Kidz 10 and Under Get In Free
11am-7pm EACH day
Located in its own enclosed area of Grant Park, Kidzapalooza offers parents and kids the opportunity to catch family-friendly music on its own stage while taking part in activities like skateboarding demos, hip hop workshops, a music video tent and much more.
With a dedicated Family Services area and the Tag-A-Kid program available to register your child, Kidzapalooza ensures that you and your family have a great time at Lolla!
Artist and illustrator Shawn Smith will be live painting all weekend! Stop by this bearded fellow’s open-air studio in the middle of Kidzapalooza and watch him paint fun, shaped characters that are simple yet FULL of character! Ask him anything and see where your imagination can take you!Visit Website
Character Skateboards is bringing in their own skaters to show kids some rad moves on a halfpipe. Come check them out during their demo times and feel free to ask any skating questions. They believe in the fun & love of skateboarding, plain and simple!Visit Website
Stilters, Magicians, Jugglers and Bubblers, OH MY!!!!! The Strolling Summer Circus is in town!Visit Website
Bead, wrap, roll, create! Join Easel Art Studio as we make mini dream catcher key chains. Teachers will be on hand to help you make a magical piece work. All ages welcome, let’s craft the day away.Visit Website
Come out and get your drum Jam on at the rhythm revolution drum zone. Kidz of all ages get in the zone with a drum, shaker, or sound maker. John Yost of Rhythm Revolution will have you moving and grooving in minutes.Visit Website
Kidzapalooza is thrilled to provide a private space where nursing and expectant mothers can change a diaper, apply sunscreen to their children, pump or nurse! The Family Services space is shared with the Tag-A-Kid space in the Kidzapalooza area at the festival. It closes at 7PM Thursday – Sunday.Visit Website
Get a temporary hip airbrush tattoo to go along with your cool punk hair and show off your rock n’ roll side at Kidzapalooza! Be a rock star at the festival & show off your fresh tats.
Big City readers invites friends of all ages to come in, chill out and get their sensory on. We’ll have sensory stations of all sorts for littles and bigs to relax and take a break from the noise of Lolla. Water, Sand, Slime and Fuzzies will tickle the senses and relax the mind. We’ll also have a little library because, cmon, books are rad!
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. Enjoy grabbing your kids merch while you can still hear the sounds of the Kidz groups rockin’ out on the Kidzapalooza stage
An air-conditioned theatre tent with 3 intimate and interactive shows in repertory about Peace, Magic and Love in Chicago with Collaboraction.
Feel free to grab a seat and relax as a family or watch your kiddos create, play and explore what Kidzapalooza has to offer while you take a break.
Bring the family smiles and get your picture taken with our larger than life love your guts mural. Fill up your tummies with probiotic snacks, have some fun with group yoga, and namaste with Lifeway under the summer sun with family and friends.Visit Website
Grab your sibling or a friend and play some competitive games between stage acts.
Psychobaby is taking their Custom Print Shop on the road at Kidzapalooza! We will be printing on location – stop by our booth and our rockin’ crew will help you create a custom drawstring backpack with YOUR name!Visit Website
A chance for kidz to get a rockin’ new hairdo and maybe even sport a pink Mohawk while enjoying the festival. Chicagoland’s Premier Children’s Hair Salon, Snippet’s will definitely get these young ones set with a killer new look.
The Q Brothers invite youngsters into a land of music and rhyme, where improvised creations offer the chance to be an emcee, a deejay, or even a beatboxer. Through the art of true freestyle and an inviting sense of spirited fun, this transformative experience will have you eager to return to cut another track you can add to the library of songs created and recorded on the spot with the Q’s, featuring YOU!Visit Website
Berklee College of Music’s Popular Music Institute has teamed up with Harmonix Music Systems to offer a fun-filled interactive musical experience for the whole family! Grab your friends and drum sticks, guitar, bass, or mic, and find yourself on stage rocking out to some of today’s hottest hits. Rock Band Rivals will be set up all weekend long!Visit Website
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 KidzapaloozaVisit Website
Harris Ice is proud to offer our little patrons in Kidzapalooza a chance to “cool off” with one of our famous snow cones. We are happy to offer 5 different flavors to meet the demands of our important customers. This year’s flavors are: Blue Raspberry, Cherry, Grape, Green Apple and Orange. Please stop by and enjoy one on our refreshing drinks. We look forward to serving your snow cone needs!
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.