The annual Snellville Days Festival & Parade is a grand event of community togetherness that takes place the first weekend of May. The festival takes place at Snellville?s T.W. Briscoe Park and offers free admission featuring more than 200 craft/food vendors, children's activities including games and small rides, live entertainment, dog and disc competition, car shows and an old-fashioned parade.
Gwinnett County schools possess the largest Parent-Teacher Association in the nation, perhaps a reason that students consistently score at the top of state standardized tests. Numerous state and national awards demonstrate the outstanding education Gwinnett County offers, boasting 13 National Schools of Excellence. When it comes to higher education, The Gwinnett University System?a division of The University of Georgia and Georgia Perimeter College and Gwinnett Tech?offers degrees for a wide range of careers. Other nearby colleges and universities include Emory University, Georgia State University, The University of Georgia, Atlanta College of Art, Georgia Tech and others.
One of the most exciting cities in the country, nearby Atlanta provides an endless number of events, attractions, athletics, and restaurants to keep one entertained. Atlanta is a blossoming town and is the nerve center for such renowned companies as BellSouth, Coca-Cola, UPS and many of today's entrepreneurial newcomers. A genuine international culture adds to the opportunity and flavor of all that Atlanta has to offer its Snellville neighbor. World-famous Stone Mountain is less than 10 miles away.