KVIE KidsFest Sacramento

September 15 & 16

Cal Expo, Sacramento

Get ready for a day of fun and learning at KVIE Kidsfest! Our immersive event for families celebrates the PBS KIDS shows that help children learn literacy, math, and social skills. Meet beloved PBS KIDS characters  in person and take pictures. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a stage show sing-along with Mr. Steve, The Music Man, crafts, a photo booth, prize drawings, KVIE Corner, storybook village, and more!

Tickets are $15 each; children under two years old get in for free. Family 4-packs are $50. Tickets can be purchased for any 2-hour wave on September 15 or 16 at 10AM, noon, or 2PM. All events will take place inside. Please be aware that Cal Expo charges $10 for parking.

Featuring these local partners:

  • City of Sacramento Recycling and Solid Waste
  • DotDotSmile
  • Effie Yeaw Nature Center
  • Kids Care Dental
  • Kidz Screens
  • Mad Science
  • Macaroni Kid
  • Sacramento Parents Magazine
  • Sacramento Police Department
  • Sacramento YMCA
  • School of Rock
  • Sioux City Wood Works

Meet beloved PBS KIDS characters:

  • Buddy the T. rex from Dinosaur Train
  • Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • Daniel Tiger
  • Jet from Ready Jet Go!
  • Nature Cat
  • Sid the Science Kid
  • Super Why
  • Word Girl

A little girl runs toward a large Nature Cat character to share a hug

Daily stage show schedule:

10:15-10:45 – Effie Yeaw Nature Center
10:50-11:20 – Clifford the Big Red Dog
11:25-11:55 – Mr. Steve the Music Man

Noon-12:30 – Effie Yeaw Nature Center
12:35-1:05 – Clifford the Big Red Dog
1:10-1:40 – Mad Science
1:45-2:15 – Mr. Steve the Music Man

2:20-2:50 – Clifford the Big Red Dog
2:55-3:25 – Mad Science
3:30-4:00 – Mr. Steve the Music Man

Four kids pose for a picture with the character Jet

Local sponsors of KVIE Kidsfest include the following:

Local sponsors of KVIE KidsFest include the following:

Scholastic Costco logo
 Sacramento4Kids Kumon
 Sprouts Farmers Market