Kids Programs

School Tours

Children's Garden

Contact the Atlanta registrar:
404-591-1543
registrar@atlantabg.org

Contact the Gainesville registrar:
404-888-4763
wcannon@atlantabg.org

Registration not required for Drop-In Family Programs.

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Garden Playtime

Atlanta

Tuesdays, May - October
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Introduce your little one to the joys of nature! Join us for hands-on learning and sensory stations that will stimulate your child's interest in the natural world.

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Storybook Time

Atlanta

Wednesdays, April - October
10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, frogs and flowers! Meet in Children's Garden Amphitheater.

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Story Time and Smiles

Gainesville

Wednesdays
10 a.m.

Young children may enjoy weekly stories centered around nature and the gardens in Gainesville.

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Budding Artists

Gainesville

Wednesdays
11 a.m. - noon

Children ages 4 - 6 accompanied by an adult may use their creativity to make seasonally-inspired works of art in Gainesville. Something new each time!

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Garden Grooves

Atlanta

Thursdays, May - October
10:30 a.m.

Get ready to wiggle and warble! Join us for songs and dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors.

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Fall Family Fun

Atlanta

Every Saturday and Sunday in October
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Enjoy the wonderful fall weather with the Garden's Scarecrows and activities for the whole family!

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Terrific Trains

Gainesville

Tuesday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

All aboard for fun around the Model Train Garden in Gainesville! Children can play and share with boxes of toy trains.

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Goblins in the Garden

Atlanta

Sunday, October 23
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Show off the kids; Halloween costumes on the Goblin Runway, participate in the fall-themed crafts, enjoy a storyteller and ride a pony or a train. There's even a cash bar for adult goblins.

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Discovery Stations

Gainesville

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

A variety of informal educational stations showcase different topics on the Garden's natural environment. New opportunities to learn and explore!

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Holiday Family Shows

Atlanta

Saturdays, Nov- Dec
10:30 a.m.

Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers and musicians.

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Botanical St. Nick

Atlanta

Saturdays, November 26 - December 3, 10 and 17
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Meet Saint Nick clad in his dark green robe and botanical head wreath. Bring a camera to take your own photos.

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Winter Break Camp

Atlanta

Monday - Tuesday, January 2 - 3
9 a.m. - noon

Join us for a winter adventure in the Garden. Campers will discover winter's botanical beauties and learn about winter wildlife. Enjoy two glorious mornings of exploration, activities and artwork.

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