Memorial Day Weekend Atlanta

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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.

Events:

May Fair at Buford Corn Maze

See a magic show, look at fire engines, go on a hayride, train ride or pony ride, and play farm games. May 28-31.

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 28-31.

Memorial Day Ceremony at Cauble Park

Honor those who have given their lives in service to the country with veterans and current servicemen. May 29.

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 29-30.

Memorial Day Tribute at Brook Run Park

The Dunwoody Parks & Rec and City of Dunwoody will be honoring those who have served with a ceremony, which will also be available on Facebook. May 31.

Memorial Day Ceremony at Park at City Center

The City of Woodstock, American Legion Post 316, Marine Corps League Detachment 1311, Warriors’ Watch Riders and other local groups honor those who’ve fought at this ceremony. May 31.

Virtual: Alpharetta Memorial Day Tribute

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 31.

Memorial Day Celebration at Veterans Monument in Peachtree Corners

Honor veterans at this ceremony. May 31.

Memorial Day Ceremony in Smyrna

This annual ceremony is hosted by American Legion Post 160 and local veterans. After the ceremony, enjoy lunch specials and live music. May 31.

Norcross Memorial Day Remembrance at Thrasher Park

Pay tribute to the troops and their families with entertainment and a guest speaker. May 31.

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 31.

Georgia Renaissance Festival in Fairburn

Watch knights joust, sample foods and beverages, shop the artisan marketplace and more at this themed festival. Through June 13.

Activities:

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 15. 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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