Wild World Weekend at Zoo Atlanta

Don’t miss these exciting events for a fun-filled July. Check out our list of 4th of July celebrations, spring and summer festivals, exhibitsconcerts and free outdoor movies.

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Back-to-School Bubblepalooza at Duluth Town Green

Play with bubbles, enjoy yard games, and dance to the tunes provided by a DJ. July 27.

James and the Giant Peach at Woodstock Arts

Based on the children’s story from Roald Dahl, James discovers a magic potion which results in a gigantic peach and an exciting journey. Through July 27.

Opossum Breakfast at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Enjoy a light breakfast in the company of an opossum, learn how staff take care of the animal and make a craft. July 29.

Southeast Homeschool Expo at Cobb Galleria Centre

Shop home education materials, learn from homeschool speakers, find resources to help you on your homeschool journey and more, while kids entertain themselves in the KidsZone. July 29-30.

Wild World Weekend at Zoo Atlanta

Travel all around the world to experience the dynamic cultures and rich biodiversity with wildlife, special entertainment and activities. July 30-31.

Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Expo at The Hotel at Avalon

This day of fun and education for the entire family includes workshops, demonstrations, products and more. July 31.

Summer at the Rock at Stone Mountain Park

Special summer entertainment includes an action-packed dog show and an interactive magic show, along with attractions like Scenic Railroad, SkyHike, Lasershow Spectacular and more. Through July 31.

A Garden with Wings at Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Encounter butterflies in all stages of life, as well as nectar plants. Through July 31.

The Wizard of Oz at Legacy Theatre

Watch this beloved tale where a Kansas farm girl ends up in a magical land and works with her newfound friends to find a way home. Through July 31.

Circus Vazquez at Plaza Fiesta

This amazing circus features dancers, magicians, clowns, acrobatics, stunt performers and more. Through July 31.

The Little Pirate Mermaid at Center for Puppetry Arts

This adaptation of the fairy tale has the Sea King’s daughter fall in love with a pirate she saves from a terrible storm in this exciting ocean adventure. Through Aug. 7.

Butterfly Encounter at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Get up close and personal with hundreds of native butterflies surrounded by colorful nectar plants. Through Aug. 7.

The Incredible Book Eating Boy at Alliance Theatre

Inspired by Oliver Jeffers’ “The Incredible Book Eating Boy,”  this musical follows Henry who loves books – but not reading them! Through Aug. 14.

Waking Wonderland: An Immersive Adventure at Illuminarium

Tumble down the rabbit hole of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland at this interactive adventure with  Cheshire Cat, Mad Hatter and Queen of Hearts. Through Aug. 31.

Past events:

Georgia Peachtree Junior at Piedmont Park

Run the Mile for kids ages 6-14, and the Dash is open to kids ages 6 and younger, and enjoy STEM activities, a zone with challenges and more. July 3.

Christmas in July at Town Center at Cobb

Enjoy a festive, summer-themed event featuring photos with Santa, balloon artists, face painting, giveaways and more. July 9.

5K Stroller Roll Atlanta at Piedmont Park

Expecting moms, dads and grandparents can participate in this race with a baby jogger or stroller, along with prizes, special guests, a car seat safety check and more. July 9.

Breakfast with Butterflies at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Spend one-on-one time with exclusive access to the Butterfly Encounter with a light breakfast. July 10.

Grossology Day at Zoo Atlanta

Learn the reasons for animal behaviors that many think of as gross with activity stations, a scavenger hunt, a storybook reading and more. July 10.

UPS Second Sunday at High Museum of Art

Enjoy art-making activities, performances and free admission to view the High’s permanent collection and special exhibits. July 10.

Summer NASCAR Weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Watch drivers compete in the Quaker State 400 race. July 10.

Cinderellie-Mae at Lionheart Theatre

Prince Bubba is throwing a barn dance to find a new bride, and Cinderellie-Mae wants to attend, but she has to outsmart her step-mama and stepsisters in this fun twist on the tale of Cinderella. July 14-17.

Survival Safari at Zoo Atlanta

Enjoy an evening of team challenges, scavenger hunts and interactive activities that will help you learn more about nocturnal species and how they use their different senses to navigate in the park. July 15.

Stamp and Scrapbook Expo at Gas South District

Attend workshops, win prizes, go shopping, get crafty and more at this scrapbooking event. July 15-16.

Southern-Fried Gaming Expo at Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center

Enjoy all things gaming with more than 300 arcade and pinball machines, new and retro console systems, tabletop games, tournaments, music and more. July 15-17.

Reptile Day at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Meet live reptiles and amphibians, including snakes, tortoises, lizards and more. July 16.

Wild About Weather at Tellus Science Museum

Enjoy a full day of fun with weather, including making clouds in a bottle, experimenting with shadows, learning about stars, predicting this year’s hurricane season and more. July 16.

Summer Puppet Series at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

Watch puppets perform in “Pinocchio,” “The Squirrel Stole My Underpants” and “Animal Amigos.” July 19-23.

Twilight Tots at Zoo Atlanta

Enjoy a mini-tour of the Zoo, sing songs, hear stories, observe animals and more at this program designed for younger kids. July 23.

Christmas Canteen (in July) at Lawrenceville Arts Center

Christmas magic comes to the summer season with songs, comic sketches and walks down memory lane. July 23.

Repticon at Gwinnett County Fairground

Discover tons of live reptiles and exotic animals with live animal encounters and seminars. July 23-24.

Hybrid: Atlanta Children’s Film Festival

Enjoy two weeks of exciting activities, including film screenings, workshops, a Film Festival Family Day with acting, storytelling and a media fair and more, to celebrate entertainment and the industry. Through July 24.

West Side Story at Byers Theatre

This musical transports Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” to New York City as rival street gangs. Through July 24.

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