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 and free movies and concerts.
A young girl tries to conquer her fear of the dark in this play inspired by Maya Lawrence and R. Gregory Christie’s book. Sept. 28-Oct 30.
Painter Georges Seurat and his future descendant are struggling artistically when their paths magically cross in this musical. Sept. 30-Oct. 2.
Based on the popular Cuban and Puerto Rican children’s tale, this Latin rock-n-roll musical follows a roach on her journey for true love. Through Oct. 2.
Celebrate the connection between art and nature with creations from local artists and art-making activities. Through Nov. 30.
Help Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Everest, Rocky, Zuma and Tracker as you adventure together to explore your abilities, overcome challenges and help friends. Through Jan. 8.
This popular culture convention features a parade, guests, performances, games and more. Sept. 1-5.
See tons of cool makes and models of cars, ride a real train, enter a raffle and taste delicious hot dogs or burgers. Sept. 3.
Learn more about incredible butterflies, including their color combinations, cool adaptations and migration patterns, with a hike and an activity. Sept. 3.
Wear costumes to celebrate fantasy, science fiction, comics, gaming and technology that’s just for kids featuring hands-on activities and crafts. Sept. 3-4.
Honor America’s everyday working heroes with family-friendly attractions, the Lasershow Spectacular and fireworks. Sept. 3-5.
Observe how cultures around the world learned to make the color blue before heading to the studio to paint your own shades of blue. Sept. 4.
Explore the diverse species and life span of the Tyrannosaurs family tree with real fossils and skeletons. Through Sept. 5.
Presented by the Northeast Atlanta Ballet, this performance showcases the works of award-winning and emerging choreographers. Sept. 10.
This action-packed motorsport shows athletes compete in speed and skill with 12,000-pound monster trucks. Sept. 10-11.
Ryder and his team of pirate pups must rescues Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cavern in time for the Pirate Day celebration. Sept. 10-11.
Get an up-close look at the beautiful and delicate butterfly species with educator-led programs and activities, live animal shows, music performances, crafts and more. Sept. 10-11.
Enjoy drop-in art-making activities, music by a DJ and permanent and special exhibitions. Sept. 11.
Explore nature at night before roasting marshmallows around the campfire. Sept. 16.
Enjoy live music, an animal balloon twister and food trucks, along with pet contests, pet care and new pet products. Sept. 17.
Listen to “Round Is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes” by Roseanne Thong before exploring the galleries, making and eating tortillas and creating collages of different shapes. Sept. 17.
Explore family-friendly activities and crafts around the theme of “Natural Wonders.” Sept. 17.
Join in the fall harvest with live farm animals, the unity garden, booth, activities and lawn games. Sept. 18.
Aesop’s circus is in town and features a stilt-walking crane, a full-body puppet lion and more animals from Aesop’s fables and the big race as the finale. Through Sept. 18.
Magical nanny Mary Poppins takes the Banks children on adventures and teaches the family to love each other. Through Sept. 18.
Step into the magical worlds of “Frozen” and “Encanto” with ice skating, aerial acrobatics, along with your favorite characters, Anna, Elsa, Maribel and more. Sept. 21-25.
JJ and his family are putting on a show, and JJ is writing his own song. He needs a little help from an interactive audience in this musical that encourages kids to sing and dance along. Sept. 24.
Explore all the strange, delightful and weird things about science during this discovery day. Sept. 24.
Tour the Zoo at night, use night-vision technology, and see animals you wouldn’t normally see during the day. Sept. 24.
Watch these beloved book characters come to life as they put on an amusing performance. Through Sept. 24.
Celebrate the history of Victorians bringing blankets and musical instruments to picnic in cemeteries with pop-up performances, Tunes from the Tombs music festival, an artist market, food trucks and more. Sept. 25.
This fun musical depicts singer Reno Sweeney’s adventures aboard the “SS American.” Through Sept. 25.