30+ Not-to-Miss February Events
We have you covered with the best family-friendly shows, exhibits and events this month. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your significant other or with your kids with our top picks. Check out our ideas for honoring Black History Month.
Watch “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” where Charlie is one of five lucky people who will be given a tour of eccentric Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory and win a lifetime supply of chocolate. Feb. 26.
The hit TV comedy comes to life as movie-riffing robots, Tom Servo, Crow and Gypsy examine some of the cheesiest films ever made. Feb. 26.
Enjoy the wonders of the night sky where you might see the Andromeda galaxy, the Orion nebula, the double star Gamma Andromeda and globular clusters M2 and M15. Feb. 28.
In 1880, 10-year-old Winnie meets the Tuck family, who accidentally discovered a spring that gave them eternal life. Feb. 29.
Elite athletes will compete with two-wheeled stunts and races. Feb. 29.
Enjoy the blooms of thousands of daffodils, guided garden walks, children’s craft activities and more. Feb. 29.
Leap into fun with frog-themed crafts and activities, jumping games and more. Feb. 29.
View more than 30 miniature homes built by fairies and gnomes. Through Feb. 29.
This musical tells the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father featuring hits from ABBA. Through March 1.
Based on the bestselling children’s book, watch as Stellaluna finds her family after being accidentally dropped by her mother. Through March 8.
With his country’s throne empty, Richard knocks down threats to his ascension in this modern reinterpretation of Shakespeare’s “Richard III.” Through March 8.
Introduce your kids to improv at this family-friendly show with dance breaks, silly jokes, concessions, a meet and greet and more. Through March 21.
This annual indoor plant exhibition celebrates the vibrant presence of orchids in the contemporary gardens of Latin America. Through April 12.
Immerse yourself in 11 fun house-like spaces that test your senses and show you how or why what we perceive is not always reality. Through May 3.
Explore measurement questions using nonstandard tools such as balancing scales, odometers, calipers and more in this interactive exhibit. Through May 10.
Fans of all ages can train as a team both physically and mentally before taking on the villains of New York City with the Pizza Shooter Arcade, Mikey’s Pizza Grabbing Game and more. Through May 10.
Blast off into space with Captain Mr. Damon and his tardigrade copilot, Mossy. Feb. 1.
Relive the magic of the original film in a musical adventure performed by sixth through twelfth graders. Through Feb. 1.
First through sixth graders perform the beloved Disney classic with glass slippers, fairy godmothers and a wicked step-family. Through Feb. 1.
Enjoy free admission to the museum with a celebration of innovation and creativity. Feb. 5.
See juggling competitions, participate in games and workshops, get your face painted and more. Feb. 7-9.
More than 70 artists working a variety of media will have displays, and enjoy food, dessert, café and bar refreshments. Feb. 7-9.
Meet day and overnight camp representatives from Atlanta and beyond and choose where your child will make lasting summer memories. Learn about family travel, staycations, day trips and summer programs. Feb. 8.
Sing and dance with your favorite princesses, and enjoy a candy buffet, crafts, stories, songs, games and more presented by Pretty Princess Parties. Feb. 8.
In this sensory-friendly performance, the Cat in the Hat will get Sally and her brother into mischievous trouble before Mom comes home. Feb. 8.
Reenactment soldiers will train, practice and go through drills, including demonstrations of black powder and more. Feb. 8.
Compete against others at this trivia event. Six members per team maximum. Feb. 8.
Explore nature and winter at night before roasting marshmallows around the campfire. Feb. 8.
Enjoy free admission, art-making activities, tours, performances, exhibitions and more. Feb. 9.
This inflatable planetarium features the winter sky and will help you learn about constellations. Feb. 9.
A 15-year-old boy on the spectrum is wrongfully accused of murdering his neighbor’s dog, and he launches an investigation to find the real culprit. Through Feb. 9.
This musical comedy follows Dolly, a strong-willed matchmaker who’s determined to find a match for stingy bachelor millionaire, Horace Vandergelder. Feb. 11-16.
Performed by the Atlanta Ballet 2, Odette, the beautiful swan princess, must escape the wicked Von Rothbart in this hour-long performance designed for ages 12 and younger. Feb. 13, 15-16.
Featuring a cast of world champion acrobats, contortionists and aerial artists, Cirque Diabolo is a thrill-a-minute spectacle. Feb. 14-15.
Elachee Birding Hike: Great Backyard Bird Count at Elachee Chicopee Woods Aquatic Studies Center at Chicopee Lake
Help collect data on local wild birds and see a wide variety of resident birds and winter migrants. Feb. 15.
Enjoy bird-watching tours, storytimes, scavenger hunts and bird-themed crafts. Feb. 15.
Tally native bird species, attend a birding lesson, participate in hands-on bird-related activities and discover ways to help native bird populations. Feb. 15.
DJ Kid Koala shares an innovative collection of dreamy, atmospheric tracks as audience members play along with mini turntable stations. Feb. 15.
Presented by the Atlanta Ballet, see the sweeping rhythms and energy of jazz music intertwine three works. Through Feb. 15.
The two orchestras will perform works by Hans Zimmer, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Marquez. Feb. 16.
Watch the story of two friends as they grow up together and find their path. Through Feb. 16.
Set in the future in Seoul, Korea, two obsolete helper-bots live in an isolated existence before they find each other. Through Feb. 16.
Get the presidential treatment and learn more about the men in the Oval Office. Feb. 17.
A docent will lead you on a hike to discover what habitats look like and where they’re located. Feb. 17-21.
Blippi will teach children about the world around them while singing and dancing. Feb. 19.
See a new program of dance filled with premieres by some of the most acclaimed choreographers. Feb. 20-23.
Build and launch your own rocket and hear about the latest NASA developments with NASA Ambassador Chris Thompson. Feb. 22.
All five levels of the Georgia Boy Choir, various attending choirs and festival participants will perform. Feb. 22.
Celebrate the musical heritage and culture of Latin America. Feb. 22.
Marvel at the stories of fantasy and lore with activities that encourage reading, writing and literary creativity. Feb. 22.
Athletes will compete in 12,000-pound Monster Jam trucks for points in freestyle, the skills challenge and racing competitions. Feb. 22-23.
This 2-mile hike passes through several beautiful wildflower habitats, and participants may see 20-25 different species of flowers. Feb. 23.
Read “Amar Chitra Katha,” a comic book company that retells the classical works of Indian literature and enjoy chai and mango lassi. Feb. 23.
This classic is a timeless love story filled with adventure and musical favorites. Through Feb. 23.
Be transported to a wintry vacation state with snow tubing, snow slides, ice skating, play areas and more. Through Feb. 23.
Race down the slopes on Tube Runners or Avalanche Alley. Younger guests will enjoy Little Angels and Snowzone for fun wintry activities. Through Feb. 23.