30+ Not-to-Miss June Events
Summer is here! We have you covered with the best family-friendly shows, exhibits and special events this month. Don’t miss our list of Father’s Day events. Also check out our Guide to Spring and Summer Festivals.
Puppets perform in seven productions this season, including “The Giant, the Beanstalk and Jack,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “The Pied Picker” and more. June 3-July 20.
Get up close and personal with hundreds of native butterflies surrounded by colorful nectar plants. June 3-July 31.
Visit the McStuffins Toy Hospital and play doctor while solving problems. June 8-Sept. 8.
Dive beneath the surface of the world’s rivers in search of bizarre and extraordinary species of freshwater fish. June 8-Aug. 18.
Trash is turned into treasure and true love prevails when this classic tale hip-hops its way into a modern day city complete with alley cats, beauty shops, and exercise videos. June 11-July 28.
With mini tennis nets, foam balls and kid-sized racquets provided, kids (and parents) can participate in fun, fast-paced introductory tennis games with instructors. June 11, 18 and 25.
Parents and children are welcome to participate in learning the basics of boxing with Zero Contact. June 12, 19 and 26.
Pocahontas shares the authentic tale of her beautiful homeland in this adaptation by Native American playwright Kara Morrison. June 13-Sept. 1.
Take a trip to the greenest, gooiest place on Earth – explore Slime HQ, visit the Great Wall of Slime and dance at the Slime Light Club. June 14-Aug. 30.
Follow beat-poet dog Max on an artistic quest in this adaptation of Maira Kalman’s book. June 20-July 21.
These classes will teach participants about the game of golf and provide innovative and experiential learning opportunities for kids. June 20 and 27.
This colorful and imaginative exhibition will provide a look into Maira Kalman’s picture-book career with more than 100 works on view including original drawings and paintings, manuscripts and installations. June 22-Sept. 15.
Larger-than-life whimsical plant sculptures come back to the Garden, and this year Alice in Wonderland sculptures are added to the already impressive collection, which include the dragon, mammoth and other favorites. Through Oct. 27.
Past June Events
See hundreds of native butterflies, enjoy crafts, face painting, live entertainment and more. June 1-2.
Enjoy an artists market, live music, children’s activities, a 5k, and food. June 1-2.
Make a moon mask, a constellation wheel or a folding star finder. June 1.
Using quick wit and imagination, Blacktop instantly creates funny scenes using suggestions from the crowd. June 5.
Enjoy tethered hot air balloon rides, balloon glows, inflatable rides, food and craft vendors. June 7-8.
As the son of Poseidon, Percy has newly discovered powers he can’t control, monsters on his trail and is on an epic quest to find Zeus’s lightning bolt. June 7-9.
Enjoy a day of live music and performances in this historic cemetery. June 8.
Enjoy geology-themed children’s activities, demonstrations, and paint your own rock. June 8-9.
Meet costumed soldiers, try traditional domestic chores, play period games, and watch expert spinners from the Peachtree Handspinners Guild. June 8.
The museum offers free admission for all visitors and special family-friendly programming from 1 to 4 p.m. June 9.
The performance company of Akrosphere Aerial and Circus Arts is comprised of children and teens, and these talented performers inspire young viewers. June 12.
This seventh annual event includes step teams, music, fashion shows and more. The Black History Parade starts at 10 a.m. on June 15. June 14-16.
Bring a lantern and walk in the “Take it to the River” parade, with interactive heron, dragonfly and alligator lanterns and more. June 15.
Father Goose Storytelling by the Southern Crescent Storytellers at Peachtree City Children’s Library
Listen to the Southern Crescent Storytellers tell stories, and take a photo with Father Goose. June 15.
Bring the family and explore different types of vehicles, including a fire truck, forklift, tractor and limousine. June 15.
Commemorate the end of slavery and explore themes of freedom and family history through activities, immersive museum theatre performances and crafts. June 15-16.
Celebrate Father’s Day, Built by The Home Depot, with your legendary Dad at the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame. June 16.
Celebrate Dad with the Music of the Grateful Dead for Kids. June 16.
Consider yourself at home with Lionel Bart’s classic musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist. June 7-23.
The Atlanta Shakespeare Company presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” for kids using puppets, live music and props. June 19.
Kids can play in 80 tons of sand in this beach party on the streets of Downtown Decatur. June 21.
Singer, dancer, author and TV personality JoJo Siwa will entertain fans with her music and much more. June 22.
Learn camping basics like how to set up and break down tents and how to build and put out a campfire. June 22-23.
Camp under the stars and experience a guided night hike, have an up-close rehabilitated animal experience, and toast marshmallows over a campfire. June 22-23.