Family-Friendly Events

Experience family fun in Atlanta

There is no shortage of family fun in Atlanta. Outdoors or in, summer or fall, Atlanta is the place to be for family-friendly events. Take your kids out to a neighborhood festival where there is fun for mom and dad too, or venture to one of Atlanta’s top-notch attractions and discover a world of wonder. Whether you’re in town for one day or a week, your family can experience non-stop excitement with these family-friendly events in Atlanta.

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Multiple dates until 07/02/2022

Sketchbook Saturdays

Center for Puppetry Arts


Atlanta Caribbean Carnival

The Atlanta Caribbean Carnival celebrates the Caribbean this May, promoting a broader understanding and deeper…

Central Park

5/28/22 – 5/30/22

Atlanta Jazz Festival

The Atlanta jazz festival is regarded as one of the country’s largest free jazz festivals….

Piedmont Park


Atlanta Ice Cream Festival

SAVE THE DATE! Sat. July 23 – The 12th Annual Atlanta Ice Cream Festival is…

Piedmont Park

8/27/22 – 8/28/22

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

For almost two decades, Atlanta art and music lovers have flocked to Grant Park to…

Grant Park

Daily until 10/09/2022

Atlanta Pride Festival

The Atlanta Pride Celebration is the largest gatherings of LGBTQ+ people and our allies in…

Piedmont Park

11/5/22 – 11/6/22

Chastain Park Arts Festival

Named as one of the Nations Top 100 (67) Arts Festival Nationwide by Sunshine Artist…

Chastain Park

6/4/22 – 6/5/22

Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

Saturday, June 4, 2022 – 9 am – 3 pm Sunday, June 5, 2022 –…

Chattahoochee Nature Center

8/20/22 – 8/21/22

Piedmont Park Summer Arts Festival

The Piedmont Park Summer Arts Festival is a 2-day outdoor event with an emphasis on…

Piedmont Park

5/23/22 – 6/6/22

UniverSoul Circus

Get ready for a party that’s been over 28 years in the making!

Multiple Locations

Multiple dates until 05/30/2022

Spring Break at Six Flags

There is no better way to spend your time during Spring Break then by getting…

Six Flags Over Georgia

Every weekend until 05/30/2022

The Georgia Renaissance Festival

Step inside the gates of Newcastle and find yourself transported back to 16th-century England! Our…

6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.


Blippi The Musical

Blippi The Musical brings the energetic and loveable character Blippi off the screen and onto…

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre



Start your morning at Truist Park on Saturday, June 11 with the Braves Country 5K…

Truist Park at The Battery Atlanta

6/13/22 – 6/17/22

Summer Camp | FUN-damentals of Writing

Improve your writing skills this summer at FUN-damentals of Writing! Build foundations for great writing,…

Atlanta History Center


Juneteenth | Jubilee on the Lawn

Atlanta History Center is thrilled to bring back our in-person Juneteenth celebration after two years…

Atlanta History Center

6/20/22 – 6/24/22

Summer Camp | Heroes of History

Not all heroes wear capes. In fact, historically, people who changed the world didn’t have…

Atlanta History Center

7/15/22 – 7/17/22

Southern-Freid Gaming Expo

Attention gamers of all ages!! Come play over 300+ arcade and pinball machines in Georgia’s…

Cobb Galleria Centre


2022 Summer Fun Festival

Summer fun festival is a fun family event which includes a petting zoo, kids’ fun…

Jason T. Harper Event Center

10/21/22 – 10/23/22

How to Snag a Sea Monster!

A Monstrously Funny Tale By Mesner Puppet Theater of Kansas City, MO After a monstrous…

Center for Puppetry Arts

2/1/23 – 3/12/23

Duke Ellington’s Cat

A Musical Giant & his Cool Cat Written and directed by Jon Ludwig On the…

Center for Puppetry Arts

3/16/23 – 4/2/23

Charlotte’s Web

Some Pig! Based on the book by E.B. White Adapted by Joseph Robinette Everyone’s favorite…

Center for Puppetry Arts

3/16/23 – 4/2/23

Penguin in My Pocket

Join us for the Misadventures of a Scientist Penguin By Kurt Hunter of Minneapolis, MN…

Center for Puppetry Arts

Multiple dates until 10/18/2022

Adventure Cubs

Calling all Adventure Cubs, ages 0-5, and their favorite grownups for a morning of exploration,…

Zoo Atlanta

5/23/22 – 7/9/22

5K Stroller Roll

The 5K Stroller Roll is a race for runners and walkers wishing to participate while…

Piedmont Park

Multiple dates until 05/27/2022

Twilight Trek at Zoo Atlanta

Ever wonder what the animals are up to after the sun goes down? Join us…

Zoo Atlanta

5/23/22 – 10/16/22

Family NightCrawler Overnight

Calling all night owls! Spend the night at Zoo Atlanta for a nocturnal adventure you…

Zoo Atlanta

Multiple days until 08/01/2022

Wild Encounter: Elephant

No creature looms larger over the savanna than the African elephant, and you’ll agree when you…

Zoo Atlanta

Multiple days until 08/01/2022

Wild Encounter: Lemur

We can’t plan a trip to Madagascar for you, but we can help you meet…

Zoo Atlanta

Multiple days until 08/01/2022

Wild Encounter: Giant Panda

Meet and feed one of Zoo Atlanta’s world-famous black-and-white bears during an exclusive behind-the-scenes encounter…

Zoo Atlanta

5/23/22 – 10/9/22

Christian Siriano: People are People

People Are People honors famed American designer Christian Siriano’s electrifying contributions to fashion. Drawn from…

SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film

6/6/22 – 7/29/22

Summer Camp at Fernbank

Explore a world of science and nature with Fernbank’s summer day camps for ages 5-13….

Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Multiple dates until 12/14/2022

Fall HomeSchool Academy at Zoo Atlanta


Zoo Atlanta

11/9/22 – 12/31/22

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

A Holiday Classic Returns to the Stage Based on the classic television special Adapted by…

Center for Puppetry Arts

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