Kick off your 4th of July with the Firecracker 5k/10k through Historic Downtown Dahlonega! Day-of registration is at 6:30 AM and race starts at 7:30 AM.
RIDE THE TRAIN DOWNTOWN Adults and kids alike will love riding on the Ace Railroad Electric Trackless Train while it winds through our Historic Downtown area.
| |LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
This year, downtown Dahlonega will be filled with the sound of live music performances from the Chestatee Ford Stage
on the Visitors Center Plaza.
| |ADVENTURE ZONE
Have some good, old-fashioned family fun at the Adventure Zone, featuring attractions for all ages, including a rock wall, bungee trampolines, bounce houses, and a waterslide!
| |ALL AMERICAN MARKET The All American Market features traditional crafts and one-of-a-kind, handmade items available for purchase directly from regional artists and craftspeople, all made in the U.S.A.
| |PATRIOTIC CEREMONY Dahlonega has a rich military history, and we hope you will join us to celebrate America's day of independence at our 4th of July Patriotic Ceremony.
PET SHOW & EXPO
Come cheer on Dahlonega's cutest residents at the Pet Show & Expo, featuring a pet talent show, fashion show, and demonstrations.
CLASSIC CAR SHOW
Head over to the 4th of July Car Show from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
Show will feature custom and show cars, special interest vehicles, and pre-1991 cruisers.
| |PATRIOTIC PARADE
Secure your spot along the Downtown Square for the annual Patriotic Parade at 5:00 PM!
Apply online to participate in this great parade.-More Information-
After the parade, head over to the University of North Georgia "Lipp" Livsey Drill Field to set up your blankets and chairs for the viewing of this year's incredible fireworks display, presented by Mike & Lynn Cottrell with the Cottrell Foundation and the University of North Georgia. Hot dogs, snacks, and beverages will be for sale on the drill field starting at 6:00 PM until supplies run out. The fireworks will begin at dark.
Free parking is available in UNG Parking Decks located on South Chestatee Street and Sunset Drive.
**Reminder from the Forest Service to residents, visitors and campers that fireworks are prohibited on Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests. **