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! Bounce, Ooo La La and Daniel (April 20-21) – All the way from sunny Key West Florida, Bounce the Clown, Mademoiselle Ooo La La and their son, Daniel will shock and amaze you while making you laugh. They have entertained audiences young and old all over the world for more than twenty years. The last time they were in central Mississippi, Daniel was a part of the show at the age of 4 1/2 months old. Now he is a college student!
Sea Lion Splash (April 20-21) – It is fun and educational – Watch as the show’s host brings out the inherent comedic behavior of sea lions. They catch and retrieve objects, do handstands, balance, dance, sing and interact with you. The show also provides an educational experience on the habits and nature of sea lions.
FESTIVAL FAVORITE! – The Fearless Flores Family (April 20-21) – 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.
Cowboy Monkey Rodeo (April 13-14) – 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.
NEW! LIVE Shark Encounter (April 13-14) – Come see the amazing and daring Live Shark Encounter. It is the only traveling shark show in the U.S. One look into the eyes of a live shark and you will experience the heart pounding “awe and fascination” that sharks elicit. Not only will you see a diver swim with the sharks, you may be selected out of the audience to assist in the show. Please refer to schedule for performance times.
Gator Boys Alligator Wrestling (April 13-14) – 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 11th Annual KidFest! Ridgeland on Saturday, April 13 – Sunday, April 14 and Saturday, April 20 – Sunday, April 21, 2013 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.