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  • "Top 25 Best Small Cities 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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "Top 25 Best Small Cities 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
  • "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
  • "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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Friday May 8, 2015
Looking for something fun to do when school is out? This summer, Dahlonega is inviting families and friends to the 5th Annual Movies Under The Stars series, Presented by Chestatee Regional Hospital. Beginning on Friday, May 8th, 2015, enjoy summer evenings in Hancock Park in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, while soaking in family favorites on a 23-foot screen. ... read more
Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Saturday May 9, 2015
We are excited to announce that Lt. Governor Casey Cagle's 1st Annual Be Healthy Dahlonega Festival: 5K & Family Fun Run in collaboration with the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau and Totally Running will be on Saturday, May 9th at the Dahlonega Town Square. This FREE fun-filled family day is the perfect way to promote healthy lifestyles to children and families alike. ... read more
Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Saturday May 9, 2015
A unique experience awaits you this spring if you are looking for an interesting outing and seeking creative art treasures. Take the Art Trail around downtown Dahlonega, Saturday, May 9, and see artists doing what they do best, creating art and fine crafts. Prior to the art demonstrations on Saturday morning, you can participate in the Be Healthy Dahlonega Festival that includes a free Family Fun Run and a chance for participants to earn money for their school, group, or team. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Saturday May 16, 2015 - Sunday May 17, 2015
Dahlonega's Mountain Flower Art Festival , coming to town on May 16-17, 2015, is a juried art and quality crafts festival. Weekend festivities include over 60 juried artists, quality craftspeople, local musicians and plant vendors. Visitors will be treated to quality art in an array of mediums including, painting, photography, pottery, jewelry, sculpture, woodworking, metal work, glass and more. Selected artists represent some of the finest, in their respective mediums, in the country, even creating their art on the spot. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday Jun 5, 2015
The Dahlonega Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Program hosts a thrilling six month schedule of outdoor concerts in Dahlonega's beautiful Hancock Park. This family friendly event is free to the public and is every first Friday May through October. Arrive early, enjoy excellent downtown shopping, and pick up your picnic from any of downtown's popular restaurants. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Saturday Jun 6, 2015 - Sunday Jun 7, 2015
(Dahlonega, GA) Starting June 6th 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 14th Year in 2015 with FREE General Admission. A Wine Garden featuring guest Georgia Wineries from around the state will be presented for a fee inside the festival. Past Participating Georgia Wineries during the month include, Boutier Winery, Chateau Elan, The Cottage Vineyards and Winery, Currahee VIneyards, The Georgia Winery, Mercier Orchards-Hard Pressed Cider, Three Sisters Vineyards and more. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music, Wine Events
Friday Jun 12, 2015
Looking for something fun to do when school is out? This summer, Dahlonega is inviting families and friends to the 5th Annual Movies Under The Stars series, Presented by Chestatee Regional Hospital. Enjoy summer evenings in Hancock Park in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, while soaking in family favorites on a 23-foot screen. ... read more
Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Saturday Jun 13, 2015 - Sunday Jun 14, 2015
(Dahlonega, GA) Starting June 6th 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 14th Year in 2015 with FREE General Admission. A Wine Garden featuring guest Georgia Wineries from around the state will be presented for a fee inside the festival. Past Participating Georgia Wineries during the month include, Boutier Winery, Chateau Elan, The Cottage Vineyards and Winery, Currahee VIneyards, The Georgia Winery, Mercier Orchards-Hard Pressed Cider, Three Sisters Vineyards and more. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music, Wine Events
Saturday Jun 20, 2015 - Sunday Jun 21, 2015
(Dahlonega, GA) Starting June 6th 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 14th Year in 2015 with FREE General Admission. A Wine Garden featuring guest Georgia Wineries from around the state will be presented for a fee inside the festival. Past Participating Georgia Wineries during the month include, Boutier Winery, Chateau Elan, The Cottage Vineyards and Winery, Currahee VIneyards, The Georgia Winery, Mercier Orchards-Hard Pressed Cider, Three Sisters Vineyards and more. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music, Wine Events
Saturday Jun 27, 2015 - Sunday Jun 28, 2015
