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.Saturday and Sunday

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

Children’s Stage Schedule


Bert the Nerd was a popular act at last year's Festival.

Bert the Nerd was a popular act at last year’s Festival.

Saturday September 6th
Dan & Galla will be on hand all day as the event’s Master of Ceremonies
12-12:45 – Brandywine Zoo
1-1:30 – Give & Take Little Circus
1:45-2:30 – Brandywine Zoo
2:45-3:15 – Give & Take Little Circus
3:30-4:00 – Dan & Galla Musical Show & More
4:15-4:45 – Give & Take Little Circus
5-5:30 –  Dan & Galla Musical Show & More

Sunday September 7th
Dan & Galla will be on hand all day as the event’s Master of Ceremonies
– Dan & Galla Musical Show & More
12-12:45 – Juggling Hoffman’s
1-1:45 – Brandywine Zoo
2-2:45 – Juggling Hoffman’s
3-3:45 – Brandywine Zoo
4-4:45 – Dan & Galla Musical Show & Mor

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

The Brandywine Zoo will also have a table for questions and to see their animals between performances.

Children’s Rides

childrens entertainmentChildren’s Rides are located near the West Entrance to the Mushroom Festival. Rides include:

  • Far Flung Bungy (in Sovereign Bank  parking lot)
  • Fun House
  • Rocktown
  • Buzz Plane
  • Kite Flyer

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

bull rideNEW: Sunday Only: Ride the Bull! — South Union Street Parking Lot


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:

brandywine zoo logo Meet The Brandywine Zoo
See and learn about a few of the many species that are cared for at the Brandywine Zoo, in Wilmington, Delaware as their Traveling Zoo comes to the Mushroom Festival.



Scenes from the Children’s Stage


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