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Snow is Coming to Lanier Islands!!

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Snow is coming to Lanier Islands and YOU’RE invited to come play! We’re transforming North Georgia’s favorite water park into a winter fun zone that you’ll need to SEE to believe! We’re talking THIRTEEN snow sledding lanes, FIVE slides that have been converted into thrilling speed rides, FOUR snow play areas like Georgia has never seen, and 100% FUN for everyone!

We’re piling on TONS of snow to create a winter sensation you have never seen in Georgia! Let’s get started with some details, shall we? Start with the Arctic Zone. Make your way over to where the FunDunker has been transformed into The Arctic Chiller! Flurry the Snowman will greet you with a blast of snow as you enter the Arctic Play Zone. The little ones can safely play in the Arctic Cubs Zone while the big kids check out the Arctic Chiller – a super fast race down a polar vortex! Now’s your chance to grab a warm cup of hot chocolate at Sunset Cove and sit for a while next to the fire pits.

Next you can make your way to Speed Slide Alley! Watch out for the wild yeti as you grab a sled to plunge down the Intimidator and the Triple Threat like you never have before!

After just a short walk, you can find the Polar Zone, which houses the Polar Play Zone and Cub Zone at the transformed Wiggle Waves! Our Polar Bear will greet you with a toothy smile before you plummet down the Downhill Polar Race with your best buds!

Finally, wrap up your incredible winter experience by checking out Blizzard Bluffs! Set in the transformed Wave Pool, you’ll get to speed down one of our 13 sledding lanes – intermediate and beginner lanes are available for all age groups. The Blizzard Fun Zone and the Blizzard Cub Zone offer more opportunity to build snowmen and make snow angels! Be sure to wave hello to Bucky Beaver as he will be enjoying the snow here as well!

So we’ve got everything all lined up for you: 13 snow sledding lanes, 5 thrilling speed slides, 4 snow play areas, and 100% fun for everyone!

For the parents:

Slide intensity is designated by classic skiing icons. Black diamonds are the most intense, followed by blue squares, and then green circles for little to no intensity. Look for these designations on the signs containing the slides’ names. Rules and regulations will also appear on these signs, please read them carefully before allowing your child to participate. Additionally, “Zones” are separated according age/height. For example, the Blizzard Bluffs are separated into a “Cub Zone” and a “Fun Zone.” Smaller children should play in the Cub Zones, whereas older children and teenagers should stick to the Fun Zones.

Fall Foliage at the Lake! It’s about that time…

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Labor Day is this weekend, and that means the summer season is at long last coming to a close. We’re definitely going to end it with a bang, but we’re already looking forward to the Fall season! Soon enough the leaves are going to start turning, and seriously, it doesn’t get much prettier than cruising around Lake Lanier on a pontoon boat with your camera in hand. The foliage is stunning this time of year, and we’ve got everything you need to take full advantage of the season!

Take a look at our Fabulous Fall Package!

Come and see the stunning explosion of reds, oranges, and yellows across the Lake as North Georgia experiences the changing of the seasons! With the Fabulous Fall Package, available from August 15th to November 30th, you’ll stay in luxurious accommodations at Legacy Lodge, enjoy a delicious buffet (4 people per night of stay) at Windows Restaurant, and receive four access passes to Sunset Cove (per night of stay). Additionally, you’ll get to see what it’s really about from the deck of a pontoon boat! This package includes a four-hour 24ft.-pontoon rental with capacity for 8 people*! Be sure to pick up your map of the Islands and the surrounding Lake area from our Concierge or Harbor Landing  to see where you should head for the best pictures!

For folks looking for peak fall foliage viewing, the color change is most evident in our area between October 15 and November 15. However, this package is available through November 30th.

Package includes:

  • Luxurious overnight accommodations.
  • 4-hr Pontoon Rental with 24ft. and capacity for 8pp. (*Pontoon rental does not include gas or upgraded Pontoons) (per night of stay)***
  • Map with locations of best fall foliage sightseeing from Oct 15 to Nov 15.
  • Buffet Breakfast for 4 people at Windows Restaurant (per night of stay)
  • Four passes to Sunset Cove Beach (per night of stay).

