2012 Old Fashioned Christmas

The Old Fashioned Christmas festivities in downtown Dahlonega begin on Friday, November 23 with the lighting of the square and Merchant Open House. Come shop, dine, and celebrate the holiday season with Santa, lights, trolley tours, music, decorated shops, good cheer, and more from November 23 through the new year!

Shopping and dining choices are abundant in historic downtown Dahlonega. Within its 60 fun retail stores you will discover choices in clothing, furniture, jewelry, home accents, gift and special occasion items. Meet the artist and buy original art. Select premium Georgia wines. Enjoy delectable dining options at 17 restaurants. See great shows. Downtown also features lodging facilities with 40 rooms, including the Smith House (proudly designated a Historic Hotel of America) and many other charming inns, boutique hotels, guest suites, and B&Bs. 

The Old Fashioned Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, December 1. Follow this LINK for an application.