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Lake Lanier Islands

Year-round resort with lake houses, golf, rental boats, summertime beach and waterpark, and equestrian center.

Weedon Island Preserve Kayak Tours

Sunday June 21, 2020 09:00 am EDT
You'll paddle through Weedon Island´s most beautiful places. Our first priority is your safety. Each Sweetwater Kayaks’ tour is led by a trained kayak guide who will often be dual certified as an instructor, and we take special precautions during the pandemic. We won’t sacrifice safety to make a p...
Cost: $20-$80

Swim Across America – Atlanta Makes Waves to Fight Cancer

Saturday September 22, 2018 07:00 am EDT
Swimmers of all ages and levels will unite to “make waves to fight cancer” at the 6th annual Swim Across America –Atlanta Open Water Swim at Lake Lanier on Saturday, September 22, 2018, 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway. Join Olympians, Paralympians and regional swimmers and choose from half-mile, 1-mile,...
Cost: $75-100

Swim Across America

Saturday September 23, 2017 07:15 am EDT
Olympians and swimmers will make waves to fight cancer at Swim Across America's Atlanta Open Water Swim at Lake Lanier on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Proceeds benefit Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Course options include a half-mile, one-mile, 5K, an...
Cost: $50, or $20 for Duck Splash

Atlanta Open Water Swim

Friday September 16, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Swim Across Atlanta unites with Olympians, along with swimmers, kayakers and volunteers all committed to raising funds for early stage cancer research at CHOA. Twenty current and former Olympians will join 500 regional swimmers for the 1 mile and 5K course options, as well as a 4 X ½ mile relay as ...
Cost: $50-$75

Back-to-School Beach Bash

Friday July 29, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Lanier Islands is hosting a Back-to-School Beach Bash at its beach, boardwalk and waterpark entertainment district, LanierWorld. There will be food and drinks, scavenger hunts, and more fun to be had before it's time to buy school supplies.
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Fabulous Fourth of July Weekend

Saturday July 2, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy a festive, outdoors weekend to celebrate the fourth. In addition to the regular theme park and beautiful island this weekend will feature live music, a presentation on the big screen and a huge firework show, set for after dark. Sunday evening will include a speciality dinner for guests Sunset...
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Monsters of Mock

Friday June 24, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Monsters of Mock is a homage to Monsters of Rock. There will be several bands on the Sunset Cove such as Tribute - A Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band, Running with the Devil - a Van Halen tribute band, Departure - a Journey tribute band and more.
Cost: $20 per day

Full Moon Party

Friday June 17, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
From 3 p.m.-7 p.m. there will be live entertainment including a DJ, flamethrowers, and stilt walkers leading up to a performance by the Jake Clayton band.
Cost: $20 per day

North Georgia Battle of the Bands

Friday June 10, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
The Gainesville Times and Lanier Islands are teaming up to present the North Georgia Battle of the Bands. The first part will be a strictly online with the bands with the top votes going to the next level. Then it will become the Final Four where the bands will perform live against each other. The w...
Cost: $20 per day

Reindeer Magic Book Signing

Friday November 20, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Dr. Charles Cooley, the Georgia author of Reindeer Magic, a Christmas classic, will be at Santa's Holiday Village in Lake Lanier Islands. Meet Dr. Cooley and his reindeer friends, Magic and Sparkle, have your book autographed, and adopt your own reindeer. This book signing is one of many activities ...
Cost: Free

Sangria at Sunset: Lake Lanier Yacht Party

Friday July 24, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Join the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival and American Family Insurance: Thele Moore Agency for a night of sangria and tapas on Lake Lanier. Guests will set sail on a 74-foot house boat while sipping sangria, and enjoying live music from R&B singer De'Angelo Barber.
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Snow Jam 2 at Lanier Islands

Friday January 23, 2015 07:00 pm EST
KICKS 101.5 and Georgia’s Lanier Islands are teaming up to host Snow Jam 2. Held at the lakeside resort’s SnowWorld on Saturday, January 24, 2015, Snow Jam 2 will feature a live remote with popular KICKS on-air personality, Cadillac Jack; open-air concert with rising country star, Kelsea Balleri...
Cost: SnowWorld Admission is $19.99/guest and free to children 2 & under; For those who wish to attend concert only, admission is just $10/person

MLK Day Give Back Event at SnowWorld

Sunday January 18, 2015 07:00 pm EST
In observance of Martin Luther King Day, popular lakeside destination – Lanier Islands – invites its guests to give back to the community. In exchange for bringing bags filled with gently used clothing, visitors will receive half priced admission to the resort’s newest attraction – SnowWorld...
Cost: General admission $34.99 (includes carnival rides) with discounts for military and seniors; Children 2 and under free

Rockin' Red White & Blue Celebration

Saturday July 5, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Come to Lake Lanier Islands for for fun-, food-, fireworks-, and music fest-filled days on the white sandy shores of Lake Sidney Lanier. LanierWorld will play host to the majority of the festivities which include a Red, White & Blue 4th of July Party remote with Kicks 101.5, live music, beach flick ...
Cost: $15

ShamRock Music Fest

Friday March 15, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Lake Lanier Islands Resort partners with Thrive Media Partners LLC to announce the 2013 ShamRock Music Fest at Peachtree Point Amphitheater. Join us at Lake Lanier Islands Resort on Saturday, March 16th at noon for our St. Patrick's Day tribute to the '80s! Live music including DJ Gary Braner, Runni...
Cost: $29.95-$39.95

Magical Nights of Lights

Sunday December 30, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Daily admission to Magical Nights of Lights includes the drive through our twinkling light tour, as well as access to the live entertainment at the Festival Stage, located at the end of the tour at Holiday Village, as well as various activities such as a live nativity show, carnival and pony rides, ...
Cost: $60 - $250

Lake Lanier Islands Music & Beer Fest

Friday April 27, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
This is truly going to be an epic event! The 1st Lake Lanier Islands Music and Beer Festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 28, 2012. It is going to be an exciting Music filled event with over 150 great beers to sample and lots of surprises. Enjoy live music from local artists, eating great food,...
Cost: $36.00 general / $78.00 VIP

ZOOMA Atlanta Half Marathon and 5K

Saturday April 21, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
The ZOOMA Atlanta Half Marathon and 5K debuts at Lake Lanier Islands in Buford, Georgia on Sunday, April 22. Great for walkers, joggers, and runners who want a scenic springtime course around Lake Lanier Islands Resort. Enjoy wonderful amenities of the resort and the After-Party Expo and live music ...
Cost: $95 (half marathon) and $55 (5K)

Special Olympics Hosts Third Annual Polar Plunge Fundraiser

Friday February 17, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Participants raise money for the Special Olympics by plunging into the chilly waters of Lake Lanier. Participants must raise a minimum of $50 to plunge and plungers who raise $150 or more receive prizes. T-shirts for all plungers.
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Father-Daughter Valentine Dance

Friday February 3, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $40
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway
Buford, GA 30518

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