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.


Memorial Day Weekend at Stone Mountain Park

Enjoy a special salute to the troops, an extended fireworks finale and the Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision. May 27-30.

Memorial Day Ceremony at Cauble Park

Honor those who have given their lives in service to the country with veterans and current servicemen. May 28.

Alpharetta Arts Streetfest

Browse unique art finds and other hand-crafted products from regional and national artisans, locally produced goods from Georgia Grown members and sponsors. May 28-29.

Summer Bash at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Play classic summer games, like ring toss, jumping rope and hula-hooping, create oobleck, design a skyscraper and more to celebrate summer. May 28-29.

Georgia Renaissance Festival in Fairburn

Watch knights joust, sample foods and beverages, shop the artisan marketplace and more at this themed festival. Through May 29.

Memorial Day Ceremony at Park at City Center

The City of Woodstock and other local groups honor those who’ve fought at this ceremony. May 30.

Alpharetta Memorial Day Tribute at Alpharetta City Hall

The City of Alpharetta and the Rotary Club of Alpharetta will host a tribute with a performance of the national anthem, a keynote speaker and more. May 30.

Memorial Day Celebration at Veterans Monument in Peachtree Corners

Honor veterans at this ceremony. May 30.

Norcross Memorial Day Remembrance at Thrasher Park

Pay tribute to the troops and their families with entertainment and a guest speaker. May 30.

Memorial Day Ceremony Hosted by Roswell Rotary at Roswell City Hall

Honor the men and women who have sacrificed their lives in the defense of our country with a military ceremony, presentation of colors, the national anthem and more. May 30.

The Yaarab Shrine Circus & Fair at Cumming Fairgrounds

See somersaulting acrobats, jugglers, clowns, motorcycling daredevils and more, while the midway has carnival rides and attractions for all ages. Through May 30.


View Animals at Zoo Atlanta

See amazing animals from all over the world; advance ticket purchase required.

See Flowers at Atlanta Botanical Garden

The Atlanta Botanical Garden’s newest exhibit opened on May 7.

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 for an exciting family challenge.

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