Memorial Day Weekend Atlanta


Summer fun is just around the corner! Try these special events and activities during your Memorial three-day weekend. Also check out our list of 250 Fun Things To Do in Atlanta With Kids for more ideas.

Virtual Events:

Alpharetta Memorial Day Tribute

This annual event includes music, posting of colors, a performance of the national anthem, keynote speaker, laying of the wreath, rifle salute and more.

Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony

Dunwoody’s Mayor Lynn Deutsch will lead this year’s virtual celebration of Memorial Day.

National Park Service Virtual Memorial Day Tribute

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park co-hosts a Memorial Day tribute with National Park Service with a live ceremony, historic talks, service activities and more.

Virtual Alpharetta Arts Streetfest

Browse this online shop for unique art finds and other hand-crafted products from regional and national artisans, locally produced goods from Georgia Grown members and sponsors.

Atlanta Jazz Festival

Enjoy a virtual jazz concert every night on Facebook.

In-Person Activities:

View Animals at Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta has reopened to the public with safety measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including a timed ticketing system.

See Flowers at Atlanta Botanical Garden

The Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown reopens to the public on May 23, and all guests must have a timed ticket for admission bought in advance online.

Take an Easy Hike

Step outside and experience nature –there are so many beautiful places for easy hikes near Atlanta. Try these next time you’re looking for free and cheap fun with the kids.

Travel to a Georgia State Park

Enjoy time outdoors and in nature at Georgia State Parks with these kid-friendly hikes.

Drive Thru an Animal Farm

Head to one of these three animal adventures with drive-thru experiences to get out of the house and view amazing animals.

Go Strawberry Picking

These strawberry farms near Atlanta have strawberry picking and pickup options for strawberries, jams, pastries, ice cream and more.

Play Putt-Putt Golf

There are a variety of mini golf courses around Atlanta that are currently open.

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