Children's Festival Presented by URW

June 16, 2018

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10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Crossing at the Dan
629 Craghead St.
Danville, VA 24541

"A Walk on the Wild Side" 

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 music, drama, art and more. Free admission, crafts and children's rides. Food concessions and other vendor items will be available for purchase.

This year's festival will have many new exciting educational and fun areas. Some of the activities we will have are, the kid's fitness classes and yoga, Fish the Magish, Teddy Bear Clinic, Boy Scouts Pine Wood Derby Racing, and more!.

This year's festival will also feature dinosaurs from Dakota and Friends. A few features of their show is a baby dinosaur hatching from its egg, ride on dinosaurs, walking dinosaurs and many more! 

The Danville Science Center will have free admission during the Children's Festival thanks to generous support from The Hughes Center. 

We are also bringing back favorites from the Children's Festival last year, such as the Splash Zone, Scrap Exchange Make'n'Take program, and more! 

​Schedule of Events:

Splash Zone - 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Dakota and Friends Egg Hatching - 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
Fish the Magish Magic Show - 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.
Tubing Trips on the Dan River - 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Fitness Classes - 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Hot Asana Yoga Sessions - 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m.
MedExpress Teddy Bear Clinic - every thirty minutes starting at 10:30 a.m.

To find out more information about this event, click on the FAQ page on the top left. 

If you would like to be a volunteer for the Children's Festival, call Taylor at (434)793-4636 to sign up. All volunteers are subject to a background check.

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