There are always things to do around Atlanta…check out the Children’s Museum (they’re renovating the front, but the museum IS open) or the Georgia Aquarium (it is so much fun to watch the little ones mesmerized by the fish). Atlanta has parks and greenspace (check out the Beltline), we even have a National Park right through Atlanta suburbia (link here).
Here are some other ideas specific to this weekend:
Run Jump Fly @ Children’s Museum – Atlanta (all ages) $16+/person Fri, Sat, Sun https://childrensmuseumatlanta.org/run-jump-fly-adventures-in-action/Jump into our newest visiting exhibit! Come explore activities such as kung fu, surfing, snowboarding, yoga and horizontal climbing! In each activity station, you get to build strength, coordination, balance and endurance. Test your ability to become the next "action star" in the Training Center!
March to 20Hundred Thousand Books @ Georgia State Stadium – Atlanta (all ages) FREE Saturday https://www.empoweredreaders.org Dress in your favorite book characters and join The Empowered Readers Literacy Project for a festival and march to “end literacy”. Special guest appearance by Daniel Tiger!!!
Skate the Station @ Atlantic Station – Atlanta (all ages) $15/personSaturday & Sunday https://www.facebook.com/events/2170788909860368/ A new location at Atlantic Station fun for all family members. Time to make memories by strapping on skates.
Weekend Family Tours @ The High Museum of Atlanta – Atlanta (all ages) See Site for FEE Saturday & Sunday https://high.org/event/weekend-family-tours/ Docent-guided and interactive tours for families to explore the High Museum, starting at 2pm.
The Rink Powered by Pepsi @ Park Tavern – Atlanta (all ages) $15/personSaturday & Sunday https://www.facebook.com/events/298123767462064/ Skate the rink at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park. Skaters will stay warm under a heated Garden tent and enjoy a state of the art sound system.
Junior Chefs & KinderCooks @ Young Chefs Academy – Buckhead (ages 4 – 18) $35/class Saturday https://atlantamidtownga.youngchefsacademy.com/classes Kids get to learn to cook. Create fun in the kitchen by introducing your little ones to the art of cooking early on.
Enchanted Woodland Trail: Fairy & Gnome Houses @ Chattahoochee Nature Center – Roswell (all ages) $10/person Saturday & Sunday https://www.chattnaturecenter.org/calendar-events/ Visit the Chattahoochee Nature Center and take the Woodland Trail to view the elaborate fairy houses built from tiny natural objects and planted along the trail. Homes designed by volunteers, donors and local artists presented by Northside Hospital.
Avalon on Ice – Alpharetta (all ages) $18/personSaturday & Sunday https://www.experienceavalon.com/events/eventitems/avalon-on-ice-2018/avalon-on-ice-2018/ Come skate Avalon’s Rockefeller-inspired skating rink. There are tie-on skates for little feet and skates of all sizes for children to adults.
Snow Mountain @ Stone Mountain Park – Stone Mountain (all ages) See Site for FEE Saturday https://www.stonemountainpark.com/Events/Snow-Mountain Real snow covers a 40-ft snow-covered tubing hill and a snowy play area. There is an area for kids 3 and under all the way up to adults. A perfect winter get-away close to home. Enjoy Stone Mountain Village afterwards.
Drivers License Program @ Tiny Towene – Norcross (ages 9 -15) See Site for FEE Saturday https://www.tinytowne.com/drive/ A program designed for the older drivers to get their TTDL Permit. There are 12 courses that teach young “drivers” the rules of the road. Once they have their TTDL Permit, they’re able to access the advanced track at Tiny Towne.
Vickery Village Winter Farmers Market – Cumming (all ages) FREE Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/2195314884120329/
Free Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning East Cobb – Marietta (ages 3+) FREE Saturday https://www.lakeshorelearning.com/stores/free-crafts?landingpage=slpFCFK Live the dream dreamer craft. No reservations necessary.
Public Skate @ Marietta Ice Center – Marietta (all ages) See Site for FEE Saturday & Sunday http://www.mariettaicecenter.com/public-skate-schedule Skating rink open to the public.
Woodstock Farm Fresh Market – Woodstock (all ages) FREE Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/410220746069500/?event_time_id=410220786069496
Outside of Atlanta:
Kidz Bowl Free @ Metro Fun Center – South Atlanta (all ages) See Site for FEE Sundayhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1565600906809549/ Put up the bumpers and create memories by bowling as a family without having to pay for the kids (just in case bowling isn’t their idea of fun).
Winter Wonderland Tour @ North Georgia Zoo & Farm – Cleveland (all ages) See Site For FEE Saturday https://www.northgeorgiazoo.com A guided tour of the exotic animals living at the North Georgia Zoo & Farm: meet wolves or camels. Hands on interaction with a few of the exotic animals.
2019 Augusta Futurity – Augusta (all ages) See Site for FEE Saturday & Sunday http://augustafuturity.com Horse cutting is a western-style equestrian competition to show off the horse’s athleticism and ability to handle cattle. This is the 39th annual showing in Augusta.
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System has a plethora of events for Families and Kids of all ages every day of the week, but on Saturdays there are coding classes, story times, movies, etc. Here is a link to their events tabs to check out what’s at a library near you: http://www.afpls.org/events
The Atlanta Beltline is the place to be active on the weekends with paid and free classes ranging from Boot Camps to Hikes to Skateboarding Lessons. For a calendar of events, information on fees, and registration visit this link: https://beltline.org/events/