Steve Songs, Hurrah Players Cast of the Lion King,
Pinkalicious, Moana, Cinderella, Snow White, Moody Crewe
Pirates, And Many More To Appear At The 29th Annual
Virginia Childrens Festival October 7 In Norfolk's
Town Point Park
NORFOLK, VA Please join
PBSs Steve Songs, the Hurrah Players cast
of the Lion King, fairytale Princesses, Moody Crewe
Pirates, the cast of Pinkalicious, mad scientists, your
favorite costumed characters and more at the 29th Annual
Virginia Childrens Festival presented by AT&T,
Hampton Roads favorite family tradition, on Saturday
October 7, 2017 from 10am to 3pm in Town Point Park
along the Downtown Norfolk, Virginia Waterfront.
At the 29th Annual Virginia Childrens Festival,
children will journey through more than 60 imagination
stations while parents join in the fun. Experience,
learn, and sing-a-long with PBSs own Steve Songs,
as he performs his award-winning interactive show at
the main stage. Get a sneak peek and sing-a-long with
the cast of the Lion King as the Hurrah Players preview
their next musical, meet several characters from WHROs
PBS Kids Village, meet Clifford the Big Red Dog
at the Norfolk Public Library bookmobile, play with
thousands of Legos at our very own Legoland, go crazy
with science from Mad Science of Hampton Roads, talk
and learn physics from the ODU physics department, play
giant lawn games, play princess dress up, enjoy several
dance performances, color the sidewalks of Town Point
Park with our Chalk the Walk extravaganza, and much
much more! Enjoy each of the workshops, exhibitors and
activities that are sure to get the creative juices
flowing and put a smile on every childs face.
Tickets are required for admission into the festival;
ticket price is $5.00, infants are free. Advance tickets
are available online at www.festevents.org until 5:00
pm on Friday, October 6, 2017.
Festival Favorites: (all activities are subject to change)
Ready, Set, Go! Stage
NEW! Performances by BellA Dance
NEW! Performances by Virginia Ballet International
NEW! Performances by The Little Gym
NEW! Performances by Slover Librarys Itty Bitty
Ballerinas and Sunshine Dancers
Performances by Evelyn Ott School of Dance
NEW! Play with straw rockets and gliders with SPAWAR
Systems Center Atlantic.
NEW! Explore nature and the world of Natural Science
at the Virginia Living Museum.
NEW! Chalk the Walk! Make the walkways of Town Point
Park your canvas and help decorate the park with your
Dress up & make your own tiara with Ballet Virginia
The Norfolk Public Library- Back by popular demand
crafts, costume meet and greets from Clifford the Big
Red Dog and explore the Bookmobile!
The Brain Balance Center will stimulate brain development
through fun creative movement stations.
Pirates from the Moody Crewe! Learn about a pirates
life at their School for Pirates!
Learn about healthy living with Holistic Family Practice.
Join ODU Physics and check out a hands-on interactive
Go crazy with science! At the Mad Science of Hampton
Roads tent doing hands on experiments with chemical
reactions, dry ice and electricity.
Check out the instrument petting zoo and strolling musicians
with Symphonicity, the Symphony Orchestra of Virginia
Create your own wearable art at the kids art and crafts
Make a bookmark at REACH.
Get a FREE Safety print I.D. Program for
your child onsite with the Norfolk Sheriffs Department.
Stop by WHROs PBS Kids Village to meet characters
and have fun at their interactive science station.
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source of Hampton Roads.
NEW! Giant lawn games.
NEW! Learn about early signs of dyslexia with Sinkinson
WHRO Lights! Camera! Action!
WHRO presents, Steve Songs!! Are you ready to rock,
rock, rock? Star of PBS Steve Songs will be performing
his award-winning interactive show for all ages.
NEW! The Hurrah Players will be performing selections
from their fall Show, Disneys The Lion King
Yellow Brick Road
NEW! Create and Recreate with the Salvation Army Kroc
Bubble mania with the Childrens Museum of Virginia.
NEW! Play and learn about recycling with Hampton Roads
NEW! Find your inner artist and create eclipse art with
NEW! Parents, make travel easy and learn more about
VDOT and the E-Z Pass.
NEW! Papa Johns Better ingredients. Better
Pizza. Stop in for a hot slice.
Legoland! Put your creative thinking cap on and build
Town Point Train Depot
CHOO CHOO!! Take a ride
on the Town Point Express (at an additional cost).
Stop by the Food Court on Friendship Path for all your
festival favorites including hot dogs, hamburgers, fries,
chicken tenders, crab cakes, gyros, grilled sausages,
corn dogs, pizza, crab dip, shaved ice, funnel cakes,
and kettle corn!
The Fun Zone
NEW! Enjoy free face painting with Funny Faces by Julie.
NEW! Celebrate Norfolk Naval Station Centennial Navy100
and write a letter to a sailor at the Festival Post
Grab a cold glass of lemonade and help us raise money
to benefit CHKD at the CHKD Lemonade Stand while you
quench your thirst and learn about doing something sweet
from your friends at the Foundation for the Community
Betterment. Listen to stories at the Lemonade Ripple
Visit the Super Market Sweep! Shop for breakfast, lunch,
and dinner at the imagination station grocery store.
Meet Myron Campbell, local childrens book author
of The Adventures of Melvin Walker.
Learn all about flying high with iFLY Virginia Beach!
Climb a mini rock wall, take a photo, and make a friend
with the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast!
NEW! Teddy Bear Tea- Have a picnic in the park with
your favorite teddy!
Jump and play around in the sand at the Sand Stop!
Get crafty and meet the wonderful people from the Norfolk
Play Doh Island Imagination Station!
Get moving with The Little Gym! Performances at the
Ready, Set, GO! Stage.
NEW! Come meet the cast of Pinkalicious and take a photo!
Set up camp, dress up, and imagine at the Little Soldiers
Dress up like royalty in the Princess Pavilion.
Visit with the fairest Real Fairy Tale Party Princesses
in all the land.
NEW! Take a walk on the wild side with Zoo Pro Adventures
local and exotic animals exhibit.
NEW! Learn how to fix up your own healthy plate with
the Virginia Cooperative Extension.
NEW! Go fishing and practice your French with The French
Alliance of Hampton Roads.
Toys and tikes galore in a gated area for our younger
festival guests! Climb, jump, run & skip in this
festival playground in the Festival Baby Ball Pits!
To enter, toddlers must be 3 feet tall or shorter.
General Admission: $5.00 in advance at www.festevents.org
until 5:00pm October 6, 2017, and $5.00 at the gate.
Infants are free.