Michaels is introducing Kids Club — a new family-friendly crafting event. Local stores will host kids-oriented projects on select Saturdays each month, from 10 a.m. till noon. The events seem to be alternating on SECOND and FOURTH Saturdays, but we … [Read more...] about Michaels’ Kids Club offers a FREE, family-friendly crafting event on Saturday
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Saturday, February 24, 2024, is Try Hockey for Free Day. That means that 350 associations around the country will host a FREE introductory ice hockey lesson for kids aged 4-9. There are two participating locations in the metro Atlanta area, and … [Read more...] about Try Hockey for Free Day at local rinks this Saturday, for kids age 4-9
Spring Consignment Sales in metro Atlanta: Shop for bargains on kids clothes & accessories It's time to start thinking about the spring consignment sales in 2024! The earliest of the spring consignment sales in Atlanta start in … [Read more...] about 25 Spring Consignment Sales in metro Atlanta: shop for bargains on kids clothing
Lanier Islands resort is inviting you to become snowbound! While snow may be rare in Atlanta, it's in plentiful supply at the Margaritaville License to Chill Snow Island attraction, just a short drive up the highway in Buford, GA. The lakeside … [Read more...] about Play in the snow at Lanier Islands: The snow machines are pumping out the white stuff!
The Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival is back for 2024, with headline acts Barenaked Ladies and +LIVE+ (last year, Band of Horses and Don McLean put on quite a show!) Mark your calendar. Save the date. The festival will take place in Blackburn … [Read more...] about Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival announces full concert line-up for 2024
Marietta History Center hosts FREE family fun days on third Saturdays The Marietta History Center hosts a Family Fun Day on the third Saturday of each month. The events are FREE and you are welcome to pop in for various activities. This … [Read more...] about Marietta History Center hosts its FREE Family Fun Day this Saturday
Come out to socialize and play the classic board games you remember from childhood -- or discover new-to-you games. It promises to be a fun night for the whole family, and it happens monthly. Board Game Night is sponsored by Dunwoody Preservation … [Read more...] about FREE! Community Board Game Night on third Saturdays in Dunwoody
There may be no wildflowers in bloom or leaves on the trees, but there's a special magic to a winter walk at Chattahoochee Nature Center this month. The Enchanted Woodland Trail features fairy houses and gnome homes along the path. You're invited to … [Read more...] about Explore the Enchanted Woodland Trail at Chattahoochee Nature Center
It's time for the 32nd annual Atlanta Purim Parade & Festival! The date is set for Sunday, March 17, 2024. The parade is at noon. The festival takes place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Admission to both is FREE. You'll find dozens of parade … [Read more...] about Save the date for the annual Atlanta Purim Parade and Festival on March 17th
Come to Honeysuckle Park for an Egg-cellent Adventure on Saturday, March 30, 2024. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to noon. The first egg hunt kicks off promptly at 10 a.m., followed by a second egg hunt at 11 a.m. There will be photo opps with the Easter … [Read more...] about FREE pics with the Easter Bunny plus an Egg-cellent Adventure at Honeysuckle Park
Get crafty at Michael's, with a series of FREE Sunday Makebreak craft-making events. The fun events let you get creative at any participating Michael's location. The weekly craft events take place on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. Craft kits are … [Read more...] about Michael’s hosts FREE Sunday Makebreak crafting events at all local stores
Always free! Visit the Fernbank Science Center and view the night sky at the Observatory. There's never an entrance fee, although you'll pay a few bucks to see a planetarium show. Black History Month: See a FREE planetarium show at 1 p.m. on every … [Read more...] about Fernbank Science Center: Free planetarium admission on Saturdays for Black History Month
On Friday, February 9, 2024, the Carlos Museum will host an evening of musical bedtime stories in a family-friendly concert. The Pajama Concert for Families is an annual event. It's designed for young audiences, but is perfect for music lovers of any … [Read more...] about FREE annual Pajama Concert at the Carlos Museum on Friday
It can be hard to find indoor activities for kids in the cooler months. Both Lowes and Home Depot offer FREE do-it-yourself workshops for children on a regular basis. These FREE events take place in the stores. Workshops are designed to let kids … [Read more...] about Home Depot and Lowe’s host free DIY workshops for kids on Saturday mornings
The city of Lawrenceville hosts the annual St Paddy's on Perry celebration on Saturday, March 18, 2023 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. This family-friendly street festival is FREE to attend. It takes place in downtown Lawrenceville, on the historic square. … [Read more...] about St. Paddy’s on Perry is back this weekend in downtown Lawrenceville!
