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    - USA Today Travel 2014

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    - USA Today 2016 - Consolidated Gold Mine
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    - Southern Living Magazine 2012
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    - Georgia General Assembly Resolution 2005
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    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849
  • "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 Downtown Development Authority

  • Economic Development Authority
465 Riley Rd.
Dahlonega, GA 30533
(706) 864-6133
(706) 864-4837 (fax)
  • About

    SHOP! DINE! LIVE! STAY! Historic Downtown Dahlonega, a Georgia Main Street City. Enjoy history, charm, and 100 businesses featuring unique gifts, food, fun, and essentials!

  • Member Events

    Tuesday Aug 22, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park . ...read more
    Saturday Aug 26, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park. ...read more
    Saturday Aug 26, 2017
    Listeners and musicians alike enjoy the acoustic bluegrass and old time string music at the Dahlonega Appalachian Jam. The Jam gives traditional mountain music players the chance to get together and celebrate the kind of music that has been performed in the Appalachian Mountains for generations. Visitors enjoy an afternoon and evening (even a few days) of fun with downtown Dahlonega's extensive dining opportunities and linger for some great shopping at the 65 retail stores in the downtown area. The 2017 Jam will be from May 6th-October 14th on the Gold Museum Lawn. See y'all there! ...read more
    Tuesday Aug 29, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park . ...read more
    Friday Sep 1, 2017
    Join us at 6:30 PM in Hancock Park as Radford Windham & Step Back CAdillac take the stage! 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
    Saturday Sep 2, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park. ...read more
    Saturday Sep 2, 2017
    Listeners and musicians alike enjoy the acoustic bluegrass and old time string music at the Dahlonega Appalachian Jam. The Jam gives traditional mountain music players the chance to get together and celebrate the kind of music that has been performed in the Appalachian Mountains for generations. Visitors enjoy an afternoon and evening (even a few days) of fun with downtown Dahlonega's extensive dining opportunities and linger for some great shopping at the 65 retail stores in the downtown area. The 2017 Jam will be from May 6th-October 14th on the Gold Museum Lawn. See y'all there! ...read more
    Tuesday Sep 5, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park . ...read more
    Saturday Sep 9, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park. ...read more
    Saturday Sep 9, 2017
    Listeners and musicians alike enjoy the acoustic bluegrass and old time string music at the Dahlonega Appalachian Jam. The Jam gives traditional mountain music players the chance to get together and celebrate the kind of music that has been performed in the Appalachian Mountains for generations. Visitors enjoy an afternoon and evening (even a few days) of fun with downtown Dahlonega's extensive dining opportunities and linger for some great shopping at the 65 retail stores in the downtown area. The 2017 Jam will be from May 6th-October 14th on the Gold Museum Lawn. See y'all there! ...read more
    Tuesday Sep 12, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park . ...read more
    Saturday Sep 16, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park. ...read more
    Saturday Sep 16, 2017
    Listeners and musicians alike enjoy the acoustic bluegrass and old time string music at the Dahlonega Appalachian Jam. The Jam gives traditional mountain music players the chance to get together and celebrate the kind of music that has been performed in the Appalachian Mountains for generations. Visitors enjoy an afternoon and evening (even a few days) of fun with downtown Dahlonega's extensive dining opportunities and linger for some great shopping at the 65 retail stores in the downtown area. The 2017 Jam will be from May 6th-October 14th on the Gold Museum Lawn. See y'all there! ...read more
    Tuesday Sep 19, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park . ...read more
    Saturday Sep 23, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park. ...read more
    Saturday Sep 23, 2017
    Listeners and musicians alike enjoy the acoustic bluegrass and old time string music at the Dahlonega Appalachian Jam. The Jam gives traditional mountain music players the chance to get together and celebrate the kind of music that has been performed in the Appalachian Mountains for generations. Visitors enjoy an afternoon and evening (even a few days) of fun with downtown Dahlonega's extensive dining opportunities and linger for some great shopping at the 65 retail stores in the downtown area. The 2017 Jam will be from May 6th-October 14th on the Gold Museum Lawn. See y'all there! ...read more
    Tuesday Sep 26, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park . ...read more
    Saturday Sep 30, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park. ...read more
    Saturday Sep 30, 2017
    Listeners and musicians alike enjoy the acoustic bluegrass and old time string music at the Dahlonega Appalachian Jam. The Jam gives traditional mountain music players the chance to get together and celebrate the kind of music that has been performed in the Appalachian Mountains for generations. Visitors enjoy an afternoon and evening (even a few days) of fun with downtown Dahlonega's extensive dining opportunities and linger for some great shopping at the 65 retail stores in the downtown area. The 2017 Jam will be from May 6th-October 14th on the Gold Museum Lawn. See y'all there! ...read more
    Tuesday Oct 3, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park . ...read more
    Friday Oct 6, 2017
    Join us at 6:30 PM in Hancock Park as Fool's Gold of Dahlonega takes the stage! 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
    Saturday Oct 7, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park. ...read more
    Saturday Oct 7, 2017
    Listeners and musicians alike enjoy the acoustic bluegrass and old time string music at the Dahlonega Appalachian Jam. The Jam gives traditional mountain music players the chance to get together and celebrate the kind of music that has been performed in the Appalachian Mountains for generations. Visitors enjoy an afternoon and evening (even a few days) of fun with downtown Dahlonega's extensive dining opportunities and linger for some great shopping at the 65 retail stores in the downtown area. The 2017 Jam will be from May 6th-October 14th on the Gold Museum Lawn. See y'all there! ...read more
    Tuesday Oct 10, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park . ...read more
    Saturday Oct 14, 2017
    Going Shopping? Shop the Dahlonega Farmers Market first for fresh, local, and in season produce! Friendly faces as well as the finest quality vegetables, fruits, honeys, culinary herbs, decorative flowers, jams, jellies, garden seeds, and baked goods can be found at Dahlonega's Downtown Farmers Market. Rain or shine, all season long, over a dozen vendors bring their harvest into town for the pleasure of the folks who want to be sure their food comes from the ground around us. The market is open May 6th-October 14th, Saturdays 8am-1pm and Tuesdays 2pm-6pm in Hancock Park. ...read more
    Saturday Oct 14, 2017
    Listeners and musicians alike enjoy the acoustic bluegrass and old time string music at the Dahlonega Appalachian Jam. The Jam gives traditional mountain music players the chance to get together and celebrate the kind of music that has been performed in the Appalachian Mountains for generations. Visitors enjoy an afternoon and evening (even a few days) of fun with downtown Dahlonega's extensive dining opportunities and linger for some great shopping at the 65 retail stores in the downtown area. The 2017 Jam will be from May 6th-October 14th on the Gold Museum Lawn. See y'all there! ...read more
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