Things To Do This Weekend in Atlanta at Stone Mountain Park

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Looking for a new adventure or family-fun activity to make the most of your weekend? Stone Mountain Park has so many fun things to do this weekend in Atlanta! From kid-friendly attractions to miles of walking trails to adventurous activities and relaxing shows, there are so many things to do this weekend at Stone Mountain Park.

No matter what month it is currently, the Park has fun and exciting events all year round. We’re certain that we have something perfect for you to enjoy this weekend, so skip ahead to the current season and see all that we have to offer!







May - September


Summer at the Park


 

Lasershow Spectacular Lasershow Spectacular




1.) Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision®, presented by the Georgia Office of Highway Safety

Nightly from May 28 through August 1, as well as select Saturdays in May, August, and September

The top-rated, most reviewed event that certainly sits atop every things to do in Atlanta list that matters, the Lasershow Spectacular is one event that is sure to delight everyone. This beloved 35-year Atlanta tradition is back for 2021! The Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision features classic lasers, iconic music, and epic fireworks! Advance tickets are now required for socially distanced Lasershow safety, so be sure to plan ahead and then visit Stone Mountain Park this weekend to marvel at the laser-lit sky!

Summer Hours: Daily shows at 9:30 PM from Memorial Day through early August

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2.) Memorial Day Weekend | May 28 - 31, 2021

Celebrate our brave men and women with a Lasershow and special fireworks finale! With the same Memorial Day Lasershow playing every day this weekend, you have four chances to marvel as the skies light up with patriotism and American pride.

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3.) Summer at the Rock | June 12 - August 1, 2021

Buy a daily Attractions pass or an annual Mountain Membership, and get unlimited access to Stone Mountain Park’s one-of-a-kind activities all summer long.


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4.) Fantastic Fourth Celebration | July 1 - 5, 2021

In the days surrounding America’s birthday, spend a fun-filled day at the Park’s attractions and stay for a mesmerizing Lasershow and epic fireworks finale. We think the best thing to do this weekend in Atlanta is to view fireworks at Stone Mountain Park, but don’t take our word for it! AJC voted Stone Mountain as the “Best Place to Watch Fireworks in Atlanta,” so head on down to the Park to celebrate the Fourth in style!

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5.) Labor Day Weekend | September 4 - 6, 2021

Say goodbye to the summer in style by celebrating at Stone Mountain Park this weekend. Take a load off on Labor Day and enjoy the Lasershow Spectacular, followed by an incredible fireworks display at Stone Mountain Park! Attractions will be open all day, with a special celebration every night!

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6.) Yellow Daisy Festival | September 9 - 12, 2021

Join thousands of other shoppers and craft lovers at the nationally-known Annual Yellow Daisy Festival. Over 400 vendors from thirty-three states and two countries come together to show their best work all weekend long. This festival is filled with food, live music, and arts and crafts, making it a clear choice as one of the best things to do in Atlanta this weekend!

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7.) Outdoor Challenges

Grab your summer athletic gear for these one-of-a-kind outdoor activities. You’ll discover new heights when you step up to these challenges. Click each link to learn about what’s in store!





8.) Walk-Up Trail to Top of Stone Mountain | Open Year-Round

Make the 1-mile trek up the historic landmark for spectacular views of the city of Atlanta.

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Are you ready to make lifelong family memories? Whether you want a daily Attractions Pass or an Annual Mountain Membership, your time at the Park will be one to remember! Get one of these and you’ll always have things to do this weekend in Atlanta.








September - November


Fall at the Park


 

Pumpkin Festival Pumpkin Festival




1.) Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision®, presented by the Georgia Office of Highway Safety

Open until September 11, 2021

If the weekend you’re looking to fill is in the fall, the Lasershow is pretty amazing during the cooler fall air, making this an excellent and exciting thing to do this weekend in Atlanta. This beloved 35-year Atlanta tradition is back in a whole new way! Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision features lights, iconic music, classic lasers, and epic fireworks! New this year are Lasershow squares which allow visitors to social distance and enjoy the Lasershow safely and comfortably. The squares are available for purchase online either on their own or as an add-on to an Attractions Pass or Mountain Membership.

Hours: Shows on Saturdays at 9:30 PM from August 7 through September 11

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2.) Pumpkin Festival | September 18 - 31, 2021

What better thing to do this weekend in Atlanta than to celebrate fall by playing games and painting pumpkins in the cooler weather? Come out to our month-long autumn celebration that includes parades, magic shows, character meet and greets, and a pumpkin patch. Stay past dark and enjoy the new and improved Glow by Night Experience with thousands of glowing lights, carved pumpkins, and so much more.

