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Date
Friday, June 11, 2021, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Island Park will be filled with music, laughter and bright colors as children play and learn at the 22nd Annual Midwest Kid Fest. All activities are free! The fest hosts interactive educational booths, life-sized games, an entertainment stage, petting zoo, inflatables, strolling entertainment and more.

Event Information

In order to allow for proper safety measures, the 2021 Teddy Bear Parade will be modified to be a self-guided photo parade throughout Midwest Kid Fest.  Additional information will be available by May 1, 2021.

Bring your blanket and grab a comfortable patch of grass to watch the entertainment being presented by local performers.  Check back for a complete list of performances.

Be a part of our annual celebration by participating in this one-day festival for kids and families.  This free, family-friendly consistently draws crowds in the thousands by inviting businesses and organizations to share their passion through positive, interactive, and educational activities for area children.  Don’t miss this chance to let thousands of area families see you in action! 

The cost for booth space is as follows:

  • $75 for a single table space (12'x12x)
  • $100 for a double table space (24'x12')
  • An additional $50 if electricity is needed

Click here to register for a booth at the 2021 Midwest Kid Fest.

As you plan for your booth activity, please keep the following in mind:  

  • Booth spaces range in price from $75 to $150 depending on the number of tables requested and access to electricity. 

  • The event draws thousands of people every year and you will want to plan accordingly for supplies.  

  • The event runs from 11:00am – 7:00pm.  Booths need to be set-up by 10:30 am and remain set-up throughout the event hours.  

  • Please keep in mind we are still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and be mindful of minimizing shared touchpoints wherever possible.  If possible, activities should be provided that can be taken from the booth to try to minimize crowds gathering to expended periods of time at one spot.

  • You are responsible to arrange for staff/volunteers to operate your booth and activity for the duration of the event.  

  • The only equipment provided by the event is the table.  All other equipment (including chairs, tents, trash cans) is the responsibility of the business/organization.  

  • Booth spaces are 12’x12’ (or 24’x12’ for double tables).  All materials, displays, and signs need to stay within those boundaries.  

  • NO vehicles are allowed in the park.  All items must be carried in.  You may arrange for assistance in advance by contacting jkorynta@fargoparks.com.  

  • Promoting your business or organization is encouraged but selling items or accepting payments in any way is not allowed at Midwest Kid Fest.    

  • As a participant, you agree to indemnify, save, and hold harmless the Midwest Kid Fest Committee, each and all sponsors, the Fargo Park District, and the operators of the individual activity booths, its agencies, officers, employees, and volunteers from any and all claims of any nature including costs, expenses, and attorneys’ fees which may in any manner result from or arise out of my actions during participation in the Midwest Kid Fest. 

Information about this year's options will be posted closer to the event. 

Interested in being a food vendor this year? Contact Sam at 701-499-7781 or at slarson-frobig@fargoparks.com

Try your luck at a life-size game of checkers, Yahtzee, Tetris, and more!  Challenge your family to a game of Twister or try out a new game for the first time.  

Make sure to leave yourself time to find parking. The Island Park parking lots or the ramp are great options to look for parking and there is also plenty of street parking in the area around the park.

MAT Bus also offers free rides to kids coming to the Teddy Bear Parade and Midwest Kid Fest! Adults ride for only $1.50. Pick a bus route or park your car in one of the Park & Ride Lots.

Join us for a day of fun! Jobs include supervising the Teddy Bear Parade, Belly Bumpers , Life-Sized Games and Inflatables. Shifts are 10:30-2:00 pm, 1:30-4:30 pm and 4:00-7:30 pm. Information on how to sign up will be updated soon.