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Summer Fun at Fernbank

Soak up the summer fun at Fernbank! From immersive special exhibits to engaging events, you’ll have plenty of ways to stay entertained during the hot summer months when school’s out and the long, restless days of summer start to set in.


REEL Monsters

Dive beneath the surface of the world’s rivers in search of bizarre and extraordinary species of freshwater fish in Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants, based on the Nat Geo WILD series of the same name.



Outdoor Adventures

Explore 75 acres of outdoor adventures, including nature trails, a canopy walk, an adventure fort, outdoor exhibits and children’s play areas in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest.


BIG Bugs

Enjoy larger-than-life creations of some of nature’s most peculiar creatures in the outdoor exhibit, David Rogers’ Big Bugs.


Giant Screen Movies

See an exciting line-up of movies made for Giant Screen and IMAX® Theaters, including Superpower Dogs 3D, Great Bear Rainforest 3D and Apollo 11: First Steps Edition 2D.


All-ages Events

Don’t miss special themed events featuring activities for all ages, including Reptile Day (July 13), Moon Landing Celebration (July 20) and Dinosaur Birthday Bash (Aug. 17).


Sensory-Friendly Programs

Looking for a quieter experience? Take advantage of Sensory Mornings (June 29 and August 24), featuring early museum access and a modified giant screen movie.


Grown-up Fun

Play like a kid and party like an adult during special after-hours events tailored just for grown-ups.


Daily Drop-in Programs

Make the most of your visit with a variety of educator-led programs designed for a variety of age ranges. Topics include weather, zoology, folk tales and more. Visit our Calendar of Events for daily programs.


Members have more fun! Buy a membership and enjoy free admission to signature events and special exhibitions and save up to 40% off giant screen movie tickets.

Visiting from out of town? Buy a CityPASS and save 41% or more off admission to Fernbank, plus 4 more top Atlanta attractions.