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Bay Area KidFest

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on May 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

30th annual Bay Area KidFest on the May 25-27 Memorial Day Weekend is one of the Bay Area’s longest-running family events and this year features three days of jam-packed entertainment, activities, food and fun in Downtown Concord.

KidFest offers an all-day, all-rides wristband to be used on 20 thrilling rides for kids of all ages, including zip line, Waterballerz, Dragon Wagon roller coaster, Bungy Spider Jump, Ferris wheel, Spider Mountain, giant slide, petting zoo, pony rides, Stars ‘n Stripes train, Zippy Pets, jeeps, bumper cars, Pirate Ship and more rides.

This special KidFest offer for rides wristband is good for 1 person on 1 day AND admission for 1 person.

This special, limited time offer ENDS WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, at 9 p.m. Each purchase includes 1 admission ticket AND 1 all-rides wristband for $30, a savings of 20% off the price at KidFest. Ride wristbands, ride tickets and admission tickets are also all sold at KidFest each day beginning at 9:30 a.m.

In a spacious outdoor setting at Mt. Diablo High School, KidFest features free non-stop entertainment on the Main Stage, All-Alaskan Racing Pigs, Pedal Pullers by All-Alaskan, BMX Freestyle Team, Professor Smart’s Science Show, Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom, Kid’s Town America and the chance to meet and have your photo taken with Spider-Man and Olaf.

There are dozens of other free kid’s 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 an eclectic Food Court, arts and crafts and exhibitor booths.

For the 10th year, KidFest presents a special Memorial Day ceremony at noon Monday, May 27, with the 18-time World Champion Concord Blue Devils C Drum and Bugle Corps, Mt. Diablo High School Jr. ROTC color guard and music honoring America’s service people past and present sung by Janelle Feraro.

For the fifth consecutive time Claycord reader’s poll KidFest was voted Best Community Event. This category covers events in Clayton, Concord, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill and Martinez. KidFest has won this category every time the poll has been held.

Admission tickets, ride wristbands and ride tickets go on sale each day at KidFest starting at 9:30 a.m. 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 an admission.

Proceeds from Bay Area KidFest benefit local educational, health and sports groups. KidFest continues for the 24th year as one of the major annual donor events for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano.

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

On-site vehicle parking is $5 with plenty of free street parking around the site also available.

For more information visit www.KidFestConcord.com.