Kids Day - Burlington, VT
Ages: 0 and up
Cost: Free - Free Admission to Kids Day!
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, presented by MVP Health Care, is Vermont's largest Children's Celebration. It will take place at Waterfront Park in downtown Burlington.
Parade - There is a 9:30 am parade on College Street (new location this year) to kick off the day. The parade begins at Church Street and heads down College Street to Waterfront Park. There will be floats, trucks and marchers giving out treats!
Kids Day - Kids day begins at 10:00am and is STEAM-themed this year and will be filled with lots of fun, interactive and free activities for your kids! Activities include bucket truck rides, helmet decorating, e-bike demos, live entertainment, a large activity tent, life-size games, a softball derby, face painting, a petting zoo, meet and greets with mascots, touch-a-trucks, inflatables, a food court, Young Traditions music contest, and more! The Burlington School Food will be providing a free lunch to all kids under 18!
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