People working in Atlanta are increasingly making their home in the growing suburb of Duluth ga in Gwinnett County. The city's population is attracted by its prime location and amenities. Gwinnett Place Mall is the major shopping center and contains branches of famous chains such as Macy's, JC Penney and Sears and Roebuck & Co. The city center is a charming spot with several traditional buildings, a fountain and a pavilion. The area has many 9-hole and 18-hole golf courses, some of which have won awards and several golf tournaments are hosted here. The city also contains a large indoor facility, known as the Arena at Gwinnett Center. It is used for conventions, sporting events and concerts. The arena is home to several teams from Duluth ga and hosts hockey games and basketball games. Many famous bands and singers have performed there, including Bruce Springsteen, the Eagles, Elton John, Bon Jovi and The Who. A well known visitor attraction is located nearby in Stone Mountain Park. Stone Mountain is a granite mountain of interest to geologists and has a large relief carving on the north face of Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis. The summit can be reached by walking up the steep trail or by the easier route of taking the Skyride cable car. Either way will reward with a panoramic view of Duluth ga and the surrounding area. The park is also noted for its role in the 1996 Olympic Games as a venue for archery, cycling and tennis events. Lake Lanier is another well known feature, close to the city. The artificial reservoir is a popular spot for jetskiing and boating and many people keep houseboats there. The Lake Lanier Islands Waterpark was also a venue during the Olympics for rowing and canoeing competition. Families from Duluth ga love to cool off in the waterpark, where there are 11 slides and a very big wave pool. Children enjoy swimming in their own pool and there is a mile long beach. The most popular event on the social calendar for the people of Duluth ga is the annual Duluth Fall Festival. This is a weekend long festival with something for all the family. Local arts and crafts are displayed, including pieces of jewelry, glassware and woodwork. There is live rock, country and folk music and dance entertainment. Food stalls sell everything from barbecue steaks to funnel cakes. The festival begins with a parade through downtown and all proceeds go towards building projects for the city.