Dress the kids for some serious fun at Goblins in the Garden on Oct. 24. Photo courtesy of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Dress the kids for some serious fun at Goblins in the Garden on Oct. 24. Photo courtesy of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens

14 Fun Things to do in Atlanta this Weekend with Kids: Boo at the Zoo, Halloween Festivals

Looking for the best things to do in Atlanta this weekend? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your weekend list! 

We are in full fall mode, Atlanta--cooler weather, Halloween anticipation and pumpkin-spice everything. Celebrate the season with an Atlanta fave--Boo at the Zoo, two weekends in a row. For more family-friendly events, Acworth's got the Halloween JamBOOree, Roswell's hosting a Halloween Fun House and Sandy Springs turns into Spooky Springs. After all of these action-packed outdoor festivals, families may want to cuddle up on Sunday night and watch It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown on PBS. It's the only time this season to watch it for free on TV. 

For all things Halloween in Atlanta, don't miss our Halloween Events and Activities Guide with things like costume inspirationeasy pumpkin carving ideas and the best neighobrhoods in Atlanta for trick-or-treating

Even though we haven't had Halloween yet, it's not too early to start making holiday plans. First thing on the list? Book that holiday train ride with our guide to the best Polar Express train rides around Atlanta

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Places featured in this article:


Historic Roswell Town Square

East Roswell Recreation Center

Alpharetta Community Center

Leita Thompson Memorial Park

Davidson - Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Uncle Shucks Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
Fairies in the Garden
Woodlands Garden - various times Pick
Scarecrows in the Garden
Atlanta Botanical Garden - 9:00 AM
Adventure Cubs at Zoo Atlanta
Zoo Atlanta - 10:00 AM
Garden Playtime
Atlanta Botanical Garden - 10:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides