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  • "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
  • "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

News for Tourism News

Monday, March 27, 2017
The Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau invites all of our local businesses to support the effort of promoting local businesses by participating in our THINK LOCAL, SHOP LOCAL, BUY LOCAL FIRST marketing campaign. For the fee of $50, local businesses are able to showcase their business name, address, phone number, website and Golden Ticket Hot Deals (if available). Advertising ...read more
Categories: Community News, Tourism News, Chamber News, Member News
Friday, March 24, 2017
Leadership Lumpkin (Class of 2017) is proud support a new community non-profit, South Enotah Child Advocacy Center ! The SECAC formed out of efforts of concerned citizens, law enforcement personnel, and child protective services professionals in Lumpkin and White counties who wanted to better serve children who have been the victims of abuse and to enhance efforts in both communities to prevent ...read more
Categories: Community News, Tourism News, Member News
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Dahlonega's Bear on the Square Mountain Festival has revealed a record high number of sponsors for its 21st annual festivities, which will be held around the town's Historic Public Square the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23. Richard Davidow, who chairs the Sponsor Opportunities program for the non-profit festival organization, said, "Having this number of sponsors sign on ...read more
Categories: Community News, Member News, Tourism News
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Ride Together 2017 Presented by Gold Rush Jeeps & GRJ Offroad March 25 th Ballground, GA 1000 Acres of Private Land, Location TBA EVITE: http://evite.me/1zh9SdNw9u Come celebrate our 2 year anniversary! Last year we had the honor of having over 200 of you come out and we would love for you to join us again. Meet us at the Gold Rush Jeeps dealership at 10:00 AM for burgers, giveaways and jeep ...read more
Categories: Community News, Member News, Tourism News
Friday, February 24, 2017
The Six Gap Century & Three Gap Fifty is known for being the toughest ride and having the steepest climbs in the southeast. Thousands of cyclists return year after year to test their abilities and conquer the gaps. This is your opportunity to get in front of them! We offer sponsorship opportunities at a variety of levels to fit your company's marketing goals. Secure your spot early to ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Community News, Member News, Tourism News
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Big Canoe/North Georgia Friendship Force to Host Young Professionals From Republic of Georgia March 31 – April 8, 2017 The Open World Leadership Center, an arm of the U.S. Congress, will be sending a delegation of five young professionals plus a facilitator and translator to north Georgia to be hosted by the Big Canoe/North Georgia Friendship Force to study Entrepreneurship in Small and ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Tourism News, Community News
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Bear On The Square Mountain Festival has announced a new special event for its 2017 festival lineup, the Moonlight Jam, sponsored by Jekyll Brewing Company of Alpharetta, Ga. The Moonlight Jam will take place on Saturday evening, April 22, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the MainStage festival tent. Like other Bear on the Square events, there will be no charge for admission. Ralph Taylor, Bear MainStage ...read more
Categories: Community News, Tourism News, Member News
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
More than 500 “I Do” wedding vows are exchanged each year in Dahlonega-Lumpkin County, and each one is as varied and diverse as the brides, grooms and the weddings themselves. That’s because Dahlonega-Lumpkin County boasts multiple wedding venues with a wide choice of charming services and businesses that support these magical wedding events. Weddings are such an important event ...read more
Categories: Community News, Tourism News, Chamber News, Member News
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Customers can now explore downtown Dahlonega the way they experience everything else — via mobile! With over 80 retail shops, hotel establishments and restaurants along with coupons and events customers have all the information needed to plan and enjoy their time in downtown Dahlonega! The app provides instant access to Google maps, a service that helps customers navigate their way around ...read more
Categories: Member News, Community News, Chamber News, Tourism News
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Dahlonega's Bear on the Square Mountain Festival will move its 2017 event from the third weekend in April to the fourth weekend to avoid a conflict with Easter weekend next year. The 21st annual festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, 2017. Pre-festival events, including the beginning of jamming on the square and the Live and Silent Country Auction will occur on Friday, ...read more
Categories: Community News, Tourism News, Member News
 

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