There’s no shortage of show-stopping entertainment and incredible things to do with kids here in the ATL. From the best in art and culture to family attractions and beyond, family-fun is continuously popping up around A-Town. We’re here to break it down for y’all, so keep on scrolling for some inspiration if you’ve got kids and are looking for something fun to do in the city!
Stranger Things has transcended from its cult foundations, turning into a global phenomenon with a touring immersive experience to match! Stranger Things: The Experience has completely transformed our historic Pullman Yards into a walk-through love-letter to Netflix’s sci-fi smash. Come face-to-face with creatures from the Upside Down, check out StarCourt Mall, and more at this unmissable escapade in Atlanta for a limited time.
Tickets & info: Channel your inner-Eleven at Stranger Things: The Experience
Atlanta is home to the largest aquarium in the United States, and third largest in the world! The Georgia Aquarium will take you on a nautical journey to remember, with breathtaking exhibits and displays that provide unbeatable insight on marine life. Expect sharks, beluga whales, unique fish and sea creatures, plus so much more.
This museum and center of family-fun is completely devoted to the art form of puppetry. Featuring the U.S.’s most impressive Jim Henson collection, meet Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Bert and Ernie, and more! There’s even puppet performance, workshops, and seasonal events on their exciting line-up throughout the year.
4. Zoo Atlanta
Go absolutely wild with the whole family at Zoo Atlanta. There’s a plethora of wildlife to witness at the Grant Park attraction, including giant pandas, zebras, monkeys, and more. Our beloved zoo also plays host to spectacular attractions, seasonal events, and educational experiences year-round. Click the link below for more information on, and tickets for Zoo Atlanta!
Atlanta’s premier immersive experience boasts an array of things to do in their ever-changing space. Expect beautiful art exhibition and family-fun immersion, from a wild safari in the heart of an African Savannah to falling down the rabbit hole to Wonderland. There’s Standard Admission, Combination Admission, and an All-Inclusive Ticket. Click the link below for more information.
More info & tickets: Dreams come to life at Atlanta’s premier immersive experience, Illuminarium!
Our looping trail of the city is a great place to take the kids. From spectacular street art to the best family-friendly restaurants, you could spend the whole day exploring the trail and all its top-notch offerings. Check out our recent round-up of unmissable things to do on the BeltLine.
If your little ones love Star Wars then you have to take them to the upcoming Star Wars exhibit hitting up A-Town, The Fans Strike Back. The exhibition is the largest fan-made collection of artifacts and official items from the Star Wars universe. You can expect unbeatable installations with photos, posters, costumes, figures, and models of all sizes. Click the link below to get your tickets.
For a truly sweet treat, head to Atlanta’s beloved World of Coca-Cola. As the official home to the iconic Americana soda, you can explore the drink’s fascinating history, thriving present, and promising future. You can even sample unique drinks from the extended Coca-Cola company, from several countries and continents across the globe. Don’t miss out, y’all!
9. The High Museum of Art
Sprinkle some culture onto your family days out at the High Museum of Art. There’s Toddler Tuesdays for children aged fifteen months to three years, which inspires creativity through different themes and activities. You can also access the High Museum of Art for free on the Second Sunday of each month. Check out our round-up of awesome ways to experience art for free in A-Town.
Escape rooms have not only become a beloved pastime, but a global phenomenon. Atlanta is home to this awesome escape room at The Battery Atlanta that offers one-of-a-kind premium escape experiences for all ages. Click the link below to get your tickets.
11. The Atlanta Botanical Garden
There’s always something going on at the adored Piedmont Park attraction The Atlanta Botanical Garden. From seasonal happenings like their holiday light extravaganza, to family fun throughout the year, it’s a great day out in Atlanta for the whole family!