30+ Not-to-Miss April Events

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We have you covered with the best family-friendly shows, exhibits and special events this month. Also, check out our guide to spring festivals and exhibits at local museums.

Town Center at Cobb’s Carnival

Enjoy midway fun for the family with rides, games and treats. April 1-11.

Atlanta Dance Theatre Presents Aladdin at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

Travel to the Far East to go on a magical adventure with Aladdin. April 2-3.

Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff at Center for Puppetry Arts

See the adventures of the Three Billy Goats Gruff, Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs in this one-man show. April 2-11.

Mirandy and Brother Wind at Synchronicity Theatre

Mirandy is determined to win first place in the cakewalk, so she decides to capture the spirit of Brother Wind to serve as her dancing partner. Through April 4.

Virtual: The Little Red Hen & the Grain of Wheat

This puppet performance from the Center for Puppetry Arts tells the story of a hen who finds a grain of wheat, but none of the other barnyard animals will help her harvest it. April 5.

Beautiful Blackbird Live at Alliance Theatre

This family concert features original music inspired by the children’s book “Beautiful Blackbird.” April 8-18.

Virtual: The Velveteen Rabbit

Marjery Williams’ timeless classic story of a stuffed rabbit being brought to life with a child’s love. April 9.

Twilight Trek at Zoo Atlanta

Explore native Georgia animals and environments at dusk, and learn how to protect local wildlife in your own backyard. April 9 and 23.

Family Art Escapes at High Museum of Art

Explore a paper lanterns with an art-making activity and scavenger hunt. April 10.

Family Zoo Yoga at Zoo Atlanta

Stretch out with animal-inspired yoga poses and spend time with a Zoo Educator. April 10.

Monster Energy AMA Supercross at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Watch this dirt bike racing championship with exciting obstacles, such as jumps, turns and bumps, for a fun athletic adventure. April 10, 13 and 17.

Second Sunday at High Museum of Art

Enjoy free admission to see the art in the galleries. April 11.

Orchid Daze at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Enjoy thousands of beautiful orchids at this annual exhibit. Through April 11.

Disney On Ice Presents Dream Big at Infinite Energy Arena

Watch your favorite Disney princesses and characters, including Mickey, Minnie, Elsa, Belle, Genie and more, as they explore different lands and kingdoms. April 15-25.

Pinners Conference at Cobb Galleria Centre

Learn new things and create amazing crafts inspired by Pinterest. April 16-17.

The Reluctant Dragon at Center for Puppetry Arts

Learn the value of friendship through this tale with a dragon and a princess. April 16-25.

Spring Fling: Fun at the Farm at Donaldson-Bannister Farm

Family activities will include a petting zoo, children’s crafts, a bonnet/hat contest, a self-guided lemon scavenger hunt and more. April 17.

LEGO Trolls World Tour at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Celebrate the adventure of the “Trolls World Tour” movie with building instrument stations, zipline creations, tour bus races, stop-motion music videos and more. Through April 18.

North Georgia Live Steamers at Georgia International Horse Park

Enjoy a miniature train ride on a smaller version of a real steam train. April 24.

Monster Jam at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Witness an athletic battle of gravity-defying feats in freestyle, skills and racing challenges. April 24-25.

Healthy Kids Day Family Festival at YMCAs

18 metro Atlanta location will celebrate healthy kids with games, activities, inflatables, food and more. April 25.

Songs to Grow on at Alliance Theatre

Folk music legend Woody Guthrie’s classic children’s songs are performed at this concert. April 29-May 9.

MotoAmerica Superbikes at Michelin Raceway

Watch six classes of road racing and family fun with a kid’s zone and carnival games. April 30-May 2.

The Big Bad Little Red Pig Show at Center for Puppetry Arts

Little Red and the trio of little pigs work together to take on the terrifying wolf in this retelling of two classic stories. April 30-May 9.

Virtual: Sounds of the West End

From the Alliance Theatre, take a trip to Atlanta’s historic West End with this performance based on “In the West End” by Will Power and R. Gregory Christie. Through April 30.

Microsculpture at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

The tiny world of insects is magnified with portraits in this outdoor exhibit. Through May 2.

The Pigeon Comes to Atlanta! A Mo Willems Exhibit at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Celebrate your favorite stories from Mo Willems with themed activities with his characters. Through May 9.

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Find out what archaeologists have discovered about the ancient Maya civilization that flourished in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. Through May 9.

Spring Scramble Scavenger Hunt at Oakland Cemetery

Enjoy a day of cemetery sleuthing on this self-guided scavenger hunt throughout historic Oakland Cemetery with three different difficulty levels. Through May 31.

EcoTinker Science Stations at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Examine the connection between STEM and nature with tech and tinker stations, learn about recycling, consumer science, and more. Through May 31.

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