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HOLIDAY OVERNIGHT PACKAGES

Lakeside fun is year-round at Lanier Islands in Buford, GA. Join us this holiday season for Christmas activities that are good, clean, fun for everyone. Whether you are here for the day or planning a weekend away... Lanier Islands has activities that will be sure to please the whole family. Overnight guests can enjoy our Breakfast and Santa Buffet that includes a visit with Santa, or our new Elf Story Time PJ party, and of course tickets for tubing down the ONLY snow tubing hill in Georgia at Snow Island–575 feet of high-speed fun! 

Breakfast and Santa Package

Join Us for Fun-Filled Memories with Ole' Saint Nick!

Bring holiday joy to your family this year with our Breakfast and Santa Package! Enjoy all your breakfast favorites including our famous Character Pancakes with all the decorative toppings you can dream of! You’ll get a special visit with Ole’ Saint Nick himself in a spacious ballroom with plenty of space to distance yourselves. This package includes:

  • Deluxe Overnight Accommodations
  • Holiday Breakfast Buffet for Four (2 adults & 2 children)
  • A Visit with Santa for up to Four Guests

Each breakfast will have limited seating that is based on appointments. Seatings start at 8:30AM and run untill 11AM. After you reserve your stay, a representative will contact you to schedule your breakfast and Santa appointment times. Social distancing measures will be in effect along with frequent sanitization services between each seating time.

 

Virtual Elf Tuck-In Package

Experience Holiday Magic with a Virtual Elf Tuck-In!

Santa’s Elves are super busy this year helping to make gifts, but not to worry–they’ll still be making time for Virtual Elf Tuck-Ins! With this sweet holiday experience, a special Christmas book along with milk and cookies will be delivered to your door. At an allotted time, one of Santa's smiling elves will greet the little ones virtually and read the story book to the kids as they follow along. This package includes:

  • Deluxe Overnight Accommodations
  • Virtual Appointment with one of Santa's Elves
  • Milk & Cookies Delivered to Your Room (contactless delivery)
  • Elf-Autographed Keepsake Story Book
  • Bag of Reindeer Magic
  • Sidney's Breakfast for Four (Ask about our option to upgrade to Holiday Breakfast and Santa Visit)

Each Virtual Elf Tuck-In will have limited time slots available. After you make your reservation, a representative will contact you to schedule your appointment for your Zoom Call. Be sure to enter all contact information during the reservation process. Please ensure you bring a Zoom-enabled tablet, laptop, or other device that can connect wirelessly to resort internet in order for your Zoom call to function smoothly.

Sidney's Breakfast for Four can be upgraded to Breakfast & Santa for Four for just $22. Breakfast & Santa is only available on certain mornings (Dec 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23).

Elf PJ Story Time Package

Let’s get the PJ Party Started with Santa's Elves!

This year bring the kiddos out for a PJ party with Santa’s Elves in one of our spacious ballrooms. Santa’s favorite Elves will be reading an exciting Christmas story and passing out a special ornament for each child to take home. The next morning the family will enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet and a visit with Santa. This package includes:

  • Deluxe Overnight Accommodations
  • PJ Story Time with Santa's Elves for Four Guests
  • S'Mores Kit to Take With You
  • Hot Chocoloate to Enjoy During Story Time
  • A Keepsake Holiday Ornament
  • Holiday Breakfast Buffet for Four
  • Santa Visit for Four

After you book your stay, a representative will call you to reserve your spots for the Elf PJ Story Time & Breakfast and Santa appointments.  Breakfast seatings start at 8:30AM and run untill 11AM. Elf Story Time will be a socially distanced event with marked spaces for each family to sit for story time. Social distancing measures will be in effect along with frequent sanitization services between each seating time.

Winter Family Fun Package with Two Passes

Throw Snow Balls All Day & Sleep Cozy All Night!

