Explore, learn and discover at the Atlanta Science Festival from March 12-26. With tons of events across Atlanta, as well as virtual events, there are plenty of ways for your family to be engaged. Visit atlantasciencefestival.org for a full schedule of events, advanced registration and pricing.

Exploration Expo at Piedmont Park

Free, interactive science event with family-focused demos, experiments, performances and hands-on science booths. Touch a human brain; build biological machines; show off your craziest socks on the Giant Traveling Map of Georgia; look inside a jet engine; draw with 3D pens; taste miracle berries; meet predators, parasites and pollinators; pen your own science haiku; stare down an owl; build a marsh or freeze a marshmallow; measure how loud your mom is; and more! March 26.

Here are some highlights:

  • March 12: Cuisine Du Jardin at Irwin Cooking School. $5.
  • March 12: Playing Mother Nature: Modeling Extreme Earth Phenomena at Your Fingertips at Brownwood Park Pavilion. Free.
  • March 16: Franken-Frogs at Metropolitan Library. Free.
  • March 17: Fernbank Forest Wildflower Walk at Fernbank Museum. Free with admission.
  • March 17: Gwinnett Family Science Night at Gwinnett County Government Annex. $5.
  • March 18: The Wizard of Oz: Puppets + Science = Magic! at Center for Puppetry Arts. $16.50.
  • March 19: Superhero Science Day at Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Free with admission.
  • March 19: Bugs & Bytes: Exploring Insect Farming as Food of the Future! at Grub-ah-Dub Shack. $10.
  • March 19: The Secret Science of Sports at Westside Park. Free.
  • March 19: Drive-in Demos: Chemistry from Your Car at First Christian Church of Decatur. $5.
  • March 19: Splash into Stream Science at Cascade Springs Nature Preserve. Free.
  • March 19: Ice Cream Science at Decatur Square Bandstand. $5.
  • March 20: Family Science Carnival at The Paideia School. Free.
  • March 22: The Astronomy of Star Wars at GSU Perimeter College, Dunwoody. Free.
  • March 23: Mathvenger Hunt! at Agnes Scott College Bullock Science Center. Free.

Virtual highlights:

  • March 18: Fun Science Hacks with Dr. Jo Hecker. Free.
  • March 19: Build-a-Brain. $5.
  • March 19: Science at the Center. Free.

Recent Posts