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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8/6/21 – 8/8/21

Atlanta Dogwood Festival

An Atlanta staple for 85 years, there is something for everyone at the Atlanta Dogwood…

Piedmont Park

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Every day for 24 weeks until 10/31/2021

Pumpkin Festival

Stone Mountain Park’s annual Pumpkin Festival has become a family favorite with kids and parents…

Stone Mountain Park

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Daily until 10/10/2021

Atlanta Pride Festival

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

Piedmont Park

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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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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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6/4/21 – 6/5/21

Candler Park Music Festival

Celebrating 13 years in Candler Park, the highly-anticipated Candler Park Music Festival returns on Friday,…

Candler Park

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7/11/21 – 7/13/21

Southern-Fried Gaming Expo

The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo is a 3-day fan convention focused exclusively on gaming. SFGE is…

Renaissance Waverly Hotel & Convention Center

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9/9/21 – 9/12/21

Yellow Daisy Festival

Voted one of the top arts & crafts shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist…

Stone Mountain Park

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10/16/21 – 10/17/21

Stone Mountain Highland Games

Since 1972, the picturesque grounds of the Stone Mountain Park meadow, a short drive northeast…

Stone Mountain Park

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Multiple dates until 05/16/2021

Atlanta Hawks Basketball

Enjoy Atlanta Hawks basketball all season long at State Farm Arena.

State Farm Arena

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Every weekend for 3 weeks until 06/06/2021

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.

5/11/21 – 5/16/21

Songs to Grow on

A Woody Guthrie concert for children! – A family friendly concert event featuring American folk…

Alliance Theatre

5/14/21 – 5/23/21


Ordinary Items Become Extraordinary Characters. By “That Puppet Guy” Lee Bryan Upcycled thrift store finds…

Center For Puppetry Arts


Spring Bazaar

Mark your calendars on Saturday, May 22, 10 AM – 4 PM for Alif Institute’s Annual Spring Bazaar!…

Alif Institute

Every Sunday until 06/06/2021

Jewish Summer Cinema

Huge Outdoor Screen Gorgeous City Views Great Food Fun Summer Films Bring a blanket or…

Intown Jewish Academey


CHEENGZ Flying Disc Festival

The Flying Disc Festival is a competition designed for parents and kids 16 and under….

Multiple Locations


CHEENGZ Flying Disc festival

Got kids? Do you like playing with flying discs? CHEENGZ has put together a great…

Frog Rock Disc Golf Course

6/7/21 – 6/11/21

TREASURED Vacation Bible School

Living Hope Church is hosting TREASURED Vacation Bible School from June 7 to June 11,…

Living Hope Church

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

5/11/21 – 5/28/21

Military Appreciation Days

To show our appreciation and thank those who diligently serve to protect our nation, we…

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta

Multiple dates until 09/14/2021

Tot Spot at Atlantic Station

The second Tuesday of each month through September, bring your preschool-aged tot for playtime in…

Atlantic Station

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

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