Fall is quickly approaching- who is excited for football season and pumpkin spice everything?!? Let’s ring in the last weekend in August by having some family fun this weekend! There are so many great activities going on around Atlanta! What are some of your weekend plans?
Piedmont Park Green Market – Atlanta (all ages) FREE Saturday www.piedmontpark.org/green-market Enjoy local farmers and artisan goods. While you shop you can enjoy some prepared foods and drinks and local live music.
Dragon Con Parade– College Football Hall of Fame (all ages) Saturday FREE https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragonconparade/ Each year, Dragon Con presents a parade that is talked about for at least the next twelve months. You’ll see everything you can possibly imagine—and lots more that you couldn’t—just by stepping out onto Peachtree Street that morning. Check out floats, routes, and more on the Dragon Con Parade Facebook page
Storytelling Saturdays @ The Wrens Nest – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday FREE with Admission www.wrensnest.org The Wrens Nest is an historical site dedicated to preserving Joel Chandler Harris’ stories and the heritage of African American folklore. Storytelling begins at 1pm. Stories and storytellers vary.
Freedom Farmers Market @ The Carter Center – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday www.freedomfarmersmkt.org Open year round and offers a wide range of organic, local products along with live music, a kids tent, and prepared foods.
Old MacDonand’s Farm – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday & Sunday 19.50/person http://www.puppet.org/buy-tickets/2019-20/old-macdonalds-farm/ Little ones will move, sing, and help the farmhands on Old MacDonald’s farm. This interactive show is full of puppets, music, and a lot of fun down on the farm!
Taste of Soul Festival– West Downtown Atlanta (all ages) Saturday and Sunday. https://tasteofsoulatlanta.com/ Check out this citywide free festival that takes place in West Downtown in the Heart of America’s Soul Food Capital. This family festival celebrates Soul and Southern food, live music, art and kid events.
TinyCON- Children’s Museum of Atlanta (all ages) Saturday and Sunday. https://childrensmuseumatlanta.org/event/tinycon/ Calling all Tiny Adventurers! Head to Children's Museum of Atlanta for our third annual TinyCONⓇ: a two-day celebration of fantasy, science fiction, comics, gaming and technology...just for kids! Costumes encouraged!
Peachtree Road Farmers Market – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday www.facebook.com/events/922047421520823 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.
Touch a Truck – Sandy Springs (Atlanta Mat Club Martial Arts) (all ages) $5 per family Saturday www.facebook.com/events/453290685471332 Join us for a morning of fun with big trucks. We will have a number of large and small vehicles for the kids to explore, like local police and fire vehicles and more! This is a family friendly event and we will be doing the first 30 minutes as a sensory friendly with no alarms.
Brooke Street Park Summer Concert Series – Alpharetta (all ages) FREE Saturday www.awesomealpharetta.com/play/attraction/brooke-street-park-summer-concert-series The Summer Concert Series brings music and fun to life. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy free, live, family-friendly performances by different Alpharetta based entertainment groups.
Alpharetta Farmers Market – Alpharetta (all ages) FREE Saturday www.awesomealpharetta.com/events/alpharetta-farmers-market At the Downtown Alpharetta Farmers Market you will find farmers with fruits, veggies, natural meats, gardeners with fresh flowers and herbs, and makers of all sorts of good from yummy desserts and breads to local raw honey and homemade soaps.
Norcross Community Market – Norcross (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/453290685471332 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.
Smyrna Outdoor Market – Smyrna (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/774652929569906 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.
Farm. Fresh. Market. – Woodstock (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/242196466721022 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.
Downtown Canton Farmers Market – Canton (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/2228735310526656 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.
Ballground Farmers Market – Ballground (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/430789584398307 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.