Massive List of Free Things to Do in Atlanta This Summer

Massive List of Free Things to Do This Summer in Atlanta

Massive List of Free Things to Do in Atlanta This Summer

I know for most Atlanta area children, this is the final week of school. Parents are getting their summer calendars planned out and looking for low cost things to do. I’m always looking for fun for the kids to have for FREE. That’s why I decided to share this list! Summer fun with children doesn’t have to break your pockets!

Here we go!

MOVIES

  • Movies in Central Park at Atlantic Station. Every Thursday at sundown. More info here: atlanticstation.com/events
  • Mall of Georgia Movies Under the Stars runs from 5/23/2015 to 7/25/2015 http://bit.ly/1Fp5RTT
  • Ride In Theater by Dynacraft at Piedmont Park Promenade May 30, 2015. Registration Requiredhttp://bit.ly/1Lnc58X
  • Movies at Newton Park for Alpharetta & Johns Creek one Saturday out of the month http://bit.ly/1AfW9Er
  • B at the Movies sponsored by B98.5 at various parks around the city on Saturday nights. Movies and details here: http://bit.ly/1c5VKso
  • Town Brookhaven Movies on the Town every Thursday evening from 5/28/2015 to 7/30/2015 (no movie on July 4th) Details here: http://bit.ly/1AfWQxF
  • Candler Park Movie Night runs through September. Movies & details here: http://bit.ly/1PXzAWQ
  • Georgia Movies in the Park presented by Northside Hospital. Playing in Alpharetta, Cumming, Canton, Woodstock, & Dawsonville. on.fb.me/1GqAMBc
  • Clayton County Movies Under the Stars. For full details and park listings head here: http://bit.ly/1HupDOz
  • Flicks on Bricks in the city of Duluth every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month: http://bit.ly/1Ln1ESP
  • Hapeville Movie Night Under the Stars. Info & details here: http://bit.ly/1egLgIF
  • Milton, GA Flicks & Food Trucks. Movies & Times here: http://bit.ly/1Amvu8E
  • Snellville Popcorn in the Park. Movies & details here: http://bit.ly/1dlI66j

FESTIVALS

SUMMER READING

SPRAYGROUNDS & SPLASH PADS 

EVENTS 

  • City of Atlanta Play Mobile – Recreation on Wheels. Various parks around the city each week. (See details below)

Massive List of Free Things to Do in Atlanta this Summer

  • 2015 Open House Good Neighbor Day Air Show at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport May 30th, 2015 www.pdkairshow.com/
  • Arabia Mountain Adventures Kickoff – Games, prizes, & free bike rentals. June 6th, 2015 http://bit.ly/1R54yid
  • Georgia State Astronomy at Hard Labor Creek State Park – Observatory Open House http://bit.ly/1JBvWC5
  • National Trails Day Events – June 6, 2015 http://bit.ly/1Bd7AYo
  • The Fox Theatre Rock the Block Party, Sunday June 7th, 2015 from 12pm-6pm 

Massive List of Free Things to Do in Atlanta this Summer

MUSEUMS 

I hope I’ve helped with your Summer break planning! Did I miss anything? Do you have any events to add to the list? 

Ashley 

60 Comments

  1. Brandi

    May 21, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    Thank you so much for putting this together!

    • Ashley

      May 24, 2015 at 10:05 am

      Thank you for reading, Brandi!

  2. Nyimah

    May 21, 2015 at 5:10 pm

    Riverside park has a splash pad as well Roswell right at the Chattahoochee river

    • Ashley

      May 24, 2015 at 10:05 am

      Thanks, Nyimah! Will add those to the list 🙂

    • Ashley

      May 24, 2015 at 10:42 am

      Just researched….Riverside Park isn’t free. It’s $2 for entry.

  3. Clyde Gilbert

    May 23, 2015 at 6:40 am

    Awesome! Luv this

    • Ashley

      May 24, 2015 at 10:06 am

      Thank you for reading, Clyde!

  4. Jennifer gaddis

    May 23, 2015 at 9:30 am

    The list is awesome. Thank you. Dauset Trails is always free amd donations accepted. Beautiful place.

    • katalina

      May 23, 2015 at 10:03 am

      Where is this

      • Ashley

        May 24, 2015 at 10:08 am

        These places are across the city, Katalina. Are you asking about a more specific location?

    • Ashley

      May 24, 2015 at 10:06 am

      Thank you, Jennifer. Will add Dauset Trails to the list 🙂

  5. Stephanie A.

    May 23, 2015 at 10:03 am

    Thank You!

    • Ashley

      May 24, 2015 at 10:08 am

      Thank you for reading, Stephanie!

  6. katalina

    May 23, 2015 at 10:03 am

    This was awesome.. Thanx

    • Ashley

      May 24, 2015 at 10:09 am

      Thank you for reading, Katalina!

  7. sharon carmichael

    May 23, 2015 at 1:11 pm

    I love that Ga have a lot of free things to offer how ever D H Stanton is a nice water park the children that live in the apartments next to park are hood ghetto and always unsupervised they are bullies who pick fights with other children who attend this park

    • Ashley

      May 24, 2015 at 10:09 am

      Wow, Sharon. I’ll keep that in mind. Thanks for reading!

  8. S. Adams

    May 23, 2015 at 3:56 pm

    very well compiled list…thanks

    • Ashley

      May 24, 2015 at 10:10 am

      Thank you for reading! Enjoy the summer 🙂

  9. Twilla Hill

    May 24, 2015 at 10:15 am

    I look forward to visiting Atlanta this summer. This list Really adds value to my trip

    • Ashley

      May 24, 2015 at 10:53 am

      Twilla, there is so much fun to be had without spending any money. You’ll definitely enjoy it when you visit. Thanks for reading!

