• "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-Lumpkin County Jaycees

  • Civic Organizations
Jaycees Drive
Dahlonega, GA 30533
We are strictly volunteers. Hours vary. E-mail is the preferred method of communication.
  • About

    Jaycees host Gold Rush Days, an arts and crafts festival held the third weekend in October each year. Money raised at this event allows us to assist local families in need and provide scholarships.

  • Member Events

    Saturday Oct 20, 2018
    Join us for the Annual Gold Rush Days Festival in downtown Dahlonega, hosted by The Dahlonega Jaycees on the Third full weekend in October. Festival Booths will open at 9am and close at 6pm both days. Unless otherwise noted. ...read more

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Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau  |  13 South Park Street  |  Dahlonega, GA 30533  |  (706) 864-3711 or (800) 231-5543.