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Philadelphia International Children's Festival

Monday, April 23, 2012

Giveaway: International Children's Fest at the Annenberg Center

The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, now celebrating its 40th anniversary, continues its legacy of providing affordable performing arts to Philadelphia’s youngest audiences with its 28th annual Philadelphia International Children’s Festival on Thursday, May 3rd through Saturday, May 5, 2012.

Enjoy three days of family-friendly music, theatre and dance performances  and a host of fun, interactive activities such as crafts, face painting, jugglers and more in the Children’s Festival FUN ZONE on the Annenberg Center Outdoor Plaza. Tickets are only $10 and include access to the FUN ZONE!

Performance for the young and young at heart include Space Panorama,  John Hadfield's Monkeys in the House, John Tartaglia’s ImaginOceanCirco Comedia and PASTA! A Pop Ups Puppet Musical and much more. 

In addition, families can take part in a variety of fun and interactive activities such as crafts, face painting, jugglers and more in the Children’s Festival FUN ZONE on the Annenberg Center Outdoor Plaza. Tickets are only $10 and include access to the FUN ZONE! Families attending performances on Saturday, May 5 can save by purchasing a Children’s Festival Fun Pass and enjoy three shows, access to the Children’s Festival FUN ZONE and a lunch for only $25. For more information visit

Founded in 1985 by Catherine Marshall, the Philadelphia International Children’s Festival was the first of its kind in the country, aiming to provide Philadelphia area families with an easy and affordable way to experience the artistry of international performance and visual arts. Attracting more than 15,000 children and their families each year, the eagerly anticipated springtime tradition also aims to build the arts and culture audiences of the future.

In partnership with WXPN, the Annenberg Center’s Zellerbach Theatre stage will be transformed into the WXPN Kids Corner Stage. WXPN performances include John Hadfield’s Monkeys in the House and PASTA! A Pop Ups Puppet Musical.

$5 tickets are available to West Philadelphia residents as a part of the PNC West Philly Rush Hour, starting two hours before the each performance begins and running for one hour. Proof of residency required. For more details visit

And now, one lucky phillyfun4kids reader can win a Family Four Pack of Tickets (valued at $40). To enter to win a family four pack of tickets to the International Children's Fest at Annenberg Center between May 3rd - May5th, simply leave a comment below by Sunday April 29th at 11:59 PM EDT. The lucky winner will be chosen using and announced and contacted on Monday April 30th. Tickets will be available at will call. Please be sure to leave a way to contact you (email) so we can confirm your tickets.

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5. Bonus TWO ENTRIES -- You get a bonus two entries if you share the contest via facebook or twitter
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Just be sure to leave an additional comment for each entry letting us know that you posted/shared/followed/liked, please. If I'm doing my math correctly, that's a total of NINE chances to win!! Good luck!

Congratulations to Tamara Tamara Blasch-Murphy, the winner of 4 free tickets to the International Children's Festival!

Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post but Annenberg Center provided the family four pack of tickets for the purposes of this giveaway. As always, all opinions about fun things to do with your kids or giveaways being AWESOME are completely our own.


  1. Hey Jennifer, we'd like to win those tickets :)

    -Camille (from the LL Playgroup)

  2. Sounds like a good time for parents & kids, Jennifer!
    Tamara (

  3. hello Jennifer My name is Nikki. I am entering for the tickets. here is my contact information

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