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

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.

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

Northside Hospital Cherokee Amphitheater

Splash Pad at Swift Cantrell Park

Historic Roswell Town Square

Area 51: Aurora Cineplex & The Fringe Miniature Golf

Kiwanis Stadium-Hartupee Field
Wild: A Safari Experience at Illuminarium
Illuminarium - various times Pick
Lunar New Year at Atlantic Station
Atlantic Station - 5:00 PM
The Ice Rink at Sugar Hill
The Rink at Sugar Hill - various times
Enchanted Woodland Trail: Gnome and Fairy Houses
Chattahoochee Nature Center - various times
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides