Family Art  Escapes at The High Museum are sure to delight youngsters. Photo courtesy of the museum.
Family Art Escapes at The High Museum are sure to delight youngsters. Photo courtesy of the museum.

Best Things to Do in Atlanta in November with Kids: Thanksgiving, Ponies, Science

It's November in Atlanta and the comforting feeling of fall is still in the air as the holidays near.

Families eager to get out of the house can check out some of these great events on our November calendar, including Pumpkins and Ponies at Sunny Brook Stables in East Cobb, where children can ride a pony or horse and engage in some fun outdoor activity on the farm. 

Families who want to kick-start their seasonal shopping, can visit the outdoor Holiday Market at Avalon, and the Georgia Renaissance Festival invites families to discover days of yore during its Fall Fling, when the fairgrounds open with limited capacity and activities during four consecutive Saturdays in November. 

For those more inclined to nature, the Fernbank Museum is offering limited capacity tickets for its Forest Night Walk —a short, guided outdoor trek where guests can discover the critters that come out at dusk.

Some traditional Thanksgiving events are carrying on during these difficult times, but if your kids really want a treat why not consider a trip to Chamberlain's Chocolate Factory, where kids can craft their own chocolate creations.

While we try to promote safe activities that occur outdoors or with social distancing guidelines in place, please keep your family and others safe by wearing a mask and maintaining appropriate distance. If you arrive at an event that appears too crowded, try using the “nearby”search feature on our event calendar to find something else to do. 

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30307

Sunny Brook Stables
4580 Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30062

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30307

High Museum
1280 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

Children's Museum of Atlanta
275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Museum of Design Atlanta
1315 Peachtree Street Northeast
Atlanta, 30309

Margaritaville at Lanier Islands
7000 Lanier Islands Pkwy.
Buford, GA 30518

Chastain Park
4469 Stella Drive
Atlanta, GA 30342

Elm Street Cultural Arts
8534 Main Street
Woodstock, GA 30188

Zoo Atlanta
800 Cherokee Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

Donaldson-Bannister Farm
4831 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road,
Dunwoody , GA 30338

400 Avalon Boulevard
alpharetta, GA 30009

Georgia Renaissance Festival
6732 Virlyn B. Smith Road
Fairburn, GA 30213

Chamberlain's Chocolate Factory
1575 Old Alabama Rd, Suite 205
Roswell, GA 30076

Gwinnet Historic Courthouse
185 West Crogan St.
Lawrenceville, GA 30042

Courthouse Square
Newnan, GA 30265

Crabapple Kroger
12460 Crabapple Rd, Ste. 301
Alpharetta, GA

Mason Mill Park
1406-1458 McConnell Drive
Decatur, GA 30033

Kidzstock Park
1905 Hwy. 92, First Baptist Church of Woodstock
Woodstock, GA

Logan Farm Playground
4405 Cherokee St.
Acworth, GA 30101

Kidscape Village at Cobb Park
2776 Sanford Rd.
Smyrna, GA 30080

Brook Run Park
4770 N. Peachtree Rd.
Dunwoody, GA 30338

Morgan Falls Overlook Park
200 Morgan Falls Rd
Sandy Springs, GA 30350

East Cobb Park
3322 Roswell Rd
Marietta, GA 30068

Historic Fourth Ward Park
680 Dallas St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Chastain Memorial Park
135 W. Wieuca Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30328

Mason Mill Playground
1406-1458 McConnell Drive
Decatur, GA 30033

Callaway Resort & Gardens
17800 US Hwy 27
Pine Mountain, GA 31822

Panola Mountain State Park
2620 Highway 155 SW
Stockbridge, GA 30281

The Rock Ranch
5020 Barnesville Hwy
The Rock, GA 30285

Margaritaville at Lanier Islands
7650 Lanier Islands Pkwy
Buford, GA 30518

Museum of Aviation
1942 Heritage Blvd
Robins AFB, GA 31098

Amicalola Falls State Park
418 Amicalola Falls State Park Rd
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Jaemor Farms & Market
5340 Cornelia Hwy.
Alto, GA 30510

Uncle Shucks Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
125 Bannister Road
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Randy's Pumpkin Patch
1460 Lawrenceville Highway
Lawrenceville, GA 30044

Burt's Pumpkin Farm
5 Burts Pumpkin Farm Rd
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Buford Corn Maze
4470 Bennett Road
Buford, GA 30519

Sleepy Hollow Farms
628 Sleepy Hollow Rd
Powder Springs, GA 30127

Pettit Creek Farms
337 Cassville Rd
Cartersville, GA 30120

Southern Belle Farms
1658 Turner Church Rd
McDonough, GA 30252

Mitcham Farms
797 Macedonia Church Rd,
Oxford, GA 30054

Berry Patch Farms
786 Arnold Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188

Cathedral of St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10025

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC
Grandma's Snazzy Storytime
Crabapple Kroger - 10:00 AM
Skate The Station at Atlantic Station
Atlantic Station - 11:00 AM
Stone Mountain Christmas
Stone Mountain Park - 6:00 PM
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