Kids Day - Burlington, VT
Ages: 0 and up
Cost: Free - Free Admission to Kids Day! | Train ride tickets $10
Parking: Yes - Lakeview Garage at Macy's on Cherry Street - First 2 hours are Free | Free Parking at Perkins Pier
Features: Snack Stand, Port-a-potty, Playground, Restrooms, Picnic Area
Kid's Day is Vermont's largest Children's Celebration, hosted at Waterfront Park in downtown Burlington.
- Parade begins at Edmunds School and heads down Main Street to Waterfront Park.
- There will be floats, trucks and marchers giving out treats!
10:00 am- 3:00 pm in WATERFRONT PARK
- Free valet bike parking with a helmet decoration station
- Booth Exhibits and craft activities
- Entertainment and Dancers
- Performances by great local artists
- Play soccer, tennis, baseball and disc golf
- The Burlington School Food Project - Summer Meal Program Free for all kids under 18
- Bounce House
- Face painting
- Clowns, jesters and balloon animals
- Touch-A-Truck and bucket truck rides
- Lollypop Express Train Rides from Union Station in Burlington to Charlotte and back ($10) at 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:30pm
- See photos from past year's Kids Day Event here.
NO PETS and this is a NON-SMOKING EVENT
Reviewed on 05/29/2008
After attending/exhibiting at Kids Day now for several years I have to say I have seen a vast improvement in the grouping of the exhibitors. Additionally the quality of the exhibitors is much better. For parents it was like a little tradeshow of family friendly businesses in the greater Chittenden area. You could find pre-schools, gymnastics places, baby food suppliers, dance schools, martial arts instructors, art studios,...more
Reviewed on 09/13/2010
This is a great parade day. I have going to kids day with a bagel with cream cheese in hand for years. It is so much fun and what a great thing to celebrate!!
Reviewed on 05/20/2008
We didn't eat anything there but yes, the food selection left something to be desired. But I felt there was a really good selection of fun activities, arts and crafts, and music. We had never gone before and I was skeptical (having gone to many such fairs which turn out to be a bit of a yawn) but we'll definitely be back next year. My little guy was a bit young to partake but it seems like it would be great for kids 2-7 ish?
Reviewed on 05/18/2008
We always enjoy this great event, especially the parade. it is both fun and informative of all that the area has to offer up for kids. the downside to the event is the food provided at the event (junk food--french fries, cotton candy, hot dogs, with a few exceptions smoothies (but at $4 per) water (at $3 per) and ali baba's (but at $7!! per pita) and the candy that is thrown during the parade. i think it stands in stark contrast to what...more
Reviewed on 05/17/2008
My 3 1/2 year old loved the parade and the "Party" afterwords. Prices were very reasonable and great variety of foods. Also the vendors were very generous with goodies. We had a great time . The setting was great too