​10 Ways to Commemorate Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to remember, honor and celebrate those 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 celebrate Memorial Day this year!

Memorial Day at Medieval Times
May 25 - May 29, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
You can save up to $22 per person this Memorial Day at Medival Times. To enjoy this promotion, simple mention or type in MEM17 when ordering your tickets.

Memorial Day Weekend at Stone Mountain Park
May 26 – 29, 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 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 27-30!

#MemorialDay is a time to remember, honor and celebrate those that have served in the country’s armed forces.

Red, White, Bluegrass and Bach
Friday, May 26, Suwanee Town Center Park, 7pm
All eyes will be to the sky as the Fort Benning Silver Wings parachute into the Town Center Park to kick-off the annual Red, White, Bluegrass, & Bach Memorial Day Concert! Featuring the fun and patriotic music by the Main Street Orchestra, bluegrass music from Sideline, a salute to our veterans, food trucks and more – wear your red, white and blue, and come celebrate in Suwanee!

Fast Track 5K
Saturday, May 27, Duluth Town Green, 7am
This year's Fast Track 5K is a patriotic themed event as part of Duluth's Memorial Day celebration. Everyone is encouraged to dress/run/walk in their patriotic attire!

Mark Pitt's Elvis Concert "Support to Our Troops & Veterans"
Saturday, May 27, New Dawn Theatre Company, 7:30pm
New Dawn Theater proudly welcomes back Mark Pitt's Tribute to Elvis for a "Special Tribute to the Troops & Veterans."

Gwinnett Braves
Monday, May 29, Coolray Field, 1:05pm
Cheer on the Gwinnett Braves as they take on Syracuse. Enjoy a flag giveaway, military vehicles and special presentations. The G-Braves will honor the Centennial of WWI at this game.

Pre Memorial Day Half Marathon, 10k & 5k
Sunday, May 28, Tribble Mill Park, 7:30am
Celebrate Memorial Day with a half marathon! This entire course will be run on a wide paved path around a lake 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.

Dacula Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 29, Hebron Baptist Church, 10am
If you're in Dacula, you can enjoy their Memorial Day Parade that kicks off at Hebron Baptist Church and continues down Dacula Road.

Memorial Day Celebration
Monday, May 29, Thrasher Park, 12pm
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 more.

Memorial Day Ceremony in Honor of Gwinnett Military Heroes
Monday, May 29, 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.

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