Memorial Day Weekend Atlanta


Summer fun is just around the corner! Try these special events and activities during your Memorial three-day weekend in Atlanta. 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

Honor troops and their families with family-friendly attractions, performances from The Air National Guard Band of the South and a special salute to the troops with an extended fireworks finale. May 24-27.

Memorial Day Ceremony at Cauble Park at Patriots Point

Honor those who have given their lives in service to the country. May 25.

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 25-26.

Georgia Renaissance Festival in Fairburn

Watch knights joust, sample foods and beverages, shop the artisan marketplace and more at this themed festival. May 25-27.

Alpharetta Memorial Day Tribute at Alpharetta City Hall

The City of Alpharetta and the Rotary Club of Alpharetta hosts a tribute with an invocation, a keynote speaker and more. May 27.

Memorial Day Family Canoe Day at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Enjoy a relaxing paddle on CNC’s Beaver Pond with canoe guides, races and practice games. May 27.

Memorial Day Ceremony at The Park at City Center

This special service of remembrance will include the POW/MIA Remembrance, the reading of
Woodstock’s Honor Roll, placing the memorial wreath, a dove release and more. May 27.

Memorial Day Remembrance at Thrasher Park

Honor and remember the sacrifice of those who have fallen in the line of duty. May 27.

Memorial Day Ceremony at Veteran’s Memorial at Powder Springs Library

Remember the men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice, held in partnership with American Legion Post 294. May 27.

Memorial Day Tribute at Brook Run Park

The Veteran Events Planning Committee honors veterans, active military and other leading community organizations at this event. May 27.

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 27.


View Animals at Zoo Atlanta

See amazing animals from all over the world. Find some of other favorite animal experiences here.

See Flowers

Look at beautiful blooms at these gardens.

Take an Easy Hike

Step outside and experience nature –there are so many beautiful places for easy hikes near Atlanta.

Travel to a Georgia State Park

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

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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