Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend in ATL as the City Continues to Open up
Average temperature low and high: 57°-80°
With restrictions rolled back in April that limited the amount of people allowed in bars, restaurants, and other social settings, Atlanta is a great Memorial Day Weekend destination. May is also the perfect time to soak up warmer temperatures before the sizzling summer heat sets in.
Atlanta Jazz Festival is the best place to spend quality on Memorial Day weekend. Celebrating 40 years of soulful expression, this event is one of the country's largest free jazz festivals. Details for an official festival this year regarding COVID-19 are still pending, but through May, organizers are hosting 31 days of virtual jazz sessions. Find the calendar and more details here.
Head down to Atlanta Dragway and experience some thrill and exhilaration at the 40th NHRA Nationals! See drag racing in person as cars zoom past at speeds of up to 330 miles per hour. The pro stock motorcycle division will also be in attendance, racing their way down the track. Get your tickets here!
MotoAmerica Bike Series
Date to be confirmed
Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta
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MotoAmerica is the fastest motorcycle racing in North America with 190+ mph bikes battling on roads and racing courses across America. Up your adrenaline by watching these superbikes race at incredible speeds, and cheer competitors on to the championship. Get your tickets here.
Carve some time out for a Broadway show while in Atlanta. Carole King is known in the music industry as an iconic singer-songwriter. However, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is a play about the personal life of Carole King before she was a chart-topping music legend. Tickets can be purchased here.
Atlanta Events in May
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Things to Do in Atlanta in May
Stroll down the Atlanta BeltLine
Piedmont Park access point is located at 10th Street & Monroe Drive
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Take advantage of the beautiful spring weather by strolling down the Atlanta BeltLine! The infamous pathway connects several neighborhoods in the city and is perfect for biking, jogging, rollerblading or walking your pup. Admire unique art installations along the path as you pass by landmarks like Piedmont Park, Ponce City Market, and Krog Street Market!
Witness the most breathtaking views of Atlanta at Skyline Park perched atop Ponce City Market. Offering a variety of entertainment from mini golf and rides to carnival games, this colorful, retro space is a surefire crowd-pleaser for small and large groups alike. You can also grab a signature frankfurter or clink drinks at the 9 Mile Station beer garden.