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10 great reasons to join us for Kids Fest!

by Casey Shupe

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You’re invited to the biggest family party in the metro on Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rose State College student union just east of OKC! Bring your whole family to join the fun and make some great memories!


10 great reasons to join us for Kids Fest on April 20!

  1. Adults and kids under age 2 are FREE! Pre-register for a discounted ticket of $5 for ages 2-17 and you’ll also get a FREE small snow cone from Kona Ice! You can also buy tickets at the door for $8 (snow cone not included).
  2. Challenge your family to a giant game of Jenga, Chess or Checkers provided by Andy’s Altitude.
  3. Visit the Chester’s Party Barn and meet Pumpkin, the world’s smallest living horse, standing just over 23 inches tall! There will also be other furry friends and even reptiles from Extreme Animals.
  4. Take a photo with your favorite princess, hero!
  5. Visit over 40 vendors and discover new family-friendly attractions, businesses and resources throughout the metro area. They will also some special offers just for Kids Fest attendees!
  6. Watch a multicultural stage performance from Race Dance Collective, Indian Folk Dance from the Nritya Arpan Dance School, Yúmare Mexican Folkloric Dancers or Hưng Việt Drum Show & Lion Dancers
  7. Complete the Kids Fest scavenger hunt and be entered to win a holiday cabin getaway for 5 including breakfast with the elephants and a family VIP pack to a local holiday festival! Cabin is provided by Oklahoma Awesome Adventures and is located on the Endangered Ark Foundation reserve PLUS lots of other prizes including a summer camp from iCode, free month and free registration from Kid Strong and one month of swim lessons from Goldfish Swim School and more!
  8. Test out your footwork skills with Soccer City, get creative doing some art and craft projects, play mini golf, corn hole, carnival games or battle it out in the Arena 51 nerf zone!
  9. Pick out a book to take home from Metropolitan Library Systems.
  10. Touch real bones and specimens with Skeletons Museum of Osteology or learn about Drones with Rose State College Kids College!

Learn more about Kids Fest!

Thank you to our generous Kids Fest sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Host Sponsor

Community Sponsor

Engagement Sponsor

Supporting Sponsors


Aetna Better Health of Oklahoma

Angels Foster Family Network

Arena 51

Boys and Girls Club of Oklahoma County

Cristo Rey OKC Catholic High School

Edmond Kid Strong

Family Expectations

Goldfish Swim School

Girls Scouts Western Oklahoma

Harn Homestead

Heroes in Waiting


Integrated Brain Health

Jedi OKC

Kidokinetics of Oklahoma

Life Church Midwest City


Meg Wynne Music

Native Chiropractic

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Oklahoma Railway Museum

Oklahoma Fosters

Oklahoma Parents for Student Achievement (OPSA)

Oklahoma Awesome Adventures

Oklahoma Swim Academy

Pioneer Library Systems

Renewal by Anderson

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers

Safe Insurance Solutions

Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids

Skeletons Museum of Osteology

The Hangout Hourly Childcare

Tiger Jung’s World Class Tae Kwon Do

Tinker Federal Credit Union

Variety Care

Victoria Dillon – The Enchanted Traveler

Watch for me OK


Interested in being a vendor at Kids Fest? Learn more about sponsorship benefits by emailing casey@metrofamilymagazine.com



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