Weekend Events

This weekend, there is tons of fun happening in and around north metro Atlanta! Gather with your friends and family at one of these fantastic events happening close to home!

This weekend, Lake Lanier is hosting the ICF World Dragon Boat Championship – this international competition, which has been held in Poland, Russia, Italy and Hungary, is making its US debut in Gainesville, Georgia! Head to Lake Lanier to watch this incredible display of sport on beautiful Chinese boats, a tradition that dates back over 2,000 years. For more information, visit the event website.

The Ferrari Challenge is coming to Road Atlanta this weekend! The whole family will love this fast-paced event featuring luxury sports cars in heart-stopping races around the 2.5-mile, 12-turn road course. This year, the Ferrari 488 Challenge and the 458 Challenge EVO will participate in three championship races. Single-day tickets are just $20, and kids 12 and under are free! For more information, visit the Road Atlanta website.

Head to Suwanee Town Center for the city’s annual two-day community celebration, Suwanee Fest! There will be nearly 200 vendors and exhibitors with delicious cuisine, hand-crafted arts and crafts, and other unique offerings. Enjoy a variety of entertainment throughout the day, including local dance troupes, acrobats, and live music acts from the best singers and bands in the region. Kids will love the improved Family Fun Zone – there are a number of free activities this year, along with traditional rides and inflatables. Parking is unavailable at Suwanee Town Center, but free shuttles are available at three off-site lots. Best of all, admission to Suwanee Fest is free! For more information, including hours and parking information, visit the Suwanee Fest website.

Experience Gwinnett County’s rich culture at the Gateway International Food and Music Festival, taking place today from 3 to 7 pm at Lillian Webb Park in Norcross. This unique festival showcases the county’s incredible diversity with a variety of dances, musical acts, and fantastic cuisine. The whole family will love the lawn games, soccer, and mini-golf, along with a Splash Pad to cool yourselves during the warm afternoon. For more information, visit the City of Norcross website.

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Sterling on the Lake™ is a premier planned residential community located in Flowery Branch, Ga., approximately 50 miles from downtown Atlanta. The community is situated on nearly 1,000 acres with over 200 acres of open space, lakes and parks. Designed as a true lakeside village, Sterling provides a variety of affordable and luxury homes with extensive community amenities including tennis courts, two clubhouses, pools, fitness center, private movie theater, boating and extensive walking trails. When complete, the community will have approximately 2,000 homes and over 6,000 residents. Home prices range from the $200’s – $700’s. For more information, visit www.sterlingonthelake.com or call (770) 967-9777.

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