Has your summer break with the kiddos hit a slump? Have no fear, the ABC’s of Alpharetta are here! Grab your crew and embark on a journey to enjoy 26 FUNdamental activities in Alpharetta.
A is for Art Walk
Visit 20 sculptures across Alpharetta! Follow the map and read the stories/inspiration behind each sculpture in the Alpharetta Arts Brochure.
B is for Build-A-Bear
Create a plush best friend that will mark the memory of a fun summer exploring Alpharetta!
C is for Carousel at North Point
Who needs an amusement park when a glorious carousel awaits inside of North Point Mall.
D is for Dino Safari…A Walk Thru Exhibit
Visit the Dino Safari before the dinosaur’s head back to their homelands. Now through September 5, you can see 30 giant moving dinosaurs. (Tip, use promo code ACVB20 for 20% off tickets. Only valid on weekdays!)
E is for Escape Games
F is for Fairway Social
Zombie dodgeball, basketball, golf, carnival games, and more are at your disposal when playing the simulation games at Fairway Social. Outdoor fun awaits as well with The Back Nine—an awesome putting experience for the whole family
G is for Geocaching
A real life treasure hunt for you and the family! Search Alpharetta’s zip codes 30004, 30005, 30009, 30022, 30023 to find all of the locations throughout our community.
H is for History
Educate the family while having fun. Step back in time and explore the history of Alpharetta at the free Alpharetta & Old Milton County History Museum or follow the History Walk brochure to learn all about the people and the industries that made Alpharetta the awesome city it is today!
I is for Ippolito’s of Alpharetta
Pizza, pasta, Italian sandwiches, and the not-to-miss garlic rolls will leave the whole family stuffed and happy!
J is for Janie and Jack
Head to Janie and Jack to find the perfect back to school outfits for boys and girls ages 0-18!
K is for Kilwins
Sweet treats are calling your name! No matter your desires, Kilwins has 75 different hand-crafted sweet creations ready for you to try.
L is for Learning Express Toys & Gifts
Grab all your back-to-school supplies and a new toy all in one stop!
M is for Main Event
Every type of game awaits at Main Event! Play your heart out with classic arcade games, a ropes course, bowling, and laser tag. Earn tickets to redeem them for awesome prizes. Everyone will feel like a winner!
N is for Nauti Dog
Summertime is the unofficial season of hot dogs. Dine on a classic hot dog or spice it up with their Yamamoto dog made with shishito peppers and wasabi mayo.
O is for Original Pancake House
Make breakfast extra fun with tons of pancake flavors to choose from. Strawberry, blueberry, peach, banana and even Bacon Pancakes–vote on your favorite flavors and keep coming back for more!
P is for Pottery at All Fired Up
Let your inner artist shine by creating a long-lasting piece at All Fired Up. Everything from mugs and plates to decorative tiles and figurines—you will find the perfect piece to liven up your home!
Q is for Queen of Heart Antiques
Peruse the extensive booths of handmade goods and upcycled, unique items to find something new to you! Books, toys, decorations, and more are extra special when given a new life in a new home.
R is for Riding motorcycles, dirt bikes or electric bikes
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation offers courses that allow attendees to release their inner daredevil SAFELY. If dirt bikes and motorcycles are too much for your crew, rent electric bikes from Pedego Alpharetta to coast on the Big Creek Greenway.
S is for Scream’n Nuts
Cool down with a scoop or two of your favorite ice cream served in a donut cone! For even more creamy, dreamy treats, check out even more yummy Alpharetta ice cream spots.
T is for Twirling on Ice
The best way to beat the heat is to lace up your skates and hit the ice rink! Ice skating at The Cooler is fun for all ages and skill levels, with public skating hours varying daily, and only $10 per person!
U is for: Unleash and Unwind ™ at Fetch Park
Your fur child needs an outing too! Head to Fetch for your four-legged family member to get out some energy while you enjoy a coffee from Cubanos ATL or even a cocktail, glass of wine or beer from the BARk.
V is for Vans
Stop by the Vans store at North Point Mall to get footwear for the whole family. With hundreds of colors, patterns, and customizations available, Vans are a great way to show off each of your unique personalities!
Whether hitting the Wills Park Pool to ride the slide, jump off the diving board, and splash about, taking Fido to Waggy World, playing on the swing sets, or challenging your family to a round of disc golf, Wills Park is packed with family-friendly fun!
X is for “X”treme fun at Dave & Buster’s
Virtual reality and hundreds of arcade games, as well as billiards tables are the start of fun at Dave & Buster’s. Turn your evening into a dining experience when you enjoy yummy entrees, desserts and cocktails for those who are 21+!
Y is for Yawning
A big day of family fun will probably end in a yawn or two, no matter how much your energetic kiddos resist it. Let them lay their heads down at the end of a successful adventure on a comfy pillow at one of Alpharetta’s 30 modern, upscale hotels. With family-friendly and pet-friendly options, you’ll find the perfect accommodations for your crew.
Z is for Zoning in on fun at Hi-Five Sports Zone
Perfect for your family’s sports lover, Hi-Five Zone is a 7,600 square foot facility with state-of-the-art equipment that is meant to help foster and encourage exploration of sports development
There’s no shortage of adventures here! Make the most of your visit by planning an overnight getaway and tag us in your adventures using #AwesomeAlpharetta to show us how you like to experience Alpharetta!