20+ 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.
Due to cancellations to prevent the spread of coronavirus, please check all events before you go.
Listen to podcasts with sponsors and restaurants, and follow live cooking videos. Oct. 11, 21 and 28.
Tour at night for an evening adventure using night-vision technology, and enjoy special activities. Oct. 15.
Lucy and Little Chucky are searching for buried treasure, but a gang of bumbling pirates keeps getting in the way. Oct. 15-24.
Take home themed “Cultures of Cobb” activities. Oct. 16.
The ugly duckling of a family is treated like an outsider for being bigger and paler than its siblings. Oct. 16.
This huge car show displays thousands of classic, custom, collectible cars, trucks and motorcycles. Oct. 16-17.
The Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre celebrates dance outdoors for a 360-degree dance experience. Oct. 16-31.
Enjoy midway fun for the family with rides, games and treats. Through Oct. 17.
This musical follows the children of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Cruella De Vil and Jafar who are welcomed to Auradon Prep to attend school with the children of their parents’ sworn enemies. Through Oct. 17.
Three rings of circus excitement include breathtaking special effects and performances from the Crazy Cossacks Riderz, Human Slingshot, Wheel of Death, Olympic Gymnasts and more. Oct. 22-24.
Bring your own picnic dinner and s’mores to roast in a campfire, go on a night hike, or explore on your own with a self-guided night hike activity guide. Oct. 23-24.
See cool and classic cars at this fundraising event for Horizon Field, an all-inclusive special needs sports facility. Oct. 30.
See top military and civilian aviation performances at this drive-in event. Oct. 30-31.
Uncover never-before-seen dinosaur fossils from one of the most isolated environments on Earth in this immersive experience. Through Jan. 2, 2022.
Marvel Studios’ Black Panther in Concert with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at Atlanta Symphony Hall
Watch the excitement of “Black Panther” while the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs the score live. Oct. 1-3.
Explore fun and educational activities, like an art scavenger hunt, exhibitions and more. Oct. 2.
Enjoy a miniature train ride on a smaller version of a real steam train. The trains are scaled to one-eighth the size of a full-size railroad. Oct. 2.
Move like a panda in this fun, interactive program and learn how humans are connected to wildlife and wild places. Oct. 9.
This 1940s-themed open house and fundraising event includes warbird rides, military vehicle displays, food trucks, living history demonstrations and more. Oct. 9.
Celebrate Roswell’s youngest residents at this parade, before heading to Fall Farm Days for crafts, demonstrations and fall fun. Oct. 9.
See helicopters land, hear the roar of engines and the sirens of fire trucks, explore educational kid’s activities, and more. Oct. 9.
See animals from around the world, and learn more about reptiles and exotic animals. Oct. 9-10.
Enjoy art exhibits for free. Oct. 10.