Great Festivals and Events for Families

View this page for information about the best events and festivals for families plus related family vacation packages for US, Canada, Britain, and Europe. Best Festivals and Events for Family FunUse this page a resource for ways to enjoy time with your children while making memories and learning together. Find the latest fun things to do with kids including museum exhibits, music venues, family-friendly theatre, the best Renaissance festivals and Ren faires, living history events,  corn mazes, harvest festivals, Polar Express adventures, Santa trains and festive holiday lights. 

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Phoenix ZooLights –Holiday Lights Plus Dinos.

Arizona night sparkle during the annual ZooLights festival lights up the night with imaginative displays creating a surreal atmosphere which transports visitors to a magical place with music and holiday cheer. [Read More]

Best Holiday Lights and Santa Trains in Ohio - Create Your Own family Traditions.

From riding the marvelous Polar Express to enjoying miles of magical lights we have plenty of yuletide excursions in Ohio to make enjoying season with family and friends more fun. [Read More]

Orange County – Zoo Nights, Edgy Art, and a Christmas Train.

Looking for quick, easy, affordable fun to share with your kids or grandkids? I am passing along the best Orange County family vacation ideas for review. [Read More]

Best Holiday Lights in Virginia - Create Your Own Family Traditions.

The magic of the holiday season is set to sparkle across Virginia with Christmas light displays offering countless memory making possibilities for families. From miles of lights along the Boardwalk on Virginia Beach to the magic of Alexandria celebrating is in the air. [Read More]

Away for the Holidays Destination St. Augustine with Holiday Lights, Elf Express, and a Beach Blast.

The annual “Nights of Lights” celebration includes millions of white lights adorning buildings and draping from trees creating a magical holiday atmosphere. From carriage rides and caroling to ice skating, trolley rides, fireworks, and a chili cook off celebrating is the whole idea. [Read More]

12 Spunky Winter Festivals Offer Mini Breaks with Extra Fun to Share.

The best snow festivals across the US offer interactive and engaging ways to enjoy cold weather and many of them include wacky ways to have fun from frozen turkey bowling to icy golf games and my favorite a frying pan toss. [Read More]

7 Ways to Celebrate in the Christmas Capital of Texas.

Each year Grapevine, Texas bundles up dozens of family-friendly activities, adds millions of twinkling lights, festive music, and packs the 40-day calendar with more than 1,000 festive events. [Read More]

7 Reasons to Visit DC during the Holidays.

Between now and New Year's Day, Washington, DC celebrates the season with free (and almost free) festivals, unique shopping, family-friendly theater, concerts and lights. [Read More]

“Art of the Pumpkin” at Dallas Arboretum Launches Autumn with Creativity.

Each year Dallas Arboretum programming for fall invites inspiration and discovery with engaging activities for families making it easy to transition to fall. The 2017 menu of festivities includes not just thousands of pumpkins but the magical Land of OZ. [Read More]

Discover Dinos in the Desert.

It’s a dinosaur lovers alert. Phoenix Zoo will soon be home to 23 prehistoric creatures nestled along the Zoo’s Desert Lives Trail offering an extra special adventure for all ages. [Read More]

Two of the Best Mazes and Agri-Adventures in Minnesota.

Create your own screen free agri-adventure complete with corn stalks, pumpkins, fresh apple cider, and wagon rides. Run through a corn maze with your kids or find the perfect pumpkin for the porch. [Read More]

Five of the Best Corn Mazes and Agri-Adventures in the Great Lakes.

From Illinois and Indiana to Michigan the fall season looks promising for awesome agri-adventures, corn mazes, pumpkin patches and places for quick getaways ideal for making family memories. [Read More]

10 of the Best Agri-Adventure Locations in the US.

Corn mazes, living history farms, and fall festivals provide unique agri-adventures for families and boundless screen free ways to share earth-friendly activities and create memories. [Read More]

Best Fall Festivals & Corn Mazes in Canada.

When time is tight pint-sized fun is better than no fun at all whether it’s a daytrip or a weekend escape, enjoying time together and making family memories matters. [Read More]

Best Corn Mazes, Fall Festivals and Agri-Adventures in South Texas.

From acres of pumpkins and interactive corn mazes to barrel train rides and corn texting, the harvest festivals in South Texas are guaranteed to amaze and delight. [Read More]

Yippee for Labor Day! Ten Places to Celebrate.

As the summer season blends into autumn and family calendars get populated with things to do, making time for family fun can become a challenge so family fun is often condensed to weekends and holidays. [Read More]

Best Family Road Trips to the 16th Century.

Renaissance Festivals and Ren Faires are scattered across the country making it easy to find 16th century time capsule to share with your kids. [Read More]

7 Ways to Make Your Renaissance Festival Perfect.

Ren faires make excellent escapes ideal for sharing with kids and given the fact that 2017 has the potential to be an annoying year because of the non-stop fake news and bizarre antics of elected officials, escaping for a day seems appropriate. [Read More]

Chicago's Shakespeare in the Parks Free Summer Theatre Fun for All.

Do you love Romeo & Juliette? Each summer Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) recreates the magic of Shakespeare presenting timeless and engaging works penned by William Shakespeare. [Read More]

Southern California: Best Renaissance Festivals and Ren Faires for Family Fun.

Breakaway from the demands of the life in the 21st century for a day and time travel with your kids to a place where storytellers, bards, falconers, fairies, and magicians mingle with lords and ladies, knights, and perhaps a mythical dragon. [Read More]


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