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Posted on: May 4, 2018

City of Lawrenceville Announces Event Lineup for “Summer on the Lawn”

Picture of Summer Concert Series

LAWRENCEVILLE (METRO ATLANTA) GA – May 3, 2018 - The City of Lawrenceville is proud to announce an exciting lineup of events for an unforgettable “Summer on the Lawn” beginning in May! Each summer, the Lawrenceville Lawn plays host to a variety of events designed to bring residents and neighbors together to enjoy the “heart of Gwinnett.” This year’s summer experience includes fun for all ages with highlights including Movies on the Lawn starting on May 11, the Summer Concert Series starting on May 18, PRELUDE to the 4th and Gwinnett Bicentennial Celebration on July 3 and Rock’n Ribville on September 22.  All events are free and open to the public.


Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson stated “as the school year winds down, the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, it’s an ideal time for families to be purposeful in planning activities together that create memories for years to come. We invite everyone to come out and enjoy ‘the heart of Gwinnett’ and celebrate summer with the downtown Lawrenceville community.”


Movies on the Lawn kicks off on May 11 with “The Sandlot” and continues thru July 13. The Summer Concert Series will start with the sounds of “Flavor Big Band” on May 18 and will continue thru September 28. The City of Lawrenceville will host a special Prelude to 4th honoring America’s Day of Independence as well as Gwinnett's Bicentennial Celebration on Tuesday, July 3rd that will feature an expanded fireworks show. Rounding out what is promised to be a memorable “Summer on the Lawn” is the finger-lickin’ good Rock’n Ribville on September 22.


Event Details:


Movies on the Lawn – 8 – 10 p.m. (Movies begin at dusk)

May 11 – The Sandlot

June 8 – Paddington 2

July 13 – Twister


Summer Concert Series – 8 – 10 p.m.

May 18 – Flavor Big Band

June 22 – Restless Heart

July 27 – The Ultimate Eagles Tribute – On The Border

August 24 – The Stranger (Billy Joel Tribute)

September 28 – The Tams


Prelude to the 4th and Gwinnett Bicentennial Celebration – July 3 from 4 – 9 p.m.

Food Trucks, Music from Maggie Baugh opening for The Swingin' Medallions, an Expanded Fireworks Display & More!


Rock’n Ribville – September 22 from noon – 8 p.m.

Music, BBQ, Arts and Crafts, a Children’s Activities, & More!

Thank you to Lawrenceville's event sponsors Consolidated Supply & Pipe Company, McCray's Tavern on the Square and Kona Ice. Additional event sponsors for the Summer Concert Series and Movies on the Lawn include Blue Rooster Bake Shop & Eatery on the Square, Mike Thomas – State Farm Insurance Agent and Peachstate Credit Union. Sponsors for Rock'n Ribville also include Bud Light and US Auto Sales. 


For a complete listing of this summer’s events, visit or the city’s Facebook page at



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