Memorial Day Weekend 2022

Memorial Day weekend is just weeks away! If you’ll be in town for this summer-kick-off holiday, I’ve compiled a list of all the best local events taking place around Atlanta.


Stone Mountain Park’s Memorial Day Weekend will feature a special salute to the troops, an extended fireworks finale and the Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision. May 27th -30th.

The City of Alpharetta and the Rotary Club of Alpharetta will host a Memorial Day Tribute at Alpharetta City Hall with a performance of the national anthem, a keynote speaker and more. May 30th 9:00 am – 10:30 am.

A Memorial Day Ceremony will take place at the Peachtree Corners Town Center Veterans Monument from 11:00 am – 12 pm on May 30th. 

Norcross will pay tribute to the troops and their families with a Memorial Day Remembrance at Thrasher Park on May 30th from 11:30 am – 1 pm. 

Roswell’s Memorial Day Ceremony at City Hall will 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 30th at 10 am.

Festivals & Family Outings

Alpharetta Arts Streetfest
Browse art and other hand-crafted products from regional and national artisans. May 28th – 29th at the Grove at Wills Park  

The 45th celebration of music, culture, and the art of jazz. May 28th – 30th at Piedmont Park

Georgia Renaissance Festival
Watch knights joust while enjoying delicious food, drinks, and entertainment! May 28th – 30th in Fairburn

The Strawberry “u-pick” season in Atlanta actually runs from mid-April to early June for strawberries – making May the perfect month for picking. I compiled a list of the best local patches here on my blog.

Head to one of Georgia’s state parks for a family-friendly outdoor hike. Atlanta Parent has a list of destinations here.

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