2010
  • "Georgia's Premier Sports Cycling Community"
    - Georgia General Assembly Resolution 2005
  • "Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849
  • "Great American Main Street Award® Winner"
    - National Main Street Center, Inc. 2016
  • "Smithsonian's 20 Best Small Towns to Visit"
    - Smithsonian Magazine 2016
  • "4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
    - USA Today Travel 2014

  • "4th Best Underground Attraction"
    - USA Today 2016 - Consolidated Gold Mine
  • "Best Wine Town Runner Up, Southern Dream Towns"
    - Garden & Gun Magazine 2012
  • "10th Best Historic Small Town"
    - USA Today 2016
  • "10th Best Course You Can Play in Georgia - Achasta"
    - Golfweek Magazine
  • "Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2012
  • "Wine Tasting Room Capital of Georgia"
    - Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015

  • "National Main Street City"
    - National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • "Official Appalachian Trail Community"
    - Appalachian Trail Conservancy 2010
  • "Georgia's Premier Sports Cycling Community"
    - Georgia General Assembly Resolution 2005
  • "Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849

Events Calendar - Festivals

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Saturday Oct 1, 2016
Join TLC Humane Society on October 1st from 11am-4pm at Hancock Park for our biggest fundraisier - Bark in the Park! This festival supports Lumpkin County's only no-kill, non-profit animal shelter. You'll find live music from Jessie Albright, Mark Stokes and the Hot Weather Band, food, raffles, vendors, pet adoptions and more! This event is fun for the whole family and leashed pets are welcome to attend. Get more information at www.tlchs.org. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Friday Oct 7, 2016
Mark your calendar for the first Friday May through October and make your plans to attend each event. Bring friends, family, and lawn chairs and enjoy the fun in downtown Dahlonega. All concerts are free to the public and begin at 6:30 PM. The concerts are held in Hancock Park. Arrive early, enjoy excellent downtown shopping, and pick up your picnic from any of downtown's popular restaurants. May 6 - Lumpkin County High School Concert Band & Jazz Ensemble June 3 - Chestatee River Ceili Band July 1 - 2 Band in 1 Night! Fool's Gold of Dahlonega Ugly Cousin August 5 - Kurt Thomas September 2 - Radford Windham & Step Back Cadillac October 7 - Rick Harris & Friends ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Saturday Oct 15, 2016 - Sunday Oct 16, 2016
Gold Rush Days are always held the third full weekend in October. It is a time for thousands to come and see fall colors peaking and celebrate Dahlonega?s 1828 discovery of gold. Over 300 art and craft exhibitors and food vendors gather around the Public Square and Historic District in support of this annual event. It is estimated that a crowd of over 200,000 visit over the weekend to join in the fun and excitement! ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Saturday Oct 29, 2016
Bring your kids dressed up and receive a FREE feed cup! Enjoy a scavenger hunt, wool jump, and hayride! There will be lots of goodies and prizes! ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Monday Oct 31, 2016
Ghosts, goblins, witches, wizards and more will be wandering the streets of Downtown Dahlonega on October 31st, 2016 at Trick-or-Treat Dahlonega. This event, brought to the community by the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Merchants, provides a safe environment for parents to bring children trick or treating during daylight hours. ... read more
Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday Nov 4, 2016 - Sunday Nov 6, 2016
Hemlock Fest: An Unparalleled Musical Experience ? HemlockFest offers an eclectic mix of rock, blues, folk, bluegrass and world music in a peaceful and beautiful setting. The eleventh annual HemlockFest offers another amazing array of some of the area?s most incredible talents. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Education & Classes, Live Music
Friday Nov 25, 2016 - Saturday Dec 31, 2016
Dahlonega's Old Fashioned Christmas is a month-long celebration held from November 25 through December 31, 2016, set in motion with the Lighting of the Square. A real home-town parade officially bringing Santa to town occurs the first Saturday in December. ... read more
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