AUGust 3-6, 2023
Grant Park – Chicago, IL
Kidz 10 years old and under enter free with a festival attending adult!

Lifeway Art & Play

Energize and flow with us at mini-yoga classes hosted by Lifeway at Kidzapalooza, Lollapalooza’s family-friendly festival within a festival, presented by Chicago’s own Lifeway Kefir! Children will enjoy hours of activities and live music while cooling down with delicious Lifeway ProBugs Kefir. Don’t miss the fun, kid-friendly giveaways, or the opportunity to take some selfies in front of a cool backdrop mural designed and painted by a local artist, Shawnimals! It’s a festival experience unlike any other.
Namaste with Lifeway

Thursday

11:15 am
12:00 pm
3:00 pm

Friday

11:15 am
12:00 pm
3:00 pm

Saturday

11:15 am
12:00 pm
4:30 pm

Sunday

11:15 am
12:00 pm
5:00 pm

Collaboraction

Chicago's theatre for social change is bringing their ensemble of youth artist-activists, The Light, to put on 5 interactive shows for fun-seeking youngsters daily. They're also bringing bubblers, jugglers and stilters to the utopia and The Light will be sharing their messages of social justice, love and hope on the Kidza stage. Collaboraction's Artistic Director Anthony Moseley will return as the MC of the KIDZA stage and has one important request.... "BRING IT!!!"
Kidza Theatre Tent

Daily Shows

11:30 (Love)
12:30 (Peace)
2:30 (Magic)
3:30 (Love)
4:30 (Magic)

Hip Hop House Party

Hip-HopHouseParty.com will be hosting Hip-Hop workshops. Teaching kids how to Rap, Scratch, Beatbox and more. Stop by and join in the immersive experience of making your own song!
Hip Hop Workshop

Thursday

12:30 pm
2:30 pm
3:30 pm
4:30 pm

Friday

12:30 pm
2:30 pm
3:30 pm
4:30 pm

Saturday

12:30 pm
2:00 pm
4:30 pm

Sunday

12:30 pm
2:30 pm
3:30 pm

Rhythm Revolution

Get your groove on with John Yost and the Rhythm Revolution Drummers. Instruments will be provided and no experience is necessary.
Drum Zone Workshop

Daily

11:30 am
1:00 pm
3:30 pm
5:30 pm

The Happiness Club

Join an interactive dance party with The Happiness Club- Chicago's favorite hip hop kids. Try out the newest tik tok trends, learn a fun line dance...do it for the gram! The Happiness Club is a free performing arts education program for Chicago kids.
Dance Party

Daily

2:00 pm

Craft Station

Easel Art Studio will be hosting a beaded key chain creation station! Kids can color and watercolor their fun festival chains. There will also be a button making area for anyone who wants to personalize a festival button. The art area is great for all ages. Our teachers will be on site to lend a helping hand!

Rock Star Photo Booth

Jump on in a photo booth and walk away with a special momento. Grab some props, a hat, & act like a rock star and pose with your bestie or family! There’s nothing like a cool momento from Kidzapalooza!

Tattooz

Want to surprise your parent with a fresh tat? Come get an airbrush tattoo to rock around the festival! Kati's Tattoos is so excited to be back doing Tattoos at Kidzapalooza and carrying on what Kati Hammet started years ago.

Print A Tote

Psychobaby by Joy & Chaos is bringing our custom print shop to you! Stop by our booth at Kidzapalooza, where our rockin' crew will help you create a personalized drawstring backpack, with an exclusively created design for Kidzapalooza!

Artist Shawn Smith

Fact: it's super fun to draw faces on shapes! It's even more fun to learn how to create your very own drawn and painted characters! Come watch and learn as Shawnimals creator Shawn Smith live paints his awesome shaped friends just for YOU!

Mind Trix

Experience the impossible with the Museum of Illusions! Optical illusions aren't just fun to look at - they teach us about vision, perception, and the brain. With eye-fooling illusions, puzzles, op art coloring and more, kids and adults will love this immersive and utterly mind-bending experience!

Kidza Merch

Grab a cute t-shirt, water bottle, a CD, earmuffs, or ear plugs to protect your little one’s ears. There’s definitely something to find for everyone at in your family at this tent. Enjoy grabbing your kids merch while you can still hear the sounds of the Kidz groups rockin’ out on the Kidzapalooza stage!

Kidza Lounge

Come take a load off your feet in The Kidzapalooza lounge. Kids can take a break from the noise and relax from all the activities while coloring a Kidzapalooza coloring page or enjoying a book in the shade.

Classy Kids Salon

Classy Kids Salon is happy to you get Kidapalooza ready by offering festival fun hairstyles! Stop by the booth to add some color bursts to your hair tips, weave in some fun yarn braids, or try colorful extensions! We can’t wait to see you there!
At this booth, adults can register their children with the festival and receive a wristband. In the instance that a child gets lost, we have a way to unite them with their parent. Many times, the booth also serves as a meeting place for many kids and adults when and if they get separated from each other.
Providing a private space where nursing and expectant mothers can change a diaper, apply sunscreen to their children, pump or nurse! There will be an array of products to use including diapers, wipes, sunscreen, insect repellant and alcohol-free hand sanitizer.  The Family Services space is shared with the Tag-A-Kid space in the Kidzapalooza area at the festival. It closes at 6PM Thursday - Sunday.