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Memorial Day Weekend Events in Atlanta 2021


CL's guide to the start of the summer

Military Cemetary

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Memorial Day




Happy Memorial Day! The Memorial Day Weekend tends to kick off the Summer in Atlanta. Look to CL's calendar for the best events for Memorial Day and the Summer.

Big Memorial Day Events

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Saturday May 23, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
The Jazz Festival is postponed. New dates to be announced. During May, the Festival is offering virtual performances on social media. See CL's listings for more information. Browse the Atlanta Jazz Festival schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide ... | more...

List of Memorial Day Events

Thursday May 27, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Nordstrom Cost: Free
Community, Free Events
Categories: Fashion This spring, more than 590 Fit for the Cure® events are taking place in stores across the United States and Canada. To keep everyone safe, Wacoal Fit Experts will be offering Touch-Free™ bra consultations rather than hands-on fittings at these events. Developed using decades of f... [click here for more]

Thursday May 27, 2021 02:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Community, Festivals
MomoCon brings together fans of Japanese Anime, American Animation, Comics, Video Games, and Tabletop Games to celebrate their passion by costuming / cosplay, browsing the huge exhibitors hall, meeting celebrity voice talent, designers, and writers behind their favorite shows, games, and comics and ... [click here for more]

Thursday May 27, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
Masquerade Cost: $15-$25
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
Less Than Jake are back on Thursday, May 27th with round 2 of their Late Night with LTJ performance following the success and resounding fan response to their first ever livestream in December 2020. The band will be performing a number of their classics along with music from their newest album “Silv... [click here for more]

Thursday May 27, 2021 07:00 pm EDT
Music
iHEART CREATES ATLANTA's ONLY TRUE MELTING POT!



Every LAST Thu & Fri of the month.

Come to iHeart Atlanta's Upscale Night with Chill Acoustic Vibes and a Relaxed Atmosphere Located on the sexiest hotel rooftop in the city--at REVERB by Hard Rock. This event brings out a diverse crowd from around... [click here for more]

Thursday May 27, 2021 09:00 pm EDT
Downtown Atlanta Cost: $100-$140
Festivals, Music
PRESENTS



THE ULTIMATE ATLANTA MEMORIAL WEEKEND EVENT GUIDE 2021


 7+ EVENTS - 1 WEEKEND - 1 GREAT PRICE


THURSDAY MAY 27 - MONDAY MAY 31ST


PERFORMANCES BY MR KILLA , MOTTO , SKINNY BANTON, DJ CHEEM , KLASSIK FRESCOBAR , NELLO VIBES & MORE


  


 EVENT RUNDOWN

Event 1 - Thursday May 27th - W... [click here for more]

Thursday May 27, 2021 10:00 pm EDT
Downtown Atlanta Cost: $15-$75
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Food and Drink, Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
Memorial Day Weekend is the Caribbean Hottest’s in Atlanta & we have 4 Big Events Locked and Loaded



Weekend Passes Now Available !!!

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Friday May 28, 2021 12:00 am EDT
Arts Agenda::Film
Categories: Movies, Cinema, Mini Golf, Entertainment, Attractions

Aurora Cineplex--Re-Opening-Friday May 28th! Movies are Back!


Join us Friday May 28th for the re-opening of our indoor movie theater--Aurora Cineplex!

We are launching our new Summer Hoursopening 7 Days a week for Movies and Mini ... [click here for more]

Friday May 28, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Community, Festivals
MomoCon brings together fans of Japanese Anime, American Animation, Comics, Video Games, and Tabletop Games to celebrate their passion by costuming / cosplay, browsing the huge exhibitors hall, meeting celebrity voice talent, designers, and writers behind their favorite shows, games, and comics and ... [click here for more]

Friday May 28, 2021 07:00 pm EDT
Eddie's Attic Cost: $15
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
James Bradshaw lives in North Georgia with his family, where he writes songs, tends the yard, and raises children. After a long stint of being unsettled he arrived home in the southern Appalachian mountains to do his life’s work. A natural-born dissenter, he focuses on housekeeping with his wife and... [click here for more]

Friday May 28, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Red Clay Music Foundry Cost: $10-$25
Music

Friday May 28, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre Cost: $25-$45
Music
Tickets are non transferrable. All sales will be online only. Respect social distancing guidelines. Face coverings are mandatory; masks must be worn at all times except while eating and drinking. Only the following bags are allowed: Clear plastic, vinyl or PVC bags with a maximum size: 12"x6"x12" or... [click here for more]

Friday May 28, 2021 09:00 pm EDT
City Winery Cost: $20
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
Recorded with an all-star band and featuring special guests like Jessi Colter, Buddy Miller, Rodney Crowell, and Lukas Nelson, Shannon McNally’s extraordinary new collection, ‘The Waylon Sessions,’ isn’t so much a tribute to Waylon Jennings as it is a recontextualization, a nuanced, feminine renderi... [click here for more]

Friday May 28, 2021 09:00 pm EDT
Smith's Olde Bar Cost: Free
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
Who is Virginia Man?

Are they your hometown rapper from the beach? Are they a singer/songwriter from the mountains? Are
they the chef of your favorite restaurant in uptown, or your favorite tattoo artist downtown? Truth be
told, Virginia Man is anyone. Virginia Man is everyone.

