7th Annual Downtown KidsPalooza scheduled for March 29

7th Annual Downtown KidsPalooza scheduled for March 29
Courtesy KidsPalooza
Positively El Paso

POSTED: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 10:14am

UPDATED: Friday, March 21, 2014 - 1:41pm

The 7th Annual Downtown KidsPalooza is scheduled for Saturday, March 29, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Downtown KidsPalooza is an all-day family event organized by the El Paso Symphony Orchestra along with several 'Family Fun Partners.'

Downtown area arts organizations join forces to present a day of fun for families with free transportation to a variety of stops throughout the downtown area.

This year’s event will include special appearances by Daniel Tiger and Curious George at Arts Festival Plaza. The El Paso Symphony will present two concerts (12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.) of JumpinJazz Kids “A Swinging Jungle Tale” at the Plaza Theatre.

Entertainment and fun activities are scheduled all over the downtown El Paso Arts District from the Plaza Theatre, to Cleveland Square Park and over to OLO gallery and El Paso Exploreum. Events scheduled include aerial performances by Project in Motion at Arts Festival Plaza; kiddie rides at Cleveland Square Park; children’s shows by Youth Opera of El Paso at the Downtown Public Library and Kids-N-Co. at Cleveland Square Park, arts and crafts at OLO Gallery, El Paso Museum of Art and El Paso Museum of History and more.

Over 80% of the events are free of charge and all other events charge a minimal fee no more than $5.00. Nowhere in El Paso can children experience so many various and rich programming in an all-day event involving all of the downtown arts and cultural organizations.

Children are engaged at each venue with programming created especially for them and their families. In addition, the El Paso Symphony is working with Fort Bliss to bring in families and their children to the event.

Downtown KidsPalooza partners are: The El Paso Symphony Orchestra, El Paso Children's Hospital, City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department, • City of El Paso Parks & Recreation Department, El Paso KidsExcel, El Paso Public Library, El Paso Convention and Performing Arts Centers, El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso Museum of History, El Paso Zoological Society, Kids-N-Co., El Paso Exploreum, Magoffin Home Stage Historic Site, OLO Gallery, home of Creative Kids, El Paso Latinitas, Sun Metro, Youth Opera of El Paso, USO and Fort Bliss: FMWR.

A full schedule of events is attached below.

Downtown KidsPalooza Brochure.pdf1.39 MB

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