• Crowd2
  • Rodeo2
  • Six Gap
  • Trail Fest
  • Bear
logo
logo-m
  • "23rd Best Small City in America"
    - Charles Anderson's In Search of Eden
  • "4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
    - USA Today Travel 2014

  • "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
  • "4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
    - USA Today Travel 2014

  • "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

Results Found: 6 View Full Calendar
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
Saturday Sep 6, 2014
The highlight of this 50th anniversary year is a festival celebration on Saturday, September 6 in Hancock Park, Dahlonega. ?Inspiring Stewardship: A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act? will be a multi-faceted event with speakers, demonstrations, hikes, kids activities, music, food, vendors, and much more. This event is free and open to the public from 10 am to 4 pm. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Education & Classes, Live Music
Friday Sep 12, 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
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
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
 

Upcoming Events

 

VIEW ALL EVENTS | SUBMIT AN EVENT

Request Visitors Guide

Discover Gold Button

Arts and Music Button

Wine Country Button

Adventure Button

Sign Up For Our Newsletter:

Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau  |  13 South Park Street  |  Dahlonega, GA 30533  |  (706) 864-3513 or (800) 231-5543