30+ Not-to-Miss September Events
Little Shop of Stories and the Carlos Museum are hosting author Rick Riordan on tour for his newest book “The Tyrant’s Tomb.” Sept. 24.
Visit this roadshow event showcasing German culture, business and food. Sept. 24-28.
Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory to a lucky few, including Charlie Bucket. Sept. 24-29.
Inspired by Maira Kalman’s whimsical book, this theatrical adventure follows Willy’s sister, Lulu, as she tells him bedtime stories. Sept. 24-Oct. 27.
Embark on an adventure to your favorite Disney destinations: travel with Moana to Motunui, to the Pride Lands with Simba, to Agrabah with Aladdin and more. Sept. 25-29.
Singer, dancer, author and TV personality JoJo Siwa will entertain fans with her music and much more. Sept. 26.
Enjoy Fernbank’s newest special exhibit about the peoples and cultures who benefited from trade on the silk road. Sept. 28.
Learn about America’s presidents with song as this fast-paced musical takes you from the historical to the present. Sept. 28.
Singer/ventriloquist Darci Lynne, season 12 winner of “America’s Got Talent” performs with her friends Petunia, Oscar and Edna. Sept. 28.
Enjoy live music, contests, a street market, the Strut parade, a kids village and more. Sept. 28.
Star Wars and More: The Music of John Williams with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Experience the music from your favorite films, including “Star Wars,” “Harry Potter,” “Indiana Jones” and more. Sept. 28.
Join Mrs. Pizzicato on an imaginative journey exploring the colors of music and how they enhance the world. Sept. 28-29.
Before cities built public parks, people would bring food and music to the local cemetery and revere the dead by celebrating life, and Sunday in the Park honors this tradition with living history performances, tours, author talks and book signings, music and more. Sept. 29.
Explore the moccasins in the Native North American gallery with the guide, play games, and decorate your own miniature kicks on a keychain. Sept. 29.
At the largest fair in the metro area, enjoy carnival rides and games, concerts, a petting zoo, pony rides and children’s area. Through Sept. 29.
Josh Baskin makes a wish to become “big,” but when his wish is granted, being an adult isn’t all he thought it’d be. Through Sept. 29.
Adapted from the “Mowgli” stories of Rudyard Kipling, join Mowgli on his adventures through the jungle. Through Sept. 29.
Follow the story of an extraordinary young girl who uses her mind and imagination to take a stand and change her destiny. Through Sept. 29.
This exhibition explores the basics of guitar design and how some guitars have become icons. Through Sept. 29.
Blast off with an alien rock-n-roll band on a galactic journey of discovery. Through Oct. 20.
Larger-than-life whimsical plant sculptures come back to the Garden, and this year Alice in Wonderland sculptures are added to the already impressive collection, which include the dragon, mammoth and other favorites. Through Oct. 27.
Explore the four elements: wind, water, earth and fire, visit four outdoor art stations, and create your own art. Through Nov. 30.
This exhibit inspires children’s natural curiosity as they explore science, math and engineering through hands-on interactive play. Through Jan. 5.
Explore measurement questions using nonstandard tools such as balancing scales, odometers, calipers and more in this interactive exhibit. Through May 10.
This interactive show is full of rod puppets, music and farm fun. Through Sept 1.
This musical tells the story of creation and the great flood, depicting themes of love and family. Through Sept. 1.
The Extra Mile 5K Walk/Run is a fundraising and disabilities awareness campaign to honor and celebrate individuals with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries. Sept. 7.
Watch Julia Elliott of Bird Watcher Supply Company band hummingbirds, meet Sibley, a rescued and rehabbed hummingbird, make hummingbird craft projects, go to “Play…in Nature” and more. Sept. 7.
Enjoy pizzerias from all over Cobb County, fun and games and a Kid’s Zone. Sept. 7.
Enjoy a Zoo-wide showcase of the creative talents behind the novel objects, smells, sounds and activities that keep animals active, interested and engaged year-round. Sept. 7.
Folk musician, storyteller and author John McCutcheon will perform a family concert to benefit Atlanta non-profit Kids in Need of Defense (KIND). Sept. 7.
Enjoy art-making workshops, story times, tours, and the High’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. Sept. 8.
Discover new baby goods, meet local small businesses, get professional baby bump photos taken, and see nursery inspiration while enjoying refreshments. Sept. 8.
Enjoy this special day with free admission for up to two grandparents. Sept. 8.
Visit the McStuffins Toy Hospital and play doctor while solving problems. Through Sept. 8.
Watch athletes compete in seven different events driving Monster Jam trucks, Monster Jam Speedster and Monster Jam ATVs. Sept. 13-15.
Children can explore a parking lot filled with trucks of all shapes and sizes, including a fire truck, limo, dump truck, 18-wheeler, police vehicles and more. Sept. 14.
Participants will camp alongside Lake Allatoona while rotating through educational stations and a variety of other outdoor activities. Sept. 14.
Enjoy bounce houses, a balloon twister artist, kids activities, a spades tournament, informational tables, music and a cookout with grilled chicken. Sept. 14.
This colorful and imaginative exhibition will provide a look into Maira Kalman’s picture-book career with more than 100 works on view including original drawings and paintings, manuscripts and installations. Through Sept. 15.
Gather around the Tree of Life for retellings of Mexican folktales. Through Sept. 15.
This ballet is based on the classic story and follows the journey of Ichabod, a teacher who travels to the village of Sleepy Hollow to teach school children. Sept. 20-22.
Hear some of your favorite heroines tell their tales of friendship, bravery and love, and sing along to your favorite songs. Sept. 21.
Families can light up the BeltLine and participate with a handmade lantern. Sept. 21.
Learn fun information about the chocolate-making process, indulge in chocolate samples and more. Sept. 21-22.