The KidZone is a family-friendly area offering play equipment, plus a great variety of free, hands-on craft activities, presented by 101.9 WAY-FM. KidZone hours are 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Fri., Aug. 29; and 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sat., Aug. 30 through Mon., Sept. 1.
Enjoy Carnival Rides and Games, located on Lincoln Street and Colfax Avenue, Saturday through Monday, presented by KOOL 105. EARLY BIRD wristbands can be purchased for $15 from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday through Monday, and are good on the day purchased until 5 p.m. ALL DAY wristbands can be purchased for $25 from 10:30 a.m. until two hours before closing Saturday through Monday and are good on the day purchased until closing. Wristbands are only available at the ticket booths on Lincoln Street. Individual rides are also available for generally two to ten tickets per ride. Carnival hours are 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sat., Aug. 30 through Sun., Aug. 31 and 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mon., Sept. 1.
Other attractions located in the center of Civic Center Park include Water Balls (also known as "human hamster balls"), the Eurobungy Trampoline, the Human Gyroscope (also known as the "human gyro ball"), a zip line more than 100 feet long, an inflatable slide, and a ropes obstacle course. A toddler obstacle course can provide interactive fun for the little ones. These attractions take tickets only; wristbands cannot be used for these activities in Civic Center Park.
|The Salida Circus Presents: Magic Steve||11:45 am||Fri|
|Istari World Percussion||12:45 am||Fri|
|Poppy The Clown followed by Juggling Workshop||1:45 pm||Fri|
|Up In The Air with Peter Davison - Juggling and Crazy Movement||2:45 pm||Fri|
|Istari World Percussion||3:45 pm||Fri|
|Colorado Access Presents: Steppin' With Safe T. Tiger||4:45 pm||Fri|
|Poppy The Clown||5:45 pm||Fri|
|Up In The Air with Peter Davison - Juggling and Crazy Movement||6:45 pm||Fri|
|Paul Borrillo, The Salida Circus||Roving Entertainment||Fri|
|Karen Bell Presents: The Big Shoe Review||10:45 am||Sat|
|Doc Murdock's Magic Show||11:45 am||Sat|
|Colorado Access Presents: Steppin' With Safe T. Tiger||12:45 pm||Sat|
|Mr. Kneel - Hip Hop For Families||1:45 pm||Sat|
|Karen Bell Presents: The Big Shoe Review||2:45 pm||Sat|
|Doc Murdock's Magic Show||3:45 pm||Sat|
|Colorado Access Presents: Steppin' With Safe T. Tiger||4:45 pm||Sat|
|Mr. Kneel - Hip Hop For Families||5:45 pm||Sat|
|Top Hogs - The World's Most Talented Pigs||6:45 pm||Sat|
|Karen Bell, Doc Murdock, Wild Bill Patterson||Roving Entertainment||Sat|
|Eric West's Music For Kids||10:45 am||Sun|
|Ann Lincoln's Magic, Comedy and Juggling followed by Juggling Workshop||11:45 am||Sun|
|Colorado Access Presents: Steppin' With Safe T. Tiger||12:45 pm||Sun|
|Millibo Art Theatre Presents: Suitcase Fairy Tales||1:45 pm||Sun|
|Jim Jackson Presents: Clown On A Bike||2:45 pm||Sun|
|Ann Lincoln's Magic, Comedy and Juggling||3:45 pm||Sun|
|Colorado Access Presents: Steppin' With Safe T. Tiger||4:45 pm||Sun|
|Millibo Art Theatre Presents: Suitcase Fairy Tales||5:45 pm||Sun|
|Jim Jackson Presents: Clown On A Bike||6:45 pm||Sun|
|Jim Jackson, Birgitta Depree Stilt Walking, Wild Bill Patterson, Karen Bell, Ann Lincoln||Roving Entertainment||Sun|
|Fast and Furious Speed Stackers and Workshop||10:45 am||Mon|
|The Wick School of Irish Dance||11:45 am||Mon|
|Colorado Access Presents: Steppin' With Safe T. Tiger||12:45 pm||Mon|
|The Magic and Comedy of Scott McCray||1:45 pm||Mon|
|Sven Jorgensen - The Sventastic Juggling and Circus Arts Extravaganza!||2:45 pm||Mon|
|Fast and Furious Speed Stackers and Workshop||3:45 pm||Mon|
|Colorado Access Presents: Steppin' With Safe T. Tiger||4:45 pm||Mon|
|The Magic and Comedy of Scott McCray||5:45 pm||Mon|
|Sven Jorgensen - The Sventastic Juggling and Circus Arts Extravaganza!||6:45 pm||Mon|
|Scott McCray, Sven Jorgensen, Paul Borrillo, Fast and Furious||Roving Entertainment||Mon|
FEED YOUR MIND
Families can journey back to the roots of Colorado and have fun learning about the state's pioneer past, nature, and environment. In the Festival of Mountain and Plain area, featured artisans will demonstrate Navajo weaving and culture, spinning, rug braiding, lace crocheting, and felting, along with the popular blacksmith demonstration.
THE BABY OASIS, A CONVENIENCE AREA FOR MOMS & FAMILIES
Nursing mothers and families can visit the Baby Oasis presented by ColoradoKids.com, a convenient area located in the KidZone for parents to nurse, change diapers, and relax in a private environment complete with a rocking chair. An assortment of supplies will be provided, including diapers and baby wipes.
HAVE A KID-SIZED PORTION OF SOMETHING TASTY & EXOTIC
Kid-friendly food vendors will be located along the perimeter of the KidZone selling hot dogs, pretzels, popcorn, and more. A Taste of Colorado is also an opportunity for parents to encourage their children to try new foods from places like the Middle East, Japan, Poland, India, and the Caribbean, as many of the restaurants offer "taste-sized" portions for one to three tickets.