Seasonal Lanier Islands Events

Vacation to Lake Lanier Islands for Year-Round Entertainment

Every season offers an assortment of exciting things to do and see at Lanier Islands. Be part of some of the ongoing traditions by the lake, especially Lanier Islands Christmas, featuring the best of our Magical Nights of Lights. Of all Lanier Islands seasonal events, this is the biggest and brightest, with millions of twinkling lights invigorating your spirit for the holiday season! This year at LanierWorld, experience new and exciting additions, including an extended beach area, new dining options, an expanded Boardwalk, beach umbrella rentals & more!

For a complete listing of all events, at Lanier Islands, visit our calendar.

Lanier Islands Christmas

Lanier Islands Christmas will celebrate the the season by lighting up the lake this year! Drive through Teddy Bear Land, enjoy the LIVE nativity, circle the carousel & pass the blanket of lights in the trees, all the way to the dancing Holiday House, Santa’s Workshop, Christmas Carnival and more.


We’re taking fun to a whole new level this season and turning our summertime water park into one big giant SnowWorld. Tubing, speed slides, skating, carnival rides, fire pits, plenty of snow & more!

You’ll also be able to enjoy all the great dining that SnowWorld has to offer! Sunset Cove is now enclosed and will feature a delicious new assortment of dishes, as well as your traditional favorites. We’ll also have Gianni’s open, as well as many other places to stop, warm up with hot cocoa, and enjoy the day.

New Year's eve
fire & ice party

Ring in the new year with an overnight stay at Legacy Lodge with cocktails, a lavish dinner bufffet, dessert station, open bar, live music from Banks & Shane, and admission into SnowWorld! Limited availibility, be sure to book yours today!