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Chill Out! Cool Summer Adventures in Braselton

Children playing in the Splash Pad at Braselton Park.

Planning a trip to Braselton during the scorching summer months can be challenging. Fortunately, we offer an array of delightful options for family getaways and summertime adventures. Discover refreshing escapes and memorable experiences that make the most of your time in our charming town.

The Braselton Trolley Stop sign at Historic Downtown Braselton

Saturday Trolley Tours | perfect for the whole family

Tour begins in the front lobby of The 1904, 9924 Davis St., Braselton, GA 30517

Hop aboard the Braselton Trolley and explore Braselton's storied past while seeing today's hottest destinations in an air-conditioned vintage-style trolley. This guided trolley tour begins in historic Downtown Braselton and tells the story of the town's growth. Pass Chateau Elan Winery & Resort, Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta and all the best spots to eat, shop and play in between!


Axe master booth

Axe Master Throwing | perfect for all ages

2345 Thompson Mill Road, Ste. 103, Buford, GA 30519

Escape the humidity at this indoor axe-throwing facility that boasts TVs for the game, cold drinks and sharp axes. There are AxePerts on hand to assist newbie throwers. Choose an hour-and-a-half or a two hour session which includes a private lane for up to five people. During that time, you may not become an axe champion, but you’re guaranteed to let off some steam. Kids 8 and under are free and receive Styrofoam axes and targets in a kids designated area.

Colorful icecream cones at Juke N Jive Creamery

Juke N Jive Creamery | perfect for the young at heart

6342 Grand Hickory Dr., Ste. 101, Braselton, GA 30517

Experience love at first bite when you step into this very cool ice cream parlor complete with 1950s-themed soda fountain and creamery, as well as an old jukebox that plays your favorite classic jams. Indulge nearly guilt free on homemade ice cream made with no artificial flavors or colors. This fourth generation, family-owned creamery offers a selection of seasonal and year round ice cream, frozen desserts and fudge made on site daily.


Interior of Meeple Madness showing gaming tables and merchandise.

Meeple Madness | perfect for creatives, storytellers and fantasy fans

7400 Spout Springs Rd., Suite 205, Flowery Branch, GA 30542

Unplug and connect at an indoor tabletop gaming store. Enjoy a board, card or dice game; miniature, RPG and wargames; and join casual play nights, learn-to-play events and tournaments. Public tables are free to guests and there is also a semi-private room available for a small fee with various table options for wargaming, board and card games, or dice. Or join a regular in-shop or online event. Shop for new games and accessories.


Children playing at the Splash Pad at Braselton Park

Braselton Splash Pad | perfect for all ages

Braselton Park, 126 Harrison Street, Braselton, GA 30517

Open daily from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., get active and chill out at the Splash Pad located in Braselton Park. Also check out the playground, tennis courts and pavilion. Parents shop & sip at Joy Company Market, located adjacent to Braselton Park. Stroll in and shop for local artisanal products. Grab a wine slushy to go, and hydrate while the kids enjoy the splash pad.


ArtRageous | perfect for art enthusiasts

Braselton Civic Center, 27 E Lake Dr., Braselton, GA 30517

On Saturday, Aug. 24, watch local art come alive in Downtown Braselton! ArtRageous is a juried art festival and live paint project located in the Braselton Civic Center. This indoor festival is free and open to the public featuring artists showcasing their best works, available for purchase. Shop the artists' marketplace for pottery, paintings, photography, mixed media, fused glass, jewelry and more!


Cocktail Trail header image with logo, social tag #CheersBraselton and various pretty cocktails on a bar

Cocktail Trail | perfect for mature beverage connoisseurs

Chateau Elan Winery and Resort, Historic Downtown Braselton, and Mulberry Walk

Explore Braselton's wine bars, breweries & taprooms on a tour of Braselton's hottest spots to sample handcrafted cocktails. Most stops are within walking distance; or on Friday and Saturday evenings, hop aboard the fare-free Braselton Trolley. This self-guided tour is tailored for adults 21+.

Tag #CheersBraselton for a chance to win Town of Braselton and Cocktail Trail merchandise.


Whether you're here for the thrilling races at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, indulging in a luxurious stay at Chateau Elan Winery and Resort or simply seeking a relaxing retreat, Braselton offers something for everyone. Despite Georgia's sweltering summer heat, we've curated a host of cool activities guaranteed to entertain the entire family during day trips, weekend getaways or longer stays in Braselton—where Southern Charm meets French Luxury.

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