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2017 Gold Rush Days Festival Schedule

2017 Gold Rush Days Festival Schedule

Festival Booths will open at 9:00 am and close at 6:00 pm both days.

Unless otherwise noted, the events below will take place on the Gold Rush Main Stage, located in front of the Visitors Center.
All stage competitions (with the exception of Wrist Wrestling) are absolutely free to participate in. Sign up at the Visitors Center kiosk.

Thanks to our friends at DeSalvo Agency for being this year’s Main Stage Sponsor.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21st
8:00 – Gold Rush 5K, sponsored by the Dahlonega Rotary – UNG Memorial Hall
(https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Dahlonega/GoldRush5K)
9:00 – Festival Opens
9:00 – Gina Bailey Band
10:00 – Beard Growing Contest and Hog Calling Contest
10:30 –Doc Johnson’s Magic Show
11:00 – Gold Country Squares (square dancing)
11:30 – Old Time Fashion Show
11:45 –T.W. Holeman Music Group (Southern Gospel)
1:15 – Liars Contest & Storyteller Showcase
1:30 – Doc Johnson’s Magic Show
2:00 – King & Queen Coronation
2:15 – Chattanooga Choo Choos (Clogging)
3:00 – Gold Rush Parade
4:45 – Radford Windham & Step Back Cadillac
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22nd
9:00 – Festival Opens
10:00 – North Georgia’s Got Talent Winner (TBA)
10:30 – North Georgia’s Got Talent Winner (TBA)
11:00 – North Georgia’s Got Talent Winner (TBA)
11:30 – Cross Cut Saw Competition
12:30 – Hawkapellas
1:00 – Synergy Cloggers
1:30 – Crossroads Band
2:30 – Nealy Webster
3:30 – North Georgia’s Got Talent People’s Choice (TBA).
4:00 – Wrist Wrestling

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**THANK YOU ALL for your continued support of the Gold Rush Days Festival, the Dahlonega Jaycees, and this wonderful community that we proudly call home! Your support makes such a difference!**

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