June 15 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Carrington Pavilion; 667 Craghead Street
The ultimate Children's Festival returns with interactive arts and entertainment. Explore new ideas, see stories come to life or discover the artist in you while participating in art and many more activities. Free admission, crafts and children's rides. Food concessions and other vendors will have items available to purchase.
More information will be posted about the 2019 event schedule as it is confirmed.
Activities - uRace Simulator, the Pied Piper of Percussion, Dan River Artisans Art Activities, Fish the Magish, Caricatures, Scrap Exchange Make-n-Take program, Backyard Bass, Smart Beginnings Danville Pittsylvania County Storytelling Area with Cynthia Brown, Center for Pediatric Therapies sensory tent, DCC STEAM activity, Danville Fire Department's Fire Safety House, Danville Police Department's Identi-kid, WWI and WWII Profiles of Honor Tour, IALR Inspiration Lab, bubble bumpers, corn pools, slime station, and more!
Splash Zone - The Splash Zone will feature the fun wagon, a water slide, kiddie pools with water toys, and a sand pit. There will be free tubing trips on the Dan River, weather permitting. Flip flops are not permitted in the Splash Zone.
3EBoyz Talent Showcase - The Talent Showcase will begin at 12:30 p.m. during Children's Festival on the Carrington Pavilion stage.
Vendors - Applications are open for Children's Festival arts, crafts, and commercial vendors. Vendors that have already registered are: Jazzy's Books, Victorious Visionaries, LLC, Bath Fitter, Major Custom's, Biomat USA, INC, Handmade Playdough by Jess, Scentsy Consultant - Beckie Hart, Alliance Human Services, Spurrier Orthodontics, Ladi Buggs, JML Hoops, Look in the Mirror Creative Face Painting, and Stuff n Fun Bears, LLC. The concession vendors at Children's Festival are Kona Ice and Wilmoth Concessions.
Volunteers Needed - If you would like to be a volunteer for the Children's Festival, call Taylor at (434) 793-4636 to sign up. Volunteers are needed to help with all areas of the event. All volunteers are subject to a background check.
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