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Labor Day Party this Weekend!

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

It’s the second to last weekend for LanierWorld and summer, and we are definitely going out with a bang! Come party with us and 97.1 the River and hear great live entertainment, eat delicious food, splash down the fastest water slides, and hang out with the coolest people! On Sunday we’re launching a ton of fireworks into the air!

You don’t want to miss summer’s last bash at our Labor Day Weekend Celebration from Friday, August 29th – Monday, September 1st. Live music, fireworks, pick-up volleyball, cartoon characters, radio giveaways, boardwalk entertainers and MORE! Check out the weekend’s itinerary below for more details!

Book the Labor Day Extravaganza Package and enjoy the last days of the summer filled with fun and excitement! Arrive early on Friday and jump in our brand new salt-water heated pool or enjoy each minute of the day at Sunset Cove Beach. Outdoor and indoor children activities will keep the kids excited – and free unlimited popsicles will keep everyone cool. Wake up next morning to a delicious Buffet Breakfast. Yes, this package includes Buffet Breakfast for four at Windows Restaurant for each night of stay – so you and your family can enjoy Chef’s cooked to order omelet and those delicious waffles with fruits! Lanier World will be open from Saturday, August 30th to Monday, September 1st and we got you covered! This package includes eight passes to LanierWorld per night of stay, including four Sunset Cove Beach passes per day on days in which LanierWorld is not open. The celebration could not end without an exciting Labor Day Fireworks Spectacular at Sunset Cove, on Sunday, August 31st.

Package includes:

  • Labor Day Celebration with live entertainment and fireworks (Sunday) at Sunset Cove and Beach.
  • Eight passes to LanierWorld per night or stay
  • $50 Resort credit*
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast for four at Windows Restaurant – gratuities included.
  • Luxurious overnight accommodations

Schedule of Entertainment:

Friday, August 29th

Johnny Summers 5-9 pm at Sunset Cove restaurant

Saturday, August 30th

Riley Biederer & Rex 1-5 pm at Sunset Cove restaurant

Atlanta Falcons Ticket Giveaway sponsored by Miller Lite 4-9 pm at Sunset Cove

Old School Horn Band 6-10 pm on Sunset Cove stage

Wylie Coyote Band 1-5 pm on Big Beach stage

Sunday, August 31st

97.1 The River live remote from 2-6 pm at Sunset Cove

Evan Greenstein 2-6 pm at Sunset Cove restaurant

Atlanta Falcons Ticket Giveaway sponsored by Miller Lite 4-9 pm at Sunset Cove

Fly Betty Band 6-10 pm on Sunset Cove stage

Wylie Coyote Band 3-7 pm on Big Beach stage

FIREWORKS after dark

Monday, September 1st

Ashley Rivera 2-6 pm at Sunset Cove

Wylie Coyote Band 3-7pm on Big Beach

 

Spongebob Square Pants & Patrick will be making appearances on Saturday, Sunday and Monday in LanierWorld! Don’t miss a great photo opportunity with your kids and these friendly characters, special giveaways and interactive fun!

Labor Day at Lanier Islands!

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Do you have plans for Labor Day? You should definitely consider spending the weekend with us! We’ve got tons of great live entertainment set up, and there’s going to be fireworks on Sunday! Don’t forget, this is the last weekend that LanierWorld will be open for the summer season, so you won’t want to miss the last hurrah! Let’s send summer off in style because it’s been one of the best ones ever!

 

Check out our Labor Day Extravaganza Package! 

Arrive early on Friday and jump in our new heated saltwater pool or enjoy each minute of the day at Sunset Cove! Outdoor and indoor Legacy Kids activities will keep the kids excited – and free unlimited popsicles will keep everyone cool! Wake up next morning to a delicious Buffet Breakfast for four at Windows Restaurant for each night of your stay. LanierWorld will be open for its final weekend of the summer, and we’ve got you covered! This package includes eight passes to LanierWorld per night of stay, including four Sunset Cove Beach passes per day on days in which LanierWorld is not open. Take advantage of the $50 Resort Credit per night of stay to have a Labor Day Celebration of your choice – by the pool or by the beach! Enjoy great live entertainment presented by 97.1 The River all weekend long at Sunset Cove! The summer simply couldn’t end without an exciting Labor Day Fireworks Spectacular at Sunset Cove, on Sunday, August 31st.

Let’s end it with a bang and make the summer of 2014 one for the record books! See you out there!
To read more about this great package, go tohttp://www.lakelanierislands.com/packages/laborday

To book your stay, go to https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=10192&Chain=15467&arrive=8%2F26%2F2014&depart=9%2F4%2F2014&adult=1&child=0&promo=LABORDAY

Weekend Events at Lake Lanier Islands Resort

Friday, August 8th, 2014

It’s time for another weekend here at the Lake, and with another full moon on Saturday we’re excited to host another of our wildly popular Full Moon Parties! Haywire and Madison Parks 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! The Full Moon Party is an exclusive event at Sunset Cove, and a $15 cover will be charged beginning at 7pm. Fireworks will follow the party at 11pm.

This weekend looks to be a fun one for all of our guests as Sunday sees the return of our popular Wine Cruise Series! Guests will get to cruise the South’s Great Lake on our 85-foot houseboat this Sunday from 2pm-5pm while tasting fabulous wines from all over the world, paired with creative culinary dishes prepared special by our team of chefs. Guests will then get to interact with winemakers and other knowledgeable wine industry insiders for a three-hour cruise aboard the Island Princess!

EVERY WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday and Saturday, August 8-9 – 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, August 8 – 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

Saturday, August 8

7:00-11:00pm – Haywire on the Sunset Stage
7:00-11:00pm – Madison Parks will play at the Sunset Stage in between sets

WEEKLY EVENTS

Masterpiece Mondays – Monday, August 11, 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, August 12, 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, August 13, 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, August 14, 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, August 15, 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 a fantastic golf course, 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!