The ABC’s of Family Fun in Alpharetta

In Events & Entertainment, Food + Drink, Outdoor Adventures, Shopping
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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 Cooking at Flour Power Kids Cooking School

Who needs an amusement park when a glorious carousel awaits inside of North Point Mall.

D is for Downtown Alpharetta

Whether you’re shopping, dining, playing, living or staying, downtown Alpharetta is an awesome place to visit.  When its not bustling with a don’t miss event, the charming downtown area of Alpharetta is entertaining locals and visitors with more than 50 shops and restaurants, and hotels.

E is for Escape Games

No matter whether you choose Urban Escape Games or Odyssey Escape Game, your family can have loads of indoor fun, solving riddles and puzzles to beat the buzzer and break free.

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 Never Enough Thyme

The neighborhood gathering spot for breakfast, lunch and early dinner—Never Enough Thyme has plenty of menu options that the whole family will love and a casual environment that makes dining a joy. You can even dine at one of the café tables outside with a good view of the town green so you can eat while your kids play.

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

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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 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!

W is for Wills Park

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!