The Grand Kids Festival
THE GRAND KIDS FESTIVAL
Saturday, April 6, 2019
10am – 5pm
Celebrate with The Grand on a day filled with non-stop performances and art activities at the 24th Annual Grand Kids Festival, located on Postoffice Street in Galveston’s historic downtown Cultural Arts District between 20th and 23rd on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10am – 5pm.
A highlight of the entertainment offered each year is a musical adaptation presented by MISSOULA CHILDREN’S THEATRE as part of a theatre residency. Presenting The Snow Queen in 2019, Missoula Children’s Theatre works with a cast of 50 area students for a week prior to the Festival and then presents them in two performances on The Grand’s historic stage.
For more information on The Grand Kids Festival, please visit the festival website at www.GrandKidsFestival.com.
Hey Kids – Enter our Banner Design Contest!
This year the theme for the Banner Design Contest is “Ocean Life.” The deadline for entries is February 1, 2019 and the contest is open to students in Kindergarten through 8th grade.
Thanks to all our Sponsors!
We are currently accepting sponsorships for the 2019 Grand Kids Festival – email Sarah Piel for sponsorship information.
FESTIVAL FOUNDING SPONSORS:
Mary Ainslie, The Gladys B. Foundation in honor of Robert Richard Thornton, Lawyer; the Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund, Bank of America, and the Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston.
2018 FESTIVAL SPONSORS:
The John P. McGovern Foundation, Jamail Galveston Foundation, The Permanent Endowment Fund of Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church, Yaga’s Children’s Fund, Comcast, Kroger, Island Rotary Club, Bush and Associates, Houston Family Magazine, Galveston Kiwanis Club, CenterPoint Energy, The Kids Directory, Texas Commission on the Arts, The Rotary Club of Galveston’s Galveston Rotary Foundation, Eliza Quigley and Shawn Guttersen, and the Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston, as well as many friends of the Festival and in-kind donors. Special thanks to the festival Founding Sponsors: Mary Ainslie, The Gladys B. Foundation in honor of Robert Richard Thornton, Lawyer; the Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund, Bank of America, and the Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston.
In addition, support of hundreds of volunteers including The Grand’s Board of Directors, Advisory Committee, and Education Committee, he Grand Phantoms and many organizations and student groups ensures the success of the festival each year.