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  • "23rd Best Small City in America"
    - Charles Anderson's In Search of Eden
  • "10th Best Course You Can Play in Georgia - Achasta"
    - Golfweek Magazine
  • "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
  • "Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2012
  • "Best Wine Town Runner Up, Southern Dream Towns"
    - Garden & Gun Magazine 2012
  • "Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849
  • "23rd Best Small City in America"
    - Charles Anderson's In Search of Eden
  • "10th Best Course You Can Play in Georgia - Achasta"
    - Golfweek Magazine
  • "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
  • "Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2012
  • "Best Wine Town Runner Up, Southern Dream Towns"
    - Garden & Gun Magazine 2012
  • "Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849

Festivals

Festivals are an integral part of Dahlonega's rich heritage and are a superb way to take in the outdoor beauty of the area. From the Dahlonega Trail Fest in March to the Old Fashioned Christmas celebration in December, more than a dozen fun-filled festivals are held throughout the year.

Events Calendar - Festivals

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Saturday Apr 26, 2014 - Sunday Apr 27, 2014
The 18th annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival , an incredible weekend of music and art held each spring in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains, will be April 26th-27th, 2014. Old time and blue grass music will fill the Historic Public Square in Dahlonega, GA. Jamming goes on day and night around the square while other local, regional, and national musicians take the stage all day Saturday and Sunday. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Saturday Apr 26, 2014 - Sunday Apr 27, 2014
The 18th annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival , an incredible weekend of music and art held each spring in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains, will be April 26th-27th, 2014. Old time and blue grass music will fill the Historic Public Square in Dahlonega, GA. Jamming goes on day and night around the square while other local, regional, and national musicians take the stage all day Saturday and Sunday. A juried artist's marketplace features traditional mountain art and crafts. Extensive music workshops, a Sunday morning Gospel Jam, a street dance, a live auction, children's activities, a heritage center demonstrating mountain traditions, and of course, food, complete the offerings, making Bear on the Square the perfect outing for the whole family. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Saturday Apr 26, 2014
US ARMY MOUNTAIN RANGER CAMP FRANK D. MERRILL WELCOMES YOU TO THEIR ANNUAL 5TH RANGER TRAINING BATTALION ''RANGER OPEN HOUSE''! April 26, 2014 / 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Featuiring a fun, family day of Military Weapons and Equipment Displays, a Military Mountaineering Demonstration, Live Venomous Snake Display, Airborne Operation Demonstration *Weather Dependent, Air Assault Demonstration *Weather Dependent, Hand to Hand Combat Demonstration, and much more... with Ranger Memorabilia and Refreshments Available for Purchase ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday May 2, 2014
Enjoy a thrilling six month schedule of outdoor concerts in Dahlonega's beautiful Hancock Park. 2014 season kicks off May 2 with Rick Harris & Friends. 2014 Schedule May 2 - Rick Harris & Friends June 6 - Two Bands in One Evening - Yahoola & Bluebilly Grit July 4 - Radford Windham & Step Back Cadillac August 1 - Kurt Thomas Band September 5 - Two Bands in One Evening - Fools Gold of Dahlonega & Ugly Cousin October 3 - Coal Mountain Band ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Friday May 9, 2014
Looking for something fun to do when school is out? This summer, Dahlonega is inviting families and friends to the 4th Annual Movies Under The Stars series, Presented by Chestatee Regional Hospital. Beginning on Friday, May 9th, 2014, enjoy summer evenings in Hancock Park in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, while soaking in family favorites on a 23-foot screen. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Saturday May 17, 2014 - Sunday May 18, 2014
The Dahlonega Arts Council proudly presents the 2014 Mountain Flower Art Festival, a juried art and quality crafts festival in historic downtown Dahlonega, taking place on May 17th & 18th, 2014. Come out and enjoy over 70 artists of all varieties and even watch some of them as they create their art on the spot. From pottery to two dimensional art to photography, we have something for everyone. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Sunday Jun 1, 2014
Every Weekend in June at Three Sisters - Festival Celebrates 13th Year in 2014 - Starting June 1st and continuing every Saturday and Sunday for the month of June, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery will present the GEORGIA WINE COUNTRY FESTIVAL at the Lumpkin County vineyard. Dahlonega's Original Wine Festival returns for the 13th Year in 2014 with FREE General Admission. A Wine Garden featuring guest Georgia Wineries from around the state will be presented for a fee inside the festival. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Wine Events
Friday Jun 6, 2014
Enjoy a thrilling six month schedule of outdoor concerts in Dahlonega's beautiful Hancock Park. 2014 season kicks off May 2 with Rick Harris & Friends. 2014 Schedule May 2 - Rick Harris & Friends June 6 - Two Bands in One Evening - Yahoola & Bluebilly Grit July 4 - Radford Windham & Step Back Cadillac August 1 - Kurt Thomas Band September 5 - Two Bands in One Evening - Fools Gold of Dahlonega & Ugly Cousin October 3 - Coal Mountain Band ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Saturday Jun 7, 2014 - Sunday Jun 8, 2014
Every Weekend in June at Three Sisters - Festival Celebrates 13th Year in 2014 - Starting June 1st and continuing every Saturday and Sunday for the month of June, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery will present the GEORGIA WINE COUNTRY FESTIVAL at the Lumpkin County vineyard. Dahlonega's Original Wine Festival returns for the 13th Year in 2014 with FREE General Admission. A Wine Garden featuring guest Georgia Wineries from around the state will be presented for a fee inside the festival. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Wine Events
Friday Jun 13, 2014
