Planning Tips & Ideas

Couples from all around the Southeast choose Dahlonega for their wedding location because it’s got everything you need to have a magical ceremony - without the stress. 

Wedding planning is no piece of cake, and we’re here to help you every step of the way! 

1) What Kind of Venue Options Are There To Choose From? 

If it’s a fairytale setting you’re looking for, then look no further than the Georgia mountains. As Dahlonega is a popular wedding destination, there are plenty of tucked-away venues for you to choose from. From intimate chapels to full-service resorts, no matter your budget or your taste, there is definitely a spot perfect for your special day here. 

Wineries – Dahlonega offers six stunning wineries to choose from for your wedding and reception. Imagine how stunning your wedding photos will be with the rolling hills of a vineyard in the background. 

Natural Splendor – Waterfalls and gorgeous vistas make the ultimate “no decoration needed” setting for your ceremony. With our temperate climate, every season is wedding season in Dahlonega.
Historic Homes and Barns – Start your legacy in a building that honors the history of our area. Our charm-filled historic homes and buildings lend endless charm to your ceremony and enchant your guests. 

Churches and Chapels – Our quaint mountain churches and chapels cover all denominations and faiths in mountain style. 

2) How Do I Find The Right Vendors?

Dahlonega is a wedding haven, so our army of wedding vendors and associated businesses sit ready to help you put all the special details into place. Looking for florists, caterers, hairstylists, spas, and officiants for your day? Click here for more information.

3) How To Find Photographers and Videographers

Every detail is worth remembering on your big day! Capture every moment with the right photographer or videographer. Lucky for you, we’ve done all the sleuthing for you and found all the best local photographers!

4) What Are Some of the Best Lodging Options?

Make your day a stress-free, all-in-one experience by having your wedding, reception, and guest accommodations at one of our comfortable resorts or bed and breakfasts. There’s nothing better than waking up to the sight of the mountains and the smell of coffee on your wedding weekend - and we think your guests will agree!

5) What Should I Do Next?

Looking for an easy way to make your wedding unforgettable? Add some live music by hiring a bluegrass band for your cocktail hour, add local honey and wine to your reception spread, or add your favorite dessert (who said it just had to be cake?). 

There are so many options when it comes to Dahlonega. Interested in learning more about Dahlonega? Sign up today to receive our Visitors Guide, or call us and one of our information specialists would be happy to help steer you in the right direction.

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