Things to Do This Weekend in Atlanta at Stone Mountain Park

Making plans for this weekend? Stone Mountain Park has a variety of things to do this weekend in Atlanta! There are activities for guests of all ages. From kid-friendly attractions to miles of walking trails, there are so many things to do this weekend at the Park. No matter the season that you’re reading this, there will likely some great things to do this weekend! Keep reading or jump to the current season, and see what’s in store!

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Spring | Summer | Fall | Winter

 

Spring at the Park

March-May

  1. Family-Friendly Attractions and Activities

  2. See calendar for operating dates and times

    Buy an All-Attractions pass*, and get an unlimited, one-day pass to Stone Mountain Park’s one-of-a-kind activities listed below!

    Summit Skyride

    Scenic Railroad

    4-D Theater

    Skyhike®

    Camp Highland Outpost

    Geyser Towers

    Dinotorium

    Great Locomotive Chase Adventure Golf

    Stone Mountain Museum at Memorial Hall

    Historic Square

    Discounted Rockin' Land & Lake Tour add-on

  3. Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision®

  4. Nightly during Spring FUN Break, Saturdays only April - Memorial Day Weekend

    The Lasershow Spectacular is a not-to-be-missed Atlanta tradition that will wow your family with state-of-the-art digital graphics and awe-inspiring effects. The Lasershow features lights, iconic music, 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.

    Laser Show Details 

  5. Festival Under the Magnolias

  6. April 4-5

    Shop local at the annual Festival Under the Magnolias at Stone Mountain Park. You can explore vendors’ hand-selected fine art, personalized items, food trucks, and more!

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  7. Spring FUN Break

  8. April 4-11

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

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  9. Easter Sunrise Service

  10. April 12

    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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  11. Memorial Day Weekend—Salute the Troops

  12. May 22-25

    Celebrate our brave men and women with a Lasershow and special firework finale! With the same show playing each night, you have four chances to marvel as the skies light up!

    Learn More

  13. Recreational Activities

  14. Stay active and enjoy the great outdoors by taking advantage of the numerous activities offered at Stone Mountain Park. Don’t forget camping! If you aren’t an outdoorsy camper but love the idea of staying at the park, check out our Yurt guide (link to yurt blog post).

    Two Eighteen-Hole Golf Courses**

    Electric Bike Rentals and Segway Tours

    Fishing on Stone Mountain Lake

    Hiking Trails

    REI Boathouse

    Walk, Jog, or Bike around the Mountain

  15. Walk-Up Trail to Top of Stone Mountain

  16. Open Year Round

    Calling all fitness buffs! The best thing to do on any given weekend is climbing Stone Mountain. Make the 1-mile trek up the historic landmark for spectacular views of the city of Atlanta.

    Learn More

    Purchase Parking

 

Summer at the Park

Late May - Early September

  1. Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision®

  2. Nightly Memorial Day Weekend thru August 1
    Saturdays only August 8 thru October 17

    The top rated, most reviewed and at the top of every things to do in Atlanta list that matters, the Lasershow is one event that won't disappoint. This is even more true during Memorial Day Weekend, over the July 4th holiday, and over Labor Day Weekend. This beloved Atlanta tradition is back in a whole new way with choreographed drones, colorful lights, iconic music, lasers, special effects including an enormous fire wheel and of course epic fireworks!

    Visit the park* to marvel at the laser-lit sky! Summer Hours: Daily shows at 9:30 PM from Memorial Day through early August.

    Learn More

  3. Memorial Day Weekend—Salute the Troops

  4. May 22-25

    Celebrate our brave men and women with a Lasershow and special firework finale! With the same show playing each night, you have four chances to marvel as the skies light up!

    Learn More

  5. Summer at the Rock

    June 13-August 2

    Buy a one-time, All-Attractions pass or an annual Mountain Membership*, and get unlimited access to Stone Mountain Park’s one-of-a-kind activities!

