Help Desk: Memorial Day Weekend Events

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Memorial Day is approaching and the Help Desk has weekend events for you and the family to celebrate this honorary holiday!

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Stone Mountain Park is honoring troops and their families with the three-day event, "Salute the Troops." The park will feature free concerts, a laser show, a special fireworks finale, and more patriotic activities paying tribute to the brave men and women who protect our country. Active and retired military personnel can get a free Adventure Pass with a valid ID while taking advantage of discounts for the family.

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Keep the fun going with one of the largest jazz festivals. The Atlanta Jazz Festival, in Piedmont Park showcases local and national jazz artists, a neighborhood jazz series, a youth jazz band competition, a kids zone, and additional family activities. This weekend, they will feature nationally-acclaimed artists. Walk around the park, see the sights and visit vendors showcasing some of the city's best arts and crafts, food, drinks, and merchandise. 

Throughout the years, this Festival has featured musical legends such as Miles Davis, Dizzie Gillespie and Nina Simone. Be sure to participate in the fun! It is FREE and open to the public. 

If that's not enough, enjoy live entertainment, aquatic competitions, holiday events and more at Lake Lanier. Sunbathe on the beach, listen to live music with the, "Thank God it's Summer" Party with Rock 100 & Absolut At Sunset Cove. Don't forget to splash around at LanierWorld! Celebrate all weekend long as you enjoy food, fun, and great music. Also, don't miss out on the fireworks at Sunset Cove/Big Beach.

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