Welcome to Lawrenceville where you will experience a destination set in the history and heritage of one of Metro-Atlanta’s oldest cities. In Lawrenceville, you are surrounded by performing arts, great dining, and unique shops as well as award-winning recreation facilities. International flavors from one-of-a-kind eateries include your choice of rooftop dining, romantic restaurants in historic buildings, fresh seafood, sandwich bistros, coffee stops, dessert selections and even excellent grab-and-go menus. The 30 specialty establishments just in the downtown district will fulfill your relaxed search for treasures, casual gift hunt, or ladies-day-out spree; however, the great shopping and meals go hand-in-hand with Lawrenceville’s arts and culture.
Various Lawrenceville venues showcase live musical talent anchored by the impressive schedule of productions by The Aurora Theatre – the only professional theatre in
If you are interested in history, we invite you to the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse grounds, art galleries, and
In addition to the historic backdrop and constant arts programs, Lawrenceville also offers visitors and locals access to special seasonal events. Annual festivals include a ten-year running outdoor concert series, a spring two-day art and wine event, weekly farmers’ markets, third of July Independence Day celebration, fall food and music fest, holiday and New Year’s Eve extravaganza.
Just a few miles from the center of town, the whole family can enjoy the theatrical sporting event experience of
Lawrenceville’s welcoming appearance is just the book’s cover to an incredibly interesting community of families and fun that create Lawrenceville’s wealth of character. Add civic and annual events to the mix, and the town founded in 1821 remains a vibrant commercial and cultural hub – a strong hometown business core. A “main stage” for both
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