The Decatur Makers are hosting FREE Family Build Night events on the last Wednesday of the month. Events are currently scheduled through April of 2024. Decatur Makers is located at: 605 W. Ponce De Leon Ave Decatur, GA 30033 Family Build … [Read more...] about Decatur Makers host a FREE Family Build Night this Wednesday
Creekwater Alpaca Farm in Gwinnett County is opening for tours on most weekends. Come for a visit, and pet and feed Creekwater Farm's 50 alpacas. According to the farm's website, tour groups are limited to around 10 people and happen at an easy … [Read more...] about Take a tour of Creekwater Alpaca Farm in Snellville this weekend
The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History holds its biggest event of the year, called Trains, Trains, Trains, each year in January. The two-day event will take place on Saturday, Jan. 27th and Sunday, Jan. 28th in 2024. Hours are … [Read more...] about HUGE model train display at the Southern Museum in Kennesaw this weekend
Support your hometown team at this fan event! The Braves Fest takes place on Saturday, January 27th, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Truist Park and The Battery. Admission is FREE, but you need a ticket for entry. The event is … [Read more...] about Braves Fest returns to Truist Park: Get your FREE tickets
Brookhaven Food Truck Wednesdays is back for the 2024 season! This year, it is a monthly (rather than weekly) event, taking place on the fourth Wednesday of each month, from April through October. The location is the north end of Blackburn Park, … [Read more...] about Brookhaven Food Truck Wednesdays is back for 2024, April to October
How do you keep kids busy at home? Here are some ideas to get the creative juices flowing. As you browse these, you'll have to keep in mind your children's ages and skill levels, how well they work/play together, and how much supervision … [Read more...] about 105 at-home activities for kids to do at home (that don’t involve screen time!)
Streets Alive will return to Peachtree Street in the spring of 2024. This open-street event is now scheduled monthly from May to November. On select Sunday afternoons, for four glorious hours, three miles of Peachtree Street will be closed to cars … [Read more...] about Atlanta Streets Alive: Enjoy 3 miles of Peachtree St. with NO TRAFFIC!
Where to celebrate Three Kings Day, Dia de Reyes, in Atlanta and suburbs -- event listing for 2024. While some people take down their Christmas decorations before New Year's Day, others celebrate the Christmas holiday for 11 more … [Read more...] about Celebrate Three Kings Day, also known as Dia de Reyes, at these local events
Want to ring in the new year with your entire family, without busting the kids' bedtime routine? Consider one of these December 31st afternoon or early evening events. Some mark the "new year" at 12 noon, while others use 8 p.m. for the countdown … [Read more...] about 8 family-friendly Noon Year’s Eve and extra-early NYE celebrations for kids
Duluth launches Frosty Fun -- 21 days of amazing & FREE winter activities for all ages There will be a flurry of activity in downtown Duluth this winter season, as the city launches an ambitious calendar of Frosty Fun -- with activities … [Read more...] about Frosty Fun in Duluth features a FREE Noon Years Eve party with balloon drop
The National College Football Hall of Fame - ticket discounts and FREE admission days The College Football Hall of Fame includes must-see interactive exhibits with content personalized to over 770 teams, historical artifacts, a three-story … [Read more...] about College Football Hall of Fame: FREE entry for college students with ID during winter break
If you regularly drive on Briarcliff Road, you've probably passed the sign for the Mary Scott Nature Park hundreds of times. Maybe you didn't stop because you didn't think you had time -- or you didn't know what you'd find there. This tiny, … [Read more...] about Winter Walks: Explore the nature trail and ruins of an old homestead at Mary Scott Nature Park
Stone Mountain Christmas is open -- get up to $15 OFF tickets with these discounts, listed below! Ready to get into the holiday spirit? Want to wander through a magical wonderland of winter lights? 'Tis the season for Stone Mountain Christmas … [Read more...] about Stone Mountain Christmas: Save $15 on admission tickets
