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Ask An Explorer: Kate Conaway May 15
Guide to Gwinnett

Ask An Explorer: Kate Conaway

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No one knows Gwinnett better than our very own Explorers. Through our Ask an Explorer series, you'll learn all the reasons why our staff love Gwinnett. Meet our Marketing Coordinator, Kate Conaway, who grew up in Gwinnett County. Her Mom has worked for Gwinnett County Parks…

Ask An Explorer: Race Roberts May 14
Guide to Gwinnett

Ask An Explorer: Race Roberts

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No one knows Gwinnett better than our very own Explorers. Through our Ask an Explorer series, you'll learn all the reasons why our staff love Gwinnett. Meet our Sales Manager, Race (like a racecar) Roberts! Born and raised in Gwinnett County, Race is a true Gwinnettian and…

Guide to Gwinnett: Food Trucks May 13
Guide to Gwinnett

Guide to Gwinnett: Food Trucks

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Isn't spring the greatest? The weather is awesome, school's getting ready to let out for summer, and food trucks are rolling through Gwinnett County. We're here to tell you when and where to be to try some of Metro Atlanta's best food trucks. Lilburn Food…

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Gwinnett May 02
Explore Dining

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Gwinnett

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Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s May 5, 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. The day, which falls on Friday, May 5 in 2023, is also known as Battle of Puebla Day…

Do Something Nice for Your Mama May 02
Holidays

Do Something Nice for Your Mama

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Mother's Day is just around the corner (you're welcome). From sweets to shopping to a stellar meal, we've got some ideas for how you can thank mom for, well, your existence. Sweets If mom has a sweet tooth, there's no shortage of treats in Gwinnett. The…

Cool off in Gwinnett's Great Splash Pads May 01
Children's Activities

Cool off in Gwinnett's Great Splash Pads

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It's hot. We'll help you cool down. The verdict is in—it's freakin' hot. The last thing you want to do is spend all of your summer inside, but it can also be hard to find outdoor activities that aren't sweltering. Great news! Gwinnett's got…

Ways to Commemorate Memorial Day in Gwinnett May 01
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Memorial Day is a time to remember the fallen soldiers who have served in the country’s armed forces. And, Gwinnett has plenty of ways for you to pay your respects to these heroes. Check out seven ways you can commemorate Memorial Day this year. Memorial Day Weekend at…

Local Love: Boxete Kitchen Apr 29
Local Love

Local Love: Boxete Kitchen

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We sat down for a Q&A with Julee Kim, Marketing Manager of Boxete in Suwanee. Boxete is a combination of street food from all over the world. Customers can taste the culinary delights in their dishes made from scratch by Executive chefs. Q: How did your business get started?…

Unique Spaces to Meet in Gwinnett Apr 25
Explore Attractions

Unique Spaces to Meet in Gwinnett

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We know how important it is for your event, celebration, or meeting to go as planned. Keeping guests engaged and entertained can be a challenge. Selecting the right venue is a great place to start. Gwinnett County is full of meeting facilities that offer a range of unique…

Spring Break Deals, Events & Attractions in Gwinnett Mar 28
Deals and Discounts

Spring Break Deals, Events & Attractions in Gwinnett

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Spring Break is just around the corner. Planning a staycation in Gwinnett? Visiting us from out of town? We've got lots of great activities and discounts for you to take part in this Spring Break. Deals Spring Break Bash at Eagle Theatre The Eagle Theatre in Sugar Hill will…

Gwinnett's Most Pup-friendly Patios Mar 27
Guide to Gwinnett

Gwinnett's Most Pup-friendly Patios

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Dogs really are man's best friend. What makes patio season even better? Being able to celebrate with your pup. Gwinnett's got oodles of restaurants, breweries and coffee shops where Fido can join you in enjoying the cool, sunny weather. Three Blind Mice, Lilburn 1910…

WIN in gWINnett: Gwinnett Stripers Mar 26
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You might think you know the Gwinnett Stripers, but if you haven’t been to a game recently, you’ll find that a lot has changed at Coolray Field. If you’re new here (we’re so happy to have you), the Gwinnett Stripers are a Minor League Baseball team of…

WIN in gWINnett: Atlanta Vibe Mar 19
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WIN in gWINnett: Atlanta Vibe

