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Nashville’s ultimate festival for kids returns to Centennial Park in September

Save the date for this year’s Kidsville Family Festival.

Someone dressed up as the character Elsa on a stage with children in the audience

You never know who you’ll see at the Kidsville Family Festival. | Photo via Centennial Park Conservancy

Mark your calendars, kids. Centennial Park will transform into the ultimate playground when Kidsville Family Festival returns Saturday, Sept. 23.

Plan ahead for a fun-filled day of activities, including live music, character meet and greets, inflatable games, face painting, and more. A few other highlights of the free festival include:

  • Reading with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
  • Nashville Public Library Puppet Truck performances of “Anansi the Spider”
  • Tap and ballet dance performances by Metro Parks Dance Division and photo opportunities with the cast of “The Nutcracker”
  • Family-friendly yoga class with Small World Yoga
  • Bach To Rock instrument petting zoo
  • Food trucks serving up sno cones, barbecue, pizza, and more.

The festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Centennial Park’s Musicians Corner Amphitheater, located on the corner of West End and 27th Avenue North.