25+ Not-to-Miss September Events
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.
Unearth the dinosaurs’ nests to participate in the ultimate egg hunt for ages 3-10. Sept. 27-Oct. 1.
Encounter a variety of spirits, a haunted outpost, a monster garden and more as you walk through WildWoods. Through Nov. 7.
Get inspired as you reflect on art and nature with exhibit stations filled with drawings, music and poetry. Through Nov. 30.
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.
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.
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.
Join the fun of the educational, animated comedy series through interactive explorations of science, technology, engineering and math. Through May 8, 2022.
The Alliance Theatre presents this amazing experience that will take you through the sounds of the historic Atlanta neighborhood. Through May 31, 2022.
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 will lead children in learning about the world around while singing and dancing. Sept. 4.
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.
Celebrate the close of summer with an interactive kid’s zone, live music and food trucks. Sept. 5.
The pooches get to cool off in the splash pad at this special event. Sept. 7.
Watch world-class athletes compete in fierce battles and perform high-flying stunts. Sept. 10-12.
Move in this fun, interactive program and learn how humans are connected to wildlife and wild places. Sept. 11.
This special hummingbird banding event helps experts understand migratory details and the abundance of hummingbirds in the area. Sept. 11.
Enjoy free admission to view exhibits and permanent collections. Sept. 12.
Explore nature at night before roasting marshmallows around the campfire. Sept. 17.
Dress as a princess for a buffet lunch, crafts, dancing, a candy buffet and more. Sept. 18.
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.
Meet live farm animals, explore the urban farm, try the scavenger hunt, and enjoy crafts, face painting, games, storytimes and more. Sept. 19.
Search for Tinkerbell in this adventure through immersive, fantastic worlds. Sept. 23-26.
Tour the Zoo at night, use night-vision technology, and see animals you wouldn’t normally see during the day. Sept. 24.
View construction equipment, police/fire vehicles and more, along with family-friendly activities. Sept. 25.
Dive down deep to discover wicked adaptations, monstrous abilities and more as part of the Supernatural Science Series. Sept. 25.
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.
Shop pottery, woodwork, metalwork, jewelry, handmade children’s clothing, photography, soaps and lotions, mosaic art and more. Sept. 25.
Celebrating the Victorian tradition of picnicking in cemeteries, this event features live music, tours, an artist market, food trucks and more. Sept. 26.
Find Mother Goose with the help of Humpty Dumpty, Little Bo Peep, Jack and Jill and other citizens from Rhymeville. Through Sept. 26.
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.