Winter weather arrived early this year and Gwinnett is prepared with outdoor winter activities and indoor events to keep you toasty. Lace up your skates, or rent a pair, at The Ice Rink at Sugar Hill. Throw a snowball or tube down a mountain of snow at Stone Mountain Park's Snow Mountain. And enjoy bright lights, snow slides and carnival rides at Lanier Islands Christmas and SnowWorld.
Families will love an inexpensive Gwinnett Gladiators game at The Arena at Gwinnett Center! Georgia's only Medieval Times will let you cheer for jousting knights on horseback while feasting on a bountiful 4-course meal.
Gwinnett is one of Atlanta's most family-friendly destinations with Winter Festivals, New Year's Eve celebrations, concerts and special events. Our calendar of events is never empty, and often offers free options. Head to our neighborly downtowns - Suwanee, Norcross, Buford, Lawrenceville, Duluth or Peachtree Corners - for great dining, live music, cool shops & free events.
From the nationally recognized County Parks to the local city parks, you will find an event (or many) each weekend! Visit the iTunes or Google Play store to download our free "Gwinnett Events" app, so you'll always know what is going on.
Gwinnett has an abundance of great shopping options and various arts performances, highly recognized dining and sporting activities. Arts & music lovers - head over to the award-winning Aurora Theatre or to Eddie Owen Presents, where legendary promoter Eddie Owen hosts the best singer/songwriters every week. Shoppers will love Georgia's largest mall, Mall of Georgia, the outlets of Sugarloaf Mills or the open-air boutique shopping at the Shoppes at Webb Gin and the Forum Shops at Peachtree Parkway. The Global Mall is tops for ethnic shopping, gifts, foods and more.
Reserve your hotel room online. You'll find great rates, with a range of hotels. Gwinnett County is an easy drive into downtown Atlanta, where visitors will enjoy the new College Football Hall of Fame and Center for Civil and Human Rights. Then check out the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coke, Centennial Olympic Park, Piedmont Park and watch the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena.
Movie buffs shouldn't miss taking an Atlanta Movie Tour, where the Big Zombie Tour is guided by walkers from the popular show The Walking Dead! And the Beltline offers great tours and a path to connect you through Atlanta's history.