  10. MJ

    May 24, 2015 at 2:58 pm

    Looks like I’ll be strapping the baby on and getting out there with him and the toddler this summer. Still learnt this city so thank you doll. Hope to hang with you and yours at a splash pad or two

    • Ashley

      May 25, 2015 at 7:57 am

      Can’t wait to hit the splash pad with the babies, MJ!

  11. Daisy James

    May 24, 2015 at 3:24 pm

    This is wonderful! Thank you for putting it together. I have 4 children between the ages of 12 and 4 so this is much appreciated.

    Thanks
    Daisy

    • Ashley

      May 25, 2015 at 7:56 am

      Thank you for reading, Daisy! Enjoy the summer 🙂

  12. Cammy

    May 24, 2015 at 9:15 pm

    Older kids might enjoy Lawrenceville Summer Concert Series. Last Friday of the month 6:00 – 10:00
    http://www.visitlawrenceville.com/event-profile.php?Event_ID=1146

    • Ashley

      May 25, 2015 at 7:57 am

      Thanks, Cammy! I will add it to the list 🙂

  13. Liana T Richardson

    May 25, 2015 at 9:04 am

    Thank you! My three children && I will be attending some of the events. Is it a way, I can forward this to friends?

  14. sandy

    May 25, 2015 at 10:01 am

    Ga aquarium is free on your bday.

    • Ashley

      May 25, 2015 at 10:03 am

      Thanks, Sandy! I didn’t add it because that would only mean free entry for one family member.

  15. mallory wakefield

    May 25, 2015 at 1:44 pm

    Thank you God for this information

    • Ashley

      May 26, 2015 at 2:36 pm

      Thank you so much for reading, Mallory!

  16. Fayelle

    May 26, 2015 at 3:31 am

    The sprayground at Laurel Park is $2 according to the website, just FYI.

    Thanks for this list!

    • Ashley

      May 26, 2015 at 2:37 pm

      Thanks for pointing that out, Fayelle! I’ve removed it 🙂

  17. Amanda

    May 26, 2015 at 9:38 am

    Carl Millar Park in Newnan, GA. Known as kids castle is free. 2 splash pads, walking trails, picnic areas, and 3 playgrounds.

    • Ashley

      May 27, 2015 at 2:17 pm

      Thank you for the info, Amanda! I have added it to the list. Enjoy your summer 🙂

  18. Alex

    May 26, 2015 at 10:11 am

    Thank you for creating this and thank you to Stephanie T. for guiding me to it!

    • Ashley

      May 27, 2015 at 2:18 pm

      Thank you for reading, Alex!

  19. barbara

    May 26, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    • Ashley

      May 27, 2015 at 2:20 pm

      Thanks, Barbara! I will add it to the list 🙂

  20. Hannah

    May 27, 2015 at 11:21 pm

    Isn’t slide the city going to be here in atl some time this summer??

    • Ashley

      May 30, 2015 at 11:13 am

      Yes, Hannah. The slide is coming to downtown Decatur but it isn’t free.

  21. Rosalind Person

    May 28, 2015 at 11:53 am

    Thanks a million my grandkids are gonna love this now to find the teenages stuff to do. Lol.

    • Ashley

      May 30, 2015 at 11:17 am

      The teens can enjoy improv night at Atlantic Station, as well as the free concert series. Thanks for reading, Rosalind!

  22. Kionte

    May 28, 2015 at 1:09 pm

    Thank you! This information was so helpful!

    • Ashley

      May 30, 2015 at 11:17 am

      Thank you for reading, Kionte!

  23. Jennifer

    May 28, 2015 at 1:14 pm

    Great list. I’m not sure if u want to add it to the list cause if is $1 per person. But not bad for a movie. Some Regal cinemas have $1 movies on Tues & Wed at 10am..

    • Ashley

      May 30, 2015 at 11:18 am

      Thank you for mentioning, Jennifer! I’m trying to stick with 100% free for this list 🙂

  24. M Durmeyer

    May 30, 2015 at 9:51 am

    The MODA: Museum of Design Atlanta has free membership for children and one caretaker. museumdesign.org

    • Ashley

      May 30, 2015 at 11:18 am

      Thank you! I will research and add that info 🙂

  25. Hameelah

    June 1, 2015 at 8:50 am

    Awesome!! Thank you so much!

    • Ashley

      June 6, 2015 at 8:36 am

      Thank you for reading & sharing, Hameelah!

  26. Bianca

    June 4, 2015 at 12:01 am

    This is really awesome!! Thanks a lot! You are appreciated.

    • Ashley

      June 6, 2015 at 8:37 am

      You’re welcome, Bianca! Enjoy your summer!!

  27. Lisa

    June 6, 2015 at 5:37 pm

    Fabulous list! Went to Home Depot this morning and the 3 year old didn’t want to leave .

    • Ashley

      June 11, 2015 at 9:40 am

      Thanks, Lisa! So glad to hear!!

  28. Bertmarie

    June 15, 2015 at 9:26 pm

    Thank you so much for this great list! I have jotted down quite a few ideas on my calendar.

    I wanted to share that there are free movies every other Friday at Mable House Amphitheatre in Mableton: http://www.mablehouse.org/amphitheatre-events.html. We have been and had a great time!

  29. Surender

    March 31, 2016 at 5:51 am

    Thank you so much for this amazing list of free things to do in Atlanta. I look forward to visiting Atlanta this summer, This list Really adds value to my trip. Most of the activities which i want to do in Atlanta, i’ve already booked from http://www.lavacanza.in/sightseeing-tour/Atlanta/d784-ttd

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