10 Things To Do This Fall in Gwinnett County

  • Tamra Wade
  • 10/29/21

10 Things To Do This Fall in Gwinnett County

Fall is in full swing and there are so many fun things to do in Gwinnett County. From corn mazes to community service, connecting with friends & family is made easy in Gwinnett.

1. Corn Maze

Looking for somewhere fun to take the kids this weekend? Corn mazes have so many exciting activities for everyone.   The Buford Corn Maze has more than just the maze to offer, from carnival games to a Haunted Forest, your whole family is sure to have a great time! Head into North Georgia to do some farmer's market shopping and a corn maze at Jaemor Farms.

2. Haunted House

For some Halloween spooky fun, get your scaredy pants on and check out Trail of Terror in Buford, Georgia. Drive a little further to Stone Mountain area to attend the world renowned Netherworld! No matter where you decide to get your haunt on, Georgia has so many options in and around Metro Atlanta. 

3. Escape Rooms

Test the problem solving abilities of your friends and family with an escape room. Gwinnett County has many options for escape rooms across the county with Paranoia Escape Rooms at the Mall of GA in Buford, Impossible Escape in Norcross, Cypher Escape Rooms in Duluth, plus several more. No matter where you are located in Gwinnett County, there are location options for a fun activity, day or night, rain or shine. 

4. Volunteer Gwinnett

From delivering meals to seniors to fostering a pet, Gwinnett County has set up a a go-to community page with internship opportunities, regular volunteering, and one-time volunteer events. According to Volunteer Gwinnett, "Volunteer Gwinnett offers countywide volunteer opportunities, increases awareness about Gwinnett County’s roles and responsibilities, streamlines volunteer recruitment and placement and supports government operations. Opportunities are available in most of the county departments and can include one-time events, ongoing projects and student internships."

5. Take a trip back in time

Hop on the DeLorean and go back in time. Gwinnett County has so many museums and historical locations for you to learn about. Check out the Gwinnett History Museum and Lawrenceville Women's Seminary built in the 1800's or the Museum of Buford located in the Buford Community Center. Learn about how the old Bona Allen building burned down to make Tannery Row, or the history of Lake Lanier and its effects on the economy. 

6. Attend a Concert at the Buford Community Center

Looking to get out of the house and enjoy some of the nightlife Buford, Georgia has to offer? The Buford Community Center has events and concerts regularly. From Liverpool Legends, a Beatles cover group, to Maddie and Tae, a country girl duo, the Buford Community Center has so many different options for any taste and any group. 

7. Get some exercise indoors

 Getting out and exercising can be so difficult when it is chilly outside with options like Adrenaline Climbing and IceForum provide unique and exciting options for getting out of the house and burning off some energy. From ice skating to rock climbing, Gwinnett County has so many options available for cold weather physical activity.

8. Discover a new favorite bottle.

Gwinnett County is all over the local vineyard and micro-brewery trend right now and we're here for it! From wine to brews to whiskey, there is something for every taste, 21 and older of course. Head to Sugar Hill Distillery for food and drinks in Downtown Sugar Hill or over to Suwanee for local brews with the pups at Monkey Wrench Brewing. Wanting to find something new without seeing how it is made? Try Sip Happens in Suwanee to ask the experts. While in Sugar Hill, you can also check out Indio Brewing for a night out with friends for Team Cards Against Humanity. For a weekend day around the fire, try Cloudland Winery for locally grown grapes and live music. Need a weekend away without driving too far? Head to Chateau Elan Vineyards for delicious food, a luxurious spa, and a wide selection of wines.

9. Learn something new

Do you and the kids want to explore somewhere fascinating and learn something new along the way? Check out the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center in Buford, Georgia! Our environment supports our everyday and it is crucial to learn about how to protect it and what our county is doing to help. Learning about the environment not your thing? Find every topic you could dream of at the Gwinnett Public Library.

10. Attend a Show at the Aurora Theatre

Local arts and theatre programs are the life blood of our community. Whether you go to see a holiday show or stand-up comedy, the Aurora Theatre has something to offer people of all ages. Aurora Theatre offers subscription packages for individuals and families in order to make seeing plays and shows more affordable if you see them regularly.