10 Ways to Commemorate Memorial Day
Memorial Day is a time to remember the fallen soldiers that have served in the country’s armed forces. And, Gwinnett has plenty of ways for you to pay your respects to these heroes. Check out 10 ways you can commemorate Memorial Day this year.
Memorial Day Weekend at Stone Mountain Park
May 24 - 27, Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain Park honors our troops and their families, in a three-day weekend celebration of American spirit. All active and retired military personnel will receive one FREE adventure pass with a valid ID and will save up to 30% off per person (immediate family) and 20% off food and merchandise. And, you won’t want to miss the special patriotic fireworks finale that will immediately follow the Lasershow every night May 25-28!
Red, White, Bluegrass and Bach
Friday, May 24, Suwanee Town Center Park, 7pm
Don't miss Red, White, Bluegrass, & Bach Memorial Day Concert! Featuring the fun and patriotic music by the Main Street Orchestra, bluegrass music, a salute to our veterans, food trucks and more – wear your red, white and blue!
Duluth Memorial Day Service
Saturday, May 25, Eddie Owen Presents, 2pm
At Eddie Owen Presents, you'll see a video presentation from American Legion and enjoy a song performance from Lucy-Blair Owen.
Steve McKee's Memorial Day Concert
Saturday, May 25, New Dawn Theater Company, 7pm
If you like oldies, country or gospel, this concert is for you. Steve McKee will pay tribute to our troops.
Snellville Memorial Day Celebration
Saturday, May 25, Snellville Town Green, 5pm
Hear patriotic music from by the Gwinnett Community Band at Snellville's Memorial Day event. You'll also see a reenactment by the Sons of the American Revolution.
Pre Memorial Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
Sunday, May 26, Lenora Park, 7:30am
Commemorate Memorial Day with a half marathon! This entire course will be run on a wide paved path in a very beautiful scenic park. There will be a well-stocked aid station at the start/finish area. Participants receive a generic tech shirt, and all finishers will receive a medal.
Monday, May 27, Coolray Field, 6:05pm
Cheer on the Gwinnett Stripers as they take on Norfolk. Stick around for post-game fireworks.
Norcross Memorial Day Celebration
Monday, May 27, Thrasher Park, 11:30am
In remembrance of those who have given their lives in the line of duty in service to the country, Norcross will be hosting a Memorial Day Celebration. Expect food, music and a special guest speaker.
Memorial Day Ceremony in Honor of Gwinnett Military Heroes
Monday, May 27, Gwinnett Fallen Heroes Memorial, 1pm
This annual event honors our county's military heroes and public service personnel. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners and honor guard units from Gwinnett County Corrections, Fire and Emergency Services, Police Department, Sheriff's Office, and the Lawrenceville Police Department will take part in this event.