This weekend, May 31-June 1 is Do-Division Fest. There is a special section dedicated to kids called Family Fun Fest and it is sure to please kids of all ages and tastes. On the Do-Division Fest website they write the following details; so pick out the timed event that your kids will love and check it out. I hope to see you there!
Saturday and Sunday, May 31st & June 1st
on Hoyne between Crystal and Potomac
and on Crystal between Hoyne and Damen
$5.00 DonationPony rides, face painting, rocking kids’ music
Do Division Family Fun Fest is the exclusive family and kid-friendly area of Do Division Street Fest. This is the 6th year Friends of Pritzker and LaSalle II PTO are organizing the fest-within-a-fest. Sponsored by the Smoky Mountain Tourism Alliance, the Family Fun Fest occupies two jam-packed blocks on Hoyne Avenue between Division and Crystal and on Crystal between Hoyne and Damen.
Some of the many popular activities featured at the Family Fun Fest include: Building Blocks Toy stores’ train rides, The Easel Art Studio Craft Tent, face painting, balloon animals, punk rock hair do’s, the Children’s Learning Place Toddler Zone, inflatable obstacle courses, goodie bags, photo ops, face painting, mini golf and pony rides. Plus, everyone is encouraged to boogie on down at the Pizano’s Family Fun Fest entertainment stage with Laura Doherty, Mary Macaroni, Jeanie B and many more throughout the weekend.
In addition, in association with this year’s sponsor, the Family Fun Fest will feature themed mascots interacting with children showcasing many of the Smoky Mountain area animals and attractions. Kids can participate in a fun 5 quiz about the National Park and neighboring areas. One lucky child will win a trip to the Smoky Mountains, complete with lodging and tickets to area attractions. All kids that answer each question correctly will be entered to win.
100% of Proceeds from Do-Division Family Fun Fest activities go to Friends of Pritzker School and LaSalle II PTO, two local public elementary schools. 18% of the main fest net gate proceeds are also donated to the two schools.
Family Fun Fest Stage Line Up
Saturday May 31
12:00-12:20 Family Yoga with Zen Garage
12:25-12:55 Gracie Lou
1:00-1:45 Mary Macaroni
2:00-2:20 Trinity Irish dancers
2:30-2:45 Chang’s Martial Arts
2:45-3:30 Mad Science
3:30-3:45 LaSalle II student choir
3:45-4:15 Tunes with Tim
4:20-5:20 The Music House Variety Kids
5:30-6:00 Sunny Side Up
Sunday June 1
12:00-12:25 Suzuki Orff
12:30-1:30 Miss Lauren from Bubbles Academy
1:30-2:00 Ava Suppelsa
2:00-2:15 Chang’s Martial Arts
2:15-3:00 Sarah Jayne Parker
3:05-3:25 Yo Yo master Ben from Cat & Mouse Game Store
3:30-4:00 Corrientes Violins
4:00-4:45 Mary Macaroni (balloons at 2- 4)
4:55-5:10 Hoopy Hoops with Mr. Petey
5:15-6:00 Environmental Encroachment Marching Band
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