Festivals & Events

May10

Fun for the Family -- Movies Under the Stars

Written by // Kristyn Iodice Categories // Festivals & Events

Fun for the Family -- Movies Under the Stars

Looking for something fun to do on a Friday night? This summer, Dahlonega is inviting families and friends to the 6th Annual Movies Under The Stars series, presented by Chestatee Regional Hospital.

Apr13

Humans of Dahlonega … Bear on the Square Founder, Glenda Pender

Written by // Adair Kucera Categories // Festivals & Events

Humans of Dahlonega … Bear on the Square Founder, Glenda Pender

Back in 1996, a bear came waltzing through the Historic Public Square in downtown Dahlonega with her two cubs. Everyone on the square dropped their responsibilities to come and see. The cooks at Crimson Moon dropped their spoons from making a boiling pot of soup. The massage therapists left their patients on the tables. All to come and see this family of bears. One of the cubs climbed up the now-famous tree in front of Brad Walker's pottery studio, and we eventually had people come out and move the three bears to safety away from the town. This was the biggest ordeal Dahlonega had seen in a while!

Apr05

20 Reasons to Attend the 20th Annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival

Written by // Kristyn Iodice Categories // Festivals & Events

20 Reasons to Attend the 20th Annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival

Come join us in Downtown Dahlonega for the 20th annual celebration of Southern Appalachian music, art and folklore at Bear on the Square Mountain Festival on April 16-17. This lively festival, spawned from the local legend of a bear cub that took refuge in the sycamore tree in front of Brad Walker’s Pottery, is a favorite for visitors and locals alike. There is no other festival quite like Bear on the Square, and we hope these 20 reasons to attend will show you why.

Mar16

Get Into Plenty of St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans

Written by // Kristyn Iodice Categories // Festivals & Events

Get Into Plenty of St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans

It is that cherished time of year again, filled with green beer, good friends, and plenty of Irish spirit! In Dahlonega, Shenanigans Restaurant & Irish Pub is your place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all day long! Locals and visitors will fill the patio and bar of this local hot spot for a full day of live music, festive drinks, and Irish culinary favorites.

Mar02

Calling All Bookworms!

Categories // Festivals & Events

Calling All Bookworms!

The Dahlonega Literary Festival is right around the corner, and we cannot wait to celebrate the written word with fellow book lovers. Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13 for a full weekend of literary entertainment! Believe it or not, you can enjoy all of the festival events for free!

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