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Big Canoe - Wine Festivals in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Big Canoe GA Wine Festivals Blue Ridge Mountains
Published on November 25, 2013

November has snuck up on everyone again and the holidays are just around the corner! While most people around the country are getting themselves in gear for grand feasts and busy shopping sprees, Big Canoe residents living in their beautiful Georgia mountain homes are excited about the local Dahlonega holiday festivals. In fact, now is a great time for visitors interested in the Big Canoe real estate development to travel to this historic area and relax this holiday season with a cup of hot cocoa or glass of wine from Dahlonega's local vineyards. For decades, wine festivals in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia haved raise the spirits of the residents and warmed the hearts of curious travelers exploring northern Georgia.

One of the most anticipated festivals is coming up this month!  In Dahlonega Georgia, also known as The Heart of Georgia Wine Country is hosting the Dahlonega’s Old Fashioned Christmas.

Beginning November 29, 2013 to December 22, 2013, locals owning Georgia mountain homes and visitors are invited to join in the fun. Unlike other Dahlonega festivals, the Old Fashioned Christmas festival turn on the holiday cheer with the Lighting of the Square. This festival offers exciting entertainment and fun for the whole family. 

For those coming to view Big Canoe real estate development, swing by Dahlonega’s Old Fashioned Christmas and exercise those vocal chords. Attendees of the festival can sing along with traditional or modern Christmas carols with the Dahlonega Silver Singers. The music of the season continues on with cheerful Handbell Singers, and fantastic shows and concerts and even a clogging performance. The month-long list of events kicks off with a holiday parade and starts the Merchant’s Open House. Decorated Horse-Drawn carriage rides are a signature activity in Dahlonega during the holiday season, while the old-fashioned trolley transports people from point A to point B in a jiffy. 

Although the Christmas joy is in full force during this time of year, residents of the Georgia mountain homes and Big Canoe real estate development come to Dahlonega for other activities like the local vineyards, old wine cellars and wine-tastings. Local vineyards such as Cavender Creek Vineyards & Winery, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery, Montaluce Vineyards & Estates and more offer a wide variety of choices of wine. Visitors can tour the Dahlonega Winery Guide and Map and find out which cellar or vineyard offers their favorite selection of wine all year round. 

Whether you're planning to settle into a re-sale home or build a new home at Big Canoe to enjoy a white Christmas, Dahlonega and the Blue Ridge Mountains are a magical place to spend Christmas. The lush layered mountain scenes, friendly locals and local wineries are only a few reasons to love the Georgia mountain area. Dahlonega is considered a best small mountain town and adds a magical touch to the holiday season.

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