Top 2019 Memorial Day Weekend Events
Summer fun is just around the corner! Try these festivals and other special events during your three-day weekend. Also check out our list of 250 Fun Things To Do in Atlanta With Kids for more ideas.
The National Memorial Day Association of Georgia hosts this annual event at the Marietta National Cemetery. Veterans, who served as well as those who gave their life are honored with patriotic music, posting of the colors, prayers, a gun salute and speakers.
Gather at Thrasher Park for entertainment by the 116th Army Band and speaker Tyler Reiss, a Norcross police employee and Army Ranger.
The city will honor fallen heroes with the Duluth ROTC, presentation of colors, guest speakers, music and more.
This annual event includes music, posting of colors, a performance of the national anthem, keynote speaker, laying of the wreath, rifle salute and more.
Ceremony to honor military members with live music, a picnic and more at Roswell City Hall.
Service members will receive free admission on Friday, Saturday and Sunday; accompanying family members will receive 20% off regular admission. Current exhibits include the American Civil Rights Movement and the Global Civil Rights Movement.
Artist demonstrations, juggling, fire show, jousting, a hypnotist, parrot show, acrobatics and more. Games, rides and festival foods. Here is our guide to the festival with kids.
Watch high-flying trapeze acts, aerials and acrobats or hop on carnival rides and play midway games.
Beach ball and boogie board bonanza relay, limbo luau game, build a sandcastle, make popsicle art and more.
A weekend of jazz performances, children’s activity area, face painting, children’s concerts and games.
Artist market, musical performances, dance and literary arts, Children’s Art Festival on Saturday with jugglers, a gaming truck and more.
Arts and crafts, children’s area, local food and live music on the lawn.
Artist market, children’s arts and crafts area, live music and more.
Take advantage of the day off with a trip down the river. Join a naturalist for a morning paddle and be back in time for cookouts.
Enjoy Stone Mountain’s daily family attractions, special events and Lasershow; each night ends with a patriotic fireworks event honoring our armed forces.
Watch the Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament full of skiing and wakeboarding tricks then enjoy live music, a children’s area, a movie on the beach, fireworks shows and more.
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.
Our top playgrounds in Atlanta include everything from generational swings for both parent and child and large shaded areas to cushioned rubber matting and sculpture-like playspaces. We rounded up the top playgrounds and play places around metro Atlanta for every type of play.
Celebrate the long weekend by visiting a water park – the parks on our list are open for the holiday!