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Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 9/15/23

Play by Day, Glow by Night during Pumpkin Festival at
Stone Mountain Park

Annual event returns with NEW Pumpkin Drone Show

Stone Mountain Park’s Pumpkin Festival – Play by Day, Glow by Night, is the most illuminated fall of all! Guests are welcome to celebrate the splendor of autumn during the park’s Pumpkin Festival, a family tradition featuring a multitude of glowing experiences.

Marvel at the all-new Pumpkin Drone Show! This brand-new show features a fleet of color-changing drones synchronized to festive music while creating specially themed shapes in the sky.  Watch pumpkins, bats, spiders, and more in this aerial masterpiece happening before the World’s Largest Pumpkin Light Show each night of Pumpkin Festival. 

The glowing experiences are infinite! With even more glow this year, visit the all-new Wonderland’s Fantastical 3D Immersive Experience, and the Enchanted Glow Along Parade. Hunt for buried treasure at the Treasure Island walk-through experience. Follow Dorothy as she is swept from Kansas to the Emerald City. Help Alice through the Queen of Heart’s Blacklight Maze to catch the White Rabbit. See what Dinosaurs do after dark at the Dino Glow Experience. Wander through the Enchanted Forest, with a glowing wonderland of towering trees and oversized flowers.

Guests can play by day and experience family-friendly park attractions, plus special fall entertainment, then glow by night in a whole new light. Fun fall décor and outdoor picture-book settings provide plenty of Instagram-worthy spots. Discover an underwater marvel 20,000 leagues under the sea, catch a fairytale remix with Mother Goose, and join the 3 little pigs for an adventure on the scenic railroad. 

Glow by Night is an immersive experience, with more lights, more glow, and more nighttime outdoor fun. Explore amazing glow-in-the-dark experiences throughout the festival including thousands of glowing lights, massive jack-o-lanterns, a giant glowing pumpkin tree, costumed characters, glow-in-the-dark mini-golf, and glow-in-the-dark dinosaurs. End the night with a glowing nighttime parade featuring new themed floats and favorite storybook characters, dancing their way through the festival.

Discover plenty of nighttime family-friendly experiences on acres of natural beauty, happening Friday through Sunday, Sept. 16 – Oct. 29.

For tickets and activity schedules, visit www.stonemountainpark.com.


Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 6/21/23

Five Identical Nights of Fireworks, July 1-5, at Stone Mountain Park’s Fantastic Fourth Celebration

From July 1 through July 5, Stone Mountain Park is lighting up the sky every night during its Fantastic Fourth Celebration with a special patriotic fireworks finale after the all-new Music Across America Drone & Light Show.Named a “Must-See Fireworks Show” by USA Today and one of Reader’s Digest’s picks for “America’s Most Spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks,” Georgia’s most visited attraction is the premier location to see fireworks in Atlanta.

The 2023 Fantastic Fourth Celebration runs five consecutive nights, July 1-5, with the same exact fireworks show immediately following the Music Across America Drone & Light Show. The NEW Music Across America Drone & Light Show offers an escape to a world of pure magic and exhilaration. Embark on an unforgettable cross-country journey and experience the ultimate musical extravaganza! Get ready for a show like no other, featuring a stunning display of 250 choreographed color-changing drones creating detailed shapes and patterns in the sky, breathtaking flame cannons shooting flames 100 feet in the air, and a fireworks finale that will light up the night sky, filling it with an explosion of joy and wonder. It’s the perfect grand finale for an extraordinary evening of music, lights, and shared memories. Advanced reservations are highly recommended during the Fantastic Fourth Celebration. Purchase tickets online at stonemountainpark.com.

Families can come early and enjoy a full day of fun with access to attractions such as Dinosaur Explore, Scenic Railroad, and Summit Skyride; catch live performances by K9s in Flight, an exciting canine thrill show; explore 3,200 acres of natural and historic sights, and much, much more.