Celebrating the artist in every child

Dance, discover, and dream at the 2024 Flint Hills Family Festival! At this annual event, kids can dance to local and nationally renowned artists like Davina and the Vagabonds; 123 Andres!; NOOMA, an opera for babies; and Cirque Kalabanté with low-priced tickets. Plus, local music and dance groups, including fan favorites B2wins and Salsa del Soul, will give FREE performances on two outdoor stages Friday night and Saturday.

The whole family can discover all that Saint Paul has to offer by creating their own adventure through Rice Park, enjoying interactive artmaking activities with Festival Partners including Children’s Theatre Company, Hoang Anh Vietnamese Dance Group, George Latimer Central Library, Math Happens and so many more. With free crafts, STEAM activities, henna artists, face painting, balloon artists, and so much more, there is something for everyone!


Get your tickets to these exciting, kid-friendly performances inside the Ordway as part of your visit to the Family Festival!

Plan your Festival visit

With free outdoor performances, and activities ranging from face painting to building your own musical instruments, there's lots to do for families and kids of all ages at the Family Festival! Check out the schedules for both days of the weekend to start your imagination soaring.

Free Festival event transit

Visit the Flint Hills Family Festival for less with free rides from Metro Transit! To access this offer, use the links below to fill out a brief survey and download your Metro Transit event transit pass for the date(s) of your choice. Offer valid for both buses and rail lines. Photos courtesy of Metro Transit.

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Family Festival

School Week

During weekdays, the Festival offers low-cost indoor performance tickets and bus reimbursement for every school—all alongside the Festival grounds with great performances, art-making activities, and more.

For Educators

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