Celebrate the Fourth of July Family-Style in Dahlonega
4th of July Event Schedule
The annual 4th of July Celebration in Dahlonega returns with even more family fun this year on Wednesday, July 4th. An all-day celebration begins with the Dahlonega Firecracker 5k/10k and ends with the day’s most anticipated event, the firework diplsay over North Georgia College & State University’s campus. Below please find the schedule of events taking place throughout the downtown Dahlonega Square. For more information, please visit www.dahlonega.org.
7:00 a.m. – Dahlonega Firecracker 5k/10k
8:00 a.m. – Registration for TLC Pet Show in Hancock Park
10:00 a.m. – Community Service Corner in Downtown Dahlonega
10:00 a.m. (until 5:00 p.m.) – Gold City Classic Car Club Show at Courthouse Hill
10:00 a.m. (until 5:00 p.m.) – Kids Fun Zone in Hancock Park
12:00 p.m. – Patriotic Ceremony on the West Lawn of the Gold Museum. Immediately following the ceremony will be the Community Reading of US
Special Guest Speaker for Patriotic Ceremony
Michael D. Pyott (NGC'88)
Colonel, US Army
2:00 p.m. – Watermelon Eating Contest, sponsored by The Dahlonega Nugget, and hosted by the Boy Scouts in Hancock Park.
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Appalachian Jam session on the East Lawn of the Gold Museum
5:00 p.m. – Independence Day Parade in Downtown Dahlonega
This year's 4th of July Grand Marshall is Debbie Owens!
6:00 p.m. (until they run out) – Hot Dogs for Sale on North Georgia Drill Field
7:00 p.m. – Music and Entertainment on North Georgia Drill Field
At Dark – Spectacular Fireworks Display from the NGC&SU Campus