20 Awesome Atlanta Spring Break Events for Kids and Teens

Wondering what to do with the kids over spring break? Here's your Atlanta guide to spring break fun.
  • The Atlanta Science Festival means two weeks of STEM-focused fun for all ages.
    The Atlanta Science Festival means two weeks of STEM-focused fun for all ages.
  • The Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival signals spring is upon us at Piedmont Park.
    The Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival signals spring is upon us at Piedmont Park.
  • You won't want to miss Final Four Fan Fest at Georgia World Congress Center.
    You won't want to miss Final Four Fan Fest at Georgia World Congress Center.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™ Secrets of the Sewer is at the Children's Museum of Atlanta. (📷 The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis)
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™ Secrets of the Sewer is at the Children's Museum of Atlanta. (📷 The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis)

With spring fast approaching, you’re probably starting to plan your spring break vacation. With fun in nature, hands-on exhibits, camps, sports events and more, this list of 20 fun things to do with kids and teens in Atlanta for spring break has something for everyone in the family. 

  1. Atlanta Science Festival, March 6 through 21
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    (📷 Atlanta Science Festival)
    The Atlanta Science Festival is a two-week event, encompassing a wide variety of educational presentations, activities, tours and more from scientists, educators and professionals. The festival culminates with a big party at Piedmont Park. Follow Atlanta Science Festival on social media or subscribe to the newsletter to get details on events, dates and locations.

  2. Ecotinker: Interactive Exhibits,  March 15 through May 31
    Visit Chattahoochee Nature Center and play outside at a variety of eco-friendly “tinker” and STEM stations.

  3. Families United in Nature (FUN), March 21
    Become a wildlife hero by making wise choices about sustainability in your everyday life. Join Zoo Atlanta in workshops to learn how to help save animals and the environment through simple choices.

  4. Pete the Cat, March 31 through May 24
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    (📷 Chris Hunt Photography)
    Everyone’s favorite cat is back. Center for Puppetry Arts welcomes Pete the Cat for puppet theater performances. Kids can also sign up for the accompanying workshop to make their own Pete the Cat hand puppet.

  5. Reese’s Final Four Friday, April 3
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    Final Four Fever continues with the opportunity to watch the Final Four teams in their last practices before Saturday’s semifinal games, followed by the Reese’s All-Star College game.

  6. Final Four Fan Fest Presented by Capital One, April 3 through 6
    Basketball fans are sure to love this family-friendly Fan Fest where the whole family can take part in interactive games, celebrity and athlete appearances, autograph signings and more.

  7. Spring Festival on Ponce, April 4 and 5
    Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Spring Festival on Ponce offers up works from more than 125 local and regional artists along with music, food and a children’s area. Admission is free.

  8. Southeastern Railway Museum 2020 Caboose Days, April 4 and 5
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    Choo Choo! Train lovers will want to check out Caboose Days at the Southeastern Railway Museum. It's two fun-filled days of all things cabooses. There are temporary tattoos, slide shows, caboose hunt, food and rides for nominal fees.

  9. Spring FUN Break, April 4 through 11
    Celebrate the beauty of spring with a memorable day at Stone Mountain Park. Enjoy attractions including SkyHike, Geyser Towers, Summit Skyride, Ride The Ducks and more. Pack a lunch and enjoy one of the many picnic areas throughout the park.

  10. Spring Break Fun at Six Flags Over Georgia, April 4 through 12
    Thrill seekers have the opportunity to visit Six Flags over Georgia during the spring break holiday. Visit the website for daily hours, as they vary throughout the week.

  11. NCAA Final Four Dribble Presented by Buick, April 5
    Love basketball? Kids 18 and younger are invited to join in this free “Dribbling” parade through the heart of Downtown Atlanta. Follow up the parade by attending Final Four Fan Fest.

  12. Safari Camp: Spring Break, April 6 through 10
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    Participants ages 5 through 11 will be immersed in hands-on, minds-on activities that introduce them to wildlife and wild places, all while learning how they can make a difference to conserve these important species.

  13. Alliance Theatre Spring Break Camps, April 6 through 10
    Does your child lean a bit toward the dramatic? Your young thespian will thrive at one of Alliance Theatre’s  day camps. The Alliance offers drama, musical theater and performing arts camps for kids in grades K through 5, broken down by age and interest.

  14. Spring Break Camp: Operation Pollination, April 6 through 10
    Campers ages 5 to 11 are immersed in hands-on, minds-on activities that introduce them to wildlife and wild places, all while learning how they can make a difference to conserve these important species.

  15. Camp Kingfisher Spring Break Camp, April 6 through 10
    Kids ages 5 through 7th grade who are into the outdoors are bound to love Camp Kingfisher’s Spring Break Camp at Chattahoochee Nature Center. This five-day camp experience is filled with ecology-related activities, both indoors and out. Kids experience animal encounters, outdoor play and nature hikes, as well as traditional camp fun like crafts, songs and skits.

  16. Atlanta Botanical Garden Spring Break Camp, April 8 through10
    With the arrival of spring, campers learn about the fascinating transformation of plants and animals emerging from winter slumber through hands-on activities and exploration. 

  17. Magic Monday: An Eggs-traordinary Day,  April 13
    Using its 33-acre campus as inspiration, Atlanta History Center creates fun opportunities to enrich youngsters and encourage a sense of creativity and play each Magic Monday. Magic Monday in April features the annual Easter Egg hunt for toddlers and preschoolers.

  18. Atlanta Dogwood Festival, April 17 through 19
    Atlanta Dogwood Festival, celebrating its 84th year, fills Piedmont Park with live music, arts and crafts, food booths and family-friendly activities. It's a great way to make memories with the entire family.

  19. The Book of Pooh: Stories from the Heart, April 18 and 19
    Everyone’s favorite bear makes an appearance at the Center for Puppetry Arts in the feature film for younger kids, “The Book of Pooh: Stories from the Heart” accompanied by Bunraku-style puppetry. Be sure to visit the museum before the film.

  20. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™ Secrets of the Sewer, through May 10
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    (📷 The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis)
    Younger kids can visit their favorite teen turtle heroes at Children’s Museum of Atlanta, while testing their physical and mental skills in games and activities.

Visit our Spring Break page for more things to do.

Joleen Pete lives outside Atlanta with her husband and their son. On the weekends they enjoy going into the city for family fun and exploration. Joleen is the family travel and lifestyle blogger behind Love, Joleen.

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