Putt-putt. Miniature golf. Mini golf. Whatever you want to call it, it’s a family-friendly, grand time. Around Atlanta, there are a variety of mini golf courses, some with unique twists and cool features.

COVID-19 update: Courses that have reopened are adhering to CDC guidelines for safety and social distancing and may limit the number of guests playing. Some courses are open with limited hours. Call or check the website to confirm hours before heading out.

Pirate’s Cove

All pirates are welcome to come aboard and play golf at this fine establishment. Best of all, get half-off golf tickets between 4 and 6 p.m. on Monday-Thursday. Go for the 27-Hole Adventure for an extra good time. Duluth.

Lakepoint Station

Groups under 6 people may play, with 8-10 minutes spacing between groups.
Choose from 2 courses: a glow in the dark indoor Miner’s Mountain or outdoor train-themed course. Lakepoint Station also has a climbing wall, a black light odyssey and a gem dig. Cartersville.

Lunar Mini Golf

No large groups; social distancing is required.
This mini golf course is illuminated with black lights. There are glow toys for sale that kids will love, with glowing necklaces available for $1. Lawrenceville and Kennesaw.

The Fringe at Area 51

Open weekends only until further notice: Fri. 2 p.m-10 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
See a movie, then play some golf. Or reverse it – the Fringe is right outside Aurora Cineplex. Play one or both of the beautifully landscaped 18-hole mini courses.  Check their website for special rates, including the Family 4 Pack. Roswell.

Monster Mini Golf

Mini golf and arcade are open; masks and social distancing recommended.
Little monsters and big monsters will love playing around this glowing, spooky course. Indoor green, glow-in-the-dark, custom-made creatures and even its own internal radio station. What else could a family need? Well, how about an arcade as well? You’ll find it at Monster Mini Golf. Marietta.

Skyline Park

Games and rides are limited to one person/party at a time to allow for social distancing.
Perched atop Ponce City Market, this miniature amusement park brings a level of fun to make all other rooftops jealous. Ride the rides, have some pretzels and enjoy an adult beverage. In addition to the putt-putt course, Skyline also has carnival-type games, a Heegee Tower and Skyline Slide. Atlanta.

Temporarily Closed:

Mountasia Marietta

Temporarily closed.
You can purchase a ticket just for the mini golf, or you can buy combo passes to play in the arcade and ride attractions at this popular stop in Marietta. In addition to putt-putt, kids can drive go karts and visit the huge game room—a plus on a rainy day. Marietta.

Fun Spot America Atlanta

Temporarily closed.
With three putt-putt courses, not to mention a nice selection of rides both indoor and out, families will have a blast at Fun Spot America. Because general admission is free, parents can take children to play without having to pay for themselves. Rides and games are available at per-play costs, or there are also armbands available for purchase. The park is open limited hours, so check the website. Fayetteville.

Glow Galaxy

Temporarily closed.
Open Play is for children ages 2-12, with drop-off (by appointment) available for children ages 4-12. There is no charge for adults coming with their children during Open Play. Glow Galaxy also has an indoor inflatables playground. Best of all, all glows in the dark! Open Play hours change weekly, call 770-368-3008 to find out when Glow Galaxy will be open. Norcross.

– Shelly Gable

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