Dragon Con is back with events and activities for all ages. Photo courtesy Dragon Con Photography (c) Dragon Con, Inc.
Dragon Con is back with events and activities for all ages. Photo courtesy Dragon Con Photography (c) Dragon Con, Inc.

Best Things To Do in Atlanta This September: Labor Day Weekend, Festivals, and More Family Events

It's September in Atlanta and that means school is in full swing, yet summer isn't quite over yet. The start of fall means LOTS of things to do in Atlanta this September! Parents will definitely want to get out their calendars (apps or old-school paper) and jot down these cool ideas for entertaining the kids in September. From hot tickets like Disney on Ice and Monster Jam to fun festivals like Dragon Con and Marietta Art in the Park, we've got you covered for family fun. 

Speaking of family fun, check out our list of Mini Golf Places in Atlanta  and our Atlanta Weekend Getaway Guide and Day Trips for Families.  Want ideas that suit really little ones? Don't miss our list of 30 Things to do with Atlanta Babies Before They Turn One and Mommy and Me Classes Around Atlanta. 

In September we say goodbye to The Friends Experience which is in Atlanta through September 26. Be sure to check out our review of how it works with kids before you go. 

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Places featured in this article:


Callaway Resort and Gardens

North Georgia State Fair
upcoming events
(Thu Sep 23, 2021 - Sun Oct 3, 2021) North Georgia State Fair

East Atlanta Village
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021) East Atlanta Strut

State Farm Arena
upcoming events
(Thu Sep 23, 2021 - Sun Sep 26, 2021) Disney on Ice: Mickey's Search Party

Newtown Park
upcoming events
(Sat Aug 7, 2021 - Sat Oct 2, 2021) Concert Series at Newtown Park

Chattahoochee Nature Center
upcoming events
(Thu Aug 26, 2021 - Thu Sep 23, 2021) Sunset Sips at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Avalon
upcoming events
(Fri Apr 9, 2021 - Fri Oct 22, 2021) Avalon Nights Live

Northside Hospital Cherokee Amphitheater
upcoming events
(Sat Jun 12, 2021 - Sat Sep 25, 2021) Woodstock Summer Concert Series

Halcyon
upcoming events
(Fri Jul 2, 2021 - Fri Jul 1, 2022) Family Dance Party at Halcyon

Buford Corn Maze
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 4, 2021 - Sun Nov 14, 2021) Buford Corn Maze

Zoo Atlanta
upcoming events
(Sat Jun 12, 2021 - Fri Nov 12, 2021) Twilight Trek at Zoo Atlanta

Splash Pad at Swift Cantrell Park

Historic Roswell Town Square
upcoming events
(Thu Jul 15, 2021 - Thu Oct 21, 2021) Alive in Roswell

Area 51: Aurora Cineplex & The Fringe Miniature Golf

Kiwanis Stadium-Hartupee Field
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021 - Sun Sep 26, 2021) The Big Bounce America
Library of Congress National Book Festival
Library of Congress and Virtual - 9:00 AM Pick
Sunset Sips at Chattahoochee Nature Center
Chattahoochee Nature Center - 6:30 PM Pick
North Georgia State Fair
North Georgia State Fair - various times Pick
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