    Summit Skyride

    Scenic Railroad

    4-D Theater

    Skyhike®

    Camp Highland Outpost

    Geyser Towers

    Dinotorium

    Great Locomotive Chase Adventure Golf

    Stone Mountain Museum at Memorial Hall

    Historic Square

    Discounted Rockin' Land & Lake Tour add-on

  6. Fantastic Fourth Celebration

  7. July 1-July 7

    Any day of the week, spend a fun-filled day at the Park’s attractions and stay for a mesmerizing Lasershow and fireworks finale. We think the best thing to do this weekend in Atlanta is viewing fireworks at Stone Mountain Park. Don’t take our word for it, AJC voted Stone Mountain as the “Best Place to Watch Fireworks in Atlanta”

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  8. Labor Day Weekend

  9. September 5-7

    Take a load off this Labor Day and enjoy the Lasershow Spectacular at Stone Mountain Park! Attractions will be open all day, with a special celebration every night!

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  10. Yellow Daisy Festival

  11. September 10-13

    Join thousands of other shoppers and craft lovers at the 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 destination for the best things to do in Atlanta this weekend!

    Learn More

  12. Outdoor Challenges

  13. Grab your spring 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!

    Two Eighteen-Hole Golf Courses**

    Electric Bike Rentals and Segway Tours

    Fishing on Stone Mountain Lake

    Hiking Trails

    REI Boathouse

    Walk, Jog, or Bike around the Mountain

  14. Walk-Up Trail to Top of Stone Mountain

  15. Open Year Round

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

    Learn More

    Purchase Parking

 

Fall at the Park

Early September thru Early November, 2019

  1. Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision®

  2. Saturdays only August 8 thru October 17

    The Lasershow is pretty amazing during the cooler fall air, making this a MUST thing to do this weekend in Atlanta. This beloved Atlanta tradition is back in a whole new way with choreographed drones, colorful lights, iconic music, lasers, and epic fireworks! Watching this iconic show is free with parking,* but take your experience to the next level when you buy a terrace and snack bundle!     

    Laser Show Details 

  3. Pumpkin Festival

  4. September 19-November 1

    What better thing to do this weekend in Atlanta than to celebrate fall than playing games and painting pumpkins in the cooler weather? Come out to our month-long autumn celebration that includes parades, a pumpkin patch, dance-a-long, and thousands of light-up jack-o-lanterns.

    Hours:
    10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

    Learn More

  5. EGGtoberfest

  6. October

    Join 3000 fellow EGGheads in Stone Mountain Park! You’ll get to try a wide range of recipes and sip on refreshing beverages provided by the on-site Big Green Egg store!

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  7. Stone Mountain Highland Games

  8. October 17-18

    This annual event unites thousands of Scots from around the world. Listen to authentic music or watch the numerous competitions that take place throughout the weekend!

    Hours:
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Learn More

  9. Native American Festival & Pow Wow

  10. November 5-8

    Ready to experience the largest Native American gathering in Georgia? Come out to the annual Native American Festival and Pow Wow for four days of fun! Voted a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society, this is an event you won’t want to miss.

    Hours:
    Thursday/Friday – 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Saturday – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Sunday – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Learn More

  11. Outdoor Challenges

  12. Grab your spring 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!

    Two Eighteen-Hole Golf Courses**

    Electric Bike Rentals and Segway Tours

    Fishing on Stone Mountain Lake

    Hiking Trails

    REI Boathouse

    Walk, Jog, or Bike around the Mountain

  13. Walk-Up Trail to Top of Stone Mountain

  14. Open Year Round

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

    Learn More

    Purchase Parking

 

Winter at the Park

November - January

  1. Snow Mountain

  2. November 14-February 21

    Grab your family and friends and brave the tubing hill together on Avalanche Alley. Designed for kids 3 and under, Little Angels is the perfect spot for small ones just starting to find their snow legs. Don’t like tubing? Just come play on acres of snow.

    Learn More

  3. Stone Mountain Christmas

  4. November 14-January 3

    Make magical memories under millions of twinkling Christmas lights right in Stone Mountain Village. With live entertainment, park attractions, and festive music, our holiday celebration can’t be missed! Bring the whole family to experience the most wonderful time of the year at Stone Mountain Park!

    Learn More

  5. Kids’ Early New Year’s Eve Celebration

  6. December 31

    Let your kids ring in the new year at the Park with an early celebration! Beginning at 8:30 P.M. with a Snow Angel Snowfall and Fireworks, we have our very own countdown celebration! Our countdown begins at 8:59 P.M. and is followed by even more snow and fireworks!

    Learn More

  7. Walk-Up Trail to Top of Stone Mountain

  8. Open Year Round

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

    Learn More

    Purchase Parking

Are you ready to make lifelong family memories? Whether you want a one-time, All-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.

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