- Jewel Wicker The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Father’s Day is less than one week away but, don’t worry procrastinators, it’s not too late to make plans for the special Father figure in your life.
Several popular Atlanta attractions are offering special events and discounted tickets on Father’s Day that it will make it easy for kids of all ages to treat dad without breaking the bank.
From story time at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta to a barbecue cook-off at the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot, here are a few things to do with dad this Father’s Day weekend:Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Young children can spend time with dad, enjoying hours of interactive activities at Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Compete with other families in the 2017 Daddy Olympics, decorate a picture frame or make a Table Top Golf Game to gift dad later during this celebration.
10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 17-18. $15.95. Children’s Museum of Atlanta, 275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive, Atlanta. Childrensmuseumatlanta.com.
Treat dad to a trip to the Georgia Aquarium at a discounted price on Father’s Day. The downtown Atlanta attraction is admitting dad for $20, not including tax, with the purchase of an additional ticket.
Adult tickets are typically $30.95-$35.95.
9 a.m.-9 p.m. June 18. $29.95-$35.95. Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker St., Atlanta. Georgiaaquarium.org.
Dads are admitted to the College Football Hall of Fame for free with the purchase of an additional ticket this Father’s Day. Participate in an obstacle course and pay homage to dad’s favorite college football team at this popular Atlanta attraction.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 18. $19.59-$23.95. College Football Hall of Fame, 250 Marietta St., Atlanta. Cfbhall.com.
Family Food Fest ATL
Treat your foodie father to Family Food Fest Atlanta at the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot. Hosted by HGTV star Egypt Sherrod, this event will include tastings and cooking competitions, including a barbecue cook-off. A Kids Zone will offer face painting, caricature drawings and more.
3 p.m.-6 p.m. June 18. $15-$25. Georgia Railroad Freight Depot, 65 Martin Luther King Junior Drive, Atlanta. Familyfoodfestatlanta.com.