Happening This Weekend in Gwinnett

With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, there are plenty of exciting events planned across our area, especially in Gwinnett County. Not sure yet how your weekend will be spent? We found a few fun ways to spend your time, even if tacos and margaritas aren’t on the menu:

Snellville Days Festival

Visit pretty T.W. Briscoe Park in Snellville on Saturday, May 4th for the annual Snellville Days Festival. Established in 1974, the festival is an exhibition of local arts and crafts, with over 200 vendors and a huge children’s area. Plus, parking and admission are FREE. Go to http://snellvilledays.com for all the details.  

Duluth Margarita & Taco Festival

The first annual Duluth Margarita & Taco Festival is where you’ll find great Cinco de Mayo fare this Sunday, May 5th starting at 6pm. It happens in downtown Duluth, where you’ll find the best tacos and margaritas from local restaurants competing against restaurants and food trucks from across the southeast. The event is free to attend, but drink wristbands are $6, or you can go all-in with an “Unlimited Margarita” wristband for $35! The festival is prepared for a crowd with over 40 taco vendors and 12 bars to minimize wait times. For more information, visit http://duluthga.net.

Tiny Titans

Visit the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center in Buford for Tiny Titans, featuring an “astounding array of authentic dinosaur eggs and nests collected from all over the globe.” The exhibition theorizes how the dino-parents cared for their eggs, and it opens today, Friday, May 3rd and runs through June 2nd. Admission is just $10 for Gwinnett residents, $13 for non-residents. Go to http://www.gwinnettEHC.com for more information.

Norcross First Friday Concert: Emerald Empire Band

This great concert series showcases Emerald Empire Band tonight, a high-energy band that performs Rock, Dance, Old School, Jazz, Funk and Motown genres. The show starts at 7pm and seating is limited, so reserve ahead of time at 678-421-2049. You are encouraged to bring your own food and favorite beverages or visit one of the great downtown Norcross restaurants before or after the concert. Admission is free! Go to http://wwwaplacetoimagine.com for all the details.

Suwanee Food Truck Friday

There’s always something fun happening in Suwanee’s Town Center Park, and tonight, May 3rd, is Food Truck Friday’s annual Night of Jazz, featuring local high school jazz bands in live performances. Listen to authentic swing tunes, Latin, jazz, rock, and funk! The event starts at 5:30pm tonight and food trucks will stay open until 9:30pm – or until they run out of food! Need more details? Visit http://suwanee.com.

Fridays-N-Duluth presents Food Truck Friday

Also happening tonight, May 3rd starting at 6pm, check out Food Truck Friday in Duluth. This jam-packed event is brought to you by Art Week and features food trucks, live entertainment, a free lantern-making station, a lantern walk, and so much more. Pick your favorite quick bites from the food truck selections and get all the details at http://duluthga.net.

Duluth Art Week

It’s here! The City of Duluth is hosting eight great days of art designed to bring out the creative side of you. May 3rd and 4th wrap up the festivities, which include interactive art activities and installations. Theatre, music, dance, and even culinary art are all on display, ready for you to get creative! Visit http://duluthga.net for more details.

We hope these events inspired you to spend your weekend exploring and celebrating close to home. As always, have a fun and safe weekend enjoying great Gwinnett County!

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