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We have you covered with the best family-friendly shows, exhibits and special events this month. Also, check out our guides to spring festivals and events to celebrate Earth Day.

Gwinnett Kids Expo at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds Exhibition Center

This family fun event includes face painting, LEGO building, a book mobile and more. April 27.

The Big Bounce America at North Point Mall

Bounce your way into tons of excitement with themed zones, including 900-foot The Giant, out-of-this-world Air Space, deep sea adventure OctoBlast and more. April 27-May 5.

Día de los Niños y Niñas at Lawrenceville Arts Center Courtyard

In collaboration with the Mexican Consulate, celebrate childhood with workshops, entertainment, food and surprises. April 28.

Dino Fest at Stone Mountain Park

The paleontologists at Dinosaur Explore think human interaction is important for their dinosaurs, so visit now to spot high-flying dinosaurs, a lighted dinosaur-themed parade and more. Through April 28.

UniverSoul Circus at Old Turner Field – Grey Lot

This circus shows off tons of acrobatic displays designed to amaze with performers including Caribbean Carnivale, Havana Night Skaters, Wheel of Death and more. Through April 28.

LuminoCity’s Dino Safari Festival at Sugarloaf Mills

Explore the ancient world of dinosaurs, mammoths, saber-toothed tigers and more with state-of-the-art animatronics and life-sized prehistoric giants. Through April 28.

Illumine at Oakland Cemetery

This after-dark festival will light up the night with the beauty of Atlanta. Through April 28.

Heart Strings: Creating Connection with the World’s Children at Pullman Yards

Through immersive storytelling and music, be transported through eight interactive zones to highlight the lives of children from around the world. Through May 5.

Past events:

In-Store Kids Workshop at Home Depot

Help your child build a lattice planter for spring blooms. April 6.

Harlem Globetrotters 2024 World Tour at State Farm Arena

Take your game to new heights as these athletes show off on the court with moments of extreme basketball innovation with trick shots, fan fun and more. April 7.

Sunday FUNday: Something to Draw From at Carlos Museum

After viewing art pieces in the galleries, try your hand at fun experimental drawing activities to discover what inspires you. April 7.

Partial Solar Eclipse at Tellus Science Museum

Take in this natural phenomenon at Tellus’s Observatory, watch livestreams, make a solar bead bracelet and create eclipse chalk art. April 8.

Track Speeder Days at Southeastern Railway Museum

Ride the amazing pieces of history that used to be the way people traveled across North America, and explore train history in the museum. April 12-14.

KIDFITSTRONG Fitness Challenge at Piedmont Park

Kids will have the chance to show off their fitness skills with this huge obstacle course. April 13.

North Georgia Live Steamers at Georgia International Horse Park

Chug along on a train ride of a mini version of a real steam train. April 13.

Lantern Parade: Take It to the River at Morgan Falls Overlook Park

Join in an evening of fantastical wonder with glowing puppets and lanterns parading down the Chattahoochee River. April 13.

Repticon at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds

See wild and exotic reptiles from all over the world. April 13-14.

Brick Fest Live at Cobb Galleria Centre

See more than 1 million bricks on display with life-size models, hands-on play, a mosaic and more.  April 13-14.

Monster Jam at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Watch this competition featuring enormous trucks. April 13-14.

BackYard CampOut at Dunwoody Nature Center

Enjoy a night under the stars to feel closer to nature with a night hike and s’mores. April 13-14.

UPS Second Sunday at High Museum of Art

Bond over art as a family with art-making activities, performances and access to the High’s collection and special exhibitions. April 14.

MotoAmerica Superbikes at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta

Watch 190 mph superbikes compete and enjoy family fun, including a Kids Zone and carnival games. April 19-21.

Little Critters Day at Fernbank Museum

Celebrate spring with baby animals, themed crafts and activities. April 20.

Pop-in for Family Fun at Marietta History Center

Play with themed “Rockets & Robots” activities. April 20.

Kids’ Workshop at Lowe’s

Work with your little builder to create a fun garden cart planter. April 20.

Unicorn World at Cobb Galleria Centre

This magical experience features life-sized unicorns, an enchanted forest, themed activities, rides and more. April 20-21.

SkyHigh Car Show at Aviation History & Technology Center

View a variety of classic, muscle and super cars on display, listen to live music, play in the kids’ zone and more. April 21.

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