We have you covered with the best family-friendly shows, exhibits and events this month. Don’t miss our guide to celebrating Chinese New Year in Atlanta and our list of Valentine’s Day events.

License to Chill Snow Island at Margaritaville at Lanier Islands

Snow tubing hill, winter-themed carnival rides, an ice skating rink, a fire pit with s’mores and photos with Santa. Through Feb. 24.

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Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain transforms into a Winter Wonderland, and brings lots of snow to Atlanta. Tube down snow-covered hills, build a snowman, throw snowballs, and more. Galactic Snow Tubing with lights and lasers after 5:30 p.m. Select dates through Feb. 24.

UniverSoul Circus at The Former Gold Lot at Turner Field

Enjoy international performers, circus arts and music. Through March 3.

Paul Bunyan and the Tall Tale Medicine Show at Center for Puppetry Arts

This historical hoedown honors Paul Bunyan, John Henry, Pecos Bill and Hekeke of the Miwok tribe with tall tales. Through March 10. 

Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action at Children’s Museum of Atlanta 

Explore kung fu, surfing, snowboarding, yoga and climbing. Test ability, and build strength, coordination, balance and more. Through May 27.

Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds at Synchronicity Theatre

With the help of a few feathered friends, Ziggy learns to face his fears. Featuring the music of Bob Marley and based on the children’s book by his daughter Cedella. Feb. 1-24.

Black History Month Programs at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Learn about valuable contributions of great African Americans in history through stories and songs during Peach State Flyer performances. Feb. 4-28. 

Roswell Roots

Celebrate Roswell’s African-American history and culture with a series of events including concerts, artistic spotlights, speeches, exhibits and more. Through Feb. 28. 

Game-O-Rama

A chance for board game fans from across the Southeast to gather. Hundreds of board games available for play. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Feb. 7-10.

African-American History Tours at Oakland Cemetery

Tour the final resting place of Atlanta’s black history pioneers, including Maynard Jackson, Atlanta’s first AfricanAmerican mayor. Feb. 7, 12, 16 and 23.

Seussical Jr. at Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Arts Center

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite
Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical Jr. Feb. 8-9. 

Candytopia Atlanta 

Explore a candy-filled wonderland with a marshmallow pit, tons of pieces of art decorated with candy, whimsical swings and more. Feb. 8-June 2. 

Peter and the Starcatcher at Act 3 Productions

From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and
unlikely heroes, this production explores the bonds of friendship, duty and love. Feb. 8-10, 14-17, 21-24. 

Music for the Very Young: Old MacDonald’s Symphony at Atlanta Symphony Hall

Join musicians and storytellers in songs inspired by classic stories, which will have kids dancing, playing and engaging with music.  Feb. 9-10 and 16-17. 

Atlanta Parent Magazine’s Camp Expo at North Point Mall

Meet camp representatives from Atlanta and beyond and choose where your child will make lasting summer memories. Feb. 9.

Family Night Hike and Campfire at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Listen for the sounds of winter and gaze at the stars while taking a journey with naturalists. Campfire to follow. Feb. 9. 

Pterosaurs: Opening Day Celebration at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Discover the largest creatures to ever take to the skies and enjoy handson activities to welcome the exhibit Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of the Dinosaurs. Feb. 9.

Atlanta Chinese Lunar New Year Festival at the Culture Center of Taipei Economic & Cultural Office

A weekend full of cultural entertainment including the traditional dragon and lion dances, Chinese folk music, arts and dance as well as authentic Chinese foods. Feb. 9 and 10. 

Chinese New Year Celebration at Atlanta Chinatown Mall

Festive entertainment including the lion dance, dance groups and musical performances. Browse the mall for authentic Chinese food, art and products. Feb. 9 and 10.

Second Sundays at High Museum of Art

Free admission to the Museum the second Sunday of each month, and family programs including art making, storytimes and more. February’s theme is Pitter Patterns. Feb. 10.

Family Fun at Alliance Theatre 

Drama workshops for ages preschool to fifth grade with games, storytelling and more. Feb. 10. 

Family Free Day at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Children will explore the museum and encounter different types of maker activities, working with the museum’s special guests and staff and learning how to design, create and build. Feb. 13. 

Great Backyard Bird Count at Dunwoody Nature Center

Presentation including species identification, the importance of the bird count and how to enter data into the global database, followed by a birdwatching hike. Feb. 15-18. 

The Georgia Boy Choir Festival Grand Finale Concert at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church

The concert will feature all five levels of the Georgia Boy Choir,
plus performances by the various choirs attending and festival
participants. Feb. 16.

Elachee Birding Hike: Great Backyard Bird Count at Elachee Chicopee Woods Aquatic Studies Center at Chicopee Lake

Hike around the center and help collect data on local wild birds. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. Event cancelled if raining. Feb. 16.  

Great Backyard Bird Count at Smith-Gilbert Gardens 

Bird-watching tours, experts will provide backyard birding advice, crafts and activities for children and a scavenger hunt. Feb. 16. 

Living History at Panola Mountain State Park

Learn about Panola’s history through hands- on demonstrations that depict everyday life during the 1820s and 1830s at the Parker House. Feb. 17.

Marvel Universe Live!

The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Spider-Man join forces with Doctor Strange in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before it falls into Loki’s hands in this stunt show. State Farm Arena, Feb. 17-18. Infinite Energy Center, Feb. 22-24.

Coral Carnival at Georgia Aquarium

Celebrate one of the most beautiful animals living under our seas – coral and experience Caribbean culture through Carnival-inspired interactive and educational activities. Feb. 18.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Fox Theatre

Spirituals, gospel songs and holy blues, all with modern dance. Family Matinee program on Feb. 23, 2 p.m., featuring a post-performance Q&A with the dancers. Feb. 21-24.

Atlanta Ballet’s Beauty and the Beast at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

Fall in love with this celebrated fairy tale all over again with a one-hour production designed for children ages 12 and younger. Feb. 21 and Feb. 23-24.

Black History Month Parade, Begins at Hurt Park

See marching bands, special guests, entertainers, decorated floats and more. 1-4 p.m. The parade starts at Hurt Park(Gilmer and Peachtree Center Avenue) and ends at Centennial Olympic Park Drive and Baker Street. Feb. 23. 

Monster Jam at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Watch huge Monster Jam trucks race, soar and smash through obstacles. Feb. 23-24.  

Night at the Museum at Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center 

Visit after hours and see how exhibits come alive. Mystery
museum tours, sensory experiences with touch, feel and smell
stations, campfire stories, glow-in-the-dark games and more. Feb. 1.

Super Bowl Experience Driven by Hyundai at Georgia World Congress Center

Fans can test football skills with the 3 Cone Drill, 4-Yard Dash and Broad Jump, get a photo with the Vince Lombardi Trophy, view all 52 Super Bowl rings and get NFL player autographs. Through Feb. 2.

The Firebird: Fairytales of Old Russia at Aurora Theatre 

Journey with Prince Ivan on the back of a grey wolf in search of the dazzling Firebird. Mr. Damon invites young artists from the audience to become a part of the stories. Feb. 2.  

 

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