One of the biggest advantages to visiting Johns Creek is the host of entertainment, dining, and tourist attractions. Access big city thrills of Atlanta or North Georgia’s rolling foothills in less than 45 minutes, or simply walk around the block to find a five-star restaurant. Synchronize your watches and get set for fun!
Where to begin?? Georgia’s capitol is home to over 5 million residents in the metro area, making it the ninth largest city in America. The cultural and economic center of the state, the city offers endless entertainment, arts, culture, and sport events. Home to the World of Coca-Cola, Centennial Olympic Park, and the Varsity, Atlanta is a world-class metropolis that has conserved its special brand of southern charm.
Everyone Has a Seat at the Creek Mural
Newtown Park | 3150 Old Alabama Road
The mural, timely titled, “Everyone Has a Seat at the Creek” is a customized unique piece that represents aspects of Johns Creek and Georgia, along with celebrating the city’s richness in diversity and promoting inclusiveness in a fun and whimsical way. The mural was created by inspiring international street artist behind the #WHATLIFTSYOU movement. (https://kelseymontagueart.com).
Each chair has a special meaning, one celebrates the six bridges that can be found in Johns Creek, another celebrates Georgia as the “Peach State”, the tallest chair depicts Johns Creek’s diversity with nearly fifty different languages spoken in Johns Creek as well as the amazing parks we all enjoy, the great schools that have brought many to live in Johns Creek is hailed in the fourth chair, the shortest chair represents our global community spreading love, this chair is noticeably smaller to allow for those in wheelchairs to be included in the art. The last chair was done in support of the Daffodils for Hope Program to raise awareness of cancer survivorship. Last, but not least, are the butterfly wings intended for little ones and fur babies. It is our hope that people take their special photos and include the tag #SeetheCreek and #WhatLiftsYou in their social media posts to draw attention to this mural and our city.
Recently named the Greatest Foodie Intersection OTP by Scoop OTP, you’ll find an unprecedented variety of world-class dining all across our city. Stop in for lunch at an authentic New York deli or get fancy for five-star gastronomy. Be inspired by endless restaurant choices just steps outside your front door!
Georgia Swarm Pro Lacrosse
6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, GA 30097
The Georgia Swarm Pro Lacrosse team is a member of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), which is North America's professional indoor lacrosse league featuring the best players in the world. In 2017, the Swarm became NLL World Champions after a historic 17-5 season. The Swarm competes in an 18-game regular season schedule from December to April, and plays their home games at Infinite Energy Arena.
Gwinnett’s own minor league baseball team hosts games in the state-of-the-art 10,000-seat Coolray Field. Holding 144 games per season, the Gwinnett Stripers offer exciting play, family-friendly entertainment, and affordable tickets as low as $5.
Infinite Energy Center
The state’s premier concert arena and exposition hall, the Infinite Energy Center welcomes artists from across the globe to the 13,000-seat arena and three-tiered performance arts theatre. Local sports teams and international superstars alike have packed the house at this one-of-a-kind venue.
Mall of Georgia
Offering over 225 stores, the Mall of Georgia is a shopping and entertainment complex that caters to all audiences. Shopping includes Coach, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Armani Exchange, Barnes & Noble, Banana Republic, and Pottery Barn, just to name a few, while entertainment offerings include a 20-screen AMC movie theatre and IMAX cinema, outdoor stage, and children’s plaza.
The nation’s #1 dinner theatre attraction, Atlanta’s only Medieval Times is located less than 20 minutes away. Recreating medieval Spain, the 11th century castle will transport you back to the days of King Arthur. Six knights, brandishing authentic armor and swords, entertain audiences in a jousting battle for the title of King’s Champion.
North Georgia Wineries
Hello wine enthusiasts! Front porch of the Appalachian Mountains, North Georgia offers incredibly rich history, strong artist communities, delicious wines, and eclectic shopping. Georgia wines have been rapidly gaining an international reputation for superb quality. Wineries have discovered the rich, fertile hillsides of Lumpkin County, and are now producing award-winning wines from Georgia’s own foothills.
This bright and breezy outdoor esplanade offers up an array of upscale shops and trendy restaurants that include a mix of recognizable brands and local hot spots.
Verizon Wireless Ampitheater
The Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park is a state-of-the-art venue that provides a unique experience for music lovers and concertgoers. The amphitheater seats a total of 12,000 patrons with 7,000 under the distinctive fan-shaped roof and another 5,000 on the beautiful, park-like lawn surrounded by large trees, plants, and flowers.