2018 Annenberg Center Live Philadelphia Children’s Festival, May 17-19

Now in its 33rd year, the Philadelphia Children’s Festival features an exciting array of professional performances for the whole family. Plus, enjoy the outdoor PlazaMania with interactive activities, performers, food trucks and more starting May 17-19.

My Father’s Dragon Enchantment Theatre Company

Thursday-Friday Performances:

Ticket prices vary by show and include all PlazaMania activities. To purchase school group tickets for weekday performances, contact the Annenberg Center Box Office at 215.898.3900. Performances include one complimentary chaperone ticket for every 20 tickets purchased. (Based on availability. Some restrictions apply.) Additional adults pay the same price as students. Performances are one-hour long and may include a study guide. The Human Alphabet Workshop by Pilobolus @ Play is 45 minutes long.

Jason Bishop
Straight Up Magic

Saturday Performances:

Ticket prices vary by show and include most PlazaMania activities. Additional charge for face painting and food.

Visit the Children’s Festival’s outdoor PlazaMania for free interactive activities from arts partners from across the city. And don’t worry, we’ve got the face painting and balloon animals covered too! Plus, on Saturday, enjoy food trucks, special appearances (Phillie Phanatic!) and performers throughout the day. PlazaMania will be open 10:30 AM – 1 PM on weekdays and 10 AM – 3 PM on Saturday.

PlazaMania partners vary by day and will include:

Arden Theatre Company, Barnes Foundation, The Clay Studio, DJ Gerry, Enchantment Theatre Company, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Fleisher Art Memorial, Franklin Institute, Institute of Contemporary Art, Penn Museum, Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse and WXPN Kids Corner.

For more info and to purchase tickets please visit:

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