Schedule of Events

OFC Dahlonega Downtown

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Friday, November 25th

  • Downtown Merchants’ Open House, 5pm – 8pm
    Enjoy extended shopping hours at our unique, downtown boutiques! 
  • Lighting of Downtown, 6pm
    Witness the magical moment of historic Downtown Dahlonega being lit up!
  • Visit with Santa on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 5pm – 8pm

Saturday, November 26th

  • Visit with Santa on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 12pm – 6pm

Sunday, November 27th

  • Visit with Santa on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 1pm – 5pm

Friday, December 2nd

  • Extended Downtown Merchant Shopping Hours, Until 8pm
    Get a jump start on holiday shopping with extended shopping hours downtown! Customers will be delighted to find many merchants keep extended shopping hours every weekend during the holiday season.
  • Visit with Santa on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 5pm – 7pm
  • Lighting of the Luminaries Downtown, 6pm
    Click here for more information on how to get your luminaries.
  • Christmas Market on Candy Cane Lane, 1pm – 5pm
    Located at The Community House, 11 North Park St., Dahlonega, GA. Hosted by the Dahlonega Woman’s Club.
  • Twas The Night Before A Christmas Carol at the Holly Theater
    December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18
    Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm
    Sundays at 2:00pm

Saturday, December 3rd

  • Visit with Santa on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 12pm – 2:30pm and 4pm – 6pm
  • UNG Chamber Ensemble in Downtown Dahlonega, 12pm
  • Old Fashioned Christmas Parade Downtown, 4pm
    Gather around Downtown Dahlonega for the Old Fashioned Christmas Parade!
  • Kurt Thomas Band, Immediately after the parade
  • Lighting of the Tree, 5:15pm
    Be sure to join us downtown for the lighting of the tree on the Visitors Center Plaza!
  • Christmas Market on Candy Cane Lane, 10am – 5pm
    Located at The Community House, 11 North Park St., Dahlonega, GA. Hosted by the Dahlonega Woman’s Club.

Sunday, December 4th

  • Visit with Santa on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 1pm – 5pm

Saturday, December 10th

  • Visit with Santa on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 12pm – 6pm
  • Santa Dahlonega Dash 5K, 8am – 11am
  • Georgia Sensation Chorus on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 2:30pm
  • UNG Jazz Ensemble on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 12pm – 1pm

Sunday, December 11th

  • Visit with Santa on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 1pm – 5pm

Saturday, December 17th

  • Visit with Santa on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 12pm – 6pm

Sunday, December 18th

  • Visit with Santa on Visitors Center Plaza Downtown, 1pm – 5pm
  • Holiday Open House at Mtn Laurel Creek Inn & Spa, 1pm – 6pm