Kids Fest: Stages in the Square 2016

Kids Fest: Stages in the Square takes place on October 15th from 11am to 3pm in Madison Square Park. The daylong event for children 0-12 years old and their families will feature a variety of hands-on activities and performances including music, dance, theater, puppetry, magic, and storytelling.


Stage Performances

There will be three stages teeming with a variety of performances including a whimsical comedy production with The Joshua Show and music performances with Grammy Award winner and Emmy nominated Tim Kubart and the Space Cadets. The Stages will also feature a circus performance with Sammie and Tudie’s Comedy Magic Circus, folklore storytelling with Story Laurie, a puppet show with puppeteer and storyteller Vít Hořejš, Director of The Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre, Storytime Quartet with narrator Eddie Pleasant, a high-energy dance routine with It’s Showtime NYC, and a magical performance with children’s magician The Amazing Max. Don’t forget to stick around for Stories That Sing, Dance and Shout with Something Positive classical Indian music and dance with Jiva Performing Arts an elevated ensemble with Shinbone Alley Stilt Band, and a spritual taiko drumming performance with OMNY Taiko.

Other Activities
Kids Fest will also host slew of family friendly fun including face painting, lawn games, hula hooping with BKLYN Hooper, and hands-on activities such as instrument making with The Little Orchestra Society, and puppet creation with The New Victory Theater.

Stop by the eats section and purchase food from a variety of amazing vendors including Melt Bakery, Gorilla Cheese NYC, La Sonrisa EmpanadasCarpe Donut, Valducci’s Pizza.

More details to come!

Thank you to our Kids Fest sponsors New York Life, Taste of Home, Time Out New York Kids, Lego, and New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.