Memorial Day

Things to do on Memorial Day in Atlanta

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Atlanta Memorial Day activities are about family fun, memorable moments and nightlife. Honor America’s troops with the Salute to the Troops Lasershow Spectacular at Stone Mountain Park. And see electrifying artists perform at the Atlanta Jazz Festival in Piedmont Park. An extra long weekend awaits for you and your family this Memorial Day in Atlanta.

Things to do on Memorial Day in Atlanta

Escape the City with some Outdoor Fun (Events postponed)

From the summit of Stone Mountain Park to the shores of Lake Lanier to the idyllic grounds of Callaway Gardens, there are a number of ways to escape the city for the warm welcome of summer.

People in line at the entrance of Zoo Atlanta.

Live Performances at Zoo Atlanta (Events postponed) 

Sample frosty beers and enjoy live music at Zoo Atlanta’s Brew at the Zoo, all while taking in a cornucopia of the world’s most exotic wildlife.

Celebrate at one of the Largest Free Jazz Festivals (Events Postponed)

Memorial Day Weekend in Atlanta draws crowds to Piedmont Park for the Atlanta Jazz Festival, celebrating over 40 years of inspiring live performances from the biggest names in the industry.

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