Family Friendly Halloween Events In Atlanta
It’s no surprise that an advantage to living in a hustling and bustling city such as Atlanta, Georgia is there are tons of events to choose from during fun holidays like Halloween! Now, this is generally a good thing, but with many events catering to the adult crowd, it can be difficult to find the perfect family-friendly event to celebrate Halloween in Atlanta with the whole family!
Worry not! We’ve narrowed it down to the six best family-friendly Halloween events in Atlanta, Georgia! Read on to discover more.
1. Kids Boo Fest at Six Flags
We’re kicking off our Halloween events list with one of the best, Boo Fest at Six Flags. A tamer version of the classic Fright Fest, Boo Fest makes all Halloween fantasies come to life with family-friendly rides (in a costume, of course!) and other Halloween staples such as pumpkins, corn stalks, hay bales, and scarecrows. This is your one-stop shop for Halloween experiences. Enjoy Kids Boo Fest at Six Flags Fridays through Sundays during the daytime until October 30th.
2. Halloween Hikes at Chattahoochee Nature Center
This year marks the thirty-seventh annual Halloween Hike at Chattahoochee Nature Center. Young ones will love this family-friendly and educational Halloween event as they will learn about the forest’s creatures while enjoying other fun festivities such as music, crafts, and a campfire. We recommend purchasing your tickets with plenty of time, as entry is only allowed with a pre-purchase of tickets. This unique Halloween hike at the Chattahoochee Nature Center is available on October 21st, 22nd, 28th, and 29th from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
3. Boo at the Zoo
Attention all animal lovers, this one’s for you! Get into the Halloween spirit with Zoo Atlanta’s annual Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo. Leading up to this spooky holiday, the zoo is transformed into a Halloween paradise. We recommend attending in a family-friendly costume to get the entire experience while admiring the one-thousand-plus animals from around the globe that call Zoo Atlanta home. Even better? Admission is free for Zoo Atlanta members and children under three! Don’t miss this Halloween spectacle on October 22nd-23rd from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm!
4. Día de los Muertos Roswell
Celebrate Halloween and teach your little ones about an important Mexican holiday, all for free. What gets better than that?! Head to the city hall grounds in Roswell to take advantage of this lively, educational Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) event. This Mexican holiday honors the memory of deceased family members. Although the holiday is typically celebrated in Mexico between October 31st and November 2nd, this free event is on October 29th from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm.
5. Netherworld Haunted House
Do you have teenage children looking for an adrenaline-packed Halloween event? This one’s for you! Out of all the haunted houses in Atlanta, Netherworld Haunted House takes first place thanks to over a hundred skilled actors and excellent special effects, making this a Halloween must! Another plus? Netherworld is open Tuesday to Sunday through November 6th, giving you plenty of opportunities to be delightfully frightened! We highly recommend buying tickets online, as Netherworld is known to sell out fast!
6. The Great Pumpkin Fest
If your Halloween festivities didn’t involve pumpkins, did you even celebrate Halloween? We don’t think so! Leave it to Cherokee County to throw an epic family-friendly Halloween festival, The Great Pumpkin Fest, with everything from trick-or-treating, a costume contest, and hay rides to a petting zoo. The Halloween fun doesn’t end there, as the list includes a pumpkin launcher and even axe throwing, and archery! Don’t miss this Halloween party on October 22nd from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm in Cherokee Veterans Park. The ultimate cherry on top? Admission is free of cost!
There you have it! Our top six recommendations for family-friendly Halloween events in Atlanta, Georgia. Contact us today to schedule the safe and reliable transportation you need to get to and from all of your Halloween adventures!