Disney On Ice: Mickey’s Search Party

We have you covered for the best family-friendly events this month. Celebrate Labor Day with these events. Don’t miss apple picking, corn mazes and fall festivals for more seasonal fun; enjoy these local exhibits.

Due to cancellations to prevent the spread of coronavirus, please check all events before you go. 

Disney On Ice: Mickey’s Search Party at State Farm Arena

Search for Tinkerbell in this adventure through immersive, fantastic worlds. Sept. 23-26.

Twilight Trek at Zoo Atlanta

Tour the Zoo at night, use night-vision technology, and see animals you wouldn’t normally see during the day. Sept. 24.

Touch-A-Truck and Community Safety Day at Johns Creek City Hall

View construction equipment, police/fire vehicles and more, along with family-friendly activities. Sept. 25.

Sea Monsters at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Dive down deep to discover wicked adaptations, monstrous abilities and more as part of the Supernatural Science Series. Sept. 25.

Virtual: East Atlanta Strut

Celebrate East Atlanta’s art, culture, businesses and more with a socially distanced strut in place event in your yard or neighborhood, and stream live entertainment. Sept. 25.

Art in the Park at Brooke Street Park

Shop pottery, woodwork, metalwork, jewelry, handmade children’s clothing, photography, soaps and lotions, mosaic art and more. Sept. 25.

Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab at Tellus Science Museum

Join the fun of the educational, animated comedy series through interactive explorations of science, technology, engineering and math. Sept. 25-May 8.

Sunday in the Park at Oakland Cemetery

Celebrating the Victorian tradition of picnicking in cemeteries, this event features live music, tours, an artist market, food trucks and more. Sept. 26.

Mother Goose at Center for Puppetry Arts

Find Mother Goose with the help of Humpty Dumpty, Little Bo Peep, Jack and Jill and other citizens from Rhymeville. Through Sept. 26.

Hamilton at Fox Theatre

The story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton comes to life in this musical with hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway music. Through Sept. 26.

Jurassic Journey at The Mable House

Unearth the dinosaurs’ nests to participate in the ultimate egg hunt for ages 3-10. Sept. 27-Oct. 1.

Woodland Spirits at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Encounter a variety of spirits, a haunted outpost, a monster garden and more as you walk through WildWoods. Through Nov. 7.

Naturally Artistic at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Get inspired as you reflect on art and nature with exhibit stations filled with drawings, music and poetry. Through Nov. 30.

WILD: Safari Experience at Illuminarium Atlanta

Go on a virtual safari through Africa with stops in South Africa, Botswana, Kenya and Tanzania to see animals in their native habitats at this immersive experience. Through Dec. 31.

Rube Goldberg, The World of Hilarious Invention at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

See inventor and artists Rube Goldberg’s iconic contraptions and illustrations, and explore new 3D life-size machines and interactive components of a Rube Goldberg machine. Through Jan. 2, 2022.

Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe at High Museum of Art

Explore Georgia native artist Nellie Mae Rowe’s drawings, found-object installations, handmade dolls and more to experience the lively art environment of her “Playhouse.” Through Jan. 9, 2022.

Virtual: Sounds of the West End

The Alliance Theatre presents this amazing experience that will take you through the sounds of the historic Atlanta neighborhood. Through May 31, 2022.

Past events:

Cool Cars & Trains at Southeastern Railway Museum

See classic and modern cars, participate in a raffle, win door prizes, tour the museum, take a train ride and more at this fundraiser. Sept. 4.

Blippi The Musical at Gas South Arena

Blippi will lead children in learning about the world around while singing and dancing. Sept. 4.

TinyCON at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Wear costumes to celebrate fantasy, science fiction, comics, gaming and technology that’s just for kids featuring hands-on activities and crafts. Sept. 4-5.

End of Summer Celebration at East Roswell Park

Celebrate the close of summer with an interactive kid’s zone, live music and food trucks. Sept. 5.

Bark in the Park at Splash Pad at Swift-Cantrell Park

The pooches get to cool off in the splash pad at this special event. Sept. 7.

Monster Jam at Gas South Arena

Watch world-class athletes compete in fierce battles and perform high-flying stunts. Sept. 10-12.

Family Zoo Yoga at Zoo Atlanta

Move in this fun, interactive program and learn how humans are connected to wildlife and wild places. Sept. 11.

Hummingbird Banding at Smith-Gilbert Gardens

This special hummingbird banding event helps experts understand migratory details and the abundance of hummingbirds in the area. Sept. 11.

Second Sunday at High Museum of Art

Enjoy free admission to view exhibits and permanent collections. Sept. 12.

Family Night Hike and Campfire at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Explore nature at night before roasting marshmallows around the campfire. Sept. 17.

Royal Princess Tea Party at Starlite Family Fun Center of McDonough

Dress as a princess for a buffet lunch, crafts, dancing, a candy buffet and more. Sept. 18.

Puppet Playdate: The Little Red Hen & the Grain of Wheat

Colorful hand puppets tell the story of a hen who wants to harvest a grain of wheat, but none of the other barnyard animals help her. Sept. 18.

Back to Your Roots Farm Fair at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Meet live farm animals, explore the urban farm, try the scavenger hunt, and enjoy crafts, face painting, games, storytimes and more. Sept. 19.

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