Discover Dahlonega





Summer has arrived in Dahlonega! Have you planned your mountain getaway for this season yet? Embrace the outdoors and savor the sunshine while kayaking along the scenic Chestatee River or splashing into the waters of Dick’s Creek Falls.

If you’re up for a little adventure and don’t mind getting muddy, head to Iron Mountain Park for off-roading fun!

Mark your calendar for June 14th and gather your loved ones for a family fun evening in Hancock Park. Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy a free Main Street Movie!


Get ready for a Dahlonega Summer highlight with the return of the R-Ranch Rodeo in the mountains, celebrating its 35th year on June 7th and 8th! This thrilling two-day event showcases the best of the Rodeo Circuit, set against the backdrop of picturesque mountain views.

Prepare to be captivated by a lineup of exhilarating main events, including Bareback Bronc, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc, Barrel Racing, Ladies Break Away Roping, and Bull Riding.

Don’t miss out on the excitement! Round up a couple of friends and immerse yourself in the joyous atmosphere of this unforgettable rodeo experience.

Jimmy Breen Photography

Giddy Up!

Looking Ahead!

Dahlonega’s historic square will be bustling with activity on Thursday, July 4th, as the city hosts its annual Independence Day Celebration! Visitors and Locals will find a Firecracker 5k, Car Shows, Food Trucks, a Patriotic Parade, Live Music, and a Concert in Hancock Park.

The excitement doesn’t end there! At the end of the day on the 4th, bring your blankets, camp chairs, and friends and head to the University of North Georgia’s newly renovated drill field on campus. Pick a spot and watch the fireworks show when the sun goes down!

Reach out to the Recreation Center for Day & Seasonal Passes for Residents and Visitors.

Pine Tree Recreation Center is now OPEN!

We are so excited that the Pine Tree Recreation Center is officially open!

Splash into Summer at the water park! Complete with two waterslides, a splash zone, a lazy river, and an eight-lane competition-sized pool.

Love Pickleball? Grab a friend and a paddle and play at one of the 6 outdoor courts. Or play basketball in the indoor gymnasium!


Mountain Laurel Creek Inn & Spa

Barefoot Hills

27 on Park Hotel & Venue

Art in the Park

Hancock Park

June 1st

Songs of the South

The Holly Theater

June 1st

IL Mercato Di Montaluce – Farmer’s Market

Montaluce Restaurant & Winery

June 2nd

Pop Off! Live Improv Comedy

Canvas & Cork

June 7th

R-Ranch Rodeo


June 7th & 8th

First Friday Concert Series

Hancock Park

June 7th

Farmer’s Market

Hancock Park


Kimberly Morgan York

Canopy + the Roots

June 8th

Yoga in the Vines

Montaluce Winery & Restaurant

June 9th

Mondays on Main

Downtown Dahlonega

June 10th

Main Street Movies

Hancock Park

June 14th

Permanent Jewelry Party!

Naturally Georgia

June 14th

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Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Visitors Bureau  13 South Park Street  Dahlonega, GA 30533 US