Located just 35 mile west of downtown Atlanta, Villa Rica is conveniently located just off Interstate 20.
Villa Rica can boast the first Gold Strike in Georgia as well as being home to Coca-Cola legend Asa Candler and Gospel Music founder Thomas A. Dorsey. Experience the feel of an old mercantile or stroll along our raised sidewalks, dotted with Crepe Myrtle’s, and choose from a variety of shops and restaurants. Enjoy our Historic Downtown with its authentic architecture and be sure to stop by and view the architecture of Wick’s Tavern the oldest commercial structure in West Georgia. No matter what you’re looking for, you can still discover gold in Villa Rica, Georgia!
Summer Concert Series Downtown
Gold Rush Festival Downtown
Downtown Trick or Treat
Christmas Tree Lighting Downtown
Thomas A. Dorsey Music Festival Downtown
Gold City Cruisers Car Show at Centerfield
Highway 78 City Wide Yard Sale
4th of July Fireworks and Celebration
Spring Fest at Gold Dust Park
Home of Georgia's First Gold Rush
Birthplace of Thomas A. Dorsey, Father of Gospel Music
Home of Wick’s Tavern, the oldest commercial structure in West Georgia