Children’s Area

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Fun for All Ages in the Children's Area

Kids of all ages will enjoy the exciting rides, hands-on activities, games, kid-friendly food, and live entertainment in the Gilroy Garlic Festival Children's Area. It's a fun place the whole family can enjoy.


DID YOU KNOW?
Admission is FREE for kids ages 9 & under!


 

CHILDREN'S AREA ENTERTAINMENT

Friday July 27, 2018
1:15 pm Jacqueline Lynaugh
This musician and storyteller will delight all ages with her charming musical tales.
2:00 pm Ronald McDonald Show
America's most lovable clown will make you smile with his hilarious Magic Show. Lots of games and prizes!
2:30 pm Puff the Magic Dragon Puppet Show
Everyone should have adventures with an imaginary friend. This family favorite has a modern twist. Presented by The Puppet Co.
3:00 pm Lori & RJ: Kids Music...with a Groove!
Music, dance, and fun for all ages. Family-friendly folk, rock and R&B. Lots of participation and prizes too.
3:30 pm Jacqueline Lynaugh
This musician and storyteller will delight all ages with her charming musical tales.
4:00 pm Puff the Magic Dragon Puppet Show
Everyone should have adventures with an imaginary friend. This family favorite has a modern twist. Presented by The Puppet Co.
4:30 pm Lori & RJ: Kids Music...with a Groove!
Music, dance, and fun for all ages. Family-friendly folk, rock and R&B. Lots of participation and prizes too.

 

Saturday July 28, 2018
11:30 am The Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies
Fun interactive children's music
1:15 pm Marionette Show
Come on a magical journey where you can meet dragons, disco dancing ducks, tap dancing skeletons, and other fanciful creations. This show presents puppetry in its most exciting form. Presented by The Puppet Co.
2:00 pm Ronald McDonald Show
America's most lovable clown will make you smile with his hilarious Magic Show. Lots of games and prizes!
2:30 pm Master Chef Marko Ellinger
In his successful kids' cookbook, Fun Food to Tickle Your Mood, Chef Marko will entertain you while you learn about cooking. Be careful when you watch this show, because you could get his with a flying banana!
3:00 pm Grupo Folklórico Los Laureles
San Jose's premier Mexican dance company with traditional folk dances. Great music with lots of very colorful costumes. A family treat.
3:30 pm Daniel Ordoñez - Hispanic Vocalist
Enjoy this savvy young entertainer. He'll be singing traditional and modern songs in Spanish and English. There's something for everyone.
4:00 pm Master Chef Marko Ellinger
In his successful kids' cookbook, Fun Food to Tickle Your Mood, Chef Marko will entertain you while you learn about cooking. Be careful when you watch this show, because you could get his with a flying banana!
4:30 pm Marionette Show
Come on a magical journey where you can meet dragons, disco dancing ducks, tap dancing skeletons, and other fanciful creations. This show presents puppetry in its most exciting form. Presented by The Puppet Co.
5:00 pm Lori & RJ: Kids Music...with a Groove!
Music, dance, and fun for all ages. Family-friendly folk, rock and R&B. Lots of participation and prizes too.

 

Sunday July 29, 2018
12:00 pm Hip Hop Craze of Morgan Hill
1:15 pm The Wizard of Ahhs with Blake Maxim
Be astounded and amazed. A magical show filled with laughter and surprises.
2:00 pm Peter and the Wolf
Based on the famous Prokofiev musical piece, this delightful puppet show helps to teach children about the different instruments of the orchestra. Suitable for all ages. Presented by The Puppet Co.
2:30 pm Ronald McDonald Show
America's most lovable clown will make you smile with his hilarious Magic Show. Lots of games and prizes!
3:00 pm South Valley Suzuki String Academy
This internationally known violin school has toured Europe, Germany, The Azores, and Portugal. Get ready for a classical treat!
3:30 pm The Wizard of Ahhs with Blake Maxim
Be astounded and amazed. A magical show filled with laughter and surprises.
4:00 pm Peter and the Wolf
Based on the famous Prokofiev musical piece, this delightful puppet show helps to teach children about the different instruments of the orchestra. Suitable for all ages. Presented by The Puppet Co.
4:30 pm Lori & RJ: Kids Music...with a Groove!
Music, dance, and fun for all ages. Family-friendly folk, rock and R&B. Lots of participation and prizes too.

 
 
If you are interested in being a vendor or performer in the Children's Area at the 2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival, please check back in January.