Are you new to the Atlanta area? As we near Memorial Day festivities, we wanted to provide a quick list of fun things to do in your area. At LIFE Church, we value family, friends and fun. We want to encourage you to get out of the house and to go enjoy some time with the ones you love. Make some lasting memories. Of course, we would love to have you worship with us this Sunday at 10am at LIFE Church! There's something for the entire family at LIFE.
Atlanta Jazz Festival is regarded as one of the largest FREE jazz festivals in the country. An annual celebration of the music, culture and art of jazz begins in April and culminates each Memorial Day weekend, with an outdoor festival featuring jazz artists from all over the world.
The festival happens this weekend, May 26-28 at Peidmont Park.
Fast Track 5K. 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27. $30 per racer, free to watch. Eddie Owens Presents at the Red Clay Theater. 3116 Main St., Duluth. 770-476-2013. www.train-museum.org.
Get your run on this Saturday at the Fast Track 5K. It all kicks off at Eddie Owens Presents at the Red Clay Theater with warm-up activities and the race, followed by awards and post-race excitement. Patriotic dress encouraged.
Wing Fling. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 27. Free admission, food prices vary. Loganville Town Green. 235 Main St., Loganville. 770-466-1165. www.events.exploregwinnett.org.
Come out to see who can produce the best wings at Wing Fling held on the Loganville Town Green this Saturday. Along with delicious wings, you'll also enjoy seeing awards, live music, entertainment and more.
Asian Summer Festival. Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28. Free. Gwinnett Place Mall. 2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth. 678-430-8541. www.events.exploregwinnett.org.
Surround yourself with Asian culture this weekend at the Asian Summer Festival in Duluth. You'll experience live performances, Asian garments, traditional cuisine and even comedians at this not-to-miss event.
Memorial Day Weekend at Medieval Times. Thursday through Monday, May 25 through 29. $32 per person. Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament. 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville. 770-225-0230. www.medievaltimes.com.
Medieval Times will host a special Memorial Day Weekend with reduced ticket prices. Guests will enjoy watching the Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament featuring a thrilling show with knights on horseback.
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Atlanta Game Fest. Thursday through Monday, May 25 through 29. $50 per person, $90 per couple, $100 per family. Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center. 246 Perimeter Center Parkway NE, Atlanta. www.atlantagamefest.com.
If you love playing board and table-top games, come on down to Atlanta Game Fest for a weekend filled with hours of gaming fun. This event will also host the Southeast Regional Championships for Skull King, Diamonds, Nevermore, Letter Tycoon, The Game of 49 and Dimension.
Stone Mountain Park Memorial Day Weekend. 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday through Monday, May 26 through 29. Ticket prices vary, free Adventure Pass and discounted tickets for veterans, active and retired military. Stone Mountain Park. 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd., Stone Mountain. 800-401-2407. www.stonemountainpark.com.
Pay tribute to the troops at Stone Mountain at the Memorial Day Weekend. This event will feature a special 5K/1K and Walk and patriotic fireworks finale.
Concerts on the Square: Magno. 7 p.m. Saturday, May 27. Free. The Square in Downtown Decatur. email@example.com. www.decaturdba.com.
Downtown Decatur will host a free concert on the Square this Saturday. Magno will perform an upbeat arrangement of old-school and modern hits that everyone will love.
Decatur Arts Festival. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Downtown Decatur. 404-371-9583. www.decaturartsfestival.com.
Enjoy a little art this Memorial Day weekend at the Decatur Arts Festival taking place in Downtown Decatur. This year's event will include an artist market, live music, comedy and dance performances, a children's festival, parade and more.
Pig Pull and Fundraiser for the Marcus Autism Center. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, May 26. D.B.A. Barbecue. 1190 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-249-5000. www.dbabarbecue.com.
Enjoy some savory BBQ this Friday while helping support the Marcus Autism Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. D.B.A Barbecue in Atlanta will donate 20% of purchases.
Brew at the Zoo 2017. 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 27. $45 for members, $50 for members, $75 at the gate. Zoo Atlanta. 800 Cherokee Ave., Atlanta. 404-624-5600. www.zooatlanta.org.
Sample over 70 different beers and wine at Brew at the Zoo this Saturday, hosted by Zoo Atlanta. This special Memorial Day event will feature live music across five stages, animal demonstrations, zookeeper talks and guests will receive a commemorative Brew at the Zoo tasting cup.
To see more things to do, please visit www.accessatlanta.com.