End of Summer Celebration

Check out these activities to enjoy the last days of summer. Head to these venues for exciting concerts, movies, exhibits and festivals.

Mary Poppins at Aurora Theatre

This “practically perfect in every way” musical depicts the magical Mary Poppins as she teaches the Banks family to love each other. Aug. 18-Sept. 11.

Night Market at Drake Field

Shop vendors for arts, food and desserts, and listen to live entertainment. Aug. 19.

Dinosaur Birthday Bash at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Celebrate the birthdays of some of the world’s largest dinosaurs, the Giants of the Mesozoic, with dinosaur-themed crafts and activities. Aug. 20.

Choreography for a Cause at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

This fundraiser performance showcases choreographies from Roswell Dance Starz’s students and donates to Bert’s Big Adventure Magical Moments. Aug. 20.

Summer Adventures Day at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Enjoy a day of fun, outdoor activities, including canoeing, archery, water science activities and more. Aug. 21.

Hummingbird Banding at Smith-Gilbert Gardens

View hummingbirds and birds of prey up close, play games, make crafts, and go on a scavenger hunt. Aug. 27.

End of Summer Bash at The Point

Celebrate the end of summer with a kombucha garden, light bites, live music, lawn games, a book swap and more. Aug. 27.

Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’ at First Baptist Roswell

Help raise money for The Drake House, a housing and education program for mothers experiencing homelessness, by enjoying delicious ice cream. Aug. 28.

Games in the Gallery at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Play outdoors at WildWoods with oversized games and skill challenges. Through Aug. 28.

Waking Wonderland at Illuminarium

Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland, this interactive adventure transports you to a magical world where you’ll meet Cheshire Cat, Mad Hatter and Queen of Hearts. Through Aug. 31.

The Tortoise, the Hare & Other Aesop’s Fables at Center for Puppetry Arts

Aesop’s circus is in town, as the animals take the young audience on a cheerful glimpse through his stories. Through Sept. 18.

Past events:

Back to School Bash at City Springs

Celebrate the men, women and K9s who work hard to keep Sandy Springs safe with carnival games, fire trucks, police cars, inflatables and more. Aug. 2.

Survival Safari at Zoo Atlanta

Roam the Zoo at night to look for nocturnal species and learn how they use their senses to navigate in the dark before unwinding on the Endangered Species Carousel. Aug. 5.

Trains, Trucks, & Tractors at Southeastern Railway Museum

View tons of transportation devices, including a fire engine, bus, trucks, tractors and more, along with music and food. Aug. 5-7.

The Little Mermen at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

Listen to your favorite Disney tunes live as this band covers the songs in costume. Aug. 6.

Parliament of Owls Lantern Parade in Midtown Atlanta

This black and white themed owl lantern parade will light up the night sky as a flock of fun. Aug. 6.

The Land of Luck at Mall of Georgia

This choose-your-own-adventure experience offers immersive games, photo opportunities and hands-on activities for the whole family to test their luck. Aug. 6-7.

Encanto: The Sing Along Film Concert at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre

The award-winning film comes to life as a live concert with an on-stage band. Aug. 7.

Oliver Jeffers: 15 Years of Picturing Books at High Museum of Art

View line drawings, sketches and finished illustrations from sixteen of Jeffers’ picture books with special sections on his artistic process, character development and storytelling. Through Aug. 7.

Butterfly Encounter at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Enjoy a close look at hundreds of native butterflies and nectar plants. Through Aug. 7.

The Little Pirate Mermaid at Center for Puppetry Arts

This fun adaptation of the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen shows the Sea King’s daughter fall in love with a pirate. Through Aug. 7.

Sean Kenney’s Nature POP! at Zoo Atlanta

Made entirely from LEGO pieces, this beautiful exhibit showcases more than 40 bright and colorful nature sculptures. Through Aug. 8.

End of Summer Celebration at East Roswell Park

Bid a farewell to summer and usher in the start of the school year at this exciting celebration. Aug. 13.

UPS Second Sunday at High Museum of Art

Enjoy art-making activities, music from DJ Thrice and permanent and special exhibitions. Aug. 14.

Ballooniversity at The Classic Center

See an incredible exhibit with more than 100,000 balloons focused on “The Future is Ours” and celebrating space and exploration, along with live entertainers. Aug. 14.

KIDZ BOP LIVE 2022 at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre

The ultimate pop concert for kids includes singing and dancing along to today’s biggest hits. Aug. 14.

The Incredible Book Eating Boy at Alliance Theatre

Watch this musical tell the story of Oliver Jeffers’ “The Incredible Book Eating Boy,” where Henry prefers to eat books instead of read them. Through Aug. 14.

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