• "Great American Main Street Award® Winner"
    - National Main Street Center, Inc. 2016
  • "The South's Best Small Towns 2017"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2017
  • "4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
    - USA Today Travel 2014

  • "4th Best Underground Attraction"
    - USA Today 2016 - Consolidated Gold Mine
  • "Best Wine Town Runner Up, Southern Dream Towns"
    - Garden & Gun Magazine 2012
  • "10th Best Historic Small Town"
    - USA Today 2016
  • "10th Best Course You Can Play in Georgia - Achasta"
    - Golfweek Magazine
  • "Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2012
  • "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
  • "Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849

Dahlonega Arts & Wine Festival

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Name: Dahlonega Arts & Wine Festival
Date: May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Trip Builder: View Trip
Event Description:
Chestatee Artists presents the 3rd Dahlonega Arts & Wine Festival, May 19 & 20, 2018.  This exciting event features quality arts and crafts, fine local and regional wines, and amazing music by jazz performers.  The festival centers around historic downtown Dahlonega and Hancock Park.  Art patrons will have choices of juried art works and crafts from 60 or more artists/crafters.  Wine lovers will be able to sample wines from many participating wineries by purchasing tasting tickets, or wine by the glass, or by the bottle.  The Wine Garden is located next to Hancock Park where fantastic music performances will take place on the Pavilion for the enjoyment of all. Visitors can enjoy the festival and stay for the weekend to take in many other attractions in Dahlonega-Lumpkin County.
Downtown Dahlonega and Hancock Park
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, May 19, 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday, May 20, 10 am to 5 pm
Contact Information:
Letty Rayneri, Festival Chair
There is no admission cost for the Festival.  Wine tasters can purchase 16 tastings and receive a commemorative wine glass for $30, or purchase a glass of wine for $8.00.  Wine bottle prices will vary by brand.
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