Downtown Dalton Farmers Market
May
6
May 27

Downtown Dalton Farmers Market

Saturday Market is an open air market in Downtown Dalton at Dalton Green Park on the corner of Thornton Ave and Waugh Street.
The rule of the market is: if you make it or grow it you can rent a booth. 
The market is every Saturday of each month from May through August from 8am – 1pm, rain or shine. 

Currently, the market features fresh locally grown produce, locally grown plants, local art, photography, handmade clothing, knitted items, homemade soaps, upcycling (items made from recycled materials) and jewelry.

If you are interested in being a vendor (new or old) please contact Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership at 706.272.6662. Visit us online at http://www.nghp.org/portfolio-item/10th-annual-downtown-dalton-farmers-market/

Huffabaloo 2017
May
7
12:00 pm12:00

Huffabaloo 2017

  • Huff House

Come out and join us for our third annual Huffabaloo at the historic Huff House of Dalton, Ga! It will be educational and fun for the whole family! 

Tours of the house will recreate the historical day of General Cleiburne's proposal to General Joseph E. Johnston of the Confederacy to arm slaves in exchange for their freedom at the conclusion of the Civil War. The story of the Huff Family (1892-1972) will also be demonstrated.

The May Pole Dance will be presented on the front lawn with lively music. 

Groups of Scouts wil be honoring the memory of other important historical historical figures from our local area. 

Backyard festivities will include local musicians and many great activities for children. They will have the opportunity to hunt for coins or dinosaurs in sand. Their will be a climbing wall for ages 8 and up, and all ages can will be able to try walking on stilts. 

Food and treats will be available from local restaurants, and there will be an auction from the finest of Dalton's store merchandise. 

Proceeds from the festival will go towards the further renovation and restoration of the Huff House. They will also go towards plans to house a Civil War museum in the house adjoining the Huff House. 

For more information about the house or the festival, contact Mary Hardin at 706-529-8082 or email huffhouse314@gmail.com.

Jeanne Fest
May
13
4:00 pm16:00

Jeanne Fest

  • Burr Park

Join us for the inaugural JeanneFest: a celebration of community and the groundbreaking for the brand new Burr Park. Enjoy live music, food, family activities, and a ceremony in honor of Jeanne Burr, the benefactor of this huge community project!

Last year, Ms. Burr, who has long been active in the local theater and arts communities, donated $1 million to support the arts in Dalton by helping to provide a performance venue. In return, the city was asked to designate the former site of the Lee Printing building at 101 S. Hamilton St. as a permanent park.

Family Promise Quack Attack 2017
May
20
2:00 pm14:00

Family Promise Quack Attack 2017

Family Promise of Whitfield County hosts the 2nd Annual "Quack Attack" rubber duck race! Adopt a rubber duck then watch it race down a water track set up near the Dalton Depot off of Hamilton Street. Proceeds benefit Family Promise as they assist local families in need. Free to attend.

Poke-Paw Crawl
May
27
11:00 am11:00

Poke-Paw Crawl

Join ADREAM (Animal Disaster Relief, Emergency Assistance and more) as they raise awareness for pets in need with a Pokemon crawl through Downtown Dalton!

Memorial Day Community Celebration 2017
May
29
10:00 am10:00

Memorial Day Community Celebration 2017

Honor the brave men and women who fought and died for our country with a ceremony at the Whitfield County Courthouse followed by a community celebration on the Dalton Green with food, music, and family fun. Free to attend.

Fantasy Factory's 20th Anniversary Beach Party
Jun
3
10:00 am10:00

Fantasy Factory's 20th Anniversary Beach Party

  • Fantasy Factory

Help celebrate Downtown Dalton's comic book shop, The Fantasy Factory, as they ring in their 20th anniversary with a beach party! Enjoy food and live music out in front of the shop at 257 N. Hamilton St.

Walk to End Alzheimer's 2017
Sep
23
8:00 am08:00

Walk to End Alzheimer's 2017

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!

For more info on how to sign up or donate, visit http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2017/GA-Georgia?fr_id=10311&pg=entry

Beer Fest 2017
Sep
30
4:00 pm16:00

Beer Fest 2017

Join us in Historic Downtown Dalton for the 9th Annual Beer Fest. Relax and enjoy unlimited samples of over 40 craft beers from the U.S. and around the world. The festival takes place on September 30th from 4 pm until 8 pm featuring a big screen TV for the UGA vs. UT game and later live music. This is an awesome event that draws over 350 people annually. Check back for more info.