25+ Not-to-Miss June Events

Sandy Springs Lantern Parade/Steve Eberhardt

Summer is here! We have you covered with the best family-friendly shows, exhibits and special events this month. Don’t miss our list of Father’s Day events. Also, check out our guides to spring and summer festivals, exhibits, concerts and free outdoor movies.

Virtual: Juneteenth with Atlanta History Center

Celebrate the traditions and achievements of African American culture with virtual resources. June 1-21.

Vibe Check: Improv Comedy at Lionheart Theatre

Watch a family-friendly improv show from comedy troupe Vibe Check. June 4-5.

Fridays -N- Duluth in Duluth

Try exotic foods from different food trucks and listen to live entertainment. June 4, 11, 18 and 25.

Survival Safari at Zoo Atlanta

Enjoy an evening of team challenges, scavenger hunts and interactive activities that will help you learn more about nocturnal species and how they use their different senses to navigate in the park. June 4 and 19.

Scales and Tails at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Discover unique reptiles and amphibians from their animal collection, and celebrate the new exhibits “Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World” and “Nature’s Ninjas.” June 5.

Civil War History Day at Southern Museum of Civil War History

Living historians dressed in period-appropriate costumes will demonstrate items from the battlefield and the home front. June 5.

First Saturday at Dunwoody Nature Center

Look for critters, learn about the water cycle, and hike Wildcat Creek. June 5.

Sandy Springs Lantern Parade at Steel Canyon Golf Club

Enjoy food, entertainment and children’s activities before seeing beautiful floating lanterns on the river. June 5.

Kaiser Permanente Movie Series at Fair Oaks Park

Watch Sonic the Hedgehog at this drive-in experience. June 5.

Butterfly Encounter at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Get up close and personal with hundreds of native butterflies and nectar plants. June 7-Aug. 8.

Best of Broadway Musical Theatre Revue at Jennie T. Anderson Theatre

Enjoy a set list of Broadway’s greatest hits. June 10-13.

Family Zoo Yoga at Zoo Atlanta

Practice yoga and stretches inspired by giraffes, and learn more about the human connection to the featured animal. June 12.

RockFest 30 at Tellus Science Museum

See rare and exotic jewelry, ancient fossils and rocks from around the world, play games, win prizes and more. June 12-13.

Summer at the Rock at Stone Mountain Park

Special summer entertainment includes an action-packed Canine Thrill Show and an interactive magic show from Aaron Radatz. June 12-Aug. 2.

Twilight Trek at Zoo Atlanta

Explore native Georgia animals and environments, and learn more about local wildlife. June 12 and 25.

Second Sunday at High Museum of Art

Browse the museum’s permanent and featured exhibits for free. June 13.

Roswell Summer Puppet Series at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

Puppets perform in four productions this season: “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff,” “The Princess and the Pea, Y’all” and “The Zany Zoo.” June 15-July 10.

The Ugly Duckling at Center for Puppetry Arts

When a young bird doesn’t fit in with the other ducks in the pond, he goes on a journey where he meets other animals and discovers his true self. June 16-Aug. 1.

Family Food Truck Friday at Riverside Park

Purchase food from different food trucks, enjoy entertainment, play in the sprayground and more. June 18.

Jurassic Parks and Rex at Logan Farm Park

Watch Jurassic Park, and enjoy themed dinosaur activities and photo opportunities. June 18.

Juneteenth Atlanta Parade and Music Festival at Centennial Olympic Park

This event includes live music, see a car and bike show, shop the artist’s market, enjoy children’s activities and more to commemorate emancipation for slaves on June 19, 1865. June 18-20.

Pop-in for Family Fun at Marietta Museum of History

Take home themed “Bugs, Bugs, Bugs” activities. June 19.

Pirates Ahoy! at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Sail in for dance parties, filming an action-packed pirate movie, walking the plank, family photos and more. Through June 20.

Summer Movie Series at The Avenue East Cobb

Watch a family-friendly movie, visit with a movie character, play movie trivia, and check out the balloon artist and caricaturist. June 24.

Calder-Picasso at High Museum of Art

Explore more than 100 works of Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso, two of the foremost figures in twentieth-century art. June 26-Sept. 19.

Games in the Gallery at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Play outdoors at WildWoods with oversized games and fun skill challenges. Through Aug. 29.

Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Be inspired by the work of Thomas Edison with hands-on STEM experiments, and learn about ground-breaking innovations. Through Sept. 7.

SUPERnatural: Aerial Art in Motion, Glass Art in Bloom at Atlanta Botanical Garden

View more than 100 beautiful glass floral sculptures, as well as an aerial skynet with multi-colored birds. Through Oct. 31.

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience at Pullman Yards

This immersive digital art experience brings you into Vincent van Gogh’s paintings through virtual reality, atmospheric light and spectacular sound. Through Nov. 15.

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