Sun, Earth, Moon at Fernbank Museum of Natural History / Robert C Strong II

We have you covered for the best family-friendly events this month: theatre, exhibits, virtual events and more. Don’t miss our Top Halloween Events. Also check out our guide to the best Fall Festivals and Fairs.

North Georgia Live Steamers at Georgia International Horse Park

Enjoy a miniature train ride on a smaller version of a real steam train. Oct. 1.

Repticon Presents Epic at Gas South Convention Center

See tons of exotic reptiles and animals from all around the world. Oct. 1-2.

Mother Goose Tea & Ballet at Mansell House and Gardens

Enjoy a performance from the Atlanta Dance Company, meet the characters, have some snacks, make crafts, and listen to a storytime. Oct. 2.

La Cucarachita Martina at Center for Puppetry Arts

Based on the popular Cuban and Puerto Rican children’s tale, this Latin rock-n-roll musical follows a roach on her journey for true love. Through Oct. 2.

Sunday in the Park with George at Woodstock Arts

Painter Georges Seurat and his future descendant are struggling artistically when their paths magically cross in this musical. Through Oct. 2.

Animal Amigos at Center for Puppetry Arts

Listen to retellings of delightful Mexican folktales with this puppet show told in English and Spanish. Oct. 6-16.

Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities at Under the Big Top, Atlantic Station

Step into the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time, space and dimension to reinvent everything around him. Oct. 6-Dec. 24.

Frances McGahee Youth Day Parade and Celebration in Roswell

Celebrate Roswell’s youngest residents with a themed “Love Your Parks” parade and fun activities, including food trucks, touch-a-truck and more. Oct. 8.

Heavy Metal in Motion at Tellus Science Museum

See helicopters land, hear the roar of engines, climb on construction equipment and more with tons of different machines. Oct. 8.

WWII Heritage Days at Atlanta Regional Airport – Falcon Field

Focused on the “Dawn of the Space Age,” this living history event features aircraft, displays, military vehicles, a vintage car show, warbird rides, swing dancing and more. Oct. 8.

Space Explorer Day at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Explore the solar system with science demonstrations, cosmic crafts, intergalactic exhibits and more. Oct. 8.

Journey to Space at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Get a hands-on look at experiencing what it takes to travel to, work in and live surrounded by space by climbing aboard an orbiting space station. Oct. 8-Jan. 1.

Sun, Earth, Universe at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Learn about the stars, planets and the universe in this interactive exhibit from the National Informal STEM Educational Network. Oct. 8-Jan. 1.

UPS Second Sunday at High Museum of Art

Enjoy music from a local DJ, create with drop-in art making, and view the permanent and special exhibitions. Oct. 9.

Fly Day at Atlanta Regional Airport – Falcon Field

Children and youth with special needs can enjoy a day of face painting, a 30-minute flight, aircraft, clowns and more. Oct. 15.

Autumn at the Cabin at Pickett’s Mill Battlefield Historic Site

Celebrate the October harvest with old-time demonstrations, tasks, games and more. Oct. 15.

Harvest Homecoming at McDaniel Farm Park

Take a special trip to this farm for games, crafts, farm tours, hayrides and more. Oct. 15.

Wings Over North Georgia Airshow at Russell Regional Airport

See performers and teams fly in the sky at this drive-in airshow, and you can pay for a UH-1 Huey ride. Oct. 15-16.

KIDFITSTRONG Fitness Challenge at Piedmont Park

Kids can flex their physical fitness with a completion-based obstacle course designed to challenge speed, strength and agility. Oct. 16.

Twilight Trek at Zoo Atlanta

Take a tour of the Zoo after-hours to learn how animals survive and thrive with engaging activities. Oct. 21 and 28.

Touch a Truck at Blackburn Park

Get behind the wheel of police cars, fire trucks and more. Oct. 22.

Roob and Noob at Alliance Theatre

Roob and Noob are two curious scientists who love discovering new things as they build machines and explore the wonders of the four seasons. Oct. 26-Nov. 6.

Fall Downtown Classic Car Cruise in Downtown Acworth

See classic cars and vehicles at this fundraiser for the Horizon Field. Oct. 29.

Día de los Muertos Festival at Roswell City Hall

Join in celebrating this traditional Mexican holiday with fun, food vendors remembrance and community spirit. Oct. 29.

Día de los Muertos at Best Friend Park

Traditions involving music, food, crafts and a walking parade will help you honor your loved ones who are no longer here. Oct. 29.

Annual Día de Muertos Celebration at Jess Lucas Park

Celebrate this holiday with a parade, live music, art, authentic food and more. Oct. 29.

Movies in Concert at Atlanta Symphony Hall

Watch “Coco” with a live orchestra accompaniment. Oct. 29-30.

Do You Love the Dark? at Alliance Theatre

A young girl tries to conquer her fear of the dark in this play inspired by Maya Lawrence and R. Gregory Christie’s book. Through Oct 30.

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