Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta
Are you looking for things to do this Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta 2020?
As the summer season comes to an end, Atlantans can still celebrate Labor Day weekend without even leaving the city. While the coronavirus has many events and yearly Labor Day weekend traditions canceled, those in the Atlanta area can still find things to do with the family.
Here is the top list of events (virtual or in-person) happening in Atlanta this Labor Day Weekend!
Disclosure: Due to coronavirus, check with the organizers of these events to confirm updated status and possible cancellations.
1. TiNYCon at Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Buy your tickets to the Children’s Museum of Atlanta fourth annual celebration of sci-fi and fantasy! Costumes are encouraged for young and old alike! Tickets for any session on September 5th or 6th get you into TinyCon®.
2. Dragon Con Goes Virtual
Join thousands of sci-fi and fantasy fans virtually this year. Pull up a computer and chair and join Dragon Con September 3 – 7th.
3. Decatur Book Festival
Literature lovers can check out the largest independent book festival in the country. The Decatur Book Festival features book signings, author readings, panel discussions, and more. The Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country. Virtual event is being held Sept. 4-Oct. 4.
4. Callaway Garden’s Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival
The magic begins each night with the extraordinary Hot Air Balloon Glow at Callaway Gardens, where balloons illuminate Robin Lake Beach, and then Fireworks take over the sky!
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
- Balloon Walkabout | 12 pm to 2 pm | Circus Tent
- Basket Display | 12 pm to 2 pm | Discovery Center
- Photo Ops | 3 pm to 4 pm | Circus Tent
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, & SUNDAY
- Balloon Glow | Approx. 8:30 pm | Robin Lake Beach
- Fireworks will follow the Balloon Glow Nightly
5. High Museum of Art
The High Museum of Art is now open to the public. Picture the Dream: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through Children’s Books exhibition is available to view now through November 8, 2020. Tickets can be purchased on time and face coverings are required.
6. Stone Mountain Park
Outdoor types won’t want to miss a visit to Stone Mountain Park. Limited attractions and natural areas of the park where adequate social distancing can be achieved are open for your enjoyment. Note: Stone Mountain Park Lasershow and Fireworks for Labor Day Weekend have been canceled.
7. World of Coca-Cola
Need a break from the Atlanta heat? World of Coca-Cola is overflowing with refreshing moments and more than 100 drinks from around the world. Online ticket purchases and facial coverings will be required. Visit World of Coca-Cola website to learn more about their new safety measures.
8. Sandy Springs Kayaking and Outdoors
If you’re looking just to just enjoy some outdoors with your family, head to Sandy Springs and enjoy some kayaking and nature hikes, to fishing and more. Just a short drive north of Atlanta, it’s a great spot to spend Labor Day weekend.
What are your plans for Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta?