It’s time for Fall Fun at the Atlanta Botanical Garden! Back for another season of family fun, Scarecrows in the Garden showcases over 100 creative scarecrows throughout the gardens.
October 2nd – 31st, 2018
Tuesday – Sunday | 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Handcrafted by individuals, schools, organizations, and even Garden Members, these scarecrows are spooky, fun, and everything in between! These whimsical and wild scarecrows now compete for prizes in two divisions: professional and nonprofessional. Be sure to discover your own personal favorite at one of the Botanical Garden’s seasonal events!
Fall Festivities at Atlanta Botanical Garden
- Great Pumpkin Carving Contest
Thursday, October 25th
Cheer on the slicing and dicing as contestants carve the most impressive gourd. Local chefs and designers square off and put their pumpkin-carving prowess to the test during Fest-of-Ale. Get cozy on a hay bale and watch “It’s a Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”, enjoy fun fall childrens activities or perfect your instagram post in the photobooth.
Thursdays through October
Celebrate the harvest season with Fest-of-Ale at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens every Thursday in October! With live music and a selection of seasonal beers, you can experience the Atlanta Botanical Gardens after-hours unlike ever before!
- Goblins in the Garden
Sunday, October 28th
Treat your youngest goblins to a day of Halloween fun at Goblins in the Garden! The festive event will offer pony rides, fall-themed crafts, storytelling, a Ride-on-Train, pumpkin decorating, and more.