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Weekend Events at Lake Lanier Islands: Memorial Day Edition

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

It’s the weekend here at Lake Lanier Islands, and you’ve come to the right blog to see what’s happening at LanierWorld and Sunset Cove! First, let’s take a look at the weather report:

And now, without further ado, here are the happenings for this weekend at Lake Lanier Islands!

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday, May 23 – Monday, May 26: Memorial Day Weekend!

It’s Memorial Day weekend, and that means the summer season can officially commence! With kids either fresh out of school or with glassy-eyed grit rolling into their last week, parents are going to want to celebrate not having to pester them into doing their homework for at least two months! There is literally no better way to celebrate this weekend than with a pontoon rental, beach shenanigans, and a splash down the Triple Threat or Intimidator! Ready to release all that tension from Spring Semester? Grab an innertube and let the waves carry you to total relaxation in the South’s largest wave pool!

For a more detailed look at what’s happening at the lake specifically for Memorial Day weekend, just click HERE.

 

Friday and Saturday, May 23-24 – Coca-Cola presents The Goalie Challenge on Big Beach (First-come, first-served – No pre-registration needed)

Coca-Cola and McDonalds celebrate the FIFA World Cup by bringing soccer fans closer to Brazil via a unique active soccer experience! The big red interactive truck with World Cup soccer game will be set up at Big Beach all weekend long! Top 10 players have a chance to win! #CokeGoalieChallenge

 

EVERY WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday and Saturday, May 23-24 – Land & Sea Buffet, 6-9pm at Windows Restaurant

Feast like a king at Windows in the main level of Legacy Lodge every Friday and Saturday this summer as we roll out the Land & Sea Buffet at Windows! You¹ll enjoy succulent shrimp, freshest finest fish, savory snow crab, and plenty of turf options for you non-surf eaters. Check out our “Cooked-to-Order” Action Station with delicious new creations every week! At the end of your meal, be sure to fill up on an amazing array of cakes, pies, parfaits, cookies and more!

Friday, May 23 – Low Country Boil, 6:30pm at Sunset Cove

Sponsored by Miller Lite, Low Country Boil Nights are back and better than ever! Come and enjoy this Southern seafood favorite every Friday night at Sunset Cove! There’s plenty to go around, so share the night with your friends and family, and dig in to a steaming pot of boiled shrimp, corn on the cob, potatoes, and smoked sausage. Indulge in this true Southern staple while relaxing lakeside.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Friday, May 23

Riley Biederer and Max on the Sunset Cove stage

Wylie Street Coyotes Band on Big Beach Stage

Saturday, May 24

3:00pm – 4:45pm – A Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band, US1 will be performing Jimmy Buffet and Caribbean style covers for beach lovers at Sunset Cove.

5:30pm – 8:00pm A Rock Cover Band, Shark Fighter, will be performing at Sunset Cove.

8:00pm – 10:00pm A DJ will be hosting a Beach Party at Sunset Cove.

Wylie Street Coyotes Band on Big Beach Stage

Sunday, May 25

Old School Horn Band on the Sunset Stage

Haywire on the Sunset Stage

Wylie Street Coyotes Band on Big Beach Stage

Monday, May 26

Riley Biederer on the Sunset Stage

James P. Morgan on the Sunset Stage

Wylie Street Coyotes Band on Big Beach Stage

 

WEEKLY EVENTS

Masterpiece Mondays – Monday, May 26, 6:00pm, Gianni’s

Sponsored by Masterpiece Mixers Paint and Party Studio

Come create your own masterpiece. We’ll supply the canvas, the paint and the brushes. Lead by local artists, this activity offers step-by-step painting instruction for those of all art levels. Take your painting home and show it off at the end of the event!

Volleyball Tuesdays – Tuesday, May 27, Sunset Cove

Stop by Sunset Cove sand courts every Tuesday for some exciting sand volleyball! What better way to enjoy the scenic views of Lake Lanier. We welcome Recreational, Intermediate, and Advanced level volleyball players. Come as an individual or a group. Pickup games start at 6:30 p.m.

Ladies Night – Wednesday, May 28, 5:00pm, Sunset Cove

NEW this year, it’s Ladies Night at Sunset Cove every Wednesday! Ladies get free beach admission into LanierWorld and drink specials.

