Celebrate Memorial Day in Style in Atlanta
Need plans for this Memorial Day weekend? No need to get stuck in traffic traveling; kick off summer right here in Atlanta at one of these events, from music in the park to craft brew at the zoo to a spectacular arts festival in a historic locale.
The Atlanta Jazz Festival at Piedmont Park features more than 100 of the best jazz performers as they showcase their talents in a huge weekend-long celebration. Over the past 40 years, the Atlanta Jazz Festival has been a backdrop to musical legends such as Miles Davis, Dizzie Gillespie and Nina Simone, and goes out with a bang each Memorial Day weekend in historic Piedmont Park, featuring food and drink, live music, and fine art vendors.
Take part in another Atlanta Memorial Day tradition and join Zoo Atlanta for the 10th annual Brew at the Zoo. On Saturday, May 27, sip from a variety of local beers from Monday Night Brewing, Orpeheus Brewing and more while touring the zoo and listening to live music.
This year’s Decatur Arts Festival will be bursting with artful opportunities and events. Visit the artist market listen to live music and stand-up comedy in downtown Decatur on Memorial Day weekend. The festival starts on May 27 at 10:00 a.m. and is open to the public.