Atlanta Kids Weekend Events: Apr. 23-25

Don’t let this weekend be the one that got away. Embrace all the fun that Atlanta has to offer, from fishing at a local fishing hole to exploring re-opened museums across town. Keep reading to find out how to land the big one this weekend.

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Go Fishing
With these local fishing spots, your kids will fall hook, line, and sinker for this easygoing past time that doesn’t break the bank or require tons of planning—but can still allow for responsible social distancing while getting out of the house. Here is what you need to know before you go.

Visit Noah’s Arc Animal Sanctuary
Noah’s Ark is a 250-acre sanctuary for abused, unwanted, and neglected animals in a park-like setting with paved pathways. Noah’s Ark is open Tuesday through Saturday. The Welcome Center, picnic area, and playground are open at 9 a.m. for visitors, and the animal habitat is open from 12-3 p.m. Here‘s the scoop.

Watch Disney on Ice at Infinite Energy Center
Disney On Ice presents Dream Big is bringing the magic to guests through dynamic moments that take place on the ice and in the air. This adventure delivers 14 performances between April 15-25, 2021, and Covid precautions—including pod seating—are in place. Here is what you need to know before you go.

Set Up a Backyard Water Park
Avoid the crowds and beat the heat by transforming your back yard into your own private water park oasis. Whether you’re looking for something simple—rainbow inflatable sprinkler, perhaps?—or a DIY project, you don’t need to leave the house to have your kids slipping and sliding the day away. For inspo, click here.

Check Out LEGO Trolls World Tour at LEGOLAND Discovery Center
Head to this ultimate indoor Lego playground for exclusive rides, a giant downhill speed ramp where you can race your creations, and a Miniland replica of Atlanta. And, through April 18, embrace your inner pop diva on rockstar at the limited-time LEGO® Trolls World Tour! Expect a glittery, rainbow-infused party that explores six different genres of music. Check it out, here.

Explore Atlanta’s Re-Opened Museums
From science and epidemiology to art and design, with everything in between, Atlanta’s museum scene is legit. And, with COVID precautions in place, you’ll be able to plan your trip with fewer crowds for a more relaxed experience. This is everything you need to know before you go.

Head to the World of Coke
Visit the vault where Coke’s legendary secret formula for Coca‑Cola is secured and taste 100+ beverages from around the world. And while you’re there, give the new Scent Discovery exhibit a try. A Coca-Cola Ambassador will lead your small group to guess the origin of a variety of scents and educate you on the anatomy of smell – from reception to perception – and help you determine which aroma profiles and Coca-Cola beverages may be your new favorites. Here’s all you need to know.

Check Out Atlanta’s Best Parks & Playgrounds
Rain or shine, hot or cold, you can count on Atlanta’s playgrounds. Whether they’re into planes or playthings, art, or just the art of swinging, these 17 parks belong on your bitty’s bucket list. Here‘s the inside scoop.

Enjoy Some Free & Cheap Fun in Atlanta
April is full of free and cheap things to do with your family in Atlanta, including blooms at local gardens, strawberry picking, and museum re-openings. Find out details here.

Check out our incredible virtual adventure calendar here for more options!

Featured photo S. Massey

—Shelley Massey



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