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Post Date:02/13/2017

The City of Suwanee has recently released its 2017 events calendar, featuring over 40 events, including 18 runs/walks and 11 brand new events!

On Saturday, April 15 at 5:30 pm, the City invites everyone to get lit in Town Center at the Glow in the Park community lantern parade! Inspired by the Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade, Glow in the Park will feature a strolling jazz band leading an illuminated pageant of light, music, and color through Old Town and down the Brushy Creek Trail, ending at a concert starring 80s cover band Electric Avenue at Town Center Park.

"This event is a community celebration of creativity; everyone is strongly encouraged to create and carry their pre-made lanterns to parade together," said Amy Doherty, Events & Outreach Manager for the City of Suwanee. "This electrical spectacle is family and pet friendly, so everyone can join in."

Suwanee will kick off the new events with the first full marathon ever held in Gwinnett County – the Suwanee Marathon on February 26. Furry favorite Woofstock will return in an expanded form on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7. The very popular Food Truck Fridays are back the first Friday of the month April-September, with the exception of July. Other returning favorites include:

Suwanee Beer Fest - March 18 
Arts in the Park - May 13
August Concert & Wing Fest, featuring the Spin Doctors - August 12
Suwanee Fest - September 16-17 
Food Truck Fridays – April 7, May 5, June 2, August 4, September 1
Movies Under the Stars (double features) – June 3, July 22, August 19
Farmers Market - Saturdays from May 13-September 20

The full calendar of new and returning events is available on the What's New/Events page at For more information on events at the City of Suwanee, contact Events & Outreach Manager Amy Doherty at 770-904-3387 or

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