Poker Run

Lanier Partners Signature Event:

The 13th Annual Pirates of Lanier Charity Poker Run!

Save the date for the weekend of Friday July 15 and Saturday July 16, 2022

The best ever Pirates of Lanier Charity Poker Run is on! Renowned as one of the best Poker Run events in the country, we have a great slate of events planned to make it an amazing fun-filled weekend!

The Lake Lanier Poker Run is open to all types of boats. Your participation is welcome and appreciated. Have Fun, Be Safe, and Support the Kids!

Thank you for your donations and to our sponsors that helped Lanier Partners to raise millions of dollars to help the kids! We have our sights set on record fundraising for 2022 with more community involvement than ever.

2022 Poker Run Schedule of Events:

Friday July 15:

10 AM - 9 PM

Registration @ Margaritaville Harbor Landing Pavilion
10AM-Noon – Helicopter Pictures at the Dam

11:30 am - 2pm:

Cheeseburger on Paradise Beach
Stereo Competition sponsored by AVC
Lunch provided by Margaritaville
2PM – 3:30 PM – Helicopter Pictures at the Dam

6 - 10pm:

Welcome Party and Dinner
Margaritaville Harbor Landing Tent


Mandatory Captain’s Safety Meeting
(live stream available)
Live Entertainment
Margaritaville Harbor Landing Tent

Saturday July 16

9 AM - 3 PM

13th Annual Pirates of Lanier Charity Poker Run
Card Stops Open:
Holiday Marina
Lazy Days Marina
Port Royale
Aqualand Marina
Gainesville Marina (card stop closes 2pm)
Habersham Pointe

11am – 3pm

Lunch Stops:
Pig Tales at Aqualand Marina
Pelican Pete’s at Port Royale
Fish Tales at Hideaway Bay Marina
Twisted Oar at Holiday Marina
Skogies at Gainesville Marina

5 – 9pm

Card Playing at the Casino, Landshark Landing


Awards Ceremony


Fireworks Display

Hero Award

Lanier Partners
2nd Annual Heroes of Lake Lanier
nominations are now being accepted!

Do you know someone who saved a life in the past year on the lake? Someone who went above and beyond in the face of adversity to help out in a dire situation and deserves to be recognized?

If so, please nominate that person! Nominations are now being accepted until July 1.

Know of someone who is worthy? Hey – Don’t tell them! Let’s surprise them at the Annual Captain’s Dinner for the Poker Run when we give out all of the Awards!

Send in your nomination now to:
Subject – Hero Awards

Best Pirate Costume and Best Decorated Pirate Boat Awards

To celebrate our “Pirate” theme, each year we give out awards for the Best Dressed Pirates and Best Decorated Pirate Boat. This adds fun and excitement to our charity event and it is open to adults and children alike.

We welcome your whole family’s participation. Awards are given at our Saturday night event at Landshark Landing. Our celebration is topped off with an amazing Fireworks display at 10pm!

Visit Our Vendor Village And Other Attractions!

The 2022 Poker Run event has more great attractions than ever! See awesome Go Fast boats, brand new boats on display, an antique wooden boat club in attendance, and one of a kind custom motorcycles are all part of the festivities. Additionally, our sponsors will have booths to reach out to meet community members.

Thank You To Our Pirates Of Lanier
Poker Run Sponsors:

Silver Level Sponsor

Trade Partner

Silver Level Sponsor

Silver Level Sponsor

Silver Level Sponsor

Silver Level Sponsor