This Virginia Man is ... [click here for more]

Friday May 28, 2021 09:15 pm EDT
Eddie's Attic Cost: $20
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
THE MURPHS are an American rock band based out of Atlanta, Georgia featuring Austin Coleman, Katie Coleman, Rob D’Angelo, and Cody Marlowe. In 2017, the four friends thought of the band name after visiting their favorite dive bar; Murphy’s Tavern. Claiming to be regulars of the joint, “The Murphs” w... [click here for more]

Friday May 28, 2021 10:00 pm EDT
Northside Tavern Cost: $10
Music, Music::Soundboard Digital
Cover begins at 9:30 No cover on Weeknights



Open: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm to Close


Weeknight Music: 10:00pm to 2:00am

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Saturday May 29, 2021 12:00 am EDT
Arts Agenda::Film, Food and Drink
Categories: Movies, Film, Cinema, Date Night, Mini Golf, Attractions, Entertainment

Memorial Weekend Movies at Aurora Cineplex (Roswell) !


Aurora Cineplex--Re-Opening-Friday May 28th! Movies are Back!


Open Daily 10am-10pm this Memorial Weekend!


TICKETS NOW ON SALE--NEW MOVIES:
Cruella

A Quiet ... [click here for more]

Saturday May 29, 2021 08:30 am EDT
Festivals
Categories: Family & Kids

A family-focused event that adheres to all COVID 19 City of Austell and CDC requirements.

The competition is designed for parents and kids 16 and under. Our Tournament Director is Peter Bloeme, 1976 Men’s Overall World Frisbee Champion. The Flying Disc Festival was create... [click here for more]

Saturday May 29, 2021 09:00 am EDT
Woodruff Park Cost: FREE
Come out to Woodruff Park for 60 minutes of all-levels vinyasa flow each Saturday morning!


Classes take place on the lawn in the center of the Park. Yoga classes are open to the public and FREE to attend with an RSVP. All attendees are required to bring a mask/face covering and maintain appropriat... [click here for more]

Saturday May 29, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Area 51 - Aurora Cineplex and The Fringe Miniature Golf Cost: Free to Browse/ Purchases start at $ 5.00 and up
Artisans Arts & Crafts Show

in front of Aurora Cineplex (Roswell)
Saturday May 29th ( 10am-6pm)


Local Crafters and Artisans return to the Aurora Cineplex for this awesome event! Come explore and shop the Arts & Crafts Booths set up outside in front of the Aurora Cineplex and Fringe Mini Golf.

Sh... [click here for more]

Saturday May 29, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Children's Museum of Atlanta Cost: Price varies
Kids are called to kick off summer at Children's Museum of Atlanta! Children can enjoy two days of dance parties, messy science, puffy paint and more.


CMA On Stage Summer Bash Dance Party + Summer Festival GamesSession A: 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. / Session B: 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. / Session C: 4 p.m. and 5... [click here for more]

Saturday May 29, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Grant Park Cost: Pre-Registration Only; Free Entry
Festivals, Food and Drink, Free Events
Categories: Vaccine Looking to get vaccinated? Make plans to head to Atlanta Dairies May 29, June 19, or July 10, as Atlanta Dairies, CORE and Three Taverns Brewery have teamed up to bring a mobile vaccination clinic to the public, ages 12+. CORE is currently administering the 2-dose Pfizer vaccines... [click here for more]

Saturday May 29, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Community, Festivals
MomoCon brings together fans of Japanese Anime, American Animation, Comics, Video Games, and Tabletop Games to celebrate their passion by costuming / cosplay, browsing the huge exhibitors hall, meeting celebrity voice talent, designers, and writers behind their favorite shows, games, and comics and ... [click here for more]

Saturday May 29, 2021 12:35 pm EDT
Dance It Off Cost: $35-$45
Arts Agenda
Categories: Dance Class

3hr Beginner Salsa Boot Camp @Dance it Off
- Dance Partner Required / face mask required
Limited to 12 couples
- includes Evening Latin Night @ Wild Wing Cafe Dunwoody GA
Saturday May 1st, May 15th, May 29th, June 12, June 19th,
July 10th, July 24th, July 31st

Aug 14th, Aug 2... [click here for more]

Saturday May 29, 2021 04:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Free Events, Music
The Franklin Pond Chamber Music Competition and Awards Concert brings Georgia’s most talented young classical musicians together in a day of LIVE chamber music performance. 11 a.m. Final Round and 4 p.m. Awards Concert are free and open to the public. 4 p.m. May 29. Peachtree Road United Methodist... [click here for more]

Saturday May 29, 2021 05:00 pm EDT
The Gifted Ferret Cost: $10-$15
Food and Drink, Food and Drink::Dinners and Tastings, Nightlife
Categories: Wine Tasting

Tasting Information:


Wine selections are pre-determined and normally published to our website prior to the event when time permits. The number of wines tasted will range between 4 - 6 different wines in palette order. Additional tastes may be purchased for $5 a glass.

Wi... [click here for more]
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CL Articles on Memorial Day

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Monday April 27, 2015 02:02 pm EDT

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Sunday May 27, 2012 10:00 am EDT

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Tuesday May 20, 2008 10:00 am EDT

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Wednesday May 23, 2007 12:04 am EDT

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Wednesday May 23, 2001 12:04 am EDT


Past Memorial Days

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Tuesday April 27, 2021 04:45 pm EDT

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Thursday May 25, 2017 11:00 am EDT

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Monday April 27, 2015 02:02 pm EDT

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Friday May 24, 2013 08:01 am EDT

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Sunday May 27, 2012 10:00 am EDT

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Monday May 21, 2012 03:15 pm EDT

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Tuesday May 20, 2008 10:00 am EDT

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Wednesday May 23, 2007 12:04 am EDT

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Wednesday May 23, 2001 12:04 am EDT


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