"4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
- USA Today Travel 2014
"Wine Tasting Room Capital of Georgia"
- Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015
Site of the first major U.S. Gold Rush and the Heart of Georgia Wine Country, Dahlonega offers an authentic, mountain getaway only an hour north of Atlanta. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Dahlonega offers expansive mountain vistas, roaring waterfalls and bubbling streams, postcard-worthy wineries and an abundance of entertainment.
Whether your perfect day involves wading knee-deep in the river panning for gold, strolling through art galleries, shopping in one-of-a-kind boutiques, or sipping perfection expressed in Georgia wine, Dahlonega is guaranteed to please.
Experience historic tours and attractions, stroll our delightful Downtown -- listed on the Historic Register -- adventure through the Chattahoochee National Forest, and enjoy live music, theater and arts entertainment year-round at venues and seasonal festivals. When the sun goes down, rest your head at one of our relaxing lodging accommodations.
Plan your visit to award-winning Dahlonega today and discover why “It’s Pure Gold”.
Looking for the perfect location to celebrate 4th of July with your family and friends? Pack up your lawn chairs and blankets and head on up to Dahlonega, only an hour’s drive north of Atlanta, for a full day of exciting activities and events that the entire family will enjoy!
The fun-filled day will kick off with the Firecracker 5K followed by our famous 4th of July Parade. But, the family festivities don’t stop there! Hancock Park will be filled with tons of activities for everyone, including an All American Market, the Car Show presented by Dahlonega Car Club, a thrilling Adventure Zone presented by Windstream, for children and adults of all ages, and our famous fireworks display brought to you by the University of North Georgia and the Cottrell Foundation!
Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau | 13 South Park Street | Dahlonega, GA 30533 | (706) 864-3711 or (800) 231-5543