Can’t-miss spring events happening in Atlanta, Georgia

Paige Minds The Gap

Spring is a very fun time in Atlanta, Georgia, and you won’t want to miss a thing! From spring camps to keep the kids entertained to the city’s best festivals, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this spring. Check out these best spring events for the whole family taking place in Atlanta this year.

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Spring Fun Break at Stone Mountain Park

Event Dates: March 31, 2021 through April 11, 2021

School is out for Spring Break, and Stone Mountain Park is ready to celebrate! You and the whole family can enjoy a memorable day at Atlanta’s natural wonderland.

Spring Break Fun at Stone Mountain Park has loads in store: enjoy juggling antics and quirky banter when you watch Double Juggle; watch adorable rescue dogs show off their talent at The Pompeyo Family Dog Show; enjoy all the usual Stone Mountain Park fun like the Dinosaur Explore, the Great Locomotive Chase Adventure Golf, the Historic Square collection of Georgia homes and antiques, Mowgli’s 4D Jungle Adventure, the Scenic Railroad ride, the SkyHike adventure course, and the classic Summit Skyride to the top of the mountain. And don’t forget to check out the Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision, a can’t-miss tradition of digital graphics and special effects.

School’s Out Camp: Spring Break at Zoo Atlanta

Event Dates: April 5, 2021 through April 9, 2021

School is out and camp is in. Zoo Atlanta is ready to engage your young learners aged 7 to 12 during their School’s Out Camp: Spring Break event. The zoo will offer minds-on programs that allow campers to visit animals on the grounds, explore biofacts, and take part in science experiments and demonstrations. Your little ones will learn about the biology and behaviors of all different kinds of creatures, the problems many animals face in the wild, and will discover ways they can help wildlife and wild habitats.

Spring Scream at Containment Haunted House

Event Dates: April 9, 2021 through April 17, 2021

Containment Haunted House is one of the top rated haunted attractions in Georgia. Who says haunted houses are only for fall? The Spring Scream at Containment Haunted House event is the last chance to see Containment before Halloween. The haunt is filled with live actors, cutting edge special effects, animatronics, and interactive monster puppets that put you right in the middle of a horror movie. Containment Haunted House is an attraction intended for those aged 13 and up, so be prepared for the intense nature of this haunted house.

Atlanta Film Festival

Event Dates: April 22, 2021 through May 2, 2021

Celebrating its 45th year, the Atlanta Film Festival is one of the largest and longest-running film festivals in the country. Attendees have the opportunity to view more than 150 films over the seven day film festival. You can expect a variety of genres, from documentaries to foreign films to animation to local productions. You can even mix and mingle with filmmakers and film industry professionals during the Atlanta Film Festival events, such as awards ceremonies and workshops.

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Sweet Auburn Spring Festival

Event Dates: May 8, 2021 through May 9, 2021

The Sweet Auburn Springfest is the largest free outdoor festival in the Southeast. This spring festival in Atlanta’s historic Sweet Auburn District offers a mix of live music, food, and family-friendly fun. The mile-and-a-half avenue will be lined with 10 stages and dozens of vendors selling art, jewelry, fashion, and more. Children can enjoy rides and games in the Fantastic Fun Zone. You can discover new artists playing on the numerous stages. And you’ll get the chance to explore the historic district rich in African American history.

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