The Ann Arbor Summer Festival is pleased to announce its free, outdoor KidZone Series at Top of the Park for the 2019 Season. The KidZone series is presented by C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Michigan Medicine. From puppet making, explorations of lighting, live insect and animal meet-and-greets to instrument petting zoos, there’s something for every child and their family this year at Top of the Park.
The 36th season of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival runs from June 14 to July 7. Top of the Park, the festival’s free, outdoor series runs six nights a week (dark on Mondays) starting at 5pm. The festival features an eclectic mix of 175+ events, showcasing the best in performing arts, community programming, and family entertainment. The KidZone Series features a variety of events hosted by different organizations every night between 5 and 8pm.
For the most up-to-date information, please visit the festival’s website at: www.a2sf.org.
A detailed schedule of nightly KidZone events follows.
June 14 – First Friday – Clonlara School – Paper Lantern Craft
June 15 – Saturday – Summers-Knoll – Connect with Nature
June 16 – Sunday – U-M Natural History Museum – The Real FROZEN
June 18 – Tuesday -Formosa Association of Student Cultural Ambassadors – Origami, Calligraphy, Puppets, and More!
June 19 – Wednesday – Mary A. Rackham Institute – Elephant and Piggie Series
June 20 – Thursday – Center for Japanese Studies and International Institute – Games from Around the World!
June 21 – Friday – American Field Service (AFS) – Around the World with AFS
June 22 – Saturday – Treasuring Christ Church – Feel the Beat
June 23 – Sunday – Spectrum Therapy Center- Bubbles, Boats & Buried Treasure!
June 25 – Tuesday – Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum – Science Festival
June 26 – Wednesday – Keith Hafner’s Karate – Karate Class for Kids
June 27 – Thursday – Hebrew Day School – Stained Glass Window Coloring Pages
June 28 – Friday – Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra – Instrument Petting Zoo
June 29 – Saturday – Optical Society of University of Michigan – Adventures in Technology Through Optics and Robotics
June 30 – Sunday – C.S Mott Children’s Hospital – Band-Aid Art, Airbrush Tattooing, Balloon Sculptures, a Bubble Machine, & More!
July 2 – Tuesday – Ann Arbor Farmers Market – Fresh Farmers Market Fun!
July 3 – Wednesday – Nam Center for Korean Studies – Korean Traditional Games and Clothes Booth
July 4 – Thursday – Harvest Mission Community Church – Independence Day Activities
July 5 – Friday – Leslie Science and Nature Center – All Walks of Life: Live Animal Exploration
July 6 – Saturday – Stories on the Move – Handcrafted Puppets and Story Boxes
July 7 – Sunday – Stone School – Come Grow with Us!
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival is an exhilarating three-week celebration of performing arts, outdoor entertainment, and community spirit. Two parallel programs—one indoor and one outdoor—play at various venues and spaces across the University of Michigan campus and in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan. Each season features a progressive mix of over 175 events showcasing local, national, and international artists and a diverse audience of more than 80,000 people.
The indoor Mainstage series includes ticketed performances of world-class music, contemporary circus, dance, family entertainment, public radio shows, and comedy. The outdoor program, Top of the Park, is held along a beautiful campus green and offers admission-free concerts, Movies by Moonlight, open-air street spectacle, culinary treats, and unique family attractions.
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival’s admission free series located at Top of the Park runs nightly from June 14 – July 7, 2019 (dark on Mondays).
For more information on all festival events, please visit the festival website a2sf.org