Schedule of Events

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Friday, November 29th

Enjoy Family Activities, Performances on the Plaza Stage, and Strolling Entertainers, then help count down to the magical Lighting of the Square and Tree at 6pm!
4:30-8:30pm | free

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (2 carriages, weather permitting)
3:00-8:00pm | $5 and $10 | Visitor Center & Hancock Park

Create an ornament for the Children’s Ornament Tree
5:00-6:00pm | free

Visit with Santa
5:00-7:00pm | free | Visitors Center Plaza

2019 Christmas Ornament unveiled 
Limited Edition of 600 ornaments, proceeds benefit Community Helping Place.
6:00pm

Extended Downtown Merchant Shopping Hours
10:00-8:00pm

Hancock Park Activities (one block off the square):

Food Trucks

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (second boarding location)

Saturday, November 30th

Visit with Santa
12:00-7:00pm | free | Visitors Center Plaza

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (2 carriages, weather permitting)
1:00-8:00pm | $5 and $10 | Visitor Center & Hancock Park

Escape from the Gold Museum (ages 5-12) 
5:30, 6:15, 7:00, 7:45 | $5 reservations required 706-864-2257 | Dahlonega Gold Museum 

Strolling performers will entertain throughout the Square
5:00-8:00pm

Extended Downtown Merchant Shopping Hours
10:00-8:00pm

Hancock Park Activities (one block off the square):

Food Trucks

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (second boarding location)

Sunday, December 1st

Visit with Santa
1:00-5:00pm | free | Visitors Center Plaza

Tuesday, December 3rd

Christmas “High Tea” at a B&Blimited seating
tickets will be available on EventBrite

Wednesday, December 4th

Winter Wine Walktickets for this wine and hors d’oeuvres event are limited
tickets will be available on EventBrite

Thursday, December 5th

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (2 carriages, weather permitting)
4:00-8:00pm | $5 and $10 | Visitor Center & Hancock Park

Friday, December 6th

Christmas Market on Candy Cane Lane, Hosted by the Dahlonega Woman’s Club.  All proceeds benefit children in need.
10:00am-5:00pm | free | The Community House, 111 North Park St.

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (2 carriages, weather permitting)
3:00-8:00pm | $5 and $10 | Visitor Center & Hancock Park

Visit with Santa
5:00-7:00pm | free | Visitors Center Plaza

Strolling performers will entertain throughout the Square
5:00-8:00pm

Extended Downtown Merchant Shopping Hours
10:00-8:00pm

A Christmas Story a nostalgic comedy the stage version of the beloved Christmas movie
8:00pm | $15 and $25 | Holly Theater

Saturday, December 7th

Christmas Market on Candy Cane Lane, Hosted by the Dahlonega Woman’s Club.  All proceeds benefit children in need.
10:00am-5:00pm | free | The Community House, 111 North Park St.

Visit with Santa
12:00-8:00pm | free | Visitors Center Plaza

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (2 carriages, weather permitting)
1:00-8:00pm | $5 and $10 | Visitor Center & Hancock Park

Performances on the Plaza
2:30pm | free | Visitor Center Plaza

Wine & Cheese Reception for Old Fashioned Christmas Sponsors hosted by Dahlonega Tasting Room
5:00pm | for Old Fashioned Christmas Sponsors | Visitor Center 

Old Fashioned Christmas Parade through the streets of Downtown
5:00pm Rain-or-Shine

Escape from the Gold Museum (ages 5-12) 
5:30, 6:15, 7:00, 7:45 | $5 reservations required 706-864-2257 | Dahlonega Gold Museum 

Strolling performers will entertain throughout the Square
5:00-8:00pm

Extended Downtown Merchant Shopping Hours
10:00-8:00pm

North Georgia Chamber Symphony Concert
7:30 | free | Dahlonega United Methodist Church

A Christmas Story a nostalgic comedy the stage version of the beloved Christmas movie
8:00pm | $15 and $25 | Holly Theater

Hancock Park Activities (one block off the square):

Christmas Concert immediately after the parade

Festival of Trees lighting at 6:00, stroll among beautifully decorated Christmas Trees, continues thru Christmas

Food Trucks

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (second boarding location)

Sunday, December 8th

Visit with Santa
1:00-5:00pm | free | Visitors Center Plaza

A Christmas Story a nostalgic comedy the stage version of the beloved Christmas movie
2:00pm | $15 and $25 | Holly Theater

Tuesday, December 10th

Christmas “High Tea” at a B&Blimited seating
tickets will be available on EventBrite

Wednesday, December 11th

Winter Wine Walktickets for this wine and hors d’oeuvres event are limited
tickets will be available on EventBrite

Thursday, December 12th

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (2 carriages, weather permitting)
4:00-8:00pm | $5 and $10 | Visitor Center & Hancock Park

Friday, December 13th

Christmas Market on Candy Cane Lane, Hosted by the Dahlonega Woman’s Club.  All proceeds benefit children in need.
10:00am-5:00pm | free | The Community House, 111 North Park St.

