Monday Night Brewing

When you want to feel like the fun adult you are, but you also want to bring the kids along, check out these local breweries that are doing it right!

Monday Night Brewing

The original location in West Midtown offers tours every Saturday at 3 and 5 p.m. Their large patio is great for kids to run around, and dogs on leashes are welcome. The newer West End location, The Garage, features an on-site orchard and garden. Both taprooms serve artisanal handcrafted pizzas and zero-proof cocktails alongside the beer. 670 Trabert Ave. NW, Atlanta.

Reformation Brewery

The Woodstock location has a great lawn area with an awesome playground across the street and the Canton location features outdoor space with cornhole and other outdoor games. While they don’t serve food on-site at any of their locations, restaurants are located nearby. 105 Elm St., Woodstock; 225 Reformation Pkwy., Canton; 6255 Riverview Rd., Smyrna.

Tucker Brewing Company

Tucker Brewing Company

The largest in Georgia, Tucker Brewing’s 8,500-square-foot beer garden is a beautiful outdoor space the whole family will enjoy. Near downtown Tucker, it features seating areas, umbrellas and trees for shade, a stage for live music, cornhole, and a play area for children. They have an on-site restaurant and serve a variety of sodas and juice boxes in addition to beer. 2003 South Bibb Dr., Tucker.

Gate City Brewing Company

Set in the downtown area off Canton Street, this brewery is lots of fun for the whole family. It features an outdoor area, board games, and visiting food trucks. They also often have live music on the weekends. It’s a very casual atmosphere, and you can bring snacks from home for the kids while you enjoy a beer. 43 Magnolia St., Roswell.

Schoolhouse Brewing

Great for families who love games, this location features ping-pong, foosball, board games, a video game room, and multiple outdoor firepits. They don’t serve food but welcome you to bring your own. They also have food trucks on the weekends and a small library if you need a quiet moment. 840 Franklin Ct., Ste. 100, Marietta.

StillFire Brewing

This location is ideal for the kids because it is situated directly beside a playground and green space that is fenced in. For food, check their website to see the visiting food truck on any given day. And, they offer gluten-free hard slushies and hard seltzers. 343 US-23, Suwanee.

Wild Heaven Beer

Wild Heaven Beer

Both locations are super kid- and pet-friendly. The staff is easy-going and welcoming. The West End location is on the BeltLine near a playground and lawn area, which is great for the kids, and they have an outdoor bar, which is great for you! Both locations also offer food and non-alcoholic drinks. 135B Maple St., Decatur and 1010 White St. SW, Atlanta.

Bold Monk Brewing Co.

A combination restaurant, brewery, bookstore, coffee house, and beer garden that looks like a treehouse is what you get when you visit Bold Monk. Their menu features kid-friendly finds like fries and hot dogs, while the adults can enjoy more sophisticated eats like mussels prepared five different ways. 1737 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. NW, Atlanta.

Six Bridges Brewing

Both locations of this father-son team brewery have ample outdoor space with outdoor games like cornhole. The Johns Creek location has a rotating food truck schedule, and you can bring your own food as well. The Crabapple location, which is in walking distance to a park, has a barbeque restaurant on-site. 11455 Lakefield Dr., Johns Creek and 1850 Heritage Walk, Milton.

Cultivation Brewing Company

Cultivation Brewing Company

Part of the downtown area, there’s ample outdoor space with turf that is fenced in. They host lots of family-friendly events and host food trucks on the weekend. It’s an easy-going atmosphere for a fun afternoon. 650 Langford Dr., Norcross.

New Realm Brewing Company

Located in Old Fourth Ward along the Eastside Beltline Trail, New Realm features an outdoor beer garden and skyline rooftop views. They have family-friendly spaces indoors as well, including a full kids’ menu featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner options. They also take reservations, so you can easily plan around nap time. 550 Somerset Terrace NE, Unit 101, Atlanta.

Round Trip Brewing Company

With 80 parking spaces and a reservation system, the Upper West Side Atlanta location is super convenient. It also has a spacious beer garden with tables and a playscape for the kids. The brand-new location in East Cobb features indoor and outdoor drinking spaces and a food stall that serves elevated hot dogs, pretzels, and kid-friendly offerings. 1279 Seaboard Industrial Blvd. NW, Atlanta and 4475 Roswell Rd., Marietta.

– Tali Benjamin

More Family-Friendly Breweries to Try:

Scofflaw Brewing Company, Atlanta
Red Hare Brewing, Marietta
Eventide Brewing, Atlanta
Arches Brewing, Hapeville
Orpheus Brewing, Atlanta
Biggerstaff Brewing, Atlanta

Tips for Visiting

Food is Available: Most breweries allow outside food to be brought in and many host food trucks on premises. Check the online calendars to find out when.

Games Abound: Many of the breweries mentioned have giant yard games – Jenga, cornhole or Connect Four, and some even offer board games or video games inside for added fun. At Scofflaw Brewery, you can also bring your child’s own tricycles and scooters to ride around the property.

Bring ID: Check websites to confirm policies. Some allow guests of any age to tour or visit, but an ID will be checked when purchasing a tasting. Others only allow guests younger than 21 to visit if they have a parent or guardian of legal age to supervise.

Check Calendars: Some breweries host movie or trivia nights for the whole family. Tours are usually offered on specific days and times, so plan ahead if you want to tour. Breweries also will close for private events from time to time, so double-check before heading out.

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