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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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Thursday Aug 25, 2016
Dahlonega and Lumpkin County would like to welcome the students of the University of North Georgia to ''discover'' their new home town. We will have booths representing various local businesses and restaurants who will be offering a ''free taste-of'' to all students. Many downtown businesses will be open with special savings, deals, and prizes for just that evening. We will be there come rain or shine. Come and join us, we look forward to meeting all of you. ... read more
Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday Sep 2, 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
Friday Sep 9, 2016 - Sunday Sep 11, 2016
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Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Education & Classes, Live Music
Friday Sep 9, 2016 - Sunday Sep 11, 2016
Dahlonega Trail Fest celebrates the proximity of the Appalachian Trail to Dahlonega and the completion of southbound thru hikes. The festival features speakers, authors, equipment vendors, information booths, music, a beer and wine garden, trail films, workshops, a mountain bike course, boating instruction, and MORE! REI and Troncalli Subaru are major sponsors. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Education & Classes, Live Music
Saturday Sep 24, 2016 - Sunday Sep 25, 2016
Coming on September 25, 2016 and taking place in Georgia's Premier Cycling Venue, the Six Gap Century & Three Gap Fifty boasts many of the same roads and mountain climbs as the elite Tour de Georgia. Come ride the Ride of the Pros! The Six Gap Century's ultra challenging route takes you up and down six of the steepest climbs in the North Georgia Mountains. Test your stamina with more than 11,200 feet of vertical climbing over the 104 mile course. Elevations for the six gaps in this ride range from 1,400 feet to 3,460 feet. The toughest climb, Hogpen Gap, will test even the strongest riders, averaging a 7% grade for seven miles, with sections as steep as 15%. 100 miles. 11,200 vertical feet. 2,500 friends. ... read more
Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
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
 

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