Parents know a thing or two about laboring, which is why we’re also pretty good at having a blast over Labor Day Weekend. From in town options to easy day trip destinations, we’ve got you covered. Keep reading for our favorite ways to play this Labor Day Weekend.
Take Your Superheroes to TINYCon at Children’s Museum
Calling all Tiny Adventurers—TinyCON® is back! Head to the Children’s Museum of Atlanta for the fifth annual two-day celebration of fantasy, science fiction, and fictional universes…just for kids! Nab your tickets for activities galore and train like Jedi, create your own fizzy potions and wands, decorate wings, make Minecraft art, and hunt for Pokémon. Here is what you need to know before you go.
See Mother Goose at Center for Puppetry Arts
Mother Goose is missing, but you can help find her with some assistance from your favorite nursery rhyme characters. Humpty Dumpty, Little Bo Peep, Jack & Jill and all the other citizens of Rhymeville need help to look for clues to Mother Goose’s whereabouts. Bright colors, fun original music, familiar stories engage children in a creative experience that supports learning and social development. The whole family is invited to clap and sing along. For more information, check this out.
See Cool Cars & Trains at Southeastern Railway Museum
Check out cool cars, enjoy good food, win prizes, listen to music, and of course—explore the trains at this annual car show at the Southeastern Railway Museum. Here‘s what you need to know before you go.
Explore the Wild West at the Booth Museum
The Booth Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is a 120,000-square-foot museum located in Cartersville. Guests are invited to see America’s story through contemporary Western artwork, presidential portraits and letters, Civil War art, more than 200 Native American artifacts, and so much more. Sagebrush Ranch is an interactive gallery where children of all ages can learn about art and Western America. Here‘s more info before you roll.
See Fireworks & Laser Shows at Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain Park honors and appreciates everyday working heroes during our Labor Day Weekend Celebration! Enjoy a day of adventure on our family-friendly attractions then stay into the evening for the Lasershow Spectacular followed by EPIC fireworks all three nights. Here‘s the plan.
Plan Ahead for Nearby Fall Fairs & Festivals
Funnel cakes, Ferris wheels, family entertainment, and farm animals—is it really even the fall if you haven’t visited a fair or festival in Georgia? From the mountains to the coast, we’ve put together our favorite fall fairs and festivals. Here‘s the scoop.
Head to a Family Dance Party in Halcyon
On the first Friday of each month, DJ Jake will play family friendly dance tunes while you show off your best moves. Fun giveaways and games too! Find out more here.
Check Out Pioneer Days Festival in Cartersville
The Pioneer Days Festival is a clean, well lit, family oriented arts & crafts festival, and carnival – with the finest selection of modern rides, food and game concessions, all staffed by courteous, uniformed individuals. Here are the deets.
Explore the Wild West in Cartersville
The Booth Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is a 120,000-square-foot museum located in Cartersville. Guests are invited to see America’s story through contemporary Western artwork, presidential portraits and letters, Civil War art, more than 200 Native American artifacts, and so much more. Open since August 2003, Booth Museum is the second largest art museum in Georgia and houses the largest permanent exhibition space for Western art in the country. Sagebrush Ranch is an interactive gallery where children of all ages can learn about art and Western America. Find more info here.
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