This weekend is all about families in Downtown! The EQT Children’s Theater Festival brings more than 50 fun activities, performances, exhibitions and more to the Cultural District over the course of its four day run. The Festival begins today and runs through Sunday, May 21.
The variety of theater performances by troupes from all over world is truly impressive and incredibly affordable, with most tickets less than $10. And if you buy tickets to more than two shows, you even get a deal! Notable performances include: Elephant & Piggie’s We are In a Play!, Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters – An African Tale, and Pulse, among many others.
Some of the free programming includes a Lego Derby, Improv exercises and games with Arcade Comedy, Citiparks Roving Art Cart, a Frog Scavenger Hunt, movies, loads of arts, crafts, hands-on activities, sports, and street performers. There is truly something for everyone! To view the complete schedule of events, click here. The website is really useful: you can sort by date, type of activity, and age level! And when everyone gets hungry, pop by one of the many food trucks or into any number of Downtown restaurants for a bite to eat.