Join us this year for a fun-filled winter experience in a Different World, Close to Home! Spend the day playing at the Snow Island & spend the night back at the Lodge. This package gives two guests unlimited access snow tubing, ice skating, carnival rides, & the snow play area. You’ll also enjoy breakfast for four at Sidney's. This package includes:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • Breakfast for Four in Sidney's
  • Two Snow Island Passes
  • (Additional guests can still enter Snow Island; passes are only needed to go on the rides.)

Additional Snow Island Passes are available for purchase for just $35 each. This package does not include access to Margaritaville Lakeside Lights Spectacular. 

Breakfast for Four can be upgraded to Breakfast & Santa for Four for just $22. Only available on certain mornings (Dec 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23).

Snow Island passes allow unlimited rides on Parrot Mountain, Ice Skating and all carnival rides at Snow Island, but do not include the Margaritaville Lakeside Lights Spectacular walking light displays.

Winter Family Fun Package with Four Passes

Play at Snow Island All Day & Stay All Night

Experience a Different World, Close to Home this winter by spending the day exploring Snow Island & staying overnight at Legacy Lodge. This package includes four tickets to License to Chill Snow Island with unlimited access to snow tubing, ice skating, the snow play area, & carnival rides. Breakfast for four is included the following morning.  This package includes:‚Äč

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • Breakfast for Four in Sidney's
  • Four Snow Island Passes
  • (Additional guests can still enter Snow Island; passes are only needed to go on the rides.)

Additional Snow Island Passes are available for purchase for just $35 each. 

Sidney's Breakfast for Four can be upgraded to Breakfast & Santa for Four for just $22. Only available on certain mornings (Dec 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23).

Snow Island passes allow unlimited rides on Parrot Mountain, Ice Skating and all carnival rides at Snow Island, but do not include the Margaritaville Lakeside Lights Spectacular walking light displays.

Complete Holiday Adventure Package

Santa, Elves, Snow, and Stay the Night!

Looking for the complete winter holiday event for the whole family?  With our Complete Holiday Adventure Package, you'll get it all! Tickets to Snow Island for Snow Tubing Ice Skating, Carnival Rides and more, Elf PJ Story Time–a unique holiday event for children.  Plus your overnight stay and our Breakfast Buffet with Santa visit is included!

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • Winter Breakfast Buffet for Four
  • Vist with Santa for Four
  • Elf Story Time for Four
  • Four Snow Island Passes

Elf Story Time is a socially distanced event; there will be marked spaces for each family to sit at and be read the story, with an elf on the stage and other elves assisting.  Social distancing measures are also in effect for Breakfast and Santa, and both services will be by appointment only.  Both event spaces must be totally cleared in between appointments for sanitization.  After you book your stay, we will contact you to secure your reservations for Elf Story Time, and Breakfast and Santa. Breakfast seatings start at 8:30AM and run untill 11AM.

Snow Island passes allow unlimited rides on Parrot Mountain, Ice Skating and all carnival rides at Snow Island, but do not include the Margaritaville Lakeside Lights Spectacular walking light displays.

New Year's Eve 2020 Evening Exclusive

New Year's Eve with Dinner, Lights, and Fireworks

Join us at Lanier Islands for an exclusive, socially distanced New Year's Eve celebration.  Check in at the Lodge and enjoy a elegant buffet dinner for two in Sidney’s, then head down to Margaritaville to enjoy two passes to the Lakeside Lights Spectacular, a walking holiday lights display along Paradise Beach. Package guest will enjoy watching fireworks at midnight from atop the LandShark Houseboat in Paradise Cove. In the morning, enjoy our full New Years’ Day Brunch for two.

This package includes:

  • Overnight Accommodations
  • An Elegant Buffet Dinner for 2 at Sidneys
  • 2 Glasses of Champagne at Dinner
  • 2 Ticketst to Lakeside Lights Spectacular
  • 2 Drink Tickets to use at Margaritaville
  • 2 Passes to board LandShark Houseboat
  • New Years Day Brunch for 2 at Sidneys

This package is for 21+ only. Fireworks and admission to LandShark Houseboat are weather dependant. Seatings for Sidney’s dinner will be on reservations, taken on or after time of booking. Sidney’s will be fully cleared in between seatings to be sanitized. Transportation will be available to and from Margaritaville on request; please note there may be delays as vehicles must be sanitized between uses. Cash bar will be available at Margaritaville. 

