Whether you’ve got tickets to the Super Bowl or not, you’re guaranteed to score an awesome weekend with all the inside scoop below. From family-friendly fan spectaculars to a circus with soul, Atlanta can’t be beat. Keep reading for everything you need to know to bring home a trophy this Sunday.

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Downtown

Game Day Programming at Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Kick off the Big Game at Children’s Museum of Atlanta where there will be a celebration of football and sports programming for the whole family! Learn the importance of staying active during the Planet Rock mini-musical or participate in our Tiny Football Combine during our daily Music and Movement programs! Check out the science behind sports equipment at our interactive Science Bar or build your own mini goal posts and finger footballs for your at-home field goal practice. Before you leave, pay homage to your favorite team at the Art Studio by making your own cheerleading pom-poms or designing your own sports jersey. Fri. & Sat. Event details.

Super Bowl Live Fam Jam Presented by Verizon at Centennial Olympic Park
“Fam Jam” is your way to get the kids involved in Super Bowl fun, and is a family-friendly area designated for kids to compete in games, see NFL athletes compete in a nacho-making competition, strap on virtual reality goggles and pretend to drive a truck to Atlanta and more. Fri. & Sat. Event details

Super Bowl Experience by Hyundi at Georgia World Congress Center
Test football skills with the 3 Cone Drill, 4-Yard Dash and Broad Jump, get a photo with the Vince Lombardi Trophy, view all 52 Super Bowl rings and get NFL player autographs. Fri. & Sat. Event details.

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UniverSoul Circus at Old Turner Field
This is the circus with soul, as well as international performers, circus arts and music. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Midtown

Paul Bunyan & the Tall Tale Medicine Show at Center for Puppetry Arts
This historical hoedown with folktales and fables that honor Paul Bunyan, John Henry, Pecos Bill, and Hekeke of the Miwok tribe with tales taller than a ten-gallon hat. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

La Tortuga and The Hare at The Black Box Theatre
The race is today! Join in the fun and excitement as the tortoise and the hare hit the starting line. The audience is invited into the center of the race track to experience the action all around them. Through dance, movement, music and bilingual storytelling, young children will engage in this classic folk tale in wholly imaginative and new ways. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Buckhead

LEGO Movie 2 Mini-Room Experience at LEGOLAND
Barbecue Nation explores how barbecue has come to claim an enduring place at the American table, and how it connects us to cultures around the world, in addition to traditions, history, and the future. The exhibition includes a wide array of artifacts, images, and oral histories from restaurants, festivals, community gatherings, and archives and museums from across the country. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Roswell

Fairy and Gnome Houses at Chattahoochee Nature Center
Fairies and gnomes have been busy building all new homes for the Enchanted Woodland Trail, creating whimsical homes made from tiny natural objects. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

—Shelley Massey