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Spring is just around the corner, and one of the best times to Explore Gwinnett, one of Atlanta's most family-friendly destination, and one of  Atlanta's top "playgrounds" for recreation and family fun. 

Watch the pros at the PGA Champions Tour Greater Gwinnett Championship April 15-21, where top players like Tom Watson, Fred Funk, Rocco Mediate, Corey Pavin, Mark Calcavecchia and Bernhard Langer will complete for the $1.8 million dollar purse. 

Don't miss TreeTop Quest, where you'll have a blast conquering their treetop obstacle course and multiple ziplining challenges. The Atlanta Braves AAA affiliate, the Gwinnett Braves, kicks off their season in April, and tickets are as low as $6. Atlanta's only Medieval Times will let you cheer for jousting knights on horseback while feasting ona bountiful 4-course meal. 

Festivals, free movies, concerts and special events - there is something almost every weekend. Head to our cool downtowns - Suwanee, Norcross, Buford, Lawrenceville or Duluth - for great dining, live music, cool shops & free events.  

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. Or wander the outdoor sculptures at the free Suwanee SculpTour.

Shoppers will love the Southeast's largest mall, Mall of Georgia, the outlets of Sugarloaf Mills, or Gwinnett Place Mall, home of the international  MegaMart. Open-air boutique shopping can be found at Avenue 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 online. You'll find great rates, with a range of hotels. Gwinnett County is an easy drive into nearby Stone Mountain or downtown Atlanta, where visitors will enjoy the the new Dolphin Exhibit at the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coke, Centennial Olympic Park, Piedmont Park and watching the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. 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!

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Along the Creative Path: Painting by Anne Labaire

1 2013 Apr - 10 2013 Apr
Art exhibit

Community Garden Opening

1 2013 Apr
Community garden opening

Eddie Owen Presents: Open Mic Night

1 2013 Apr
On any given Monday, you'll get to hear some touring performing…

Peanuts...Naturally

1 2013 Apr - 27 2013 Apr
Exhibit

Spring Art Show

1 2013 Apr - 12 2013 Apr
Art Show

Stone Mountain Park’s Spring FUN Break

1 2013 Apr - 13 2013 Apr
Say goodbye to the winter blues and a big hello…

The Art of Empty Bowls

1 2013 Apr
Art to fight hunger

Two For The Show

1 2013 Apr - 31 2013 May
Art Show

What Seniors Should Know about Social Media

1 2013 Apr - 4 2013 Apr
Helping Senior citizens out

"Current" Collaborative Show with Zhik

2 2013 Apr - 13 2013 Apr
Art exhibit

Jes Schrom: Confessions

2 2013 Apr - 25 2013 May
Art exhibits

Explore Gwinnett County

Suwanee

Suwanee is an ideal location for your Atlanta-area vacation headquarters. It's in the middle of everywhere - close to the splendor of Lake Lanier and the north Georgia mountains, in the midst of Gwinnett's best shopping, and a short drive down I-85.

Norcross

Only 4.5 square miles in size, the City of Norcross offers an exceptional setting in which to live, work and play. It's a place to imagine...for an afternoon, a day, and perhaps a lifetime.

Buford

This quaint tannery town has a well-developed reputation as a top dining & music destination. Browse the downtown shops for a unique shopping experience. Nostalgia fills the streets of downtown as Artists open their shops to show their talents.

Duluth

The City of Duluth prides itself on its ability to accommodate a growing, diverse population in Metropolitan Atlanta while maintaining its small-town charm and sense of community.

Other Area Cities

Cities are the heart and soul of the community. Gwinnett's cities are finding innovative ways to create vibrant and attractive city centers, while serving their citizens with excellence.

Peachtree Corners

Gwinnett's newest city, Peachtree Corners, offers some of the best upscale shopping and dining in Gwinnett! Or make plans to attend one of Peachtree Corners family-friendly events throughout the year.


 Greater Gwinnett Championship

Buy 1 get one free!

Underground Atlanta "Civil War to Civil Rights Tour"

(404) 523-2311


One FREE Admission

Southeastern Railway Museum

(770) 476-2013


15% off any one item

Sparkle! Unique Jewelry & Accessories

(678) 602-8188


Buy One, Get One Free

Stars and Strikes Family Entertainment Center

678.965.5707


FREE $10 Game Play with a purchase of $10 game play

Dave & Buster's - Sugarloaf

678-847-5400


10% off at Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium & "Behind-the-Scenes" Tours

(404) 581-4000


FREE Ticket, Buy one ticket and get one free

Lawrenceville Ghost Tours

(678) 226-6222


FREE $10 Game Play with a purchase of $10 game play

Dave & Buster's - Sugarloaf

678-847-5400


10% off your food bill

Grapevine Restaurant

770-923-1775


Adrenaline Climbing

Named as "Best Place to take the Kids" by Gwinnett Magazine, Adrenaline Climbing is ideal for adults and kids alike to experience the challenge, thrill and fun of...

Atlanta IceForum

The weather is always perfect for ice skating at The IceForum in Duluth! The IceForum is the official practice facility for the ECHL Gwinnett Gladiators. With...

Aurora Theatre

Aurora Theatre, recently named Best Theatre Company in Atlanta (Creative Loafing Best of Atl 2010) is the professional theatre of Gwinnett County and home of the...

Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center

The GEHC Is the ideal location for a day of family fun! The centers' interactive, hands-on science exhibits are designed to enlighten, educate, and entertain the...

Hindu Temple (BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir)

Metro Atlanta's most spectacular cultural, arts and spiritual highlight is also open for tours. The BAPS Temple is the  largest Hindu temple in the U.S....

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Experience North America's #1 dinner attraction! Feast on a bountiful 4-course meal while cheering for brave knights on horseback competing in medieval games of...

Aqua Terra Bistro

Aqua Terra is a bohemain, award-winning restaurant in the hip Buford dining district. This eclectic American-style bistro is where "traditional"...

Carrabba's Italian Grill

Great place to dine before heading to the Arena! Carrabba's Italian Grill serves the best traditional pasta dishes served with a twist. Try the Mezzaluna (ravioli...

Ippolito's Italian - Suwanee

Ippolito's is known for their trademark garlic and parmesan knotted rolls, comfort food pasta dishes, pizzas and yummy desserts. Sunday brunch is served with a...

Kurt's Bistro

Kurt's Euro Bistro has combined all the best of Kurt's and Vreny's and created a European Bistro right in the heart of Duluth.  Our menu combines the many...

Marlow's Tavern

Great neighborhood tavern popular with the after-work crowd...live music Wed-Sunday! Marlow’s Tavern features the “Best of the Best” in American tavern fare served...

McCray's Tavern On The Square

Rooftop patio is the place to be! Great Selection of 39 beers on tap from around the world. Located in the hearf of downtown Lawrenceville, McCray's is a great...

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Experience North America's #1 dinner attraction! Feast on a bountiful 4-course meal while cheering for brave knights on horseback competing in medieval games of...
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