Are the kids eager for Santa? There are several ways to track Santa Claus on his flight through the sky -- for some FREE Christmas Eve fun! Christmas Eve will be here before you know it. If you're looking for something to do at home, why not … [Read more...] about Where’s Santa? Here are 5 ways your kids can have fun tracking Santa Claus before Christmas
Experience the magic of the holiday season at this enchanting holiday walking and drive-thru light display! Immerse yourself in a world of twinkling lights, dazzling decorations, and festive cheer. The event runs from Nov. 24th to Dec. 30th, 2023. … [Read more...] about Lights Over Alpharetta — a drive-thru or walk-thru light show spectacular at Ameris Bank Amphitheater
Regal Cinemas is showing classic holiday movies on weekends this season -- and tickets are just $5 to see your favorites on the big screen. In addition, if you're a Regal Crown Club member, you can bring a friend for FREE. You can join the Regal … [Read more...] about Regal Cinemas is showing classic holiday movies for just $5 — plus bring a friend for FREE!
It's a time honored Christmas tradition -- having a photo taken with Santa Claus. But did you know there are quite a few opportunities to meet Santa without paying for an expensive photo package? We're listing all the FREE Santa photo opps we can … [Read more...] about Where to get FREE photos with Santa Claus — over 100 photo opps!
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer will be showing at the Center for Puppetry Arts through December 31, 2023. There are a few ways to save on tickets -- see the details below. This annual production of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is really cute. … [Read more...] about Save $10 on tickets for “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta
LegoLand Discovery Center is extending its gratitude to grocery workers by offering them FREE admission. If you're a grocery store employee who'd like to take advantage of this offer, here's what you need to know. You'll need a grocery employee … [Read more...] about Lego Discovery Center: Save on tickets over winter break
Holiday Lights of Hope is a huge walk-through Christmas light display, now in its 12th year -- with more than 2,000,000 lights, concessions, vendors, and more. The 2023 dates are November 24th to December 30th -- note that the show is open on … [Read more...] about Holiday Lights of Hope is an affordable walk-thru light display (kids 11 and under are FREE!)
The East Point Fire Department will spread holiday cheer when its annual Santa Ride Along returns on Saturday, December 23, 2023 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. During the Ride Along, Santa Claus travels the streets of East Point in a fire truck, … [Read more...] about The East Point Santa Ride Along happens this Saturday — Santa will make multiple stops!
Lights of Life is one of the most affordable holiday lights displays around metro Atlanta. The 1.5 mile drive around the Life University campus in Marietta features more than one million lights, arranged to create charming vignettes. The Lights of … [Read more...] about Drive-thru “Lights of Life” holiday display in Marietta is just $10 per car, open dailyl
Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's are once again hosting Santa's Wonderland, featuring FREE photos with Santa Claus -- and an extra-early welcome party for Santa's arrival in November. Bass Pro Shops is located in Lawrenceville. Cabela's is located in … [Read more...] about Visit Santa’s Wonderland and get free photos with Santa at Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s (reserve now!)
Come to Colony Square during the 2023 holiday season for a festive experience. The Square is hosting events that include a one day winter festival, tree lighting, an nightly light show, and holiday pop-up bar. Note: It looks like there will NOT be … [Read more...] about Colony Square: FREE nightly light shows set to holiday music
Skate the Station returns to Atlantic Station, just in time for the 2023 holiday season! This is your chance to skate beneath the stars with the midtown skyline in view, at the largest outdoor ice rink in the Southeast. The open-air ice rink … [Read more...] about Skate the Station — the ice rink at Atlantic Station is open all thru Christmas week, Ugly Sweater Night on the 23rd