Canceled 2021 KidFest: Labor Day Weekend in Concord - 510 Families
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Canceled 2021 KidFest: Labor Day Weekend in Concord

Bay Area KidFest is canceled for September 4-6, 2021. This 3-day event combines live entertainment, activities, and sports for children with 100 arts & crafts exhibitors, which kicks off for its 31st year after a year hiatus.

KidsFest in Concord

This massive event is a blend of free and not-free activities.

All staged entertainment, attractions, and free art activities are included in the price of admission — $7 with a canned food item; $8 without a can. $5 for parking in certain lots as well. Children under two and seniors 65+ are free.

Free (ahem, included with admission price) activities at KidFest include storytellers, magic, balloon hats, spin art, slides, kiddie golf, soccer, and more. You’ll also be able to meet and greet PAW Patrol’s Chase and Skye.

Paid activities are available via ticket purchase or all-day wristband. These include 20 activities and rides (Ferris wheel, pony rides, petting zoo, bungee trampoline, Water Ballerz, roller coaster, VR roller coaster, and others). These and food are not included in the price of admission.


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Rides and petting zoo are ticketed activities. Wristbands are available | Photo courtesy Bay Area KidFest

Discount on Bay Area KidFest in Concord

A wristband for all rides, all day, is being sold in advance for $32 per person >>

Other activities include football, soccer, volleyball, baseball, golf, lacrosse, basketball, and a fitness obstacle course. Expect free demonstrations, clinics, contests, and fun activities for kids of all ages. There will be a variety show in the Pioneertown area three times daily.

For 2021: Wear masks, please!

Where: Mt. Diablo High School is located in Downtown Concord at 2450 Grant St. just 4 blocks from Todos Santos Plaza or the Highway 242 exit at Grant St./Solano Way. KidFest Parking on the Mt. Diablo High School lots is $5 per day. Handicap parking is available directly in front of the entrance gate. Parking toll lots at Mt. Diablo HS will open at 9:30 am each day. The only parking lot entrance is on Grant St. near Bacon St. If you’re taking BART to KidFest leave the Concord Station towards Park St. Go 1 block on Park St., turn right at Grant St. and walk 7 blocks to KidFest.

Don’t bring: Pets, bikes, scooters


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More info at the Bay Area Festival website >

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