25+ Not-to-Miss July Events
All paws on deck! Follow the heroic pups as they embark on a pirate-themed adventure to uncover hidden treasure. June 30-July 1.
High-speed racing, family activities, contests and giveaways each Thursday in July.
Peachtree Road Race kickoff event with giveaways and a family fun zone with a kid-friendly decathlon. July 2-3.
Download the app Zappar, find carrots and scan them using the camera, then kidfriendly information about Brer Rabbit and more will appear. Saturday and Sundays through September.
A play space designed for ages newborn to 2 years and their caregivers inspired by the magical Hundred Acre Wood from the Winnie-the-Pooh stories. Toddlers can explore textures, sounds, and discover the adventure that awaits in the woods. Through July 15.
Join Pooh Bear and friends Piglet, Rabbit, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, and even Owl as one adventure turns into another through the Hundred Acre Wood. Through July 15.
Puppets perform in seven productions this season, including “The Wizard of Oz,” “Cinderella,”“Peter and the Wolf” and more. Through July 21.
Cows that type? Chickens on strike? Farmer Brown can’t believe his ears. Join the barnyard fun in this adaptation of the award-winning children’s book. Through July 29. No shows July 4.
Get up close with hundreds of native butterflies surrounded by colorful nectar plants. Be sure to bring your camera. Through July 31.
Take a journey around the world and through time to explore food’s history and the role it plays among cultures. Stroll through an ancient market, cook a virtual meal and more. FOOD-ology Day is July 7, Discover how people grow, cook and eat their food. Through Aug. 26.
Fly to Neverland with Peter Pan. After defeating Captain Hook and taking over his ship, join Peter deep in the forests of Neverland where he lives with his band of Lost Boys. Through Aug. 26.
This exhibition, organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, explores the history and legacy of Pooh through original sketches, photographs, memorabilia and letters. The display also includes interactive elements that bring Shepard’s illustrations to life. Through Sept. 2.
Children can don costumes to role-play, pick vegetables or visit the tower to wake the sleeping dragon. Through Sept. 9.
TreeMendous Play Houses at Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Features a series of creative, interactive, outdoor play structures, designed and built by area students and professionals. Through Sept. 29.
Get hands-on with colorful sculptures that modify and transmit sound in unusual and playful ways. Through Oct. 7.
Larger-than-life, topiary-like whimsical plant sculptures come back to the Garden including a giant frog, camel, dragon and more. Through Oct. 28.
In 1960s Baltimore, dance-loving teen wins the “The Corny Collins Show” and becomes an overnight celebrity, a trendsetter in dance, fun and fashion. Select days July 6-Aug. 5.
The Museum partners with Nakato Japanese Restaurant to bring to life the Japanese Star Festival, Tanabata. Lantern parade, origami class and Japanese stories. July 7.
Family Canoe Day at Chattahoochee Nature Center
An introduction to canoeing for first-time paddlers, families with young kids, or adults. Paddling techniques and races and games. July 7, 21 and 28.
Families can enjoy activities including an instrument petting zoo, interactive storytimes, art making workshops, drop-in acting classes and more. July 8.
Free admission to the Museum the second Sunday of each month, and family programs (1-4 p.m.) including art making, storytimes and more. July’s theme is “Tales and Tails.”July 8.
Design lanterns and masks for Parliament of Owls, Midtown’s lantern parade and participate in a collaborative design integrating Raspberry Pi computing. July 8.
Discover scaly, slithering creatures and interact with live reptiles and amphibians, including snakes, tortoises, lizards and more. July 14.
Wear superhero capes and masks to the Museum, test powers in an inflatable obstacle course or the toddler rescue hero playground. Superhero guests and make-and-take activities. July 14.
Disney’s Newsies at Aurora Theatre
Inspired by the Newsboy Strike of 1899, this high-energy musical is set to soar with rousing dance numbers and non-stop thrills. July 19-Sept. 2.
Scrapbooking seminars, vendors and make-and-take demonstrations. July 20-21.
Model train layouts, hands-on activity stations and entertainment. July 21.
Families can interact with the Museum through themed activities and crafts. July’s theme is Summer Crafts. July 21.
Hunting show features deer scoring, vendors and a children’s area with animal tracks and furs, face painting and more. July 27-29.
Learn all about homeschooling from the experts, while children have fun in the kids’ area. July 27 and 28.
Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival at Fox Theatre
See “Trolls,” Saturday AM Cartoons and sing-a-long versions of “Moana” and ”Grease.” Select dates July 27-Aug. 25.
Tools for School Day at Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Make a pencil holder, set goals for the year ahead and the “Big Hearts” musical. July 28.
Summer STEM Day at Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics with a hands-on twist. July 28.
Ice cream samples and scoops for purchase, ice cream competition, fitness and children’s activities. July 28.
Families can see live reptile shows, learn about caring for a reptile and buy reptile supplies. July 28-29.
Wild World Weekend at Zoo Atlanta
Cultural heritage festival to celebrate the Zoo’s wildlife with special entertainment, crafts and activities. July 28-29.
Annie at Infinite Energy Center
Presented by the Agape Players, Orphan Annie is determined to find her parents in this classic, fun-filled musical. July 28-29.