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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 Jun 3, 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 Jun 4, 2016
Starting June 4th 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 15th Year in 2016 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, Live Music, Wine Events
Sunday Jun 5, 2016
Starting June 4th 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 15th Year in 2016 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, Live Music, Wine Events
Saturday Jun 11, 2016
Starting June 4th 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 15th Year in 2016 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, Live Music, Wine Events
Sunday Jun 12, 2016
Starting June 4th 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 15th Year in 2016 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, Live Music, Wine Events
Friday Jun 17, 2016
Karen Peck and New River's Annual Homecoming. This year we're Celebrating 25 Years! Father's Day Weekend! ... read more
Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Live Music
Friday Jun 17, 2016
R-Ranch In The Mountains will host its 27th MOUNTAIN TOP RODEO, one of the largest gatherings in the region. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Saturday Jun 18, 2016
Starting June 4th 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 15th Year in 2016 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, Live Music, Wine Events
Saturday Jun 18, 2016
R-Ranch In The Mountains will host its 27th MOUNTAIN TOP RODEO, one of the largest gatherings in the region. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Sunday Jun 19, 2016
Starting June 4th 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 15th Year in 2016 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, Live Music, Wine Events
Sunday Jun 19, 2016
R-Ranch In The Mountains will host its 27th MOUNTAIN TOP RODEO, one of the largest gatherings in the region. ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Saturday Jun 25, 2016
Starting June 4th 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 15th Year in 2016 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, Live Music, Wine Events
Sunday Jun 26, 2016
Starting June 4th 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 15th Year in 2016 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, Live Music, Wine Events
Friday Jul 1, 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
Monday Jul 4, 2016
Looking for the perfect location to celebrate 4th of July with your family and friends? Pack up your lawn chairs and blankets and head on up to Dahlonega, only an hour's drive north of Atlanta, for a full day of exciting activities and events that the entire family will enjoy! ... read more
Categories: Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday Aug 5, 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 Aug 12, 2016
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 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
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
Monday Oct 31, 2016
Ghosts, goblins, witches, wizards and more will be wandering the streets of Downtown Dahlonega on October 31st, 2016 at Trick-or-Treat Dahlonega. This event, brought to the community by the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Merchants, provides a safe environment for parents to bring children trick or treating during daylight hours. ... read more
Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Community & Fundraisers, Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
Friday Nov 25, 2016 - Saturday Dec 31, 2016
Dahlonega's Old Fashioned Christmas is a month-long celebration held from November 25 through December 31, 2016, set in motion with the Lighting of the Square. A real home-town parade officially bringing Santa to town occurs the first Saturday in December. ... read more
Categories: Festivals, Arts, Culture & Recreation
 

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