Lake Lanier Holiday

(Buford, GA)


Smokey Q!

Visit Smokey Q at Bald Ridge Marina at Lake Lanier. We offer Pulled Pork and Chicken Sandwiches, Philly Cheesesteaks, Pork and Chicken Tacos and more!

Fish Tales

Located inside Hideaway Bay Marina in Flowery Branch,  this is a favorite to Freedom Boat Club members. Spring & Summer hours beginning in April with great customer service.

Open Daily February thru October.

Pelican Pete's Bar & Grille

Cruise on up to Pelican Pete’s lakeside restaurant and tiki bar by boat or car, and you’re sure to have a good time.  Family friendly restaurant featuring water play area for the kids, and music during the summer season on weekends.   Pelican Pete’s is located at Port Royale Marina in Gainesville.

Pig Tales

Enjoy bbq, burgers and wings lakeside at Pig Tales, located in Aqualand Marina.  Menu favorites include the Pig Tales burger, pork nachos and their ultimate grilled cheese sandwich.  It’s family-friendly and has a full bar.

Open Daily Spring, Summer & Fall.


Conveinently located at Gainesville Marina between mile markers 46 & 48 on the Chattahoochee River section of Lake Lanier. Great food! Cold drinks! Voted one of the best eateries on Lake Lanier.


Lake Lanier Islands

Activities for all ages.  Open year round, with plenty of seasonal activities.

Pirates of Lanier

Pirates of Lanier is a charitable organization that hosts 2 major events yearly. 

The Pirates of Lanier Poker Run- Held at the end of July each year.  A boat poker run where the participants go from one designated stop to another by boat picking up a playing cards along the way. When they return to Sunset Cove the poker hands are evaluated at the "Casino", and the best poker hand wins the grand prize. 

We also host...

The Parade of Boats  hosted in December is an annual event where boats from all over Lake Lanier put on a dazzling display of beautiful lights ending at Sunset Cove with an evening of festivities and family fun. . Registration begins in October.


The only purpose of both events, other than to have fun, is to raise money for the children in need in our area. Both events are "Pirate" themed with winners for best "Pirate" dressed boats and crews. 


Membership Info
(404) 901-4907

John Roberge
(404) 901-4907

Dock Office/Reservations
(770) 831-6082

6900 Lanier Islands Parkway
Dock X
Buford, GA 30518


Holiday Marina

The club, located at Holiday Harbor Marina (just 30 minutes northeast of Atlanta)



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