Things To Do in Atlanta This Weekend October 27 through October 29

Boo! Sorry, didn't mean to scare you. It's just our picks for the things to do in Atlanta this weekend.
  • Get your scream on at Six Flags Over Georgia Fright Fest Presented by Snickers.
    Get your scream on at Six Flags Over Georgia Fright Fest Presented by Snickers.
  • The Day of Dead festival occurs on the grounds of Atlanta History Center.
    The Day of Dead festival occurs on the grounds of Atlanta History Center.

Have you made your Halloween weekend plans? We have. Here's what to do in Atlanta.

Carol’s Picks
Carol is the ATL Insider’s culture vulture. If there is a new exhibit in town or a new show on the stage, Carol is the first to know about it.

  • Day of the Dead (Dia De Los Muertos), Sunday
    Not only is this a festive celebration at Atlanta History Center, it's also free admission day. Woo-hoo.

  • Discussion with Graphic Novelist Marguerite Abouet, Friday
    French-Ivorian illustrator, screenwriter and director Marguerite Abouet reflects on the success of her critically acclaimed graphic novel series “Aya of Yop City” in this discussion, which takes place in conjunction with the High Museum’s “MAKING AFRICA” exhibition. (This event had me at "graphic novelist.")

Joleen's Picks
Joleen is a work-at-home mom to a 4-year-old son. She and her family live in the 'burbs but enjoy regularly traveling into the city for family-friendly fun and adventure.

  • Trick or Treat at These Top Atlanta Locations, Saturday and Sunday
    If you’ve got young kids, you’re going to want safe, kid-friendly trick-or-treating options and fortunately there are a lot in the Atlanta area. From the Georgia A-SCARY-Um annual bash to Boo at the Zoo, we’ve got the 411 on all the best locations to trick or treat this Halloween.

  • Canine Costume Contest at Sugarboo & Co., through Oct. 31
    Stop by anytime through Oct. 31, with your costumed canine, and show off for a picture. Entries will be posted on Facebook and the top vote-getter will win a Sugarboo & Co. prize.

Tommy's Picks
Tommy is a young professional keeping an eye out for the city's liveliest happenings.

  • Haunted Hall of Fame, Saturday and Sunday
    A scavenger hunt, trick-or-treating and a "Field of Screams" await at the the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience this weekend. (Free admission for kids 3-12 in full costumes)

  • Six Flags Over Georgia Fright Fest Presented by Snickersall weekend
    Experience the park's bone-chilling transformation, featuring haunted houses, spooky shows, rides and scare zones. As if the Georgia Scorcher weren't enough to scream about!

For the ACVB Editor's Picks along with a look at all of the events happening this weekend in Atlanta, check out our full events calendar. Then head over to InstagramFacebook and T witter to share how you will #DiscoverATL this weekend.

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