By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen

Experience “A Norcross Night to Remember” on February 13

City of Norcross to Host Valentine-Themed Evening with Carriage Rides, Free Vow Renewals and More

Norcross - With endless options for a romantic outing, the city of Norcross is opening up its heart and historic downtown for “A Norcross Night to Remember” on Saturday, February 13, from 6-8 p.m.

The City’s Valentine celebration will include carriage rides, a traveling barbershop quartet, a photo booth and free vow renewals on South Peachtree Street. 

“The city of Norcross is well known for its charm and bistro-lined streets, which provides the perfect backdrop for a Valentine celebration,” commented City of Norcross Mayor Bucky Johnson. “We look forward to sharing the heart and soul of Norcross as well showcasing our close-knit community.”  

Downtown Norcross restaurants will also be offering romance specials for those who would like to wine and dine their significant other. Whether dinning al fresco under the stars or enjoying the warmth of a candlelit dinner inside one of the City’s unique bistros, the restaurants of downtown Norcross have the ideal ambiance for a romantic evening. 

In addition to the City’s Valentine celebration, Project Generation Gap will be hosting a special fundraiser for the new Norcross Community Market that includes tango lessons and cocktails.  The event, Tango For Lovers, starts with cocktail conversations from 4 to 4:30 p.m. at ‘The Crossings' with a fully stocked cash bar. Dance instruction begins at 4:30 p.m. This special event will conclude approximately at 6 p.m. and the city of Norcross’ Valentine events conveniently begin soon thereafter. For more information and to purchase tickets visit TangoForLovers.eventbrite.com  

Let the city of Norcross cast a romantic spell over you and enjoy all that this captivating city has to offer. Please note that the carriage ride pick-up location will be at Taste of Britain, 73 South Peachtree Street and the photo booth will be stationed on South Peachtree near 45 South Peachtree Street. Share how you will be making it a #NorcrossNite2Remember on Twitter (@CityofNorcross) and Facebook For more information, visit aplacetoimagine.com 

About the City of Norcross
Incorporated in 1870, the city of Norcross has been very busy securing a solid standing as both an eco-conscious community and world-class art district in the nearly century and a half since. Voted Gwinnett County’s “Best Arts & Cultural Scene” by Gwinnett Magazine, Norcross has become well-known for its unconventional public arts projects. In addition to earning both Gold and Silver Level awards as a “Green Community” from the Atlanta Regional Commission, Norcross has been recognized as a “Best Green Government” by Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful and “Tree City USA” by The Arbor Day Foundation. The Sustainable Norcross Commission has earned regional applause for its efforts to spearhead the City’s local pro-environment practices. The city’s famed tree canopy, 11 parks and more than 31 acres of beautifully maintained public green space serve as popular gathering spaces for residents and visitors alike. A jam-packed calendar of events and eclectic collection of shops and restaurants serve to keep the historic downtown area bustling year-round. Creative souls from all walks of life are encouraged to “come unwind” and enjoy the positive energy that earns Norcross its reputation as “a place to imagine.”