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (2 carriages, weather permitting)
3:00-8:00pm | $5 and $10 | Visitor Center & Hancock Park

Visit with Santa
5:00-7:00pm | free | Visitors Center Plaza

A Christmas Story a nostalgic comedy the stage version of the beloved Christmas movie
8:00pm | $15 and $25 | Holly Theater

Saturday, December 14th

Christmas Market on Candy Cane Lane, Hosted by the Dahlonega Woman’s Club.  All proceeds benefit children in need.
10:00am-5:00pm | free | The Community House, 111 North Park St.

Visit with Santa
12:00-7:00pm | free | Visitors Center Plaza

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (2 carriages, weather permitting)
1:00-8:00pm | $5 and $10 | Visitor Center & Hancock Park

Escape from the Gold Museum (ages 5-12) 
5:30, 6:15, 7:00, 7:45 | $5 reservations required 706-864-2257 | Dahlonega Gold Museum 

A Christmas Story a nostalgic comedy the stage version of the beloved Christmas movie
8:00pm | $15 and $25 | Holly Theater

Hancock Park Activities (one block off the square):

Holly Jolly Day of family activities 1pm-8pm- purchase activity tickets, credit or debit only

Festival of Trees, stroll among beautifully decorated Christmas Trees, continues thru Christmas

Christmas Movies in the Park, bring blanket and chair, free

Food Trucks

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (second boarding location)

Sunday, December 15th

Dahlonega Gold Museum Christmas Open House
10:00-4:00pm | free

Visit with Santa
1:00-5:00pm | free | Visitors Center Plaza

Sleigh Bell Tour of the Inns of Dahlonega, Experience Dahlonega’s Inns decked out for the Holiday’s and offering festive refreshments.
1:00-6:00pm | $12

A Christmas Story a nostalgic comedy the stage version of the beloved Christmas movie
2:00pm | $15 and $25 | Holly Theater

Hancock Park Activities (one block off the square):

Festival of Trees, stroll among beautifully decorated Christmas Trees, continues thru Christmas

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (second boarding location)

Tuesday, December 17th

Christmas “High Tea” at a B&Blimited seating
tickets will be available on EventBrite

Wednesday, December 18th

Winter Wine Walktickets for this wine and hors d’oeuvres event are limited
tickets will be available on EventBrite

Thursday, December 19th

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (2 carriages, weather permitting)
4:00-8:00pm | $5 and $10 | Visitor Center & Hancock Park

Friday, December 20th

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (2 carriages, weather permitting)
3:00-8:00pm | $5 and $10 | Visitor Center & Hancock Park

Visit with Santa
5:00-7:00pm | free | Visitors Center Plaza

A Christmas Story a nostalgic comedy the stage version of the beloved Christmas movie
8:00pm | $15 and $25 | Holly Theater

Saturday, December 21st

Visit with Santa
12:00-7:00pm | free | Visitors Center Plaza

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (2 carriages, weather permitting)
1:00-8:00pm | $5 and $10 | Visitor Center & Hancock Park

Escape from the Gold Museum (ages 5-12) 
5:30, 6:15, 7:00, 7:45 | $5 reservations required 706-864-2257 | Dahlonega Gold Museum 

A Christmas Story a nostalgic comedy the stage version of the beloved Christmas movie
8:00pm | $15 and $25 | Holly Theater

Hancock Park Activities (one block off the square):

The Christmas Box interactive musical storytime (children of all ages
11:00am, 2:00pm, 4:00pm  | limited seating purchase tickets at EventBrite

Festival of Trees, stroll among beautifully decorated Christmas Trees, continues thru Christmas

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (second boarding location)

Sunday, December 22nd

Visit with Santa
1:00-5:00pm | free | Visitors Center Plaza

A Christmas Story a nostalgic comedy the stage version of the beloved Christmas movie
2:00pm | $15 and $25 | Holly Theater

Tuesday, December 31st

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides (2 carriages, weather permitting)
5:00-10:00pm | $5 and $10 | Visitor Center & Hancock Park

First Night Dahlonega New Year’s Celebration
Proceeds support Jeremiah’s Place, Lumpkin County’s only transitional housing  facility for the homeless.
6:30-midnight | $10 | 4 venues around the Square

Dahlonega Christmas Lights & Decorations remain through January 15th!

Events in the planning stages and will be added to schedule when dates are confirmed:

  • Community Caroling around The Historic Square
  • Luminary Walk along South Park Street, Proceeds to benefit Enotah CASA
  • Live Nativity location tbd
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