• "Great American Main Street Award® Winner"
    - National Main Street Center, Inc. 2016
  • "The South's Best Small Towns 2017"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2017
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    - Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015

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  • "Georgia's Premier Sports Cycling Community"
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    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849

Lighting of the Downtown Square & Christmas Tree

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Name: Lighting of the Downtown Square & Christmas Tree
Date: November 23, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Trip Builder: View Trip
Event Description:
  • Enjoy family activities and strolling entertainers throughout the square leading up to the magical moment of historic Downtown Dahlonega being lit up from 4:30-8:30pm
  • Performances on the plaza stage begin at 4:30pm
  • Children's Ornament Tree, 5-6pm
  • Visit with Santa on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 5-8pm
  • Lighting of Downtown Square and Christmas Tree, 6pm
  • Dahlonega/Lumpkin County 2018 Christmas Ornament unveiled at 6pm. (Proceeds to benefit Community Helping Place of Dahlonega. Limited edition of 600 ornaments for sale!)
  • Extended Downtown Merchant Shopping Hours, until 8pm
Location:
Historic Dahlonega Square
Date/Time Information:
  • Family Activities and Strolling Entertainers 4:30-8:30pm
  • Performances on the Plaza stage 4:30pm
  • Children's Ornament Tree, 5-6pm
  • Visit with Santa on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 5-8pm
  • Lighting of Downtown Square and Christmas Tree, 6pm
  • Dahlonega/Lumpkin County 2018 Christmas Ornament unveiled at 6pm.
  • Extended Downtown Merchant Shopping Hours, until 8pm
Contact Information:
Angelia Wilson (706) 892-9741
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