8 Kid-Friendly Events for November in Atlanta

Updated: Oct 25, 2021

Fall Fun For Kids in Atlanta

First Saturdays at Dunwoody Nature Center

November 6, 2021 | 1 PM -2 PM. Price: FREE

Mark Warren, owner of Medicine Bow Wilderness School in Dahlonega, will teach parents and children how to use common native plants and trees to make food, medicine, insect repellent, crafts, shelter, and fire. The best part? All of these survival skills are derived from the indigenous Cherokee people that cultivated this Southeastern region long before colonization.

This is a great activity for kids 5 & up to learn about Cherokee people, the harvest season, and applicable life skills!

Chastain Park Arts Festival at Chastain Park

November 6 & 7, 2021 | 11 AM - 5 PM. Price: FREE

This annual festival is not one to miss - especially with the kids! Gourmet food trucks, live bands, and a children's activity zone will keep the whole family entertained for hours! Get in a full day of play and bedtime will be a breeze once you make it home.

KIDFITSTRONG Fitness Challenge at Piedmont Park

November 7, 2021 | 11 AM - 6 PM. Price: FREE

The KIDFITSTRONG Fitness Challenge is the nation's largest mobile fitness event traveling from coast-to-coast dedicated to keeping kids active and healthy. Kids of all ages get the opportunity to flex their physical fitness by participating in a completion-based obstacle course designed to challenge speed, strength, agility, and overall physical fitness.

Participation starts at age 3 and parents are encouraged to participate as well! Fill up your water bottles and get ready to break a sweat with this fun family activity!

Mother Goose Tea & Ballet at Mansell House

November 7, 2021 | 1 PM, 2:30 PM & 4 PM. Price: $15

Atlanta Dance Company hosts its first annual Mother Goose Tea with performances by Babes in Toyland. The event also includes storytime with Mother Goose, crafting, snack time, and a meet & greet with the characters from the show!

Tea attire and costumes are encouraged for this event! This is one event that's fun for the whole family!

Truck-A-Palooza at Town Center at Cobb

November 13, 2021 | 9 AM - 2 PM Price: $5

What kid doesn't love trucks? At this event, they'll get to explore everything from dump trucks to helicopters! This kid-friendly activity is perfect for all ages to learn and experience the excitement of trucks!

Dino Safari at North Point Mall

November 19, 2021 | 11 AM - 8 PM Price: TBA

Enjoy this fascinating walk-thru safari on a globetrotting expedition to see over 30 prehistoric creatures from the Age of Reptiles. Dino Safari features fossils, a Sauropod Slide, Dig Pit, interactive games, cutting-edge research, and many varieties of advanced animatronic dinosaurs. Dig up ancient fossils, see how you measure up to the massive T. Rex and race a Raptor.

Thanksgiving Break Activities at Chattahoochee Nature Center

November 22-24, 2021 | 11 AM - 8 PM Price: FREE

Looking for something out of the ordinary to do over Thanksgiving Break? Soak in the beauty of Fall with these nature-led activities and take a break from the holiday chaos.

Planes and Trains Model Railroad at Museum of Aviation

November 22-27, 2021 | 11 AM - 8 PM Price: FREE

If you haven't yet been to the Museum of Aviation - that's a treat in itself! However, the holiday season gives this insanely cool museum even more excitement as the model train displays criss-cross and the floor creating miniature towns and cityscapes including a 1950’s drive-in theater, a Christmas Village, a Thomas the Tank Engine, and more.



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