The 25th Anniversary of The Grand Kids Festival will spring into action Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 10am – 5pm on
Postoffice Street between 20th and 23rd Streets in Galveston’s historic downtown Cultural Arts District.
Admission to the Festival, inflatables, pony rides and a variety of additional activities are FREE to the public.
Presented by The Grand 1894 Opera House, the Festival is recognized as one of the Gulf Coast region's premier family spring events and is designed as an avenue to introduce children and their families to the arts. The Festival offers live entertainment on four outdoor stages, as well as on The Grand’s stage indoors, and features over 40 activity booths - each showcasing a variety of unique, hands-on activities for children and their families to enjoy.
NEW! SPEED PAINTER JESSICA HAAS
We've got 5 stages filled with family friendly entertainment for 2020! From new acts to returning favorites, there is something for everyone! Read more...
FESTIVAL FOUNDING SPONSORS
Founding sponsors of the Festival include Mary Ainslie, The Gladys B. Foundation in honor of Robert Richard Thornton,
The Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund, Bank of America and The Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston.
Sponsors for the 2020 festival (to date) include the Permanent Endowment Fund of Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church, Kathrine G. McGovern, CenterPoint Energy, Yaga’s Children’s Fund, Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees, Ippolito Foundation, Merri Edwards, Rotary Foundation of Galveston, Bush & Associates, UTMB Health, Kroger, Houston Family Magazine, Rudy and Paco’s Restaurant, The Kids Directory, Xfinity, GoGo Squeez, Eliza Quigley and Shawn Guttersen / ABM Parking, Texas Commission on the Arts, and the Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston, as well as many friends of the Festival and in-kind donors.
In addition, support of hundreds of volunteers including The Grand’s Board of Directors, Advisory Committee, and Education Committee, he Grand Phantoms and many organizations and student groups ensures the success of the festival each year.
SUPPORT THE GRAND KIDS FESTIVAL IN 2020
The Grand Kids Festival would not be possible without the generous support of our many sponsors and supporters.
If you are interested in supporting the festival through sponsorship, please download our sponsor packet.