Trivia Night – Thursday, May 29, 6:30-10:30pm

Gather your friends and family and head to Sunset Cove for our NEW Trivia Night! Whether you are a trivia veteran or have never played before, trivia nights are great for everyone! We’re awarding a $10 gift certificate to each round winner. Trivia nights are so much fun, you don’t miss out! So come on out to Sunset Cove for delicious food, refreshing drinks, and all the trivia you can handle!

Low-Country Boil – Friday, May 30, 6:30pm

Sponsored by Miller Lite, Low Country Boil Nights are back and better than ever! Come and enjoy this Southern seafood favorite every Friday night at Sunset Cove! There’s plenty to go around, so share the night with your friends and family, and dig in to a steaming pot of boiled shrimp, corn on the cob, potatoes, and smoked sausage. Indulge in this true Southern staple while relaxing lakeside.

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Lake Lanier Islands Resort is a huge playground for kids of all ages, even the adult variety! In addition to a giant Lake right in our backyard, with pontoons and such, we’ve got an Equestrian Center with trails and lessons, zip lines all over the place, campgrounds, and miles and miles of walking, biking and hiking trails. If you think it might be fun, we’ve got it! Why not pack up the car and make a family vacation out of it!

SPECIAL OFFERS!

Wow, you made it to the bottom of the post!! For your dedication, check this out:

It’s Memorial Day MADNESS!! Package starts at $159: Book Now & receive 4 LanierWorld tickets & your overnight stay is INCLUDED!!

Valid for this Friday only (5/23/14), this rate starts at $159 (for Double Queen and King rooms at Legacy Lodge) and includes 4 tickets to LanierWorld. 4 full price tickets to LanierWorld will cost you 147.96+tax, so we thought it would be nice to throw in an overnight stay for you! Use promo code MADNESS when booking to get this offer. Not valid with any other discount, promotion or offer. This deal for overnight stay and 4 tickets can only be obtained when booking this package through the hotel at Lake Lanier Islands Resort.

Just enter promo code: MADNESS

CLICK HERE TO BOOK IT TODAY! Better hurry, this offer is only valid for THIS FRIDAY (MAY 23, 2014)!

 

Honoring Our Military: Friday, May 23 – Monday, May 26

ALL ACTIVE and VETERAN military members will receive FREE LANIERWORLD ADMISSION when accompanied by a paying guest, and upon presenting a valid military ID. Offer may not be combined with any other offer, and is valid only for Friday-Monday, May 23-26, 2014. Offer is valid only at LanierWorld gate, and may not be used at Resort entry gate. God bless our troops, present and past!

Memorial Day at Lake Lanier Islands!

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Have you made plans for Memorial Day? The holiday marking the official opening of the summer season is right around the corner, and we’ve got a great weekend lined up for you! As school draws to an end and the water slides open for fun, you can come enjoy the sunshine on your face, the sand beneath your toes, and the cool breeze coming off the Lake! There will even be live music everyday starting Friday, May 23 through Monday, May 26! We’ve also got an amazing fireworks show lined up for Sunday night, weather permitting! You don’t want to miss out on this great weekend! To check out our AVAILABLE PACKAGES, just CLICK HERE, or call to book your reservations today at 770.945.8787!

In addition to over a dozen waterslides and attractions, carnival rides like the towering lakeside Ferris Wheel, a slew of waterfront dining establishments, pick-up games of beach volleyball, family-friendly matches of miniature golf, and adventurous pursuits like kayaking, wake-boarding, zip-lining, and paddle-boarding, the 4-day Memorial Day Weekend Celebration is going to be the perfect start to the perfect summer! Check out our entertainment line-up below!

Friday, May 23:

Live music, featuring Riley Biederer, on the Sunset Cove stage

Coca-Cola presents The Goalie Challenge

Coca-Cola and McDonalds celebrate the FIFA World Cup by bringing soccer fans closer to Brazil via a unique active soccer experience

Interactive truck with soccer game set up at Big Beach all weekend long!

Top 10 players have a chance to win!

Saturday, May 24:

The Memorial Day Summer Kick-Off Beach Party hosted by Rock 100

Live music on main Sunset Cove stage all day

3:00pm – 4:45pm – A Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band, US1 will be performing Jimmy Buffet and Caribbean style covers for beach lovers at Sunset Cove.

