Fairytale Town will keep kids entertained this summer
Family Campout at Fairytale Town
June 13-14, July 26-27 and Aug. 15-16
Spend the night in Fairytale Town’s storybook park. This exciting overnight adventure includes a theater performance, arts and crafts activities, a scavenger hunt, bedtime stories and a sing-along. Wake up the next morning under Fairytale Town’s canopy of trees to a light continental breakfast. Prices range from $25 to $30 per person and include all activities. Member discounts are available.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Crystal Ice Cream Fantasy
Celebrate William Shakespeare’s popular fairy-themed play while enjoying all-you-can-eat Crystal ice cream! This magical midsummer’s evening, 5 to 9 p.m., features multiple ice cream tasting stations, live entertainment, hands-on activities, an olde worlde marketplace and more. Costumes for the whole family are encouraged. No host food and bar. Advance tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children ages 2-12. Day-of tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 2-12. The event is sponsored by Crystal Creamery and KVIE Public Television.
Fairytale Town presents a day of international dance on the outdoor Mother Goose Stage, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy nonstop performances of dances from around the world, including Chinese lion dancing and drumming, Scottish highland dancing, ballet folklorico and more. This program is free with paid park admission. The event is sponsored in part by Capital Public Radio.
Puppet Show: “Little Red Riding Hood”
July 5 & 6
Enjoy a playful puppet show in Fairytale Town’s Children’s Theater. Puppet Art Theater Company will perform the classic tale of “Little Red Riding Hood” at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. In this nutty version, Little Red and her dog Fifi are taking pepperoni pizza to Grandma’s when they run into a wolf. Little Red, Fifi and Grandma must try to keep the wolf from eating them and their pepperoni pizza. Tickets are $2 for nonmembers in addition to paid park admission and $1 for members. Tickets can be purchased at the Fairytale Town box office or at the entrance to the Children’s Theater 15 minutes prior to show time. The event is sponsored in part by ScholarShare College Savings Plan, California Arts Council and National Arts & Disability Center at the University of California Los Angeles.
Arts for All Day
Performances, visual art shows, and art “funshops” will be featured at this annual event presented by I Can Do That! Arts for All Day brings together children of all abilities to interact through, create and enjoy the arts. Enjoy a performance by ACT ON!, a children’s theater camp project of I Can Do That! and view visual arts creations by I Can Do That! students. Stop by the art “funshops” to make flying saucers, rhumba shakers, pipe cleaner jewelry, spiral mobiles and more. This program runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is free with paid park admission.
The Fairytale Town Troupers present: “Disney’s Sleeping Beauty”
July 19, 20, 26 & 27
The unforgettable songs and characters from the Disney animated classic “Sleeping Beauty” are brought to life by the award-winning Fairytale Town Troupers at noon at 1:30 p.m. When Princess Aurora falls under the wicked spell of the evil sorceress Maleficent, it’s up to brave Prince Phillip, with the help of the good fairies Flora, Fauna and Merryweather, to battle an army of ghoulish goons, penetrate the forest of thorns and defeat Maleficent to save the day. Performances will be held in the Children’s Theater. Tickets are $2 for nonmembers in addition to paid park admission and $1 for members. Tickets can be purchased at the Fairytale Town box office or at the entrance to the Children’s Theater. The show is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.
Puppet Show: “Three Billy Goats Gruff”
Aug. 2 & 3
Enjoy a playful puppet show in Fairytale Town’s Children’s Theater at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. Puppet Art Theater Company will perform “Three Billy Goats Gruff,” the classic tale of three goats trying to outwit a troll, cross the bridge, and enjoy the field of green grass. Tickets are $2 for nonmembers in addition to paid park admission and $1 for members. Tickets can be purchased at the Fairytale Town box office or at the entrance to the Children’s Theater 15 minutes prior to show time. The show is sponsored in part by ScholarShare College Savings Plan, California Arts Council and National Arts & Disability Center at the University of California Los Angeles.
Cat & the Fiddle Music Festival
Aug. 9 & 10
Hey diddle diddle! Celebrate music and fun in the summer sun with a two-day music festival at Fairytale Town, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Families can enjoy rockin’ daytime concerts on the Mother Goose Stage each day. The Poodlums, The Hoots and Musical Charis will perform on Saturday. Sunday’s performers include Mister Cooper, Musical Robot and Kepi Ghoulie. The concerts are free with paid park admission.
The Fairytale Town Troupers present: “Beach Party Princess”
Aug. 23, 24, 30 & 31
The Fairytale Town Troupers present a family friendly comedy review packed with pretty princesses, silly surprises, music, magic and interactive fun at 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. All performances take place on the outdoor Mother Goose Stage and are free with paid park admission.
Jackie Greene Live at Fairytale Town
Sacramento favorite Jackie Greene returns to Fairytale Town for a sixth annual benefit concert. Gates open 6:30 p.m. Concert starts 8 p.m. Taking place on the park’s Mother Goose Stage, the outdoor concert supports Fairytale Town’s education programs and park improvements. This is a special ticketed event. Tickets are $30 if purchased in June, $35 in July and $45 in August, while supplies last. The concert is sonsored in part by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly and Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza.
For more information about any of the above events visit fairytaletown.org or call (916) 808-7462.