Last Updated December 10, 2020 12/10/2020

Visit Georgia's Margaritaville for Snow Tubing and Winter Fun

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When most people think about Margaritaville at Lanier Islands, images of summer fun in the sun come to mind. However, Georgia’s Margaritaville location is also an amazing place to visit around this time of year and escape to a winter wonderland!

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Three snow tubes down the hill
Three snow tubes down the hill

Snow tubing is fun, family-friendly, and a great way to experience a whole other side of Margaritaville. Snow Island at Margaritaville at Lanier Islands offers snow tubing on Parrot Mountain, which is one of the longest snow rides in North America. There’s a 575-foot-long tubing area here and an eight-story snow slide to get your adrenaline pumping!

Parrot mascot on a snow tube
Parrot mascot on a snow tube

In addition to snow tubing, there is lots more to do in the winter at Margaritaville. There’s an ice skating rink that’s perfect for family nights and date nights, as well as amusement park rides like a carousel, Ferris wheel, and bumper cars. Challenge your friends to a snowball fight or make snow angels at Snowball Alley, and don’t miss Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular that is an exciting light show at the venue’s entertainment complex. This is a magical walk-through feature with festive seasonal music and lots of lights.

Friends on snow tubes
Friends on snow tubes

Kids love coming here in the winter because they can visit Santa and get their photo taken with Ole’ St. Nick. Roast some s’mores over a fire pit and warm up with a tasty cup of hot cocoa!

Roasting s'mores around the fire
Roasting s'mores around the fire

Meanwhile, couples can add a little romance into their visit with a little snow tubing fun, followed by a boat ride on the lake and some seriously delicious food and drinks. Satisfy your sweet tooth with cake pops and flavored bark at the Glacier Café Bakeshop and grab a warm signature concoction at the Tipsy Snowman bar. Santa’s Workshop is also an awesome place to shop for customized ornaments and gift shop merchandise to finish up your holiday shopping.

Romance at Margaritaville in the winter
Romance at Margaritaville in the winter

To experience the best snow tubing in the South, pick up your Winter Chill season pass, on sale starting at $69.99. To include the Lakeside Lights Spectacular, your pass is just $10 more.

If you live in the area, a pass is definitely the way to go because it’s good for unlimited visits and rides all season. There’s even an RV resort onsite to help you turn this outing into a real vacation. If you’re just visiting for a short time, daily tickets are available too, starting at $14.99 and with many family pack options.

Snow Island Information
Address: 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, Georgia 30518
Phone: 470-323-3440
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