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10 Family Friendly Events this Memorial Day Weekend in Atlanta

10 Family Friendly Events this Memorial Day Weekend in Atlanta

Looking for fun things to do during this year’s Memorial Day weekend in Atlanta?

We’ve got you covered with our top 10 Fun Family Friendly Memorial Day Events in and around metro Atlanta! Check our what’s happening in the area and plan for a fun and relaxing weekend in Alpharetta, Smyrna, Atlanta, Stone Mountain and other towns around here.

1. The Atlanta Jazz Festival

Date: 5/26/2017 – 5/28/2017

Location: Piedmont Park
400 Park Drive Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30309

The Atlanta Jazz Festival is regarded as one of the country’s largest free jazz festivals. It is an annual musical showcase that celebrates jazz legends and up-and-coming jazz greats in venues throughout metropolitan Atlanta. The festival culminates each Memorial Day weekend with show-stopping performances at Piedmont Park.

2. Sunset Sessions at Piedmont Park

Date: Through 10/1/2017

Location: Park Tavern
500 10th Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30309

Join Radio 105.7 & Bowery South Presents every Sunday at Park Tavern. Experience an amazing night of FREE music while the sun sets behind the Atlanta Skyline.

3. Stone Mountain Memorial Day Weekend

Date: 5/26/2017 – 5/29/2017

Time: 10:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Stone Mountain Park
Highway 78 East
Stone Mountain, GA 30086

Stone Mountain Park Honors Our Troops and Their Families at Atlanta’s Largest Four-Day Memorial Weekend Event

Attraction Hours: 10:30 a.m – 8 p.m.
Lasershow and Fireworks: 9:30 p.m.

Join us for a special salute to the troops, extended fireworks finale, and the Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision® with jaw dropping fire effects now for 4 nights! Marvel as the skies above light up in a specially choreographed musical tribute honoring the brave men and women who protect our country.

Enjoy exciting attractions including, SkyHike®, one of the nation’s largest adventure ropes courses, Geyser Towers®, a one-of-a-kind water adventure, Summit Skyride, where you can soar to the top of the mountain for unprecedented views of the city, Ride The Ducks™, where you can tour the Park in a splashy way…the adventures are endless!

The special patriotic fireworks finale will immediately follow the Lasershow every night May 26-29!

4. Memorial Day Weekend at Six Flags Over Georgia

Date: 5/27/2017 – 5/29/2017

Location: Six Flags Over Georgia
7561 Six Flags Pkwy
Austell, GA 30168

Join us on Memorial Day Weekend as we spend the weekend enjoying, and it’s the perfect time to head to Six Flags, with a full weekend of fun starting May 27 – May 29 to mark the unofficial beginning of summer.

Enjoy time with your family and friends as you guys see who can take the drops on the Great American Scream Machine. Or, if you’re feeling competitive, see who can achieve the highest score on our all new 4D thrill ride JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis ride in 4D. Don’t worry- we know after all this you want to cool down. So don’t forget to stop by Hurricane Harbor and take a dip in Calypso Bay and ride our 4 foot waves.

5. Brew at The Zoo 2017

Date: 5/27/2017

Location: Zoo Atlanta
800 Cherokee Ave
Atlanta, GA 30315

Atlanta’s wildest Memorial Day festival tradition returns on May 27! Brew at the Zoo is back with unlimited sampling of over 70 beers and wines, live music on five stages, and more in the home of over 1,000 animals from around the world. Brew at the Zoo is open to guests ages 21 and up; guests under 21 will not be admitted.

6. Georgia Renaissance Festival

Date: Through June 4

Location: 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA

10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Artist market, fire whip show, jousting, a hypnotist, belly dancing, aerial trapeze acts, knife throwing and more. Grab a turkey leg and travel back in time.

7. Yaarab Shrine Circus

Date: 5/20/2017 – 5/29/2017

Location: Jim R. Miller Park
2245 Callaway Rd., Marietta.

Watch high-flying trapeze acts, aerials and acrobats or hop on carnival rides and play midway games.

8. Alpharetta Arts Streetfest

Date: 5/27/2017 – 5/29/2017

Location: Historic Downtown Alpharetta
2 North Main St.
Alpharetta, GA

Sat.-Mon. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Artist market, children’s arts and crafts area, live music and more.

9. Memorial Day River Canoe Trip

Date: 5/29/2017

Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Rd.
Roswell, GA

9 a.m.-noon
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. Registration required by May 26.

10. Memorial Day Veterans Ceremony

Date: 5/29/2017

Location: Smyrna Veterans Memorial

9 a.m.
Honor veterans and hear speeches to mark the 100th Anniversary of America’s entry into World War 1. View displays of military equipment including current and vintage military vehicles and weaponry.


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