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Kidsfest at the Harrisburg Artsfest, Riverfront Park

Saturday, May 27th from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 28th from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Monday, May 29th from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Kidsfest is the children’s section of Artsfest hosted by Gamut Theatre Group’s Popcorn Hat Players Children’s Theatre each year. Kidsfest features vendors selling items such as food, toys, games, and arts that have a child-friendly focus. Kidsfest has a stage featuring performers between 12-5 each day, including the Popcorn Hat Players! Admission to Kidsfest and Artsfest is free, and brings in people from all over Central Pennsylvania each year. 

Kidsfest is located at the far end of Artsfest near the Market Street walking bridge. For more information please contact Gabriella DeCarli by calling (717) 238-4111 or by email


2017 Vendors

Zoo Zoo’s Animaland Creations
Kona Ice of Carlisle
Sandy Candy Joy’s Ceramics
Dauphin County Library System
Joon Balloon
Barefoot Books
Dellinger Concessions
Kitchen Saver
Bath Fitter
Alisha Tressise Accessories
Usborne Books
Halls Ice Cream
Marie Sturman Caricatures


2017 Performers


The Popcorn Hat Players
Almar The Professional Idiot - Magician
Storytime with Dauphin County Library System