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Villa Rica Tourism

Welcome To Georgia’s Forgotten Gold Rush City!

Villa Rica Tourism Bureau
571 W. Bankhead Highway
Villa Rica, GA 30180
Phone: 678-785-1014
http://www.villaricatourism.com/

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!

Downtown Events:

  • 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

Easy PHP Calendar

 Villa Rica Event 
 Villa Rica Library 
 A Villa Rica MainStreet Event 
 Parks & Recreation 

Apr 19th, 2014 (Sat)
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Apr 26th, 2014 (Sat)
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  Hwy 78 Yard Sale

Hwy 78 Yard Sale

May 10th, 2014 (Sat)
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  THE MILL's 4-Yr Anniversary Concert and Cupcake Challenge

Cupcake Challenge & Sweet Soul Sister

THE MILL's 4-Yr Anniversary Concert & Cupcake Challenge
7:00 PM Cupcake Challenge - Concert 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

May 17th, 2014 (Sat)
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Jun 7th, 2014 (Sat)
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  Summer Concert 1 - Velcro Pygmies

Summer Concert #1 - Velcro Pygmies

Jun 21st, 2014 (Sat)
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Jun 27th, 2014 (Fri) -- Jun 28th, 2014 (Sat)
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  Thomas Dorsey Birthplace Festival

Thomas Dorsey Birthplace Festival

Jul 12th, 2014 (Sat)
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  Sumer Concert 2 - Lola Gulley

Sumer Concert #2 - Lola Gulley

Jul 19th, 2014 (Sat)
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Jul 26th, 2014 (Sat)
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  Comedy Night at THE MILL

Comedy Night @ THE MILL

Aug 2nd, 2014 (Sat)
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  Summer Concert 3 - Your Girlfriend

Summer Concert #3 - Your Girlfriend

Aug 16th, 2014 (Sat)
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Sep 6th, 2014 (Sat)
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  Gold Rush Festival and Concert

Tyler Hammond Band

Gold Rush Festival
Tyler Hammond Band

Sep 11th, 2014 (Thu)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  9-11 Day of Service and Remembrance

9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance

Sep 13th, 2014 (Sat)
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  Magic at THE MILL - Aron Houdini

Aron Houdini

Magic @ THE MILL

Sep 20th, 2014 (Sat)
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Oct 4th, 2014 (Sat)
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  A Taste of Villa Rica

Taste of Villa Rica

A Taste of Villa Rica

Oct 18th, 2014 (Sat)
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Oct 19th, 2014 (Sun)
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In

Golden City Cruisers Cruise-In (Rain Day)

Oct 25th, 2014 (Sat)
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Halloween Fest

Halloween Fest

Halloween Fest

Dec 6th, 2014 (Sat)
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  Christmas Tree Lighting

Christmas Tree Lighting

Dec 31st, 2014 (Wed)
10:00 PM - 12:15 AM
  Gold Nugget Drop with Jason Earl

Gold Nugget Drop

 

 

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