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Memorial Day Weekend Fun!

May 07, 2018 12:01PM


The 29th annual Bay Area KidFest is one of the Bay Area's longest-running family events which includes three days of jam-packed entertainment, activities, food and fun in downtown Concord.


In a spacious outdoor setting at Mt. Diablo High School, KidFest features free, non-stop entertainment including the popular All-Alaskan Racing Pigs, 1880's Pioneer Experience and Variety Show, Kidz Science Safari,

and the chance to meet and have your photo taken with Spiderman, Olivia & Olaf.


There are dozens of free kids’ activities including face painting, balloon hats, spin art, keepsake handprints, slides, crawls, kiddie golf, soccer, and much more included in the low admission price.


 There's also an eclectic food court, arts and crafts, and exhibitor booths.


Admission is just $6 with a donation of canned food to the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano or $7 without donation to the Food Bank. Babies under 24 months and seniors 65+ are free. On Saturday, attendees can double the discount deal by bringing two canned goods to get $2 off one admission.


KidFest is open 10am – 6pm on Saturday and Sunday and 10am – 5pm on Memorial Day Monday. KidFest is held at Mt. Diablo High School, 2450 Grant St. in downtown Concord, just off Highway 242.


Skates, bikes and pets (except service dogs) are not allowed inside KidFest grounds. No alcohol or smoking is allowed inside the KidFest gates. KidFest is held rain or shine. All programs, attractions and schedules subject to change.


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