25+ Not-to-Miss October Events
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.
Enjoy a miniature train ride on a smaller version of a real steam train. Oct. 1.
See tons of exotic reptiles and animals from all around the world. Oct. 1-2.
Enjoy a performance from the Atlanta Dance Company, meet the characters, have some snacks, make crafts, and listen to a storytime. Oct. 2.
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.
Painter Georges Seurat and his future descendant are struggling artistically when their paths magically cross in this musical. Through Oct. 2.
Listen to retellings of delightful Mexican folktales with this puppet show told in English and Spanish. Oct. 6-16.
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.
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.
See helicopters land, hear the roar of engines, climb on construction equipment and more with tons of different machines. Oct. 8.
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.
Explore the solar system with science demonstrations, cosmic crafts, intergalactic exhibits and more. Oct. 8.
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.
Learn about the stars, planets and the universe in this interactive exhibit from the National Informal STEM Educational Network. Oct. 8-Jan. 1.
Enjoy music from a local DJ, create with drop-in art making, and view the permanent and special exhibitions. Oct. 9.
Children and youth with special needs can enjoy a day of face painting, a 30-minute flight, aircraft, clowns and more. Oct. 15.
Celebrate the October harvest with old-time demonstrations, tasks, games and more. Oct. 15.
Take a special trip to this farm for games, crafts, farm tours, hayrides and more. Oct. 15.
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.
Kids can flex their physical fitness with a completion-based obstacle course designed to challenge speed, strength and agility. Oct. 16.
Take a tour of the Zoo after-hours to learn how animals survive and thrive with engaging activities. Oct. 21 and 28.
Get behind the wheel of police cars, fire trucks and more. Oct. 22.
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.
See classic cars and vehicles at this fundraiser for the Horizon Field. Oct. 29.
Join in celebrating this traditional Mexican holiday with fun, food vendors remembrance and community spirit. Oct. 29.
Traditions involving music, food, crafts and a walking parade will help you honor your loved ones who are no longer here. Oct. 29.
Celebrate this holiday with a parade, live music, art, authentic food and more. Oct. 29.
Watch “Coco” with a live orchestra accompaniment. Oct. 29-30.
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.