Matt Alexandre

Memorial Day Weekend is here and that means grilling and time for the Atlanta Jazz Festival!

TGIF with Skye has something for everyone and some freebies for our veterans and active military!

Skye Smith
May 24, 2018 - 6:02 pm

Atlanta Jazz Festival


Friday 6P-11P

Saturday 11A-11P

Sunday 11A-11P


The Atlanta Jazz Festival is back!! Bring the entire family out to enjoy local and national jazz artists, a youth jazz-band competition, arts and crafts, food vendors, and a kids’ zone! Grab a blanket and pack your picnic basket!  

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Atlanta Caribbean Festival

Central Park

Saturday 10A-11P

Tickets for festival start @ $20

Looking for a little taste of the islands right here in Atlanta? Come check out the Atlanta Caribbean Festival! All of your favorite dishes, arts and craft vendors plus the jammin' island music you need to get the party started! 

Parade kicks off at 12 @ West Peachtree Street at MARTA Civic Center Station ends at Central Park

Parade Map 

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Old Fourth Ward Festival

Old Fourth Ward Park

Saturday-Sunday 10a-5p


Come out and enjoy fine arts and crafts, a children’s play area, local food and beverage concessions and live acoustic entertainment. 

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Kenny Chesney

Mercedes Benz Stadium

Saturday 5pm

Tickets start at $43

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Fox Theatre

Now thru June 10th

Tickets start at $120


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Brew at the Zoo

Atlanta Zoo

Saturday 5:30-9:30P

Tickets start at $65

21 and up!

Get the unique opportunity that comes once a year to sample beer and wines at the zoo. Food will be available for purchase. Enjoy live music and a ride on the carousal! 

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Georgia World Congress Center

Now- May 27th Hours vary

Single day starts @ $45


Fans of Japanese Anime, American Animation, Comics, Video Games, and Tabletop Games don't want to miss this fun event! Break out the costumes it's time for a little cosplay! Fans can also browse the huge exhibitors hall, meet celebrity voice talent, designers and some of the writers behind their favorite shows, games and comics!  There will even be live music and a job fair!

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Decatur Arts Festival

Downtown Decatur

Saturday10A-6P- Sunday11A-5P


Rain or Shine

Come out and enjoy live music 150+ artists including, Mixed Media, Ceramics, Fiber, Sculpture, Painting, and Jewelry if  you get hungry there will be plenty of Food trucks and beverage vendors.

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Alpharetta Arts StreetsFest

City of Alpharetta in the historic downtown 

Saturday 10am- 5pm, Sunday -10am - 5pm Monday 10am - 5pm


Come check out more than 90 regional and national artisans live music, entertaining and hands-on children’s activities, plus enjoy amaing cuisine from local eateries and street eats in the food court

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Memorial Day Events:


Memorial Day Weekend at Stone Mountain

Friday- Monday 10:30A-9:30P


The family will enjoy the special salute to the troops,  with an extended fireworks finale, and the Lasershow Spectacular! 

There will also be performances by the Air National Guard Band of the South on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights prior to the Lasershow as well as a special  Fallen Georgia Memorial Exhibit at Memorial Hall.

Active duty, veterans and retired military personnel receive one free All-Attractions Pass*  (*Offer valid Memorial Weekend only (May 25- 28, 2018). Parking admission is not included. The following forms of ID are acceptable: Common Access Card, DD Form 1173, DD form 2A, DD214, GA Veteran's Driver's License.)


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Free Eats on Monday, May 28th


All veterans and active-duty military personnel recieve a complimentary meal on Memorial Day from a select menu. 

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McCormick and Schmicks

Gold Star honorees (parents and spouse), veterans and active members of the US military and National Guard can enjoy a free entree.

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