See the World in Different Colors at the Kaleidoscope for Kids Festival

Tags: Arts & Culture, access through the arts, Alexandria, arts and crafts, arts and culture, arts festival, children's festival, kaleidoscope for kids, music festival

Alexandria arts non-profit Access through the Arts (ATTA) is pleased to introduce a new children’s festival that is part of the fall Kaleidoscope arts celebration throughout the City called Kaleidoscope for Kids.  The children’s festival will take place the weekend of September 29 & 30th at the Durant Center for the Arts, from 10-4 each day.

Acclaimed artists and performance groups that are participating in the festival include urban dance company Urban Artistry, Arlington based Synetic Theatre, flamenco dancers from the GALA Hispanic Theatre, and nationally renowned children’s songwriting program Kid Pan Alley performing with Alexandria children they worked with this summer. The festival will offer plenty to see, hear, and do for children and families from a kaleidoscope making workshop, an origami workshop, puppet parade, art car painting, to a bookmaking workshop with Family Legends, strolling artists and Bolivian dancers.  Festivalgoers can enjoy lunch or grab a snack from local area trendy food trucks in the picnic area or walk to nearby King Street restaurants.

Tickets are $30 for a day unlimited events pass: $10 for single performance. Adults and children under 2 are free.  Families can enter a sweepstakes to win tickets via the festivals Facebook page. A complete list of scheduled events is located at


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