Can’t Miss Atlanta Events: June 2019

School’s out for summer, and that means Atlanta kicks its kid-friendly programming into high gear. They won’t be bored at home with this lineup of fun, including castles, classical music, and beloved story characters come to life. Grab the sunscreen, snacks and water and make the most of the season.

Featured Event: Va-Hi Summerfest

The 35th annual Virginia-Highland Summerfest celebrates the season of fun in one of the city’s most charming historic neighborhoods June 9-10, 2018. Presented by the Virginia-Highland Civic Association, Summerfest brings together a juried Artist Market featuring more than 250 artists, the popular Local Market, fantastic live music on multiple stages, children’s  activities, a 5K and tasty offerings to eat and drink.

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Second Sunday: The High Museum of Art Free Day

On the Second Sunday of each month, the High Museum hosts a day of family fun that includes FREE admission for every member of your family. In addition to taking in all the amazing exhibits within the museum, there are many special activities created for children and families.

1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309

PETER PAN: A World Premiere MUSICAL Pirate Adventure

Event Start: 05/31/2018
Event End: 08/26/2018

Get ready to sail to the second star to the right and straight on ‘til morning and go on a magical musical adventure with the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan!

Serenbe Playhouse is once again raising the bar with a world premiere musical for the entire family! After defeating Captain Hook and taking over his ship, join Peter deep in the forests of Neverland where he lives it up with his band of Lost Boys. However, it seems like the party might be coming to an end as the Lost Boys yearn for home.

And with the return of Peter’s nemesis, Hook, seeking revenge, Peter is faced with his greatest battle yet. Sit along the banks of the creek and fly… to Neverland!

9110 Selborne Ln, Palmetto, Georgia

Winnie-The-Pooh Wins Hearts At Alliance Theatre

From the classic, endearing stories of A. A. Milne comes a charming and joyful journey through the Hundred Acre Wood.  Join the beloved Pooh Bear and friends Piglet, Rabbit, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, and even Owl as one adventure turns into another.  And another.  And another! Through all the surprises, hilarity, and challenges, they discover that friendship is the greatest gift and simplicity a virtue beyond measure.  Featuring a series of delightful songs, this play promises to remind you that “a little thought for others makes all the difference.”  For tickets, call 404-733-5000 or visit here.


Event Start: 06/07/2018
Event End: 07/15/2018
Alliance Theatre, 1280 W Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Bring it On! the musical

Event Start: 06/21/2018
Event End: 06/22/2018

Inspired by the hit film, this show takes audiences on a high-flying journey that is filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness. Music/ lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The Emerging Artists Playhouse is proud to present Bring it On, the musical. June 21st and 22nd at 7:30pm.

4181 Atlanta Street, Powder Springs, Georgia 30127

Junie B. Jones, Jr., the Musical

Event Start: 06/28/2018
Event End: 06/29/2018

With a cast of lovable characters and fun-filled songs, join Junie B. and friends on her first day of first grade! The Emerging Artists Playhouse proudly presents Junie B. Jones, JR at 7pm on June 28th and 29th, at the Patricia C. Vaughn Cultural Arts Center in Powder Springs.

4181 Atlanta Street, Powder Springs, Georgia 30127

Family Fun Month at Beech Mountain NC

June is Family Fun Month at Beech Mountain NC with 30 days of family activities like guided tours of the Land of Oz, canoe and paddleboat rentals, movies, plus discount lodging specials like buy two nights, get a third night free.

The town of Beech Mountain is a fun getaway at 5,506 feet above sea level in the Blue Ridge Mountains where you are free to unplug, unwind, reconnect.

Event Start: 06/01/2019
Event End: 06/30/2019
Beech Mountain Parkway Beech Mountain, North Carolina 28604

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Paige Sullivan | Travel and Calendar Editor

Paige Sullivan recently completed her MFA at Georgia State University, where she studied, wrote, and published poetry. She now works as a marketing professional in the nonprofit sector, and in her spare time, she freelance edits and dabbles in food and travel writing. Find her on social media at @bpaigesullivan.

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Lesli Peterson

Lesli made her way to Atlanta over 20 years ago, after living in Germany, Japan and six U.S. states. She relishes the discovery of obscure, offbeat and unwonted places, and she will chat up any willing stranger to uncover a new secret locale.

After 18 years in software development, Lesli bailed on the corporate scene. When she’s not traveling, she’s hiking in the mountains or checking out Atlanta’s culinary scene, whiskey in hand.

Lesli has two kiddos -Cooper and Elliot- plus two bonus kids currently at UGA, and she’s happily married to her soul mate.

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