The Boathouse

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Historic City Hall

Where historic charm and
modern sophistication collide...
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What To Do

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Where To Stay

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Where To Dine

Gainesville’s dining options are diverse just like the people, culture, activities and attractions!

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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!

May 22, 2024 Blue Sky Concerts – Downtown Gainesville
Join us for lunch on the Downtown Square and enjoy our Blue Sky Concert series!
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May 29, 2024 Blue Sky Concerts – Downtown Gainesville
Join us for lunch on the Downtown Square and enjoy our Blue Sky Concert series!
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June 7, 2024 First Friday Concerts – Downtown Gainesville
Join us on the history Downtown Gainesville Square for our First Friday Concert Series!
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June 21, 2024 Food Truck Fridays – Lake Lanier Olympic Park
Food Truck Fridays are rockin’ all summer long at Lake Lanier Olympic Park!
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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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Explore Gainesville

✨ It is National Travel and Tourism Week!✨
Meet the City of Gainesville, Georgia Convention and Visitors Bureau (Explore Gainesville) ! The Gainesville CVB is comprised of several different divisions, all of which are funded and supported by tourism in Gainesville.
Explore Gainesville
Downtown Gainesville
Greater Gainesville Sports Alliance
Lake Lanier Olympic Park
The Boathouse at Lake Lanier
We will be highlighting the important impact tourism has on each division throughout the week!
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#nttw24 #lakelanier #gainesvillega #gacvb #travel #tourism #exploregainesvillega U.S. Travel Association Station 300 Gainesville
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✨ It is National Travel and Tourism Week!✨
Meet the City of Gainesville, Georgia Convention and Visitors Bureau (Explore Gainesville) ! The Gainesville CVB is comprised of several different divisions, all of which are funded and supported by tourism in Gainesville. 
• Explore Gainesville
• Downtown Gainesville 
• Greater Gainesville Sports Alliance 
• Lake Lanier Olympic Park 
• The Boathouse at Lake Lanier 
We will be highlighting the important impact tourism has on each division throughout the week! 
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#NTTW24 #LakeLanier #gainesvillega #gacvb #travel #tourism #exploregainesvillega U.S. Travel Association Station 300 Gainesville
13 hours ago
Explore Gainesville

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, 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝐭𝐡
• Bee Craft Week : All Week @ Interactive Neighborhood for Kids
• Film Showing & Book Signing with Chattahoochee Riverkeeper: 5:30pm @ Hall County Library System

𝐖𝐞𝐝𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟐𝐧𝐝
• Blue Sky Concert - Chad Bowmar: 11:30am-1:30pm @ Downtown Gainesville

𝐓𝐡𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟑𝐫𝐝
• Lifelong Learners - Reptile & Amphibian Exploration: 10am @ Elachee Nature Science Center
• Karaoke Night - Taylor Swift: 7pm @ Downtown Drafts

𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟒𝐭𝐡
• Live Music - Fly Betty: 7:30pm @ Boot Barn Hall - Gainesville

𝐒𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟓𝐭𝐡
• Discovery Saturday: 10am @ Elachee Nature Science Center
• Midland Music Fest with the Rotary Club of Gainesville: 5pm @ The Arts Council
• Ghost Tours with the James Longstreet Museum at the Historic Piedmont Hotel: 8pm @ Blackstrap Rock Hall

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, 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝐭𝐡
• Bee Craft Week : All Week @ Interactive Neighborhood for Kids
• Film Showing & Book Signing with Chattahoochee Riverkeeper: 5:30pm @ Hall County Library System

𝐖𝐞𝐝𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟐𝐧𝐝
•  Blue Sky Concert - Chad Bowmar: 11:30am-1:30pm @ Downtown Gainesville

𝐓𝐡𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟑𝐫𝐝
• Lifelong Learners - Reptile & Amphibian Exploration: 10am @ Elachee Nature Science Center
• Karaoke Night - Taylor Swift: 7pm @ Downtown Drafts

𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟒𝐭𝐡
• Live Music - Fly Betty: 7:30pm @ Boot Barn Hall - Gainesville

𝐒𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟓𝐭𝐡
• Discovery Saturday: 10am @ Elachee Nature Science Center
• Midland Music Fest with the Rotary Club of Gainesville: 5pm @ The Arts Council
• Ghost Tours with the James Longstreet Museum at the Historic Piedmont Hotel: 8pm @ Blackstrap Rock Hall

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

✨ It is National Travel and Tourism Week!✨
The Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau (Explore Gainesville) is celebrating #NTTW24 and what travel means to the City of Gainesville, Georgia – from our communities to our jobs to our economy—travel touches and improves it all!
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U.S. Travel Association Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus Downtown Gainesville Lake Lanier Olympic Park Greater Gainesville Sports Alliance The Boathouse at Lake Lanier
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