• "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

Friday, February 08, 2019
Horn Photography & Design and Etowah Meadery have teamed up to offer a 2 day beginners class on using your DSLR Camera. This event is called Sips + Pics! It is a class that will get you using and enjoying your camera while sipping on a complimentary flight of handcrafted mead made by master mead maker, Blair Housley. Brandon & Michelle Horn, local Professional Wedding + Lifestyle Photographers ...read more
Categories: Community News, Member News, Tourism News
Friday, February 01, 2019
The Dahlonega Literary Festival (DLF) returns March 1-2, 2019 -- kicking off  Friday night with a Songwriters Café featuring local singer-songwriters as well as Ray Atkins, author of Set List, a novel and ending with a headliner event by renown writer Rebecca Wells Saturday afternoon. In between are panel discussions, individual presentations, workshops, book signing and more that will delight ...read more
Categories: Community News, Tourism News, Recently Featured
Friday, January 18, 2019
Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm Location: Kaya Vineyard & Winery, 5400 Town Creek Road, Dahlonega, GABrides, newly engaged brides, Kaya Brides and fiancés are welcome to enjoy Hor-d’oeuvres, Canapes and Wine Tasting at Kaya’s third annual Bridal Showcase. Reception is from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Guests are welcome to engage and shop amongst the food stations and signature drink ...read more
Categories: Tourism News, Community News
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019Time: 11:00am-5:00pm Location: Kaya Vineyard & Winery, 5400 Town Creek Road, Dahlonega, GA     Jeep owners, Jeep lovers, families, and dogs are welcome to enjoy live music, great food, and unique Jeeps at Kaya’s third annual jeep show. Guests are welcome to shop from specialty vendors, participate in contests and raffles, and explore Kaya’s vineyard through our Jeep ...read more
Categories: Community News, Tourism News
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Chestatee Artists presents the 4th Dahlonega Arts & Wine Festival, May 18 & 19, 2019. The festival will feature high quality arts & crafts, live jazz performances, and a Wine Garden with fine local and regional wines. As in the past, the festival will be located around the historic downtown and in the adjacent Hancock Park.   Chestatee Artists is a non-profit organization. The festival is the ...read more
Categories: Member News, Community News, Tourism News
Friday, December 14, 2018
Dahlonega, GA, December 14, 2018 – The Dahlonega Science Council, an organization dedicated to bringing science-oriented events to the local community, announced today that the 2nd Annual Dahlonega Science Festival will take place on the weekend of March 1 – 3, 2019.  The festival will feature science-themed events that are open and free to the public.    Example events include:   talks and ...read more
Categories: Community News, Member News, Tourism News

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