Safe Memorial Day Weekend Activities

Social distancing has kept many of events from taking place, but there are still ways to participate in Memorial Day! Here's how!

🇺🇸 #1: Participate in the National Moment of Remembrance

  • Memorial Day is all about remembering and honoring our fallen soldiers. At 3pm local time, pause for a moment in an act of national unity.

🇺🇸 #2: Get grilling!

  • You can't celebrate Memorial Day without throwing some hamburger and hot dog on the grill!
  • Invite a friend, wear masks, and enjoy some BBQ from a safe distance.
  • Avoid community dishes, serve individual bags of chips, bottled drinks, etc.

🇺🇸 #3: Go out for swim in a pool!

  • Memorial Day kicks off the start of the summer season and what better way to enjoy the day than swimming?
  • Take a swim in a private pool, or buy a blow up pool!
  • Experts say the chlorine in pools should kill the virus, keep gatherings small!

🇺🇸 #4: Head to the beach

  • Many beaches have reopened with social distancing guidelines.
  • Enjoy the sun and the sand, but be sure to stay 6 feet apart from people!

🇺🇸 #5: Get outdoors and take a hike

  • Enjoy the scenery and get some fresh air.

🇺🇸 #6: Donate flowers to a fallen hero

  • Georgia has several national cemeteries. Donate flowers to a veterans grave through Memorial Day Flowers.

🇺🇸 #7: Fly a flag

  • Honor fallen soldiers simply by placing an American Flag outside your home.

🇺🇸 #8: Chalk up the sidewalk with patriotic art

  • This is a fun activity for the kids to get involved in.
  • Chalk up the sidewalk with a mural, an American flag, or just simply a thank you message to a veteran.

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