Food Truck Friday logo with April 19th date. Food Truck Fridays

The next three dates for Food Truck Friday are, of course, on Friday, May 17; Friday, June 21; and Friday, August 16. The event features various food trucks at Lake Lanier Olympic Park. Time for each event runs from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Gates open at 5 with live music from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Events are free to enter. On-site parking is limited, shuttles are available, and a courtesy dock is available. Off-site parking 2024: New Horizons Lanier Park, 675 White Sulphur Rd.

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Tri-the-Parks logo in shades of dark blue and off white.Running and Biking at LLOP

Tri The Parks: Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike is set for Saturday, June 8. The event runs from 6 a.m. to noon at Lake Lanier Olympic Park.

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LCKC Beginner League ad with many teens in one canoe paddling on the lake. LCKC league now open

Registration for Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club’s Beginner Racing League is now open. Organizers say the league is the perfect opportunity for children age 7 to 17 to experience what the sport is like. The season ends with a “Fungatta” on May 11.

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2024 Duck Derby logo with yellow duck on a blue wave.Duck Derby set for May 11

The 26th annual Duck Derby, benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lake Lanier, is set for Saturday, May 11. The fun-filled event culminates with thousands of little rubber ducks being dumped into the lake at the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue. The first to cross the finish line wins the grand prize of $10,000 cash with more prizes for those finishing second through fifth.

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Great American Boat Parade logo with American flag flying off the back of a graphic of a motor boat.Boat parade set for May 18

The Great American Boat Parade, set for Saturday, May 18, has added a pair of concerts at Margaritaville. The charitable organization drew over 5,000 boats in 2020 and organizers hope to pass that mark this year. The event benefits half a dozen first responders chosen by their departments.

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Beach Bash logo with yellow background and a large blue wave coming over the words Beach Bash.Beach Bash set for July 12

More than 100 tons of sand will turn the Lake Lanier Olympic Park into a tropical playground on Saturday, July 12. There will also be live music, a hula-hoop and limbo contest and a kid’s beach zone. Food trucks will be on site as well. Parking is limited.

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