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, summer festivals, exhibitsconcerts and free movies.

Back-to-School Bubblepalooza at Duluth Town Green

Play with tons of bubbles and large yard games, and listen to music from a DJ. July 26.

Freeze Frame at Aurora Theatre

Discover dry ice and learn more about how it behaves with this show from Big Thinkers Science Exploration. July 26.

Southeast Homeschool Expo at Cobb Galleria Centre

Get encouragement for homeschooling with workshops, resources, speakers and more, while kids ages 4-12 explore the KidsZone with tons of activities. July 27-29.

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 28.

Wild Encounter: Goat Painting Experience at Zoo Atlanta

See how the talented “VanGoat” creates unforgettable paintings. July 29.

Wild World Weekend at Zoo Atlanta

Experience the dynamic cultures and rich biodiversity around the world with special entertainment and family activities. July 29-30.

A Garden with Wings at Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Encounter butterflies in all stages of life, as well as nectar plants. Through July 29.

Summer at the Rock at Stone Mountain Park

Special summer entertainment includes fun-filled attractions, special performances and the new Summer Light Show. Through July 30.

Matilda at Woodstock Arts Theatre

Matilda has impressive psychokinetic powers, and although she’s unloved by her cruel parents, she creates a bond with her loveable teacher, Miss Honey, to take down the school’s mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull. Through July 30.

Wicked at Fox Theatre

Discover the true story of the witches from the “Wizard of Oz” with this Broadway musical. Through July 30.

Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Legacy Theatre

Based on the animated classic film, this fishy fable will capture your heart as you follow the story of Ariel and listen to irresistible songs. Through July 30.

Butterfly Encounter at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Get up close and personal with hundreds of native butterflies surrounded by colorful nectar plants. Through Aug. 6.

Old MacDonald’s Farm at Center for Puppetry Arts

Help out at the newest farmhands on Old MacDonald’s farm as you learn about farm animals, growing crops and more at this interactive show. Through Aug. 13.

Past events:

Microsoft 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 2.

Summer Party at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Join in fun farm activities, like building farm tools, making flowing fountains and more, inspired by the exhibit Shaun the Sheep: Flock This Way! July 4.

Rise and Dine with the Animals at Zoo Atlanta

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before joining the elephants as they greet their day and learning about how they’re cared for. July 8.

Breakfast with Butterflies at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Spend one-on-one time with butterflies and your family with exclusive access to the Butterfly Encounter, a light breakfast and exploring the grounds prior to opening. July 9.

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 9.

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 9.

Quaker State 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Watch night racing as the stars of the NASCAR Cup series compete. July 9.

Blacktop Playground: Improv for Kids at Aurora Theatre

Using suggestions from kids in the audience, Blacktop creates funny scenes for a hilarious improv show. July 12.

The House at Pooh Corner at Lionheart Theatre

Christopher Robin has decided to run away with his friends to avoid being sent away to the dark, mysterious threat called Education. July 13-16.

Twilight Trek at Zoo Atlanta

At this after-hours tour, learn about the ways accredited zoos help animals survive and thrive, and discover how you can become a conservation hero. July 14.

Wild About Weather at Tellus Science Museum

Explore weather and its phenomena by making clouds in a bottle, building a cloud viewer, watching a show at the Bentley Planetarium and more. July 15.

Repticon at Gwinnett County Fairground

See live reptiles up close with Live Animal Encounters and Seminars, buy reptiles and other exotic pets and learn how to take care of them with expert advice. July 15-16.

Circus Vazquez at Plaza Fiesta

Entertaining acts at this circus include acrobats, dancers, jugglers and more, along with state-of-the-art lighting and technology. Through July 16.

Atlanta African Dance & Drum Festival at Moving in the Spirit

Enjoy African dance and drum performances, shop the marketplace and participate in classes. July 21-23.

Reptile Day at Fernbank Museum

Come face-to-face with a variety of scaly, slimy, spiny and spectacular animals as you learn about reptiles, amphibians and more. July 22.

Atlanta Ice Cream Festival at Piedmont Park

Satisfy your sweet tooth with the delicious dessert, food and non-food vendors, live music, wellness engagement activities and more. July 22.

Twilight Tots at Zoo Atlanta

Little ones will get to explore the zoo with a mini tour, songs, animal stories and dancing like an animal. July 22.

Summer Party at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Step into an enchanted evening with the timeless tales of goddesses, trolls, fairies and magic, along with live music, painting, chef demonstrations, garden art and dance. July 22.

Railroad Rendezvous at The Southern Museum

Celebrate the railroad and industrial enterprises with an outdoor model train layout, blacksmithing, the opportunity to step aboard the General locomotive and more. July 22.

Roswell Summer Puppet Series at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

See “Wizard of Oz,” “The Giant, The Beanstalk, and Jack,” “Galapagos George,” and “Big Bad, Little Red Pig Show.” Through July 22.

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 July 23.

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