Don’t let the rain keep you from getting out this weekend- There are so many fun activities going on around Atlanta this weekend- inside and outside. Grab with your friends and family and let’s have some fun!
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.
Boo at the Zoo – Atlanta Zoo (all ages) FREE for Zoo Members and children under 3; FREE with general admission. https://zooatlanta.org/event/boo-at-the-zoo/
It’s that time of year when Atlanta’s favorite fun family Halloween festival returns! Sample treats throughout the Zoo, and enjoy the sights, characters and adventures of the whimsical Zoo Boo Town on four magical days with more than 1,000 animals from around the world. Don’t forget your costume!
Spooky Springs– Abernathy Greenway Park (all ages) Saturday https://www.visitsandysprings.org/spooky-springs/
The City of Sandy Springs hosts its annual family-friendly Halloween night of no frights just a few days before Halloween. Parents can bring their Trick-or-Treaters, dressed in their favorite costumes, for a night of fun, candy, costumed characters, face painting and more.
Peachtree Road Farmers Market – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday www.facebook.com/events/922047421520823 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.
Mary Poppins– Byers Theater (ages 5 and up) Ages 5+. Tickets start around $30. Saturday https://www.chattnaturecenter.org/?s=family+canoe+day
Don't miss this musical based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film about the troubled Banks family whose fate turns once Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep.
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.
2019 Fall Festival– The Avenue East Cobb (all ages) Free Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/660757721105004/Fall Festival returns to The Avenue East Cobb! As in years past, the Festival continues to grow. Mark your calendars to enjoy the following: Center-wide Trick-or-Treating, Balloon Artists, Face Painting, Magicians, and Stilt Walkers! Movie characters including Spiderman, Woody from Toy Story, Mary Poppins and Belle from Beauty and The Beast! Mini pumpkin decorating and large board games (Jenga, Connect 4, Cornhole, etc.)
Fall Family Festival & Community Safety Day– Newtown Park (all ages) FREE Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/418421095532900/
The annual Johns Creek Fall Family Festival and Community Safety Day features music, games, costume contests, arts & crafts, inflatables; fire, K-9, and SWAT demonstrations; food, and more!
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.
Apple Picking and Farm Fun– B.J. Reece (all ages) FREE Saturday https://www.georgiaapplefestival.org/ Family-owned B.J. Reece Apple House harvests all types of apples through the end of October, and kids will love the apple cannon, petting farm, cow train and wagon rides (offered on weekends only). To sweeten the deal even more—and entice them back in the car for the ride home—there is also an on-site bakery offering delicious, freshly-baked breads, donuts and fried pies. Don't miss the Halloween Spooky Fest event on October 26 & 27, where pickers are welcome to put on their costumes and enjoy a family-friendy fright on the farm.