The Boathouse

Introducing the City of Gainesville's
newest, premier lakeside event venue...
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Historic City Hall

Where historic charm and
modern sophistication collide...
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Where To Go

Gainesville’s annual event season is full of fun events for the whole family!

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Upcoming Events

Save the date, or rather save the DATES, because Gainesville’s calendar is filled with exciting events. Join us for annual events such as the Chicken Festival, Jingle Mingle, Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, First Fridays, Beach Bash, Food Truck Fridays and so much more!

July 3, 2024 Hot Summer Nights Concerts – Downtown Gainesville
Join us every Wednesday in July from 6-9pm for Gainesville’s Hot Summer Nights on the…
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July 5, 2024 First Friday Concerts – Downtown Gainesville
Join us on the history Downtown Gainesville Square for our First Friday Concert Series!
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July 10, 2024 Hot Summer Nights Concerts – Downtown Gainesville
Join us every Wednesday in July from 6-9pm for Gainesville’s Hot Summer Nights on the…
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July 12, 2024 Beach Bash 2024 – Lake Lanier Olympic Park
Come hang with us at Lake Lanier Olympic Park for Beach Bash, where over 100…
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July 17, 2024 Hot Summer Nights Concerts – Downtown Gainesville
Join us every Wednesday in July from 6-9pm for Gainesville’s Hot Summer Nights on the…
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July 24, 2024 Hot Summer Nights Concerts – Downtown Gainesville
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12 hours ago

𝐂𝐡𝐞𝐜𝐤 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭’𝐬 𝐮𝐩 𝐢𝐧 𝐆𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐯𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐤!
Get out and discover all that the City of Gainesville, Georgia has to offer! With trivia nights, live music, theatre, workout classes and more, we are sure to have something that piques your interest!

𝐌𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟒𝐭𝐡
• Father’s Day Craft Week : All Week @ Interactive Neighborhood for Kids

𝐓𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟓𝐭𝐡
• Karaoke Night!: 7pm @ Wild Wing Cafe

𝐖𝐞𝐝𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟔𝐭𝐡
• Book Club - “Olivetti”: 10:30am @ The Storybook Market
• Line Dancing For Beginners: 7pm @ Big Daddy's Honkytonk

𝐓𝐡𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟕𝐭𝐡
• Southern Surf Slam & Lakeside Concert from Surf ATL (Day 1): All Day @ Lake Lanier Olympic Park
• Thriller Thursday - Patriotic Mickey & Minnie: 11:30am @ Interactive Neighborhood for Kids
• Movie Night - Mean Girls: 7pm @ Boot Barn Hall - Gainesville

𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟖𝐭𝐡
• Southern Surf Slam & Lakeside Concert from Surf ATL (Day 2): All Day @ Lake Lanier Olympic Park
• Fresh Food Market: 9am-1pm @ Good News Clinics
• Live Music - Charles Esten: 7:30pm @ Boot Barn Hall - Gainesville

𝐒𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟗𝐭𝐡
• Surf Slam Lakeside Concert - Gnarly Chaplin, Hotel Fiction, Cicada Rhythm, and Kevn Kinney Trio of Drivin N Cryin: 5-9pm @ Lake Lanier Olympic Park
• Live Music - The Black Gold Orchestra: 8pm @ The Arts Council

For More Events: www.exploregainesville.org/events/
Know of an event we’re missing?
Give us the scoop by filling out our Event Promotion Application Form:
www.exploregainesville.org/events/community/add
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𝐂𝐡𝐞𝐜𝐤 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭’𝐬 𝐮𝐩 𝐢𝐧 𝐆𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐯𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐤!
Get out and discover all that the City of Gainesville, Georgia has to offer! With trivia nights, live music, theatre, workout classes and more, we are sure to have something that piques your interest!

𝐌𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟒𝐭𝐡
• Father’s Day Craft Week : All Week @ Interactive Neighborhood for Kids

𝐓𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟓𝐭𝐡
• Karaoke Night!: 7pm @ Wild Wing Cafe

𝐖𝐞𝐝𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟔𝐭𝐡
• Book Club - “Olivetti”: 10:30am @ The Storybook Market
• Line Dancing For Beginners: 7pm @ Big Daddys Honkytonk

𝐓𝐡𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟕𝐭𝐡
• Southern Surf Slam & Lakeside Concert from Surf ATL (Day 1): All Day @ Lake Lanier Olympic Park
• Thriller Thursday - Patriotic Mickey & Minnie: 11:30am @ Interactive Neighborhood for Kids
• Movie Night - Mean Girls: 7pm @ Boot Barn Hall - Gainesville

𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟖𝐭𝐡
• Southern Surf Slam & Lakeside Concert from Surf ATL (Day 2): All Day @ Lake Lanier Olympic Park
• Fresh Food Market: 9am-1pm @ Good News Clinics
• Live Music - Charles Esten: 7:30pm @ Boot Barn Hall - Gainesville

𝐒𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟗𝐭𝐡
• Surf Slam Lakeside Concert - Gnarly Chaplin, Hotel Fiction, Cicada Rhythm, and Kevn Kinney Trio of Drivin N Cryin: 5-9pm @ Lake Lanier Olympic Park
• Live Music - The Black Gold Orchestra: 8pm @ The Arts Council

For More Events: www.exploregainesville.org/events/
Know of an event we’re missing?
Give us the scoop by filling out our Event Promotion Application Form:
www.exploregainesville.org/events/community/add
4 days ago

Join us TOMORROW at Lake Lanier Olympic Park for Food Truck Friday! 🎤✨
Enjoy live music from Auraria Bandmates, tasty treats from some of the best food trucks around, and activities for all ages!
More information and parking details: www.exploregainesville.org/food-truck-friday/
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#lakelanier #llop #foodtrucks #gainesvillega #exploregainesville #gvlga #exploregeorgia #hallcounty #northgeorgia #events #lake
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Join us TOMORROW at Lake Lanier Olympic Park for Food Truck Friday! 🎤✨
Enjoy live music from Auraria Bandmates, tasty treats from some of the best food trucks around, and activities for all ages! 
More information and parking details: www.exploregainesville.org/food-truck-friday/
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#lakelanier #llop #foodtrucks #gainesvillega #exploregainesville #gvlga #exploregeorgia #hallcounty #northgeorgia #events #lake
6 days ago

Beat the heat this summer in the Splash Zone at Frances Meadows Aquatics&Fitness Center! ☀️
Learn more about pricing and available packages:
www.gainesville.org/349/Pools-and-Fitness
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#gainesvillega #lakelanier #summer #summerfun #exploregainesville #gvlga #poolside #pool #northgeorgia #exploregeorgia Gainesville Parks & Recreation
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Beat the heat this summer in the Splash Zone at Frances Meadows Aquatics&Fitness Center! ☀️
Learn more about pricing and available packages:
https://www.gainesville.org/349/Pools-and-Fitness
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#gainesvillega #lakelanier #summer #summerfun #exploregainesville #gvlga #poolside #pool #northgeorgia #exploregeorgia Gainesville Parks & Recreation
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From modern hotels to cozy inns, Gainesville offers lots of options to rest your head.

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