Victoria Hawkins
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Victoria Hawkins

Cool off in Gwinnett's Great Splash Pads

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 some great splash pads where you can cool off. Remember…

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Celebrate National Pride Month in Gwinnett

🌈National Pride Month activities are plentiful this month in Gwinnett! We're proud to say that we've got everything from book talks to Bingo. Check out these 2024 events: Fridays N Duluth- Pride: June 14th at 6pm-9pm on Duluth Town Green (3142 Hill Street, Duluth) Phone: (770) 476-3434…

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Gwinnett Celebrates Juneteenth

Juneteenth is so much more than America's newest (2021) federally observed holiday. Also referred to as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated annually on June 19 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the US. The holiday was first celebrated in Texas…

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

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 apply to some items on the…

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Celebrate Black History Month in Gwinnett

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 Douglass and Abraham…

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Best Gwinnett Spots for Engagement Photos

So you've gotten the ring, changed your Facebook status from "dating" to "engaged" and launched a a deep dive on Pinterest for all the latest wedding trends. What's missing from your to-do list? Engagement photos! McDaniel Farm Park McDaniel Farm Park is one of the most popular places for…

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Welcome to Seoul of the South

'남부의 서울'에 오신걸 환영합니다! (Welcome to the Seoul of the South!) A direct flight to Seoul from Atlanta takes over 14 hours. But if you're not into long flights, you can get a genuine taste of Korean culture right here in Gwinnett County, located Northeast of Atlanta. From K-pop to Korean BBQ, there are…

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10 Stores to Shop in Atlanta Metro Region

This story was originally published on ExploreGeorgia.org, and an excerpt is featured below. Read the full story here. The Atlanta area has no shortage of shopping options. From indoor shopping malls to outlet shops to antique stores, metro Atlanta has something for everyone. But if you are looking…

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Gwinnett's Ultimate Fall Checklist

Let's pumpkin spice things up. Fall is here, and we want to help you find all the foliage, festive treats, and family fun. Check out our ultimate Gwinnett Fall Checklist. 1. Buford Corn Maze Autumn activities here are endless. Play in the corn box, take a hayride, enjoy a haunted forest and…

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