KidsFest Returns to Carowinds July 15-16

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Guests can explore science with Atomz Lab, an enrichment program that teaches through hands-on activities about the law of physics.

Young fans of Carowinds are in for a treat this weekend when KidsFest returns to the theme park this Saturday and Sunday, July 15-16. The two-day celebration includes dance parties, science experiments, interactive games and activities, and a meet-and-greet with local heroes.

Live Performances

  • Disney Junior’s musical act Choo Choo Soul will perform at PEANUTS Showplace at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
  • The street team from K104.7-FM will greet guests in the Harmony Hall midway on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • The PEANUTS Gang has put together a special performance exclusively for KidsFest. Catch Lucy Van Pelt’s Summer Vacation Celebration at 11 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  •  The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC) will also perform skits to encourage parents to become local lifesavers through blood donation at 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Kids can also stop by their table for DIY coloring pages.

Local Heroes

  • Representatives from Flint Hill Fire Department will host a meet-and-greet from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Officers from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) will be on hand Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the York County Sheriff’s Department on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hands-On Fun

  • Explore science from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with Atomz Lab, an enrichment program that teaches through hands-on activities about the law of physics.
  • Test out your archery skills at the Cabela’s S.A.F.E. archery range, open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Kids can use foam-tipped arrows to shoot floating targets out of the air.

KidsFest will be held in Planet Snoopy with activities around every corner. From a local DJ spinning family-friendly dance tunes to the pop-up game vendor booths, there is fun for kids of all ages at this summer celebration.

For more information about KidsFest including admission fees, visit the Carowinds website.

Officers from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department will be on hand Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

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