Children's Festival

July 27, 2018

This year's Children's Summer Arts Festival is celebrating a Summer at the Movies! Admission is free. Activities are geared toward children ages 3-12, but ages are welcome.

Activities inspired by Star Wars, The Incredibles, and Jurassic Park bring the big screen to the Hoyt lawn for a fun-filled art-venture featuring:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Chalk on the Walk Competition
  • Balloon Twisting
  • Tie Dying (Bring your own shirt, or buy one of ours for $5)
  • Face-painting
  • Caricatures by Richard DiGia
  • Live Performances


Bring your change for concessions!

Hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy & pizza are only 50 cents!


Special Guests

New Castle Playhouse Mini Stars

The NCP Mini Stars will make their annual appearance at noon! Ranging in age from 8-18, this group of 35 young people has been energizing audiences with a spectacular blend of song & dance for 16 years.


Carnegie Museum of Natural History


Stare down a Spinosaurus with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History! This 10 foot robotic dinosaur puppet will make an appearance at 1 pm. Carnegie's palentologists will be offering dinosaur activities from 11-3.


New Castle Community YMCA

Can you use the force to run like a dinosaur or soar like a superhero? Find out with the New Castle YMCA! They're bringing their own brand of physical creativity to the festival of the year.

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