*** After booking your reservation, please contact Harbor Landing at (770) 932-7254 to reserve the Pontoon at the day and time of your convenience. We cannot guarantee Pontoon availability without a previous reservation confirmed by Harbor Landing.

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Take a look at our Fall Foliage Package!

Our Fall Foliage Package includes luxurious overnight accommodations and daily buffet breakfast for two adults (kids 12 & under eat free). Your kids are going to have a blast with our newly launched Legacy Kids activities, including fun at the brand new saltwater lounging pool, courtyard games, nightly movies, free popsicles, a game room & more! We’re also including a daily 8-hour Resort Cart rental, as well as Sunset Cove beach access for four. With Full Moon Parties, Wine Cruises, and Festivals, you’re going to enjoy every minute of the Fall season with us here at Lanier Islands!

Be sure to ask our concierge for your map of the best locations around the Islands for great Fall Foliage!

The Fall Foliage Package is available from September 1st to October 31st.

  • Kids 12 & under eat free when accompanied by an adult under the Staycation Package
  • Breakfast gratuities are included
  • The Resort Cart rental must be used all at once, and cannot be split. Unused Resort Cart rental time expires once the guest departs the Resort

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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!

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

LUKE BRYAN TICKET GIVEAWAY AT SUNSET COVE

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

FULL MOON PARTY AT SUNSET COVE

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

FATHER’S DAY AT LANIERWORLD

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!

EVERY WEEKEND EVENTS

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.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

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

WEEKLY EVENTS

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.

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!

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FATHER’S DAY SPA SPECIALS

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.

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!

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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!

GATES OPEN at Lake Lanier Islands Resort!

Monday, April 21st, 2014

THIS WEEKEND ONLY (April 25-27, 2014) we’re opening our gates for FREE ENTRY into Lake Lanier Islands Resort!!

 

Ladies and gentlemen, you’ve been hearing the buzz all winter long, and now it’s time to see what’s new at Lake Lanier Islands! THIS WEEKEND ONLY, come on through our wide open gates for FREE! We’ve got something really special planned for you as you come to the coolest spot on the Lake this weekend.

What’s happening on the Islands? The In-Water Boat Show will be the place to be this weekend, where top dealers will bring all the coolest boats from all over the United States! Hang out at Sunset Cove Beach Club & Cafe and try our new and improved menu items, sit a spell on the beach with a drink in hand, or dance it up by the Sunset Stage to live music all weekend long!

Come see all the new projects we’ve been working on since the Williams family acquired the Lake Lanier Islands lease in August 2005. Nearly every corner of the property has received some form of make-over, and we’re eager for you to see it all! So come on by this weekend only, as we open the gates for everyone, and plan your next big family vacation by seeing everything we have to offer! Stop at the gate to receive your super special coupon sheet and cruise through our picturesque islands to begin your adventure. Stop by Harbor Landing for a great day out on a pontoon boat, or swing by the Stables for trail and pony rides, and learn about our Summer Horse Camp from our Stable Manager! While you’re having a great weekend, don’t forget to drop by the Boat Show at Sunset Cove and Big Beach!

With the summer season coming up, you’ll want to begin gathering your family deals and memberships. Be sure to speak with our concierge about your Family Fun Package! This is the weekend you’re going to want to stop by Breezy’s gift shop to pick up your new club memberships, too, for great benefits all summer long! In keeping with this special weekend, we’re offering these memberships at an even deeper discount than usual!

Holy guacamole, there’s more! While you’re here, you won’t want to miss out on our Land & Sea Buffet at Windows Restaurant in the Lodge from 6-9pm.

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! You’ll 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!

This weekend only, we’re opening the gates just for you, and we can hardly wait for you to come and visit with us! See y’all real soon!!