Atlanta May 2021 Events

Atlanta May 2021 Events

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.

May Event Calendar

Atlanta Jazz Festival

Atlanta Jazz Festival

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. 

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

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

Concerts

Sports

Theater & Headliners

Things to Do in Atlanta in May

Stroll down the Atlanta BeltLine

Stroll down the Atlanta BeltLine
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!

Skyline Park

Skyline Park
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.