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DMC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF MICHIGAN KIDS ZONE

Ford Arts, Beats & Eats has long been recognized for the quality and quantity of its family-friendly entertainment. Continuing the tradition is the DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan Kids Zone, guaranteed to attract youngsters with fun, interactive programming throughout the four days of the festival.

Join Radio Disney Junior for interactive entertainment, music and prizes themed around the hit Disney Junior series "Doc McStuffins" on Saturday at noon! Bring your toys and stuffed animals to the check-up station where kids can check their toys' height, reflexes and heartbeats, powered by DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan. Experience fun activities focused on healthy living and well-being, and learn how much you can do to take care of you!

Radio Disney Detroit will be on-site on Sunday beginning at 12:00pm. The Radio Disney Road Crew will provide interactive entertainment, fun prizes and giveaways, and the hottest music from kids and families' favorite artist.

Video of last year's Doc McStuffins Visit below:

Arts Beats and Eats Recap.mp4 on Vimeo.

There will be added excitement this year at the DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan Kids Zone. Festival guests will have a chance to see PANDA One up close and personal from 12 p.m.-5 p.m. on Friday. Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s Pediatric And Neonatal Dedicated Ambulance (PANDA) is available 24/7, 365 days a year to quickly and safely transport critically-ill and injured children and infants to Children’s Hospital of Michigan. 

Oakland County Kids Stage

The Oakland County Kids Stage will feature various performances that are family-friendly. Bringing smiles, laughter, amazement and awe to youngsters’ faces will be clown acts, music, magical tricks, stories and puppet shows.

Kicking things off on Saturday and Sunday will be the crew from Radio Disney, with performances sponsored by DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan.  The stage will also feature the Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music, Interactive activities from Great Expressions Dental Centers and more.  Full stage listing below.

 

 

Petting Farm presented by Huron-Clinton Metroparks

Anticipated animals include a mini-horse, calf, goats, sheep, ducklings, chickens, chicks and rabbits. From noon-6 p.m. each day of the festival, children will have the opportunity to get up close and safely touch and feed the assortment of cuddly and cute, furry animals.  

 


Great Expressions Arts n’ Crafts Area

Also located inside the DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan Kids Zone, the creativity will flow at the Arts and Crafts area, sponsored by Great Expressions Dental Centers and organized by volunteers from Genesis Church. Fun for children of all ages.  

 

Detroit Red Wings Hockey Skills Challenges

An interactive hockey zone with Electronic Top Shot Net, Hockey tables, video games and the opportunity to win player autographed merchandise and tickets to the upcoming Red Wings hockey season.

Moonwalks by Inflatable Playspaces

Sure to draw “oohs and aahs” and lots of giggles will be the Moonwalk presented by Inflatable Playspaces, a Royal Oak company.

Kiddie Carnival

Mid America Shows will be providing a kiddie carnival, and will have ten rides geared toward families (kids ages 3-13 and adults)located in two sections, one in the Sherman Lot in the north end of the festival, and two, in the Royal Oak city lot bordered by 6th and Main Street.  Ride prices will be between 4 and 6 tickets event tickets or $2.50 to $3.75 per ride. The times for the carnival are between 11am and 11pm on Friday through Sunday and from 11am to 9pm on Monday. Ticket booths close 1/2 hour before rides close.

 

Friday, August 29

11:30 a.m.                               Rosco the Clown

12:00 p.m.                               Puppet Show: Three Little Pigs

12:30 p.m.                               Mysterious Illusions

1:00 p.m.                                 Laugh it Up with Rosco

1:30 p.m.                                 Puppet Show: Punch & Judy

2:00 p.m.                                 Randyl Lee Magic 

2:30 p.m.                                 Rosco the Clown

3:00 p.m.                                 Puppet Show: Punch & Judy

3:30 p.m.                                 Rosco the Clown

4:00 p.m.                                 Mysterious Illusions

4:30 p.m.                                 Puppet Show: Three Little Pigs

5:00 p.m.                                 Laugh It Up with Rosco

5:30 p.m.                                 Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music

6:30 p.m.                                 Puppet Show: Punch & Judy

7:00 p.m.                                 Randyl Lee Magic

7:30 p.m.                                 Puppet Show: Three Little Pigs

 

Saturday, August 30

12:00 p.m.                               Radio Disney

3:30 p.m.                                 Cool Tricks & Funny Stuff

4:00 p.m.                                 Juggling with Tim Salisbury

4:30 p.m.                                 Pure Imagination Magic Show

5:00 p.m.                                 Juggling with Tim Salisbury

5:30 p.m.                                 Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music

6:30 p.m.                                 Pure Imagination Magic Show

7:00 p.m.                                 Juggling with Tim Salisbury

7:30 p.m.                                 Cool Tricks & Funny Stuff

 

Sunday, August 31

12:00 p.m.                               Radio Disney

3:30 p.m.                                 Pure Imagination Magic Show

4:00 p.m.                                 Kevin’s Musical Concert

4:30 p.m.                                 Cool Tricks & Funny Stuff

5:00 p.m.                                 Kids’ Music with Kevin

5:30 p.m.                                 Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music

6:30 p.m.                                 Pure Imagination Magic Show

7:00 p.m.                                 Kevin’s Musical Concert

7:30 p.m.                                 Cool Tricks & Funny Stuff

 

Monday, September 1

12:00 p.m.                               Cool Tricks & Funny Stuff

12:30 p.m.                               Kids’ Music with Kevin

1:00 p.m.                                 Rosco the Clown

1:30 p.m.                                 Kevin’s Musical Concert

2:00 p.m.                                 Pure Imagination Magic Show 

2:30 p.m.                                 Kids’ Music with Kevin

3:00 p.m.                                 Laugh It Up with Rosco

3:30 p.m.                                 Cool Tricks & Funny Stuff

4:00 p.m.                                 Rosco the Clown

4:30 p.m.                                 Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music