• "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 Literary Festival

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Name: Dahlonega Literary Festival
Date: March 24, 2018 - March 25, 2018
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Event Description:
The 15th Dahlonega Literary Festival is March 24 & 25, 2018 in historic downtown Dahlonega, Georgia.  Over twenty major fiction and non-fiction authors are participating including Valerie Boyd, Vince Dooley, Joshilyn Jackson, Steve Oney, and Christopher Swann.  Authors of Historic Rural Churches of Georgia will be a headline event.  There will be panels, individual talks, workshops, special events and book signings. Over twenty regional authors will also be at the festival. Events are free and open to everyone. There is a charge –to be determined -- for “Lunch with the Authors.” For a complete list of authors and updates, visit www.literaryfestival.org.    
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