Madison Square Park Hosts Kids Fest: Stages In The Square 2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
New York, NY | October 4, 2017—Madison Square Park Conservancy will host the 2017 Kids Fest: Stages in the Square, the free family-friendly festival which will feature a diverse lineup of performing arts programming on Saturday, October 14th from 11am to 3pm on two stages across the Park. Some performances will also utilize Josiah McElheny’s exhibition, Prismatic Park. The day-long event for children 0-12 years old and their families will feature a variety performances including music, dance, theater, puppetry, magic, and storytelling.
The Park will be teeming with a variety of live performances including music performances by Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, New York City Gay Men’s Chorus, clarinetist Oran Etkin, and KB Whirly’s high energy funk from his Magical Musical Miniature House as well as puppetry with WonderSpark Puppets and dance with Falu’s Bazaar and It’s Showtime NYC. The Stages will also feature shows to make you laugh with comedic performances from Sammie and Tudie’s Comedy Magic Circus, Story Pirates, and Galumpha’s physical comedy acrobatics routine, while our magic show with Mario the “Maker” Magician will leave you in awe. For storytelling, Storytime Quartet will be on site, and we’ll close down the event with a theatrical performance of Pushcart Players’s Peter and the Wolf.
The event will also feature surprise pop-up performances, lawn games, food vendors, and more!
Madison Square Park is located between Fifth and Madison Avenues, from 23rd St to 26th St.
For more details visit: https://www.madisonsquarepark.org/kids
Kids Fest: Stages in the Square sponsors include New York Life, Taste of Home, Lego, Ace Hotel New York, New York State Council on the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.
About Madison Square Park Conservancy
Madison Square Park Conservancy is the not-for-profit organization whose mission is to protect, nurture, and enhance Madison Square Park, a dynamic seven-acre public green space, creating an environment that fosters moments of inspiration. The Conservancy is committed to engaging the community through its beautiful gardens, inviting amenities, and world-class programming. Madison Square Park Conservancy is licensed by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to manage Madison Square Park and is responsible for raising 100% of the funds necessary to operate the Park, including the brilliant horticulture, park maintenance, sanitation, security, and free cultural programs for Park visitors of all ages. To learn more, please visit http://www.madisonsquarepark.org/