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3.) Stone Mountain Highland Games | October 15 - 17, 2021

Since 1972, the third weekend in October at Stone Mountain Park has resounded with bagpipes, fiddles, and harps, celebrating Scotland’s Highland Games. This annual event unites thousands of Scots from around the world with athletic events, dancing demonstrations, parades, and more. Listen to authentic music or watch the numerous competitions that take place throughout the weekend!

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4.) Recreational Activities

Grab your fishing, hiking, and gold gear for these one-of-a-kind outdoor activities. You’ll enjoy the great outdoors and become one with nature while enjoying the best that Stone Mountain has to offer. Click each link to learn about what’s in store!


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5.) Walk-Up Trail to Top of Stone Mountain | Open Year-Round

Make the 1-mile trek up the historic landmark for spectacular views of the city of Atlanta from sunrise to sunset.

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November - January


Winter at the Park




 

Stone Mountain Christmas Stone Mountain Christmas




1.) Stone Mountain Christmas | November 13, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Make magical memories under millions of twinkling Christmas lights right in Stone Mountain Park. With live entertainment, park attractions, and festive music, our holiday celebration is one for the books! Enjoy Park attractions during the day and special holiday character visits, a Christmas parade, and some incredible Christmas-themed shows at night! Bring the whole family to experience the most wonderful time of the year at Stone Mountain Park!

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2.) Outdoor Adventures

Grab your winter gear for the best outdoor adventures this winter. You’re sure to have a blast exploring all the outdoor fun that Stone Mountain has to offer. Click through each link below to learn about what’s in store this weekend in Atlanta at Stone Mountain Park!





3.) Walk-Up Trail to Top of Stone Mountain | Open Year-Round

Make the 1-mile trek up the historic landmark for spectacular views of the city of Atlanta. This trail is accessible from sun up to sun down all year-round, allowing you to customize your experience and make the most of your hike up the mountain.

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March - May


Spring at the Park


 

Dinosaur Explore Dinosaur Explore




1.) Family-Friendly Attractions and Activities

Opens mid-March on weekends only, unless otherwise noted

Buy an All-Attractions pass and get an unlimited, one-day pass to Stone Mountain Park’s one-of-a-kind activities listed below! Be sure to check the schedule for this weekend to ensure the attractions you want to visit are open!





2.) Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision®, presented by the Georgia Office of Highway Safety

Select Dates April - September

The Lasershow Spectacular is a not-to-be-missed Atlanta tradition that will wow your family and friends with state-of-the-art digital graphics and awe-inspiring effects. The Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision features iconic music, brilliant lasers, and epic fireworks. Plus, three flame cannons add a punch to the show by sending a trio of flames nearly one hundred feet into the air! Be sure to check out our new Lasershow squares for optimal, socially distanced seating this year!

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3.) Spring FUN Break

Week of Spring Break for local school districts

Staying around Atlanta this Spring Break? Celebrate your time off by spending it at Stone Mountain Park. From the amazing dog show to a 4D theater experience, we’ve got something to keep you cool and having fun right here in Atlanta.

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4.) Easter Sunrise Service | Easter Morning

Venture to the top of the mountain or relax on Memorial Lawn for our annual Easter Sunrise Service held by the Stone Mountain Sunrise Association. Starting at 7:00 AM, you can worship at one of the two simultaneous, non-denominational services.

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5.) Memorial Day Weekend—Salute the Troops | May 28 - 31, 2021

Celebrate our brave men and women in the military with a Lasershow and special firework finale dedicated just to them! With the same show playing each night, you have four chances to marvel as the skies light up with honor and respect for our armed services.

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6.) Recreational Activities

Stay active and enjoy the great outdoors by taking advantage of the numerous activities offered at Stone Mountain Park to enjoy the warmth and beauty of a Georgia spring.





7.) Walk-Up Trail to Top of Stone Mountain | Open Year-Round

Calling all fitness buffs! The best thing to do on any given weekend in Atlanta is climbing Stone Mountain. Make the 1-mile trek up the historic landmark for spectacular views of the city of Atlanta. If you’re feeling extra fit, feel free to run up the mountain or hike it a few times!

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Are you ready to make lifelong family memories? Whether you want a daily Attractions Pass or an Annual Mountain Membership, your time at the Park will be one to remember! Get one of these and you’ll always have things to do this weekend in Atlanta.