Children’s Entertainment and Street Fair Rides

Come visit the Children’s Stage (Union and Cypress Streets) for some great family fun. In no time at all you’ll be amazed by feats of magic, see exotic animals up close, be dancing and marching in the streets, or maybe bringing home a new juggling trick to amaze your friends.

Entertainment, rides, games and more are located throughout the Festival on both Saturday and Sunday!

Children’s Stage Schedule

12:00-12:45: Dan & Galla – Musical Show
1:00-1:40: Philip & Henry – The Amazing Magic Show
2:00-2:45: Josh Horton – World-Class Juggler
3:00-3:45: Dan & Galla – Musical Show
4:00-4:40: Philip & Henry – The Amazing Magic Show
4:55-5:30: Josh Horton – World-Class Juggler

11:00-11:45: Dan & Galla Musical Show
12:00-12:45: Philadelphia Zoo – Habitats Around the World
12:50-1:25ish: Josh Horton’s Juggling Clinic
1:30-2:15: Philadelphia Zoo – Habitats Around the World
2:30-3:15: Josh Horton – World-Class Juggler
3:30-4:00: Dan & Galla – Musical Show
4:15-5:00: Josh Horton – World-Class Juggler

Visit the Children’s Stage between performances for some extra fun with Dan and Galla.

Children’s Rides

To celebrate our 30th anniversary we’re bringing a Giant Ferris Wheel to town.  Get a birds eye view of Kennett Square atop the Giant Ferris Wheel, which will be located in the Charles Place Parking lot between Meredith and Lafayette streets.

Other Children’s Rides are located near the West Entrance to the Mushroom Festival. Rides and include:

  • Far Flung Bungy (in Santander Bank  parking lot)childrens entertainment
  • Fun House
  • Rocktown
  • Buzz Plane
  • Kite Flyer
  • Mechanical Bull (parking lot next to Children’s Stage on S. Union Street)

“Miss Denise” of Happy Heart Clown ‘N Stuff will be twisting balloons near the street rides at the west end of State Street both days!


NEW for 2015: Fun Gus Land, an inflatable rides area

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Let the kids bounce off some energy in our new Inflatable rides area just inside the gate at the West Entrance at Garfield Street. In Fun Gus Land you’ll find a Sponge Bob Moon Bounce, a Giant Inflatable Slide, and an Obstacle Course.


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For more fun visit our Old Fashioned Carnival at 600 Broad Street!

Meet Dan and Galla
dan and gallaDan and Galla’s love of music and their positive energy on stage appeals to all ages as they both sing and play numerous instruments. Galla is half-Russian and dances around the stage as she plays flute, balalaika (Russian 3-stringed instrument), guitar and ukulele. Dan is an accomplished pianist and plays keyboards, accordion and trumpet. To learn more, visit their website:


Phillip and Henry Magic
phillip and henryPhillip and Henry’s Amazing Magic Show is a high energy performance with lots of audience participation and interaction geared specifically to children. Learn more at


Meet Josh Horton
josh horton 2 webAs a 9-time gold medalist in the world championships of juggling, Josh Horton is truly one of the best jugglers on the market. Josh combines his world-class talent with hilarious comedy and audience participation, creating an exciting show that is fun and appropriate for all ages. Learn more at


philadelphia zooAbout The Philadelphia Zoo’s Habitats Around the World
Travel around the world and learn about diverse habitats and how wildlife thrive there. Learn about how our choices at home affect animals all around the world and ways to become a Wildlife Warrior.  Learn more at

Scenes from the Children’s Stage

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