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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 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. Concerts start at 6:30 PM. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
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 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
Saturday Mar 12, 2016
The 12th Annual Dahlonega Literary Festival will occur March 12 & 13, 2016 in historic downtown Dahlonega, GA. This yearly celebration of books promises to delight anyone who is a lover of books and reading! Dahlonega Literary Festival past authors include Jackie K. Cooper, Delilah S. Dawson, Molly Harper, Kevin Hearne, Ann Hite, Man Martin, Frances Mayes, Cherie Priest, and many more. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
 

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