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Experience new cultures right here in Gainesville at the 2022 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival!
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Experience new cultures right here in Gainesville at the 2022 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival! 
Read about the history of the Dragon Boat Festival and learn more details about this year’s event on our website:
www.exploregainesville.org/event/lake-lanier-hong-kong-dragon-boat-festival/
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Upcoming Events

Gainesville is where dragons race across water, Olympians train, history happens, bass jump and families adventure. There truly is something for everyone in Gainesville.

August 20, 2022 Gardening for Pollinators – ABG
Learn how to make your garden a pollinators paradise!
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August 20, 2022 2022 Summer Music Fest: Riverstreet – The Arts Council
Join the Arts Council for their annual Summer Music Fest!
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August 20, 2022 Karaoke – Tap It Growlers
Sing your heart out at Tap It Growlers every Saturday all summer long!
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August 21, 2022 Open Mic Night – Downtown Drafts
Come on out to Downtown Drafts for Open Mic Night!
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August 21, 2022 Sunday Funday – Hopscotch
Sunday Funday at Hopscotch on the Square! Hang out on the Square in Gainesville with…
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August 22, 2022 Tooth Fairy Craft Week – INK
Your kiddos will leave this craft week SMILING!
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Love Where You Live

Get your “passport” and get ready to explore Gainesville!  Passports can be found at area attractions or the Gainesville Welcome Center. Look for the Love Where You Live signs or check out updates on the FB page @ ExploreGainesville.  Once you visit 8 or more locations, come to the Welcome Center to claim your prize. Share your adventures on social media by hashtaging #LoveGLVGA. Beginning in May, attractions and events will be highlighted, there will be contests and give-aways posted on social media. Get ready for adventures and to also SEE WHY WE LOVE WHERE WE LIVE!

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