You’ll be leaping for joy with these awesome ways to have fun this weekend. From a kids improv hour to a giant inflatable slide that rewards you with Oreos at the bottom, you’ll wish you had even more bonus days to pack in all the things to do with kids in Atlanta. Check out these ideas for more ways to make the most of Leap Day this Saturday, and keep reading for our favorite things to do this weekend, below.
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Oreo What’s Your Stuf Slide
Slide down one of five lanes on the three story tall inflatable slide to vote for your favorite level of Oreo stuffing. Whether you prefer Thin, Original Stuf, Double Stuf, Mega Stuf or The Most Stuf, you’ll score free Oreos in the style of your choice at the bottom of the slide! Fri. & Sat. Event details.
Monster Energy Supercross
Monster Energy Supercross is an indoor dirt bike racing championship that takes place on long courses built primarily from dirt hauled into stadiums. On Saturday, Monster Energy Supercross will bring the sport’s most elite athletes to Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Join champions at Fan Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the race at 4:30 p.m. Sat. Event details.
Our Senses: An Immersive Experience at Fernbank
Engage your senses in this highly experiential exhibition, where you can check out a virtual garden through the eyes of a bee or a slithering snake, challenge your ears by tracking individual sounds from an audio collage, and walk through life-sized illusions that make flat surfaces appear rippled. This exhibit is heavy on the wow factor. Fri.-Sun. Event details.
Daffodil Day at Oakland Cemetery
Thousands of daffodils brighten the dreary days of late winter at Oakland, and you can enjoy them for free during Daffodil Day. Check out beautiful flower and greenery displays, garden experts, and fun activities for all ages in Oakland Cemetery’s Victorian gardens, including guided garden walks, plants and used garden books sale, cut flower display, children’s craft activities and more. Sat. Event details.
Wowee Zowee Hour at Dad’s Garage Improv Theater
Wowee Zowee Hour is fun for the whole family at Dad’s Garage—Atlanta’s go-to spot for improv—and particularly great for children ages 4-12. Children can participate as much or as little as they want by coloring and drawing to inspire scenes, going on stage and telling silly jokes, busting a move during dance breaks with improvisors, and meeting and greeting the improvisors after the show. Sat. Event details.
Stellaluna at Center for Puppetry Arts
When Stellaluna unexpectedly falls into the middle of a bird family’s home, the baby bat is graciously accepted as one of them—as long as she acts like a bird. This world premiere adaptation celebrates self-discoveries, unlikely friendships, and how we can be so different yet feel so much the same. Fri.-Sun. Event details.
Vanilla Sunday at Atlanta Botanical Garden
Enjoy the annual celebration of the vanilla orchid. Learn more about the process of turning vanilla beans into a key extract for desserts and sample a mini vanilla ice cream sundae, while supplies last. While you’re at the Garden, be sure to explore this year’s Orchid Daze, an artful display of the Garden’s extensive orchid collection inspired by Mexican architect Luis Barragán. Sun. Event details.
Celebrate Roswell’s African American history and culture during the final weekend of this month-long celebration. Head to the Bill Johnson Community Activity Building at Roswell Area Park for Southern Soul Fixins: A Roswell Roots Soul Food Cook-Off. Sat. Event details.
. . . and check out our Events calendar for even more suggestions.