DJ’s Jesse & Aaron on Big Beach

Interactive entertainers

Games for kids and families with prizes

Coca-Cola presents The Goalie Challenge

Sunday, May 25:

Live music all day on main stage at Sunset Cove

Old School Horn Band

Haywire

DJ’s Jesse & Aaron on Big Beach

Stick around tonight for our fireworks extravaganza! Tentatively scheduled for 10pm, dependant upon weather.

Monday, May 26:

Live music all day on main stage at Sunset Cove

Riley Biederer

James P. Morgan

Weekend Events at Lake Lanier Islands Resort

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

It’s the weekend here at Lake Lanier Islands, and you’ve come to the right blog to see what’s happening at LanierWorld and Sunset Cove!

SPECIAL EVENTS

Saturday, May 17: LanierWorld opens!

That’s right, Atlanta’s beach and water park are officially open for the season beginning this Saturday! Come on out for a great weekend of fun slides, relaxing beaches, wake boarding, and lake adventures! For a full calendar of LanierWorld’s hours of operation, please click HERE!

 

Saturday, May 17: Full Moon Party

Join us for the MAY FULL MOON PARTY! The EXCITE! BAND will be performing live on the Sunset Cove Stage as we dance the night away on the beach under the stars. Hang out by the outdoor fire pits and enjoy great food and beverage specials, including all new menu items at the completely renovated Sunset Cove Restaurant! You’ll get to party with great entertainers, including stilt-walkers, magicians, and even fire breathers! It’s party time after dark at Sunset Cove, and you don’t want to miss the best event on the Lake this year!

 

Sunday, May 18: Wine Cruise

One of our most popular Dining Events, our Wine Cruise Series is back for 2014! Cruise the South’s Great Lake on our 85-foot houseboat on selected Sundays through August 24, 2014 while tasting fabulous wines from all over the world, paired with creative culinary dishes prepared special by our team of chefs. Guests will interact with winemakers and other knowledgeable wine industry insiders for a three-hour cruise aboard the Island Princess.

All guests can order the wines they sampled at the conclusion of each cruise.

Yacht sets sail at 2pm and docks at 5pm. This unique opportunity to cruise beautiful Lake Lanier with friends and associates costs just $60 per person or $110 per couple.

For more information, please visit our Dining Events page, or contact us at (770) 945-8787.

 

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Sunset Cove Beach Cafe & Club – Saturday, May 17, 7pm-11pm

EXCITE! will be performing on the Sunset Stage for our Full Moon Party.

 

WEEKLY EVENTS

Masterpiece Mondays – Monday, May 19, 6:00pm, Gianni’s

Sponsored by Masterpiece Mixers Paint and Party Studio

Come create your own masterpiece. We’ll supply the canvas, the paint and the brushes. Lead by local artists, this activity offers step-by-step painting instruction for those of all art levels. Take your painting home and show it off at the end of the event!

Volleyball Tuesdays – Tuesday, May 20, Sunset Cove

Stop by Sunset Cove sand courts every Tuesday for some exciting sand volleyball! What better way to enjoy the scenic views of Lake Lanier. We welcome Recreational, Intermediate, and Advanced level volleyball players. Come as an individual or a group. Pickup games start at 6:30 p.m.

Ladies Night – Wednesday, May 21, 5:00pm, Sunset Cove

NEW this year, it’s Ladies Night at Sunset Cove every Wednesday! Ladies get free beach admission into LanierWorld and drink specials.

Trivia Night – Thursday, May 22, 6:30-10:30pm

Gather your friends and family and head to Sunset Cove for our NEW Trivia Night! Whether you are a trivia veteran or have never played before, trivia nights are great for everyone! We’re awarding a $10 gift certificate to each round winner. Trivia nights are so much fun, you don’t miss out! So come on out to Sunset Cove for delicious food, refreshing drinks, and all the trivia you can handle!

Low-Country Boil – Friday, May 23, 6:30pm

Sponsored by Miller Lite, Low Country Boil Nights are back and better than ever! Come and enjoy this Southern seafood favorite every Friday night at Sunset Cove! There’s plenty to go around, so share the night with your friends and family, and dig in to a steaming pot of boiled shrimp, corn on the cob, potatoes, and smoked sausage. Indulge in this true Southern staple while relaxing lakeside.

