The fall is a great time to come visit the North Georgia Mountains and plan a stay at Glen-Ella Springs. If you’re looking for an opportunity to get out of the city and enjoy the lovely fall weather and breathtaking fall colors, then one of the great fall festivals in North Georgia like the Georgia Mountain Fall Festival or Dahlonega Gold Rush Days is the answer. Dahlonega Gold Rush Days is one of these events and you should make time in your getaway schedule to celebrate with the residents of Dahlonega, Georgia. For a great way to enjoy the beautiful fall season in the North Georgia Mountains and partake in one of the best things to do in Dahlonega, be sure to check out Dahlonega Gold Rush Days.
Dahlonega Gold Rush Days are a yearly tradition in the town of Dahlonega, Georgia. Because Dahlonega is just an hour away from Clarkesville, it’s the perfect day trip away from Glen-Ella Springs. It has been voted one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society. Held on the third weekend in October, the event is the perfect chance for people to come and visit and enjoy the fall colors and celebrate the 1828 discovery of gold in the town. The festival sees more than 200,000 visitors over the weekend and more than 300 art and craft exhibitors show their wares. The event is held in the Public Square and the Historic District of Dahlonega. The festival is produced by the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Jaycees, which is a volunteer organization that serves the community.
One of the best reasons to attend Dahlonega Gold Rush Days is the opportunity to view the changing colors of the leaves at their peak time. Witnessing the bright hues of red, yellow, and orange is a hallmark of fall in the North Georgia Mountains. Other activities at the festival are varied and entertaining. There are family and children’s activities for those traveling with a younger crowd. There is also a King and Queen Coronation to look forward to as well as a parade. Other activities include a fashion show, wrist wrestling, a gold panning contest, hog calling, buck dancing contest, wheelbarrow race, gospel singing, and tons of other live entertainment. Another reason to look forward to Dahlonega Gold Rush Days is the variety of delicious food found at the festival.
When you’re planning your visit to Dahlonega Gold Rush Days, be sure to make your accommodation arrangements at Glen-Ella Springs. Our North Georgia Inn will keep you in the utmost comfort with rooms and suites that combine rustic elegance with modern amenities. You’re sure to find the ideal spot to relax and refresh on our property, as you can soak in the beauty of the surrounding North Georgia Mountains. Another great thing about stay at Glen-Ella Springs is that you can take advantage of being right by our award-winning Restaurant. Diners can expect to enjoy innovative and delicious dishes prepared with fresh local ingredients. It’s a farm-to-table experience that you won’t soon forget. So, for the best all-around getaway in the North Georgia Mountains, look no further than Glen-Ella Springs! We’ll see you soon!