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 days until 10/31/2021

Pumpkin Festival

Stone Mountain Park’s Pumpkin Festival: Play by Day, Glow by Night, an outdoor extravaganza, returns…

Stone Mountain Park

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Cabbagetown Chomp & Stomp

Join us for the annual Chomp & Stomp Chili Cook-off and Bluegrass Festival benefiting Cabbagetown…

Cabbagetown Neighborhood

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11/6/21 – 11/7/21

Chastain Park Arts Festival

The tenth annual festival of fine art and crafts will feature a children’s area, gourmet…

Chastain Park

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11/13/21 – 1/15/22

Garden Lights Holiday Nights

With limited capacity and health and safety protocols in place, Garden Lights, Holiday Nights returns…

Atlanta Botanical Garden, Inc.

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11/13/21 – 1/2/22

Stone Mountain Christmas

Each day of Stone Mountain Christmas, you can enjoy park attractions including Summit Skyride, Scenic…

Stone Mountain Park

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Daily until 01/07/2022

Winter Wonderland at Fernbank

Enjoy a season of celebrations during Fernbank’s annual Winter Wonderland: Celebrations & Traditions Around the…

Fernbank Museum of Natural History

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11/22/21 – 1/16/22

Chinese Lantern Festival

The Chinese Lantern Festival produced by Hanart Culture will introduce visitors to a nighttime wonderland…

Zoo Atlanta

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Atlanta Caribbean Carnival

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

Central Park

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Multiple days until 10/31/2021

Boo at the Zoo

It’s that time of year when Atlanta’s favorite fun family Halloween festival returns! Sample treats…

Zoo Atlanta

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Great Pumpkin-Carving Fest

Love carving pumpkins? Apply to compete in the Great Pumpkin-Carving Contest at the Garden! Teams…

Atlanta Botanical Garden

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10/30/21 – 10/31/21

Haunted Hall of Fame

It’s the spookiest time of the year, and with that comes the resurrection of Haunted…

Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame

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11/16/21 – 1/16/22

IllumiNights at the Zoo

Wildlife lights the night at the all-NEW IllumiNights at the Zoo: A Chinese Lantern Festival,…

Zoo Atlanta

10/28/21 – 10/30/21

Spirit Stroll of Senoia

Let us guide you down the spooky side streets and alleyways of Senoia, Georgia as…

Multiple Locations

10/28/21 – 11/30/21

Ghosts of Craven Manor

Play as ghosts in an award-winning online escape room! You and your family of ghosts…



Mike Super – Magic and Illusion

Through spectacular illusions and his own inimitable down-to-earth style and personality, Mike Super has pioneered…

Byers Theatre


Halloween Eve at Grecian Gryo

No tricks, just treats this Halloween at Grecian Gyro! On Saturday, October 30th only, children…

Grecian Gyro


Monster Mash

AGES 6-10 | CENTER FOR PUPPETRY ARTS Trick or Treat at the Center On October…

Center For Puppetry Arts


Royal Monster Ball Costume Party

Join Royal Southside Eventz for our 1st Annual Halloween Costume Party!! Guess can enjoy our…

Royal Southside eventz


The Africa Expo

The Africa Expo showcases Black Entrepreneurs and their talents and invites the community to support…

Olmsted Linear Park


Scribble Showdown

Everyone’s favorite improvisational animation game show is back and it’s bigger and better than ever!…

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre


Winter Scout Day 2021

Enjoy $5 off general admission and give back to Zoo Atlanta’s animals with this enrichment…

Zoo Atlanta

Multiple dates until 12/12/2021

Holiday Road Atlanta

A half-mile outdoor immersive holiday experience along an enchanting walking trail filled with thousands of…

Bouckaert Farms

11/30/21 – 12/4/21

Festival of Trees

Being the whole family to enjoy live music, local vendors, and, uniquely decorated Christmas trees….

Multiple Locations

11/30/21 – 12/4/21

Georgia Festival of Trees

Georgia Festival of Trees is a community event that seeks to unite residents of Atlanta…

Georgia World Congress Center

12/3/21 – 12/23/21


Come in from the cold and celebrate community, family, and warmth this holiday season! Welcome…

Alliance Theatre


Atlanta Red Zone Games

Red Zone Games allows youth football teams and cheer squads the chance to play and…

Mercedes-Benz Stadium


Enchanted Woodland Wonders

Create magical memories with family and get into the holiday spirit at CNC’s most popular…

Chattahoochee Nature Center


Discovery Days: Asia

SPECIAL EVENTS | AGES 8-14 | CENTER Join us as we celebrate puppetry traditions in…

Center For Puppetry Arts

Multiple days until 10/30/2021

The Wren’s Nest Séance

The Wren’s Nest summons you to join us in a night of mystical magic, unknown…

The Wren’s Nest

Multiple dates until 10/30/2021

Family Farm Night

Hands down, the best way to spend the day with friends! When you arrive, you…

The Art Barn

10/28/21 – 10/30/21

The Ghastly Dreadfuls

Back From the Grave and Back on Stage By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines Celebrate…

Center For Puppetry Arts

Multiple dates until 11/06/2021

School & Group NightCrawler

Spend the night at Zoo Atlanta and embark on a nocturnal adventure you won’t soon…

Zoo Atlanta

Multiple dates until 12/08/2021

Fall HomeSchool Academy

Join Zoo Atlanta for a morning of learning and discovery designed specifically for homeschool students! …

Zoo Atlanta

10/28/21 – 1/2/22

Fernbank “Antarctic Dinosaurs” Exhibit

What’s cooler than being cool? Antarctic dinosaurs! Come out and explore Fernbank’s newest exhibit “Antarctic…

Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Multiple days until 01/02/2022

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™

PUPPET SHOWS | ALL AGES A Holiday Classic Returns to the Stage Based on the…

Center For Puppetry Arts

11/11/21 – 1/2/22

Christmas Town 1964

Don’t miss Christmas Town 1964, a special holiday exhibition running November 11-January 2. The Center…

Center For Puppetry Arts

11/12/21 – 12/24/21


The Alliance Theatre’s beloved production A CHRISTMAS CAROL will return to the Coca-Cola Stage this year with…

Alliance Theatre

Multiple dates until 04/08/2022

Safari Camp: School’s Out

When school is out, Camp is in! We are here to engage and excite your…

Zoo Atlanta

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