With warmer weather comes more outdoor memory making activities for families…there is so much to do in the Atlanta area…where will you be this weekend?
The Atlanta Science Festival – Atlanta (all ages) Friday, Saturday, Sunday https://atlantasciencefestival.org Check out their calendar of events that bring people together in the wonder of science. Events happen at various venues throughout Atlanta.
Atlanta Fair @ Turner Field Gray Lot – Atlanta (all ages) Friday, Saturday, Sunday http://atlantafair.com/ Atlanta’s only urban fair; bringing rides, games, fair foods, and entertainment.
Weekend Family Tours @ The High Museum of Art – Atlanta (all ages) FREE with admission Saturday & Sunday https://high.org/event/weekend-family-tours/ Docent guided family tour for all ages.
Songs for Kids @ Park Tavern – Atlanta (all ages) Sunday https://www.songsforkids.org/FoodFest Live music, songs for kids artists performing live with kids from the hospital program, special kids zone with bouncy castle, face painting, etc. and more family fun.
Grant Park Winter Market – Atlanta (all ages) Sunday https://www.facebook.com/events/512772265865894/ Local farmers market with all your weekly staples and your favorite regular market vendors.
Fruhlingsfest – German Style Art Festival – Avondale (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/230491557852014/ As the flowers begin to bloom, we will be celebrating the start of spring with a family-friendly event that combines a German-style festival and many things we love such as art, music and food. We will close multiple streets in the downtown area to accommodate the festival and allow for the most possible space for Frühlingsfest activities.
Touch A Truck – Decatur (all ages) Saturday & Sunday http://www.decaturga.com/city-government/city-departments/active-living/touch-a-truck Children of all ages are invited to touch, explore and see their favorite truck or equipment on wheels. Vehicles from the City of Decatur and DeKalb County will be on display.
Touch A Truck @ The Preschool at Second-Ponce – Atlanta (all ages) $10/child Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/302906523761465/ Come by to see big trucks, play on truck themed inflatables, get your face painted and more!
Peachtree Road Farmers Market – Buckhead (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/153671952203209/ Local farmers market with all your weekly staples and your favorite regular market vendors.
Barbeque Nation @ Atlanta History Center – Buckhead (all ages) Friday, Saturday, & Sunday http://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/explore/exhibitions/barbecue-nation A traveling exhibition including a wide array of artifacts, images, and oral histories of barbeque.
Candytopia – Buckhead (all ages) Friday, Saturday, & Sunday https://www.showclix.com/event/candytopiaatl An interactive art exhibition made of CANDY!!! Six rooms of amazing artwork made entirely of candy along with other surprises, including a “marshmallow” pit! Photo opportunities at every turn.
EcoTinker Exhibit @ Chattahoochee Nature Center – Roswell (all ages) Friday, Saturday, and Sunday https://www.chattnaturecenter.org/special-events/special-exhibits/ecotinker-interactive-exhibits/ Head outdoors this spring for nature-inspired tech and tinker stations – 5 stations where you can experiment and explore. Our exhibit stations focus on the science of water – how it moves, how it is used – there’s plenty to play with while you learn at our STEM stations. Expand your creative mind and your vocabulary when you visit ECO TINKER!
Canines for Kids Dog Show Off @ Avalon – Alpharetta (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/303260337053527/ Join us as we host the Canines For Kids Dog Show Off benefitting Children's Healthcare of Atlanta!
Mommy and Me – Roll ICE CREAM @ Kids & Main Playcare – Lawrenceville (ages 1 – 10) $25/person https://www.facebook.com/events/278329956196650/ Calling all kid chefs! Watch your child's eyes light up as their 'milk' turns into ice cream in this one-of-a-kind, hands-on activity. Kids will have a blast rolling their own ice cream (with assistance) then choosing a variety of toppings at the toppings bar. They can then spend the remainder of the time enjoying the Play Center.
Festival under the Magnolias – Stone Mountain (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/2005039292947049 Fine art & craft vendors to present their works in the intimate Historic Square venue at Stone Mountain Park. This festival will feature artists’ work, food trucks, yard games, and more!
Vickery Village Farmers Market – Cumming (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/2195314884120329 Local farmers market with all your weekly staples and your favorite regular market vendors.
Open Play @ SpringFree Experience Centers – Marietta (all ages) Saturday https://www.springfreetrampoline.com/store/marietta-atlanta-georgia FREE Open Play for all ages inside their store. You can experience jumping on a spring free trampoline. Check out their merchandise while you are there.
Wing Rock & Festival – Canton (all ages) Saturday & Sunday https://wingandrockfest.com If you like great tasting chicken wings with bold sauces, rockin’ music at a beautiful venue, then you'll love the annual 2-day Wing and Rock Festival held at Etowah River Park in Canton, Georgia. The 80-acre park features a playground, walking trails and open-air amphitheater plus plenty of parking. Voted one of the Top 10 Food Festivals in the Southeast by Festival Rooster, this FREE family friendly event offers something for everyone.
Atlanta Fairytale Ball @ Galleria – Marietta (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/2279755098978010/ This event includes FREE professional princess portraits for every child, candy buffet, crafts, stories, songs, games, and more.
Marietta Square Farmers Market – Marietta (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/356894268463690/ Local farmers market with all your weekly staples and your favorite regular market vendors.
Spring Arts Festival @ Mable House Complex – Mableton (all ages) Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/2271486299806051/ Artists and Crafters Market, Local Food Trucks, Beer & Wine Garden, Live Music Performances, Artist Demos, and More!
Outside of Atlanta
Cherry Blossom Festival – Conyers (all ages) Saturday & Sunday http://www.georgiahorsepark.com/p/79 Shop among hundreds of unique art and craft exhibitors, eat your way through the multiple food courts, enjoy cultural performances, listen to live music, and play in the children's area.
Chuck Wagon Gathering – Cartersville (all ages) Saturday https://boothmuseum.org/cowboygathering/ Explore the West Without Leaving the South! This one-day celebration of the West provides guests with children’s activities, Chuck Wagon Invitational, cowboy poetry and music and a Featured Entertainer Concert with Kristyn Harris at The Grand Theatre, and much more!