Philadelphia International Children's Festival


Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 10:00am - Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 5:00pm
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 3680 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

The 28th annual Philadelphia International Children’s Festival will be held Thursday, May 3 – Saturday, May 5. Enjoy family-friendly music, theatre and dance performances, as well as a host of fun and interactive activities in the FUN ZONE. Perfect for families and school groups, the Children's Festival FUN ZONE offers face painting and crafts as well as a full schedule of performances by Brian Sanders & JUNK, Joe Tayoun & Friends, the Give & Take Jugglers, The Cat’s Pajamas, Wondergy and The Plants. The FUN ZONE opens at 10 AM daily and is free for all ticket holders.

The oldest festival of its kind in the United States, the Philadelphia International Children’s Festival serves as a model for children’s festivals around the world. Bringing performance artists from around the world to the Delaware Valley, the Festival is known for providing insightful, enlightening and provocative entertainment for children and their families. The Festival has gained a reputation for programming performances of superior artistic excellence, provocative artists, and diverse international art forms.

Individual tickets are $10 and include access to the Children's Festival FUN ZONE. Groups of 10 or more receive a discounted rate. The Children's Festival also offers a Fun Pass that allows visitors to enjoy three shows, access to the Children's Festival FUN ZONE and a free lunch for only $25. Click here to order your Fun Pass today!

Event Type: 
Community Events
Community Arts
K-12 Education