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October 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Goblins in the Garden


October 24, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Show off the kids’ Halloween costumes on the Goblin’s Runway, participate in socially-distanced fall family activities and enjoy pony and train rides all while exploring Scarecrows in the Garden!

Goblins Runway
10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

Show off your Halloween costume on the Goblins Runway! Shows will be hosted on the spacious Great Lawn so your little goblin has plenty of room to strut their stuff.

“Mexico in the Garden” with Alma Mexicana 
11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Alma Mexicana, meaning Mexican Soul, is an Atlanta-based dance group that presents traditional Mexican dances. The group will artistically travel to 3 different regions of Mexico where some of the Garden’s plants came from. Bring a blanket or ground cover if desired.

Children’s Ride-on-Train 
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

$3 per passenger. Adults should accompany children 0-3 years old. Children 4+ are encouraged to ride alone if comfortable. Please note: the Ride-on-Train does not run during inclement weather. Last ticket sold at 3:30 p.m.

Pony Rides
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

$4 per passenger. Children only. Last ticket sold at 3:30 p.m. 

Mini Pumpkin Decorating
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.*

Decorate your very own mini pumpkin to take home! Decorating tables for each group are spaced out 10’ apart and all supplies are thoroughly sanitized by our amazing volunteers.

Home Depot Kid’s Workshop Give-a-way 
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.*

Pick up one of the beloved Home Depot Kid’s Workshop Kits to construct together at home.

Leaf Peeper Hunt
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Do you be-leaf in magic? Visit the Alston Overlook where you just may find some hidden, wide-eyed leaves staring back at you! Can you find all twenty Leaf Peepers?  

*While supplies last

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This program is included with Garden admission.

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