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We have you covered with the best family-friendly shows, exhibits and special events this month. Also, don’t miss our guide to St. Patrick’s Day Events.

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The Atlanta Fair at Old Turner Field – Grey Lot

Kick off spring with classic carnival games, mouth-watering fair food, thrill rides and more. March 1-April 7.

Touch-A-Truck at Adams Park

Get up close to big trucks, heavy construction equipment, cool cars and specialty vehicles. March 2.

Air Up There at Aurora Theatre

Big Thinkers Science Exploration dazzles and informs with an exploration on the properties of air and pressure. March 2.

Sunday FUNday: Flowing Forces at Carlos Museum

In honor of Women’s Day, explore the relationship between women and water in parts of Africa in the exhibit “Flowing Forces,” before creating a clay pinch pot. March 3.

Into the Woods Jr. at MJCCA Zaban Park

This adventurous story weaves together multiple storybook characters to search for Happily Ever Afters. March 7-17.

Twilight Trek at Zoo Atlanta

Experience the zoo in a new way with an after-hours tour using the latest research technology to discover what animals do when humans are away. March 8 and 22.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at Byers Theatre

Step into this enchanted fairytale as Belle helps The Beast, who is trapped under the spell of an enchantress. March 8-24.

Curious Cardinal at Sifly Piazza

Travel through the seasons with the curious cardinal who explores all the changes the seasons bring. March 8-April 27.

Touch-A-Truck at MARTA-East Lake Station

Kids can come touch, explore and see their favorite trucks or equipment on wheels, including dump trucks, fire trucks and more. March 9.

Charlie and the Dance Factory at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

Step into a world of pure imagination with fun choreography, vibrant costumes and delightful magic presented by Roswell Dance Starz. March 9.

Superhero Science Night at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Dress up as your favorite superhero to learn how to save the world with the power of science using aerodynamics, bioluminescence, magnetism, combustion, instant ice and physics. March 9.

Sleeping Beauty at Gas South Theater

Presented by Northeast Atlanta Ballet, love conquers all in this tale filled with fairies, a nasty witch, a fairytale princess and her handsome prince. March 9-10.

Atlanta Science Festival in Atlanta

Celebrate all things science with this festival. March 9-23.

Flying into the Future at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Explore science and nature with STEAM activities, including learning about flying animals, testing your tinkering skills, making crafts and more. March 10.

UPS Second Sunday at High Museum of Art

Enjoy art-making activities, performances and access to the High’s collection and special exhibitions. March 10.

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Crescendo Concert at Atlanta Symphony Hall

Watch the youth orchestra perform their second concert of the season. March 10.

EcoTinker Science Stations at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Visit interactive stations to sharpen your investigative skills and learn about community science.  March 11-May 31.

Blippi the Wonderful World Tour at Gas South Arena

Dance, sing and learn with Blippi and special guest Meekah as they discover what makes different cities unique and special with this musical party. March 12.

The Emperor’s New Clothes at Center for Puppetry Arts

In this take on the Hans Christian Andersen tale, the pig Emperor falls for the tailors’ story about a magic cloth. March 12-24.

Rock of Ages at Legacy Theatre

Rock out to the music of hit bands as our heroes try to save their party place from becoming a strip mall. March 14-17.

UniverSoul Circus at Gwinnett Place Mall

This delightful circus features daredevil acts, comedy with the hilarious ringmaster and clowns, dazzling performers from around the world and more. March 14-April 7.

Germany’s Great Bavarian Circus at Stone Mountain Park’s Yellow Daisy Lot

Appearing for the first time in the U.S., this circus includes unique ground, aerial and animal acts, hand-to-hand juggling, acrobatics, clowning and more. March 15-31.

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party at Cultural Arts Center

Go on an interactive adventure based on Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland” for ages 3-10. March 16.

The Firebird: Fairy Tales of Old Russia at Aurora Theatre

Journey with Prince Ivan to find the dazzling Firebird through this journey of Old Russia. March 16.

Pop-in for Family Fun at Marietta History Center

Explore activities themed around “Cool Tools.” March 16.

Toddler Takeover at Sifly Piazza

Designed specifically for children ages 5 and younger, this weekend arts festival introduces preschoolers to creative endeavors. March 16-17.

Cinderella at Cobb Energy Centre

Atlanta Ballet 2 adapts this legendary fairy tale with celebrated characters, exquisite costumes and majestic staging. March 16-17.

Dino Fest at Stone Mountain Park

Experience dinosaurs up and close and personal with Dinosaur Explore, high-flying dinosaurs, a lighted dinosaur themed parade, a dinosaur Drone & Light Show and Jurassic Bark, a dino-themed dog show. March 16-April 28.

Peter Pan at Lawrenceville Arts Center

The Southern Ballet Theatre adapts this story of a boy who never grows up. March 22-24.

Alice in Wonderland at Brenau University’s Pearce Auditorium

Follow Alice’s thrilling adventure through an enchanted land in this storybook ballet where she attends a mad tea party and joins a royal croquet match. March 22-24.

Fairy Tale Forest Festival at Dunwoody Nature Center

Enjoy a day of magic in this enchanting woodland atmosphere with different activities, including building fairy houses, tree climbing adventures, fairy tale characters and more. March 23.

Butterfly Lantern Parade at Jess Lucas Park

This event features food vendors, live music, local art vendors, a craft station and more, and the parade starts at 8:10 p.m. March 23.

Beauty & the Beast at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

Presented by Atlanta Dance Theatre, Beauty sees the man behind the Beast and breaks the evil curse. March 23-24.

Flora, Fauna & Flight at Fernbank Museum

Discover how plants and animals defy gravity in this artistic outdoor exhibit with sculptures of birds, bees, butterflies and more. March 23-June 23.

Balloon Museum at Pullman Yards

The “Let’s Fly” exhibit brings the lightness and flight of air to life with beautiful installations created by 17 diverse international artists. Through April 14.

Orchid Daze at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Enjoy thousands of beautiful orchids at this annual exhibit. Through April 14.

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