Wings Over North Georgia Air Show

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.

Virtual: Good Taste Gwinnett

Listen to podcasts with sponsors and restaurants, and follow live cooking videos. Oct. 11, 21 and 28.

Twilight Trek at Zoo Atlanta

Tour at night for an evening adventure using night-vision technology, and enjoy special activities. Oct. 15.

Everybody Loves Pirates at Center for Puppetry Arts

Lucy and Little Chucky are searching for buried treasure, but a gang of bumbling pirates keeps getting in the way. Oct. 15-24.

Pop-In for Family Fun at Marietta Museum of History

Take home themed “Cultures of Cobb” activities. Oct. 16.

Roswell Family Series: Lightwire Theater Presents The Ugly Duckling at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

The ugly duckling of a family is treated like an outsider for being bigger and paler than its siblings. Oct. 16.

Atlanta Motorama at Atlanta Motor Speedway

This huge car show displays thousands of classic, custom, collectible cars, trucks and motorcycles. Oct. 16-17.

Roam: Further Down the Road at Prom Field at Serenbe

The Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre celebrates dance outdoors for a 360-degree dance experience. Oct. 16-31.

Town Center at Cobb Carnival at Town Center at Cobb

Enjoy midway fun for the family with rides, games and treats. Through Oct. 17.

Descendants at Woodstock Arts

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.

Garden Bros. Nuclear Circus at Mall of Georgia

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.

Family Backyard Campout at Dunwoody Nature Center

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.

Acworth Fall Classic Car Cruise at Historic Downtown Acworth

See cool and classic cars at this fundraising event for Horizon Field, an all-inclusive special needs sports facility. Oct. 30.

Wings Over North Georgia Air Show at Russell Regional Airport

See top military and civilian aviation performances at this drive-in event. Oct. 30-31.

Antarctic Dinosaurs at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Uncover never-before-seen dinosaur fossils from one of the most isolated environments on Earth in this immersive experience. Through Jan. 2, 2022.

Past events:

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.

Family Day at Hammonds House Museum

Explore fun and educational activities, like an art scavenger hunt, exhibitions and more. Oct. 2.

North Georgia Live Steamers at Georgia International Horse Park

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.

Family Zoo Yoga at Zoo Atlanta

Move like a panda in this fun, interactive program and learn how humans are connected to wildlife and wild places. Oct. 9.

World War II Heritage Days at Commemorative Air Force Airbase Georgia Warbird Museum

This 1940s-themed open house and fundraising event includes warbird rides, military vehicle displays, food trucks, living history demonstrations and more. Oct. 9.

Annual Frances McGahee Youth Day Celebration in Downtown Roswell

Celebrate Roswell’s youngest residents at this parade, before heading to Fall Farm Days for crafts, demonstrations and fall fun. Oct. 9.

Heavy Metal in Motion at Tellus Science Museum

See helicopters land, hear the roar of engines and the sirens of fire trucks, explore educational kid’s activities, and more. Oct. 9.

Repticon at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds

See animals from around the world, and learn more about reptiles and exotic animals. Oct. 9-10.

Second Sunday at High Museum of Art

Enjoy art exhibits for free. Oct. 10.

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