Memorial Day Weekend Events in Atlanta 2020

CL's guide to the start of the summer

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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


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 21, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free
While 2020 has been a year of significant change, one thing we did not want to change was bringing you awesome panels and events and much more fun on Memorial Day Weekend! MomoCon goes virtual with MomoConline, May 21st – 24th! During the 4 days we will be featuring livestreamed panels and events on... [click here for more]

Thursday May 21, 2020 01:00 pm EDT
Downtown Atlanta Cost: Free
Community, Free Events
Throughout the month of May, Downtown Connects, the transportation program of Central Atlanta Progress, is hosting a weekly series of Commute Coffee Break sessions as part of our Clean Commute Month. These short 20-30 minute webinars and discussions will focus on four key transportation options in t... [click here for more]

Thursday May 21, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Community, Free Events
Join this hands-on workshop and discover creative tools to express your family and memory through graphic illustration. Illustrator and puppetry artist Jeffrey Zwartjes will take you step by step through fun and challenging drawing exercises to stretch your drawing abilities and experiment with reco... [click here for more]