30+ Not-to-Miss April Events
We have you covered with the best family-friendly shows, exhibits and special events this month. Make sure to check out our 2019 Guide to Spring Break fun. Don’t miss Earth Day events and ways to stay green. Also check out our Guide to Spring Festivals.
(Free Fun) Take a self-guided scavenger hunt around the cemetery. Purchase a Spring Scramble packet at the Visitors Center & Museum Shop and follow cryptic clues to solve riddles. Through April 7.
Family fun for all ages including the Giant Fun Slide, Ferris Wheel,
rides for younger children, thrill-seeking kids will love The Nemesis 360. Through April 14.
This shorter production features iconic songs like “Somewhere Over the
Rainbow” and “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” from the original movie score. See website for showtimes. Select dates through April 14.
Journey through the Mesozoic Era with the largest flying animals that ever lived through May 5.
Explore kung fu, surfing, snowboarding, yoga and climbing. Test ability, and build strength, coordination, balance and more. Through May 27.
Head outdoors for nature-inspired tech and tinker stations where you can experiment and explore. Through May 31.
Explore a candy-filled wonderland with a marshmallow pit, tons of pieces of art decorated with candy, whimsical swings and more. Through June 2.
A curious young boy has the power to create anything he can imagine, simply by drawing it with his purple crayon. From enchanted gardens to a circus and wild ride to the moon, see where Harold and his crayon can take you. April 2-May 26.
This immersive experience invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago – and maybe live still today! April 3.
A contemporary take on the classic tale with an orchestra, the pumpkin, glass slipper, masked ball and more. April 5-7.
Featuring classical Chinese dance, live music, elaborate costumes and animated backdrops to illustrate years of Chinese history. April 5-14.
Learn about the process of cloth making from shearing to dyeing, spinning and weaving the wool. Open-hearth cooking, blacksmithing and candle making demonstrations, plus petting zoo, train rides and storytelling. April 6.
(Free Fun) Different theme the first Sat. of each month. This month’s theme is Native Americans. April 6.
Learn camping basics like how to set up tents and how to build a campfire. Fire, s’mores, games and a night hike. April 6-7.
(Free Fun) Get hyped for college football year-round. On the first Sunday of each month, fans can tour the Hall for free. April 7.
Pinterest comes to life with experts teaching classes on popular trends such as hand lettering, crafts, food arts, fashion, home decor and more. Shopping floor with national and local exhibitors. April 12-13.
(Free Fun) Daniel Tiger will make a very special Atlanta appearance to celebrate the arrival of the Spring season. Families are welcome to bring a camera to meet Daniel Tiger up close. April 13.
Fall in love with this celebrated fairy tale all over again with a one-hour production designed for our younger audience members, children ages 12 and younger performed by Atlanta Ballet 2. April 13-14.
(Free Fun) Free admission to the Museum the second Sunday of each month, and family programs from 1-4 p.m. including art making, storytimes and more. April’s theme is “Spring Fever.” April 14.
Farm animals, reptiles, bug station with live bug tent, storytelling, bird hike, bubble stations and more. April 20.
(Free Fun) Features a strolling jazz band leading an illuminated parade of light, music and color around Town Center Park, ending at a concert starring 80s band, “Electric Avenue” at the Town Center Park stage. April 20.
Face painting, balloon artist, bubble play zones, paint with nature station, flower magician, free slide and hegee rides. April 20.
Join Mickey and Minnie Mouse on a walk down Disney memory lane with Donald Duck, Goofy and Disney princesses. See Anna, Elsa and Olaf, and sing to more than 30 Disney songs from “Finding Dory,” “The Lion King,” “Toy Story” and more. April 25-28.
(Free Fun) 18 YMCA locations across metro Atlanta will feature games, activities, inflatables, food and fun. April 27.
(Free Fun) Enjoy a miniature train ride on a smaller version of a real steam train. The trains are scaled to one-eighth the size of a full-size railroad. April 27.
Vendors featuring products and services for families, summer camp information and games, entertainment and more for kids. April 27.
Adopt a dog right outside of Zoo Atlanta in Grant Park. A day of kid-friendly activities and a chance to find that perfect addition to your family. April 27.
(Free Fun) Celebrate the natural world with family-friendly educational activities and walk in a twilight lantern parade. April 27.
Artist David Rogers’ outdoor installation highlights bugs, insects and spiders like you’ve never seen them before—carved out of natural materials and towering above visitors below. April 27-July 21.
Join musicians and storytellers in songs inspired by classic stories, which will have kids dancing, playing and engaging with music. April 27-28.
Car show, extreme motorsports, vendors, live entertainment and more. April 27-28.
(Free Fun) Kids can learn about bike safety and then participate in an obstacle course at the Roswell Moves! event, part of the week-long Roswell Cycling Festival. April 28.