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Lake Lanier Islands Resort is a huge playground for kids of all ages, even the adult variety! In addition to a giant Lake right in our backyard, with pontoons and such, we’ve got an Equestrian Center with trails and lessons, zip lines all over the place, campgrounds, and miles and miles of walking, biking and hiking trails. If you think it might be fun, we’ve got it! Why not pack up the car and make a family vacation out of it!

Weekend Events at Lake Lanier Islands Resort

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

It’s the weekend here at Lake Lanier Islands, and you’ve come to the right blog to see what’s happening at LanierWorld and Sunset Cove! First things first, let’s check out the weather report:

Now, without further ado, here are the fun times we have scheduled for your leisurely pursuit!

SPECIAL EVENTS

SweetWater Shrimp Fest – Saturday, May 3, 2014, 11am-5pm; Sunset Cove

Lake Lanier Islands Resort teams up with SweetWater Brewing Company, Georgia’s favorite local brewery, to bring you the Shrimp Fest to end all shrimp fests! We’ll have all kinds of food trucks and local restaurants down at Sunset Cove, and they’ll all be bringing their best seafood game for your enjoyment! How many ways can you eat shrimp? Just ask Bubba: “Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, sauté it. Dey’s uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There’s pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich. That- that’s about it.”

In addition to these amazing and delicious food samples, we’ve got the SweetWater Beer Garden, live music all day, tons of volleyball, and even a Kids Zone with bouncy houses! When you’re stuffed to the rafters and you want to let it settle before you head home, you can hang around after the event and jam with Riley Biederer from 6-10pm!

Admission to the Shrimp Fest is $10/person. When you pay your parking fee at the gate, don’t forget to keep your receipt, because that will cover one of your carful of people.

For more information, visit ilovethecove.com!

Sunset Cove Sand Series Volleyball – Sunday, May 4, 9am

Come watch entertaining and action-packed volleyball games as semi-pros compete in a tournament at Sunset Cove!

WOOFstock: Be sure to check out our booth at Woofstock this Saturday at the Suwanee Town Center Park! Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10am-6pm.

Woofstock, sponsored by Star 94, is a fantastically fun event for pet owners in Suwanee, and we’ll be there to talk about our pet-friendly accommodations, upcoming events, and all the cool activities you can do at Lake Lanier Islands! Come by our booth from noon to 1pm to get your picture taken with Bucky Beaver!

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Sunset Cove Beach Cafe & Club – Friday, May 2, 5pm-9pm

Singer/Guitar player, John Amoroso, will be performing inside Sunset Cove restaurant from 5 pm- 9 pm.

Sunset Cove – Saturday, May 3, 11am-10pm

We’ll have live entertainment all during the Shrimp Fest from Fly Betty and Hurrican Wilson, so come out and enjoy some dancing in the sun!
Local favorite Riley Biederer will wrap up the day at the Sunset Cove indoor stage. from 6-10pm

Sunset Cove Beach Cafe & Club – Sunday, May 4, 1pm-5pm

License 2 Chill will perform on the outdoor stage at Sunset Cove from 1 pm- 5 pm.

WEEKLY EVENTS

Trivia Night – Thursday, May 1, 6:30-10:30pm

Gather your friends and family and head to Sunset Cove for our NEW Trivia Night! Whether you are a trivia veteran or have never played before, trivia nights are great for everyone! We’re awarding a $10 gift certificate to each round winner. Trivia nights are so much fun, you don’t miss out! So come on out to Sunset Cove for delicious food, refreshing drinks, and all the trivia you can handle!

Low-Country Boil – Friday, May 2, 6:30pm

Sponsored by Miller Lite, Low Country Boil Nights are back and better than ever! Come and enjoy this Southern seafood favorite every Friday night at Sunset Cove! There’s plenty to go around, so share the night with your friends and family, and dig in to a steaming pot of boiled shrimp, corn on the cob, potatoes, and smoked sausage. Indulge in this true Southern staple while relaxing lakeside.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Lake Lanier Islands Resort is a huge playground for kids of all ages, even the adult variety! In addition to a giant Lake right in our backyard, with pontoons and such, we’ve got an Equestrian Center with trails and lessons, zip lines all over the place, campgrounds, and miles and miles of walking, biking and hiking trails. If you think it might be fun, we’ve got it! Why not pack up the car and make a family vacation out of it!