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Dahlonega Gold Rush Days Festival

October 21, 2017 - October 22, 2017

Gold Rush Days are always held the third full weekend in October. It is a time for thousands to come and see fall colors peaking and celebrate Dahlonega’s 1828 discovery of gold.

Over 300 art and craft exhibitors and food vendors gather around the Public Square and Historic District in support of this annual event. It is estimated that a crowd of over 200,000 visit over the weekend to join in the fun and excitement!

The Gold Rush Days Festival has been voted one of the Top 20 Events in the southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society. Join us in downtown Dahlonega on October 21-22, 2017 and you will see why!


October 21, 2017
October 22, 2017
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Dahlonega, GA 30533 + Google Map