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How often do you get the opportunity to be a “founding fan” of a sports team? Atlanta Vibe, charter members of the Pro Volleyball Federation, have found their home at Gas South Arena right here in Gwinnett County. Volleyball offers non-stop action. This high-energy…

Celebrate Easter in Gwinnett Mar 01
Children's Activities

Celebrate Easter in Gwinnett

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The Easter bunny is on his way! And what better way to celebrate than with Easter egg hunts and pictures with the Easter bunny himself? Here are nine ways you and your family can enjoy Easter this year. 1. Underwater Egg Hunt March 23, 11 am - 1 pm @ Bethesda Park Aquatic Center…

Where to Play Pickleball in Gwinnett Mar 01
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Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in America for the third year in a row and it seems like everyone is playing it these days. If you have never heard of pickleball, it is a mixture of tennis and ping-pong played on a smaller tennis court with a paddle. It can be played in…

50 FREE (or almost free) things to do in Gwinnett Mar 01
Guide to Gwinnett

50 FREE (or almost free) things to do in Gwinnett

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We all enjoy a good deal or discount, especially when it comes to finding things to entertain the whole family. Gwinnett's got a lot of fun things to do that will only cost you a few bucks or nothing at all! Most of the free activities are noted below. Admission charges…

The Best Noodle Spots in Gwinnett Feb 28
Guide to Gwinnett

The Best Noodle Spots in Gwinnett

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You thought you'd grow out of ramen noodles—man were you wrong. When I say ramen noodles, I don't mean the kind you heat up in the microwave and eat out of a cup. One thing I always appreciate about our dear Gwinnett County is it's diversity. Our cultural…

Gwinnett Burger Week: Know Before You Go Feb 27
Explore Dining

Gwinnett Burger Week: Know Before You Go

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Did somebody say burgers? Ummmm, yes we did! Gwinnett Burger Week returns March 18-24 and we've got a few tips for you to help you maximize the meatiest week of the year! Gwinnett Burger Week Pass STEP 1: GET YOUR PASS at Pass.ExploreGwinnett.org New this year, is our mobile…

Celebrate Black History Month in Gwinnett Feb 01
Guide to Gwinnett

Celebrate Black History Month in Gwinnett

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Black History Month honors the contributions of African Americans to United States history. It was first created as a week-long celebration in 1926, and became a month-long celebration in 1976. It takes place in the month of February to coincide with the birthdays of Frederick…

Treat Your Date to Something Different Jan 30
Guide to Gwinnett

Treat Your Date to Something Different

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We all expect the typical date. Dinner and a movie. Netflix and chill. Sound familiar? Well, we want to get you out of your date night rut. Gwinnett makes this easy because there are about a million ways you can surprise that special someone in your life with a better date. Make…

Ask An Explorer: Anne Chen Jan 23
Guide to Gwinnett

Ask An Explorer: Anne Chen

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No one knows Gwinnett better than our very own Explorers. Through our Ask an Explorer series, you'll learn all the reasons why our staff love Gwinnett. How to describe Director of Convention Sales Anne Chen? Travel and tourism expert? Foodie extroidaaiire? Ray of sunshine?…

Exploring Korean Culture on a Budget: Tips for Affordable Adventures Jan 12
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There’s a reason we call it “The Seoul of the South.” Gwinnett County is home to a constantly growing Korean community. A recent article said it best… “The city used to have only a smattering of churches, shops, and infrastructure geared toward…

New Year's Resolutions Dec 20
Deals and Discounts

New Year's Resolutions

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It is time to begin another year, which means a fresh start. They say it takes an average of 60 days to form a habit which means there is no time to waste starting your news years resolutions. Thankfully, Gwinnett has everything you need to accomplish your resolutions. Whether…

Open Late in Gwinnett Dec 18
Explore Dining

Open Late in Gwinnett

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You've just left a concert at Gas South District or a fantastic show at the Aurora Theatre. You're not ready for the night to end. Where do you go for another drink or a bite to eat? Whether you're thirsty, hungry, or looking to sing your heart out, Gwinnett's…

Affordable Gwinnett Wedding Venues Dec 05
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The Knot.Com recently reported that couples in the U.S. spend and average of $30,000 on weddings. We understand not everyone has this type of budget. Gwinnett is home to several gorgeous, affordable venues, so you can save on what is typically a large cost for your big day. 1…