Best Thanksgiving Week Atlanta Events & Things To Do
Wondering what to do on Thanksgiving weekend with kids? Choose from our top events and catch a ball game or do some Christmas shopping. Also, check out our list of over 250 fun things for families to do around Atlanta.
View miniature train displays featuring a 1950’s drive-in theater, a Christmas Village, a Thomas the Tank Engine and more. Nov. 20-26. Closed Mon. and Thanksgiving Day.
Go snow tubing, practice figure eights on the ice rink, hop on the carnival rides, enjoy sweet treats, meet Santa and more. Nov. 12-Feb. 26. Find more excellent places to skate here.
Journey down the rabbit hole for a musical adventure as the neighborly forest animals gather to throw a surprise party for Peter. Through Dec. 23.
Enter The Apartment Building to see how residents are preparing for the holiday and staying warm from the cold of winter. Through Dec. 23.
This spectacular performance combines poetry, stagecraft, acrobatics and technology as heroine Future discovers her choices have the potential to change the world. Through Jan. 21.
Check out our list of Top Exhibits Around Atlanta for more entertainment with the kids, including Naturally Artistic at Chattahoochee Nature Center, Emotions at Play with Pixar’s Inside Out at Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Vikings: Warriors of the Sea at Fernbank Museum and Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature at the High.
Watch a football game at home or at Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame.
Shop these local markets for unique crafts and treats.
Find locally-made and ec0-friendly gifts at a museum store, including the Center for Puppetry Arts, High Museum of Art, the King Center, Historic Oakland Foundation and more on Museum Store Sunday, November 26. Your purchase helps support these local organizations.
Our picks for the coolest toys and games for your good girl or boy.
Check out these metro Atlanta farms to pick out your own tree and enjoy other family-friendly activities.
Enjoy the brightest and best holiday displays, from local neighborhoods to Zoo Atlanta and more.
Explore the Outdoors
Step outside and experience nature—there are so many beautiful places for easy hikes near Atlanta. Try these nature walks and hikes, visit waterfalls, go hiking at Georgia State Parks and enjoy these less crowded State Parks.
Our top playgrounds in Atlanta include everything from generational swings for both parent and child and large shaded areas to cushioned rubber matting and sculpture-like playscapes. We rounded up the top playgrounds and play places around metro Atlanta for every type of play.
Along the trails currently in use, you will find families biking, rollerblading, skateboarding and jogging, as well as checking out restaurants, shops and attractions.