Looking for something fun to do when school is out? This summer, Dahlonega is inviting families and friends to the 4th Annual Movies Under The Stars series, Presented by Chestatee Regional Hospital. Beginning on Friday, May 9th, 2014, enjoy summer evenings in Hancock Park in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, while soaking in family favorites on a 23-foot screen. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Saturday Jun 14, 2014 - Sunday Jun 15, 2014
Every Weekend in June at Three Sisters - Festival Celebrates 13th Year in 2014 - Starting June 1st and continuing every Saturday and Sunday for the month of June, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery will present the GEORGIA WINE COUNTRY FESTIVAL at the Lumpkin County vineyard. Dahlonega's Original Wine Festival returns for the 13th Year in 2014 with FREE General Admission. A Wine Garden featuring guest Georgia Wineries from around the state will be presented for a fee inside the festival. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Wine Events
Saturday Jun 21, 2014 - Sunday Jun 22, 2014
Every Weekend in June at Three Sisters - Festival Celebrates 13th Year in 2014 - Starting June 1st and continuing every Saturday and Sunday for the month of June, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery will present the GEORGIA WINE COUNTRY FESTIVAL at the Lumpkin County vineyard. Dahlonega's Original Wine Festival returns for the 13th Year in 2014 with FREE General Admission. A Wine Garden featuring guest Georgia Wineries from around the state will be presented for a fee inside the festival. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Wine Events
Saturday Jun 28, 2014 - Sunday Jun 29, 2014
Every Weekend in June at Three Sisters - Festival Celebrates 13th Year in 2014 - Starting June 1st and continuing every Saturday and Sunday for the month of June, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery will present the GEORGIA WINE COUNTRY FESTIVAL at the Lumpkin County vineyard. Dahlonega's Original Wine Festival returns for the 13th Year in 2014 with FREE General Admission. A Wine Garden featuring guest Georgia Wineries from around the state will be presented for a fee inside the festival. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Wine Events
Friday Jul 4, 2014
Join friends and family for the 4th Annual Dahlonega Firecracker 5K / 10K on the morning of the 4th of July! Bring the entire family to cheer you on, or let them participate too. There's a 10K, 5K, and a Fun Run for the kids. Plan to stay for the full Family Fun Day Festivities, Independence Day Parade, Fireworks, and much more! ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday Jul 4, 2014
Friday, July 4th , one of the most popular car show events will take place at the Lumpkin County Library on EAST Main Street just 3 blocks off the historic downtown square featuring over 150 Show Cars, Customs, Hot Rods and newer Special Interest vehicles ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday Jul 4, 2014
Enjoy a thrilling six month schedule of outdoor concerts in Dahlonega's beautiful Hancock Park. 2014 season kicks off May 2 with Rick Harris & Friends. 2014 Schedule May 2 - Rick Harris & Friends June 6 - Two Bands in One Evening - Yahoola & Bluebilly Grit July 4 - Radford Windham & Step Back Cadillac August 1 - Kurt Thomas Band September 5 - Two Bands in One Evening - Fools Gold of Dahlonega & Ugly Cousin October 3 - Coal Mountain Band ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Friday Jul 11, 2014
Looking for something fun to do when school is out? This summer, Dahlonega is inviting families and friends to the 4th Annual Movies Under The Stars series, Presented by Chestatee Regional Hospital. Beginning on Friday, May 9th, 2014, enjoy summer evenings in Hancock Park in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, while soaking in family favorites on a 23-foot screen. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday Aug 1, 2014
Enjoy a thrilling six month schedule of outdoor concerts in Dahlonega's beautiful Hancock Park. 2014 season kicks off May 2 with Rick Harris & Friends. 2014 Schedule May 2 - Rick Harris & Friends June 6 - Two Bands in One Evening - Yahoola & Bluebilly Grit July 4 - Radford Windham & Step Back Cadillac August 1 - Kurt Thomas Band September 5 - Two Bands in One Evening - Fools Gold of Dahlonega & Ugly Cousin October 3 - Coal Mountain Band ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Friday Aug 8, 2014
Looking for something fun to do when school is out? This summer, Dahlonega is inviting families and friends to the 4th Annual Movies Under The Stars series, Presented by Chestatee Regional Hospital. Beginning on Friday, May 9th, 2014, enjoy summer evenings in Hancock Park in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, while soaking in family favorites on a 23-foot screen. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday Sep 5, 2014
Enjoy a thrilling six month schedule of outdoor concerts in Dahlonega's beautiful Hancock Park. 2014 season kicks off May 2 with Rick Harris & Friends. 2014 Schedule May 2 - Rick Harris & Friends June 6 - Two Bands in One Evening - Yahoola & Bluebilly Grit July 4 - Radford Windham & Step Back Cadillac August 1 - Kurt Thomas Band September 5 - Two Bands in One Evening - Fools Gold of Dahlonega & Ugly Cousin October 3 - Coal Mountain Band ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Sunday Sep 28, 2014
Coming on September 28, 2014 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. 3,000 friends. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday Oct 3, 2014
Enjoy a thrilling six month schedule of outdoor concerts in Dahlonega's beautiful Hancock Park. 2014 season kicks off May 2 with Rick Harris & Friends. 2014 Schedule May 2 - Rick Harris & Friends June 6 - Two Bands in One Evening - Yahoola & Bluebilly Grit July 4 - Radford Windham & Step Back Cadillac August 1 - Kurt Thomas Band September 5 - Two Bands in One Evening - Fools Gold of Dahlonega & Ugly Cousin October 3 - Coal Mountain Band ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Saturday Oct 18, 2014 - Sunday Oct 19, 2014
Gold Rush Days are held the third weekend in October (the 18th and 19th for 2014), when thousands come to see fall colors peaking and celebrate Dahlonega's 1828 discovery of gold. Over 300 art and craft exhibitors gather around the Public Square and Historic District in support of this annual event, and it is estimated that a crowd of over 200,000 visit over the weekend to join in the fun and excitement! ... read more
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