MyKingstonKids Fest

This is our signature event which has become one of Kingston's favorite kids event of the year. Every third Saturday of May we turn The Lace Mill into a children's paradise!

MyKingstonKids Fest 2022: Welcome To The Circus at a glance

Within only four years we have changed the lives for hundreds of families and have provided children with something great to look forward to that could replace some of their hardships if only on this one special day. Welcome to our 5 year anniversary spectacular. This year we bring you the CIRCUS & PARADE!


9:30am - 10:30am - Parade Line up at Kingston Library Parking Lot, 55 Franklin St, Kingston, NY 12401
10:30am - 11:00am - Parade starts and make its way to Barmann Park for festival. (Route Coming Soon)
11:00am - 4:00pm - MyKingstonKids Fest will take place including, vendors, food, games, activities, and more.
11:00am - 1:00pm - Outdoor Workshops
1:00pm - 2:00pm - Seashell and Ava's Garden Party. (need invitation to attend, Free but registration is required and opens April 1st)
2:00pm - 2:15pm - The MyKingstonKids Inspire Awards
2:15pm - 2:45pm - MyKingstonKids Dance with DJ Frankie Bones & Poppy The Panda
2:45pm - 4:00pm - Bindlestiff Family Cirkus Grand Finale Performance


LOCATION: Barmann Park aka Metro Park, Barmann Avenue, (across from the Boys & Girls Club), Kingston, New York, 12401
COST: Free for all ages CONTACT: General information and sponsorship: 845-896-0105 ext 8 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Vendor application and details: Melanie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Parade participation and details: Krystal Bullock at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Children Served

Free Activities Provided

Children Fed

Games Played

The Kids Fest Breakdown

Here's a bit of what makes our MyKingstonKids Fest so spectacular and memorable.

Themed Garden Party

The Garden Tea Party is a Kids Fest favorite that welcomes children to enjoy fun activities, eat amazing desserts, drink tea and wear costumes.

Kid Focused Workshops

Children have an opportunity to choose between a variety of workshops that include a variety of fun and exciting circus activities such as juggling, clowning and more.


Dress up in something fun and colorful and join us in the circus parade. Look out for many types of characters as we walk through the streets of Midtown Kingston.

Grand Finale Performance

Each Kids Fest ends with a grand finale performance that will engage our audience of children and adults alike. Bindlestiff Family Circus will be providing us with a spectacular 60 minute performance.

Musical Performances

The Kingston and Hudson Valley area are full of fantastic performers and talents from all ages and backgrounds. We guarantee a fantastic show and work hard to connect with acts that are family friendly and engaging.

MyKingstonKids Dance Party

DJ Frankie Bones provides an excellent dance party that gets kids up and excited to move their bodies. The music is always kid friendly, parents love it and it's so much fun to watch. Poppy The Panda participates as well with an extra push to keep the children happy and motivated.

Totally FREE

Money will not stop children from enjoying a day of happiness at the MyKingstonKids Fest. All workshops and activities are totally free of charge with the help of our sponsors, donors and the community.

Register NOW!