Annual Hampton Beach Children’s Festival 8/14-8/18! Fun happens daily!

The Annual Hampton Beach Children’s Festival is the family fun event of the summer, kicking off on Monday, August 14 with a magic show by BJ Hickman on the famous Hampton Beach Seashell Stage at 10am, and building up to a Giant Costume Parade that marches almost the length of Hampton Beach on Friday, August 18th. Every child gets a prize just for being a part of it!

Download the 2017 Schedule!

Each day will be a blockbuster, filled with non-stop activity and entertainment, including mini-golf, a Ronald McDonald show, free ice cream, dancing, story tellers, balloons, and more. There’s even a kids’ bumper sticker contest.

All Children’s Festival activities are free and open to the public.

Daily Schedule of Events

Monday, August 14
10:00 – 11:00 am ……………B. J. Hickman Magic Shows
10:30 – 12:30 pm ……………ARTastic – Create with ARTastic!
11:00am – 12:00 pm ………Dan Grady’s Marvelous Marionettes
12:30 – 1:30 pm ……………..Lil’Iguana – Live!
2:00 – 4:00 pm ……………….Buc’s Lagoon Mini Golf – Weather Permitting
At Dusk …………………………Movie Night on the Beach – Weather Permitting

Tuesday, August 15
10:00 – 11:00 am ……………Fran Flynn, Magician Extraordinaire
10:00 – 1:00 pm …………….Gyro Art with Barbara and Carl
11:00 – 12:30 pm ……………..Balloon Twisting with Fran
11:00 – 12:00 pm ……………..Classics Alive! (Loris Burbine) -“Eli the Lion” by Jim Peet
1:00 – 2:00 pm ……………….Fran Flynn Magician Extraordinaire – Second Show!
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm ………..Explore the Ocean (Ellen Goethel) – Fish Prints
2:00 – 4:00 pm ……………….Talent Show

Wednesday, August 16
10:00 – 11:00am …………….Party with Pam! Turn the Music on and Let the FUN Begin!
10:30 am – 12:30 pm ………..Painting POSH, Hurray for Face Painting
11:00 am – 12:00 pm ………All Hands Drumming – Tony Fonseca
1:00 – 2:00 pm ……………….Ronald McDonald Free Ice Cream
2:00 – 3:00 pm ……………….All Hands Drumming – Tony Fonseca
9:30 pm ………………………..Hampton Beach Fireworks

Thursday, August 17
10:00 – 11:00 am ……………Vic & Sticks – Recycled Rhythm Band
11:00 – 12:00 pm ……………Blue Ocean Society Marine Life Touch Tank
11:30 am – 12:30 pm ………Malik – Get Ready to LAUGH!
12:30 – 2:30 pm ……………….Noodle Daisy Face Painting
1:00 – 1:45 pm ……………….Bracken School of Irish Dance
2:00 – 3:00 pm ……………….Wayne from Maine
3:00 – 3:45 pm ……………….Extreme Air Jump Rope Team
4:15 pm ………………………..Bumper Sticker Slogan Contest Entries Due at Beach Information Center

Friday, August 18
10:15 am……………………….Parade participants meet at Hampton Beach State Park South! Wear your best costume for Children’s Parade!
11:00 am……………………….Children’s Costume Parade from the State Park to the Seashell Stage! Come see the Roaming Railroad
12:00 Noon ……………………Grand Finale at the Seashell Stage – Every Child Receives a Prize!

Annual Hampton Beach Children’s Festival
Monday 8/14 to Friday 8/18, 2017
Hampton Beach, Route 1A Hampton, NH

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