Best places near Alpharetta for the whole family (including pets)!

From the smallest babies to the most “senior” citizens to the furry friends who are also part of our families, all are welcome in Alpharetta. If you’re looking for a family-friendly restaurant, a pet-friendly patio, or a local event that works for everyone, check out our favorites in and around our community.

Avalon Night’s Live, Avalon, 400 Avalon Boulevard, Alpharetta

After a fun-filled day of shopping and dining, spend an evening enjoying live music with your family at Avalon Night’s Live. This free, open-air concert experience is a must. With shows from 6-8 p.m. every Friday evening through October, there are plenty of chances to enjoy live music in the middle of one of Alpharetta’s most vibrant communities. Kids are encouraged! ExperienceAvalon.com

Chicken Salad Chick, 970 North Point Dr, Alpharetta

Kids will love the diverse menu that is perfect for picky eaters. Parents will love the fast, friendly service and the variety of different flavors (which are all free to sample). And Fido will love the pet-friendly patio so the whole family can have a delicious dinner together. ChickenSaladChick.com

Residence Inn NorthPoint American Girl Package, 1325 North Point Dr, Alpharetta

For any American Girl fan, this is the ULTIMATE staycation. Spend time at the American Girl Store in NorthPoint Mall during the day and then retire to Residence Inn NorthPoint and indulge in a special American Girl package. It includes delights like cookies and milk delivered to your room, pink linens and of course use of special bed for your doll!

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Romano’s Macaroni Grill, 5045 Windward Pkwy, Alpharetta

While you love taking the whole family out for dinner, sometimes you don’t want to spend your whole pay check on a chicken plate. Romano’s Macaroni Grill in Alpharetta is here to help! They have not one but two kids-eat-free nights! On Monday and Tuesday, you can get one complimentary kids item with the purchase of each adult entrée! MacaroniGrill.com

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival, Grant Park, 800 Cherokee Ave SE Atlanta

The Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is one of the few reasons you should brave ITP Atlanta traffic. This annual tradition will welcome music and art lovers to Atlanta’s oldest park for its 16th year on August 25 and 26, 2018. The two-day, fun-filled festival will feature an impressive lineup of live music in addition to an expansive artist market. Make sure to visit the Kids Zone and taste the spectacular selection of local food trucks too! SummerShadeFestival.org