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Weekend Events at Lake Lanier Islands

Friday, June 13th, 2014

It’s a big weekend here at Lake Lanier Islands! Father’s Day is on Sunday, and we’re all set to treat your dad like the king of mountain he claims to be. Let’s get right in to the schedule of events.

Friday, June 13


Do you love Luke Bryan? Do you want a chance to win tickets to his nearly SOLD OUT show at Lakewood Amphitheater this July? YOU ARE SO LUCKY because we’ve got the tickets! All you’ve got to do is show up at Sunset Cove Friday, June 13th and you could be the winner! We’re giving away 4 tickets to the show starting at 9 pm! It’s your chance to see Luke Bryan, Lee Brice & Cole Swindell in concert at Lakewood Amphitheater, Saturday, July 26th! Don’t miss out on your chance to win! Sponsored by Miller Lite.
*Must be 21 years or older to win. Guest must be present to win.
Sponsored by Kicks 101.5 & Miller Lite

Saturday, June 14


Join us for the June Full Moon Party! The 1st Generation 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, June 15


Come celebrate Father’s Day with Lanier Islands and Star 94 at LanierWorld!

Dads get into LanierWorld for FREE* on Sunday, June 15th!

Live music from the Redneck Blonde band on Sunset Cove stage from 1-5 pm and Wylie Street Coyotes band on Big Beach stage from 3-7 pm. And don’t miss our strolling entertainers throughout the park, like stilt walkers, jugglers and face painters! Remember Dads…Don’t forget to bring your kids along for all the F-U-N! And remember kids, this is THE BEST WAY to get your dad to take you to the water park!


Friday and Saturday, June 13-14 – 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, June 13 – 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.


Saturday, June 14

7:00-11:00pm – 1st Generation Band on the Sunset Stage

Sunday, June 15

1:00-5:00pm – Redneck Blonde on the Sunset Stage

3:00pm-7:00pm - Wylie Street Coyotes on the Big Beach Stage

Don’t miss the Boardwalk Entertainers - stilt walkers, jugglers and face painters


Masterpiece Mondays – Monday, June 16, 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, June 17, 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, June 18, 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, June 19, 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, June 20, 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.


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!


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If your dad isn’t into camouflage ties and steak-themed cufflinks, then treat him to something more unique this Father’s Day!

Try the Gentleman’s Escape, including a 25-minute gentleman’s hot towel facial AND a 25-minute mini-massage. Or, proclaim your father a King For A Day, which includes a 50-minute MANage your skin facial AND a 50-minute muscle de-stress massage!

Give your father the gift of relaxation this Sunday, and call to book his appointment today! Call 678.318.7887.

Lake Lanier Islands Resort Now Pet-Friendly!

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Are you looking for a great place to bring your family on vacation? Your WHOLE family? Lake Lanier Islands Resort is now pet-friendly, so you don’t have to find a sitter for Fido! “Leave no pet behind” can be your new motto for finding great, affordable vacation spots this season!

We’ve got your pet-friendliest accommodations at Legacy Lodge, the LakeHouses at Legacy, and of course, our campgrounds at Shoal Creek, Chestnut Ridge, and Blue Ridge.

There are more than 20 miles of walking and hiking trails, full of gorgeous Georgia scenery and wildlife here at the Islands. Why not take your furry friend on a beautiful walk under cloudless blue skies? Or you could grab a couple life vests and head on out to Harbor Landing to rent a pontoon for a full day of fun on the Lake! Our Island Skimmer Pontoons and Standard Pontoons are pet-friendly, too! Treat your best friend to an exciting new experience. Your pooch pal will love seeing leaping fish, snapping turtles, gliding herons, geese and ducks, and even graceful deer on the shoreline. Wave your paws at the passing boats on your way back in to Harbor Landing, and at the end of the day, your mischievous mutt will sleep the best sleep he’s ever had.

There’s plenty to do here at Lake Lanier Islands, so why not bring your ENTIRE family out to play! Remember Lake Lanier the next time you’re looking for a pet-friendly destination!

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Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) Week at LanierWorld!

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Monday, June 2nd – Sunday, June 8th
10 am – close everyday

DONATE a used smart device (iPhone, iTouch, Kindle Droid, etc.) and get into LanierWorld for FREE!

That’s right, we said FOR FREE!! What’s up? Why are we collecting used technology?

The Forsyth BYOT Benefit has started its second successful year of supporting the children and the BYOT technology initiative in the Forsyth County Schools. In their first year, 2013, they were able to deliver almost $30,000 to the schools and the county has already purchased 80 Kajeet SmartSpots that will allow that many families to have internet in their homes where it was previously missing. How awesome is that?!

In 2014, they’ve set their sights on a loftier goal and believe that the generous residents and companies of Forsyth County will again show the community how much it cares. We’re inviting you to check out this website, see what the Forsyth BYOT Benefit have done, and decide if you’d like to be a part of this very important effort. And get a little water park fun along the way.

Don’t have some older smart-tech to donate? Not to worry! You can also participate by using the coupon below to receive $5 0FF of LanierWorld daily admission price!

Print this off or show it on your phone!

Let’s do this awesome thing! It’s for the children!


Does the smart device have to work? NO. We will take any “smart” devices.

Are they getting donated to a charity? YES. They are being donated to a charity, the Forsyth BYOT Benefit.

Are they getting recycled? They will be recycled, to be used by a deserving student in Forsyth County.

What happens to all of my information on the used device? They will be electronically scrubbed of all info before that happens.

Do I have to bring the chargers/accessories? NO, but please bring them if you have them.

Show Those Toes!

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

AMAZING news here at LanierWorld! Every single Friday this summer we’re going to be giving away TOE-TALLY AWESOME prizes!! Here’s what you need to do:

Step One: Come to LanierWorld.

Step Two: Remove your shoes. And your socks.

Step Three: Take a picture of your toes doing something “toe”-tally fun! For example, dig your toes in the sand for an exhilarating game of volleyball! Take a peek at your toes as the water pulls them and you down the Intimidator! Prop your toes up by the outdoor fire pits as you listen to live music after sundown! Or, come up with your own wacky idea!

Step Four: Post your picture with the hashtag #ShowThoseToes! You can Tweet it, Post it, OR Instagram it!

We’ll pick a NEW WINNER every Friday at 2pm ALL SUMMER LONG!

“What can I win?!” you ask with excitement. There will be a new awesome prize every week! THIS FRIDAY, you’ll be competing for a FAMILY SEASON PASS PACK FOR 4!! That’s one season pass per toe, with one toe left over!! And those little piggies are going to LanierWorld!!

Get going, friends! Don’t forget, you can #ShowThoseToes on Facebook, Twitter, AND Instagram! Just remember to use the hashtag or we might not see your toe-tally amazing picture!