New Year's Eve 2020 Family Experience

A Family Friendly New Year's Eve Getaway

Bring the whole family to Lanier Islands for a unique New Years’ Eve getaway.  Check in at the Lodge, and when you’re ready, head down to Margaritaville to enjoy four passes to the Lakeside Lights Spectacular, a walking holiday lights display along Paradise Beach. You can also visit Snow Island, where snow slides and carnival rides will be open late (Snow Island ride passes sold separately, at a discount for overnight guests). As midnight approaches, snuggle up with your family on the beach and enjoy our fireworks display. Wake and enjoy our delicious New Year's Day Breakfast at Sidney's 

This Package Includes:

  • Overnight Accommodations
  • 4 Tickets to Lakeside Lights Spectacular
  • Viewing Access for 4 to Fireworks over the Beach
  • New Years Day Brunch for 4 at Sidneys

Midnight fireworks display at Margaritaville is contingent on weather.  Additional nights available up to 3 days before/after New Years' Eve, at a reduced rate, and including buffet breakfast for four in Sidney's.

DAILY WINTER ACTIVITIES 

In addition to our breathtaking views, miles of walking trails and lakeside golf course, we offer these spectacular winter and Christmas themed activities. Day guests can enjoy Snow Island snow tubing, ice skating and carnival rides, or perhaps tickets to Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular--a new walking holiday light show set to music. Join us for Christmas Day Brunch or rent a Resort Cart for a Holiday themed Scavenger Hunt. 

License to Chill Snow Island

Rides, slides and so much more! Experience the thrills and chills of zooming down the 575 foot Parrot Mountain... the longest, fastest and ONLY Snow Tubing slide in Georgia. Lace up some ice skates and spend time in the rink skating to your favorite holiday tunes. Buckle up for some excitement on one of our many carnival rides--from upside down flips and twirls to bumper cars and kiddie rides. Or hunker down in the snow play area for the ultimate snowball fight or have fun making snow angels. Fresh snow is blown daily!

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New this Year! Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular

It wouldn't be the holidays at Lanier Islands with out a dazzling display of holiday lights. Our partners at Margaritaville at Lanier Islands have reinvented the Christmas lights show this year. Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular will take you on a magical walk through an amazing lighting extravaganza with festive seasonal music. Be among the first to experience this new light show at Lanier Islands. 

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Christmas Day Brunch

Join us at Legacy Lodge for a delicious brunch on Christmas Day.

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Reindeer Dash Scavenger Hunt

Explore the Islands cruising on a deluxe resort cart to complete the hunt!

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Build a Gingerbread House

Little ones will be excited this year to build & decorate their very own Gingerbread House to take home and show off all winter long. We provide the ginger bread house and all the icing and candy to create with. Santa's elves will be on hand to assist. Fees apply.

Holiday Crafts

Bring the kiddos to Legacy Lodge to enjoy holiday craft. They will have fun learning new skills and showing off their creativity. The projects are yours to take home. Fees apply. 

Story Time with Mrs. Claus

Gather by the fireplace and listen to a story with Mrs. Claus! It is a special time for little ones to engage their imagination and celebrate the holiday spirit. Exclusively for overnight guests on Saturday Dec. 5, 12 and 19 at 3:30 in the lobby of Legacy Lodge, Villas and LakeHouses.

Coke Polar Bear Visit

The warm, cuddly, beloved Coke Polar Bear will be visiting Legacy Lodge on December 19th from 8:30AM-11:00AM. He will be greetiing children and posing for pictures. This event is exclusive to overnight guests of Legacy Lodge, Villas and LakeHouses. 

2020 Holiday Activity Guide

Check out our 2020 Holiday Activity Guide for all the dates & times of our fun festive holiday activities.

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