KidFest! Ridgeland was recently named a “Top Twenty Event” by the Southeast Tourism Society.
Don’t forget! Some of our headlining acts change from weekend to weekend! Be sure to check the schedule so that you don’t miss out on the chance to see them all!
NEW! Bengal Tiger Encounter (April 12-13) – This exotic animal production brings you an inspirational and educational program featuring the Incredible Bengal Tiger. These tigers are helping to educate the public on the loss of habitat and the killing of tigers for profit in India and Asia. These tigers are loved and protected as well as cared for by loving trainers. They consume 12-14 lbs. of beef or chicken daily and undergo regular medical checkups by a certified Vet.
FESTIVAL FAVORITE! – The Fearless Flores Family (TBA) – Finalists on 2011 America’s Got Talent – Watch 10-year old Volorian and 14-year old Cyndel ride their motorcycles together in the Globe of Death along with their mom and dad. See how they impressed the judges and America on NBC TV’s hit show, America’s Got Talent.
NEW! Those Funny Little People (April 18-19) – Those Funny Little People is a one-of-a-kind entertainment company with life-sized puppets who dance, sing and make people laugh. The Little People have been in several theater productions such as The Wizard of Oz. Making their television debut in 2011, Those Funny Little People appeared on the TV show America’s Got Talent as four elves, an agent and a showgirl. The group resonated with audiences everywhere and placed within the top 36 acts.
Ridgeland Easter Egg Hunt (April 18-19) – Peter Cottontail will make a visit to Freedom Ridge Park on Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19. The city’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held during KidFest! Ridgeland. Check the schedule for age groups and times.
Cowboy Monkey Rodeo (TBA) – Watch amazed as white-faced capuchin monkeys dressed in cowboy gear ride on the backs of border collies and round up big-horn sheep as their handler, rodeo legend Tim Lepard (Wild Thang), talks with the audience.
Gator Boys Alligator Wrestling (April 18-19) – Jimmy Riffle of the hit show Gator Boys as seen on Animal Planet. Watch him subdue fully grown alligators while risking life and limb. Meet and talk with him after each show. Please refer to schedule for performance times.
All of this and a lot more at the 12th Annual KidFest! Ridgeland on Saturday, April 12 – Sunday, April 13 and Friday, April 18 – Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Freedom Ridge Park. To provide a memorable experience for both parents and children, KidFest! Ridgeland will provide:
- Interactive activities and attractions,
- A variety of shows,
- Amusement rides, Pony & Train rides and
- It’s all included in the admission price!
Ridgeland also offers the family numerous venues for dining, lodging and fun. Explore www.visitridgeland.com for more details about our city.
KidFest! Ridgeland is a program of the city of Ridgeland Recreation & Parks Department. Call 601.853.2011 for more information.