It’s that time of the year again, Father’s Day! And what better way to spend the weekend then having fun in Gwinnett!
Don’t just wait until Sunday to make your dad feel special! At Medieval Times, you and your dad can cheer on your favorite knight and horse in a live jousting tournament, and enjoy a four-course royal feast. The best part is, fathers are FREE with the purchase of a full-priced adult ticket through Sunday! You can treat your dad to the Father’s Day package which includes a Father’s Day photo, 28 oz. beverage, a knight’s flag, and a commemorative scroll as well.
Road Atlanta has a Racing School special, June 12, with two FREE nights, Thursday and Friday night, at the Chateau Elan Winery & Resort! You and your dad can learn all about the dynamics of race cars, how to drive them, and experience a thrill when racing them around the track! That is not all Chateau Elan has to offer! On Sunday, June 15, at 9am, you can participate in the 5th Annual Dad & Junior Scramble Golf Tournament. For only $54 per team, this tournament includes 9 holes of golf, lunch, contests, and prizes! To top that off there is a Smokehouse Brunch featuring a BBQ style buffet for the whole family, 12pm-3pm!
For music lovers, there will be a live concert by the Departures, a Journey Tribute Band! They will be performing Journey’s hit songs, such as ‘Lights’ and ‘Feeling That Way!’ This entertaining and upbeat performance will take place at the Buford Community Center Theatre at 8pm on Saturday, June 14. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 dollars for students of all ages!
Looking for FREE fun this weekend? For dads who love to grill out, the host from the PBS show, “Primal Grill,” will be at the Norcross Cultural Arts & Community Center on Thursday, June 12, for a FREE live cooking show! He will also be talking about his newest book, Man Made Meals, and books will be available for purchase and signing at the event! Come and learn the key tactics to becoming a “Grill Master!”
The Peachtree Corners Festival offers a FREE day of fun for the entire family! Some of the entertainment that will be going on at the festival includes:
• Live Entertainment:
On Stage Saturday:
Color Guard and National Anthem by Jerry Golden- 10am
Pinckneyville Middle School Chorus- 10:10am
Jenna Leigh Council- 10:45am
Leonard Bush Trio- 11:45am
Gwinnett Braves mascot Chopper- 12:30pm
Haley & Alexis Band- 12:45pm
New South Jazz- 2:30pm
The Free Byrds- 3:30pm
Gypsies on Parole- 4:45pm
On Stage Sunday:
Praise and worship music- 10:45am
Worship service with Amanda Garvin- 11am
Three Way Street- 1:30pm
Steel Dreaming Band- 3:30pm
• Car show
Featuring sports cars, such as Corvettes
• Children’s Activities
Including balloon animals, cotton candy treats, bounce houses, face painting, and more!
• Food Vendors & Trucks:
DaddyO’s Ice Cream
King of Pops
Peachtree Corners Rotary Club
Soul Good BBQ
S & S Kettle Corn
Taqueria del Mar
Uncle Brent’s Lemonade
• 5k Race/1k Fun Run
Show support for your father and sign up! Race will take place Sunday, June 15, at 9am! All proceeds will go towards supporting education and beautification of the city of Peachtree Corners!
The festival is on Saturday, June 14, from 10am-6pm and Sunday, June 15, from 12pm-5pm!
These are just a few of the awesome things happening this Father’s Day Weekend in Gwinnett! There are more events that you can check out! Take your dad out and make him feel extra special this year!