EVENTS HAPPENING FOR
SMALL CHANGE IN ATLANTA
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Through March 31
275 Centennial Olympic Park
This month join the Children’s Museum and take $10 off the cost of a new Family Membership and receive one extra bonus month of fun. Members get free daytime general admission to the Museum for a full year, plus discounts on Summer Camp and on tickets to special events. Members also receive invitations to special members-only events, including member preview nights for upcoming traveling exhibits.
Now Open Through April 2
THE ATLANTA FAIR
Turner Field Gray Lot Ticket range $1 - $8; $1.25 per ride
Enjoy electrifying adventure, heart-pounding exhilaration and endless amounts of mouth-watering funnel cakes. Admire the city lights atop the Towering Ferris Wheel, spin gleefully in the spring air on the Tea Cups and take a magical tour on the nostalgic carousel. Stop by one of the many fair-food eateries to indulge in the savory delights of elephant ears, cotton candy and candy apples.
Saturday, March 11
Historic Oakland Cemetery; Free
For the third year, Historic Oakland Foundation partners with the Georgia Daffodil Society to host Daffodil Day, a springtime celebration of Oakland Cemetery’s ubiquitous bloom. Enjoy a day in Oakland’s Victorian gardens with guided walks, garden presentations, a cut flower display, dialogue with local daffodil and gardens experts, children’s activities, and more.
March 15 - 25
ATLANTA SCIENCE EXPO
Centennial Olympic Park; Free Event
Find science at your fingertips during the 4th annual Atlanta Science Festival’s Exploration Expo, the metro area’s largest free interactive science day. This wildly popular, family-friendly event brings science to Atlanta’s backyard with more than 100 interactive exhibits; hands-on experiments; mind-blowing demos; and a full line-up of live performances. The festival culminates with Exploration Expo, at Centennial Olympic Park on March 25.
Saturday & Sunday, March 18 & 19
MODEL TRAIN SHOW
Cobb Galleria Centre Adults $10; Kids under 12 Free
This is the Southeast’s largest train show featuring six operating model railroads, including one for kids to run. There will be over 250 tables of model train dealers plus door prizes, raffle layout, and an exchange for guests to sell their trains.
March 22 - 26
ATLANTA AUTO SHOW
Georgia World Congress Center
The Atlanta International Auto Show is the largest annual consumer event held annually at the GWCC and one of the nation’s great auto shows, attracting many of the world’s major automotive manufacturers during its five day run. Check out over 500 new and preproduction vehicles on the 400,000 sq. ft. show floor. Event takes place in the C Building of the GWCC.
Saturday, March 25
RESCUE DOG OLYMPICS
Brook Run Park; 11am - 4pm; Free
Compete in fun, easy dog Olympic competitions and enjoy a dog day of festivities. All are welcome to enter the free Olympic Game competitions and can pre-register or just show up on event day and play.
Saturday & Sunday, April 1 & 2
SPRING FESTIVAL ON PONCE
Historic Olmstead Linear Park; Free
The two-day fine arts event features over 125 displays of local and regional fine art and crafts, utilizing the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted, Sr. In addition to the abundance of unique art, visit the children’s area and enjoy gourmet food trucks, beverages and acoustic musical performances. Free and open to all ages; dogs are welcome.
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