(Dahlonega, GA) Starting June 6th 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 14th Year in 2015 with FREE General Admission. A Wine Garden featuring guest Georgia Wineries from around the state will be presented for a fee inside the festival. Past Participating Georgia Wineries during the month include, Boutier Winery, Chateau Elan, The Cottage Vineyards and Winery, Currahee VIneyards, The Georgia Winery, Mercier Orchards-Hard Pressed Cider, Three Sisters Vineyards and more. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music, Wine Events
Friday Jul 3, 2015
The Dahlonega Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Program hosts a thrilling six month schedule of outdoor concerts in Dahlonega's beautiful Hancock Park. This family friendly event is free to the public and is every first Friday May through October. Arrive early, enjoy excellent downtown shopping, and pick up your picnic from any of downtown's popular restaurants. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Saturday Jul 4, 2015
Join us on July 4, 2015 to celebrate Independence Day family-style in Dahlonega on the historic town square. The day is filled with fun activities, a fun 5k and 10k race, a Patriotic Ceremony on the lawn of the Gold Museum, a watermelon cutting by The Dahlonega Nugget, and musicians filling the square with diverse sounds of bluegrass, folk and country music. The Independence Day Parade through the historic square begins around 5pm and ends just in time to find a spot on the nearby drill field of the University of North Georgia to await the fireworks. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday Jul 10, 2015
Looking for something fun to do when school is out? This summer, Dahlonega is inviting families and friends to the 5th Annual Movies Under The Stars series, Presented by Chestatee Regional Hospital. Enjoy summer evenings in Hancock Park in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, while soaking in family favorites on a 23-foot screen. ... read more
Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday Aug 7, 2015
The Dahlonega Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Program hosts a thrilling six month schedule of outdoor concerts in Dahlonega's beautiful Hancock Park. This family friendly event is free to the public and is every first Friday May through October. Arrive early, enjoy excellent downtown shopping, and pick up your picnic from any of downtown's popular restaurants. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Friday Aug 14, 2015
Looking for something fun to do when school is out? This summer, Dahlonega is inviting families and friends to the 5th Annual Movies Under The Stars series, Presented by Chestatee Regional Hospital. Enjoy summer evenings in Hancock Park in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, while soaking in family favorites on a 23-foot screen. ... read more
Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Saturday Aug 22, 2015 - Sunday Aug 23, 2015
Join us August 22 & 23, 2015 for the 4th Annual Dahlonega Wine Trail event in the Heart of Georgia Wine Country, home of award-winning winemakers and the official ''Tasting Room Capital of Georgia''! The Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center, along with Dahlonega's five unique Wineries, will host the Dahlonega Wine Trail (DWT) weekend passport event. ... read more
Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Wine Events
Friday Sep 4, 2015
The Dahlonega Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Program hosts a thrilling six month schedule of outdoor concerts in Dahlonega's beautiful Hancock Park. This family friendly event is free to the public and is every first Friday May through October. Arrive early, enjoy excellent downtown shopping, and pick up your picnic from any of downtown's popular restaurants. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Saturday Sep 5, 2015
Grape Stomping Festival - Customer Appreciation Day! September 5th - Celebrating over 2 years, we will be raising our glasses for this great milestone, the amazing support, of our customers and fun times to come. Join in the ''Old World'' grape stomping tradition and other fun activities. Fees: No COVER Time: 12 - 6:00 pm ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Wine Events
Saturday Sep 26, 2015 - Sunday Sep 27, 2015
Coming on September 27, 2015 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: Chamber of Commerce, Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday Oct 2, 2015
The Dahlonega Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Program hosts a thrilling six month schedule of outdoor concerts in Dahlonega's beautiful Hancock Park. This family friendly event is free to the public and is every first Friday May through October. Arrive early, enjoy excellent downtown shopping, and pick up your picnic from any of downtown's popular restaurants. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Saturday Oct 17, 2015 - Sunday Oct 18, 2015
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! The Gold Rush Days Festival has been voted one of the Top 20 Events in the southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society. Join us in downtown Dahlonega on October 17-18, 2015 and you will see why! ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
 

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