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August 31, 2019

TIME: 10AM - 5PM


  • Children (12 & Under): $7*
  • General Admission: $13.25*
  • Union Station Members attend for FREE!
    *Excludes $1.25 Preservation Fee.

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3 - join us for the 5th Annual PNC kidFEST on Saturday, August 31, 10 am – 5 pm. PNC kidFEST is a family-friendly day full of science play for our youngest explorers. Count on us to provide hands-on, learning fun featuring themed counting activities and workshops all day long, the PNC Mobile Learning Adventure, Planetarium shows, and special guests such as Walkaround Super Grover 2.0 from Sesame Street, Belger Arts Center, face painters, balloon artists and so much more.

The PNC Mobile Learning Adventure (MLA) is a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to discover the importance of early childhood education while they engage in fun activities with their children. The MLA includes interactive kiosks and the “When I Grow Up” station, where kids dress up as different professionals and have their picture superimposed on an appropriate background. In addition, parents can take home activity books and learning kits that demonstrate how to take everyday moments and turn them into learning opportunities.


Special Guests*:

10am – 12pm Belger Arts
10am – 1pm: Turn the Page
10am – 4pm:  PNC Mobile Learning
10am - 5pm: Idaho Potato – Make your own potato head – South Plaza
10am - 5pm: Kona Ice
10am – 5pm: Inflatables
10:30am; 11:30am; 1pm; 2pm; 3pm: Walkaround Super Grover 2.0 from Sesame Street
11am – 1:30pm: Sister Act Face Painting 
12pm; 2:30pm: Sug Easy
1pm – 3:30pm: Balloon Artists
*subject to change.

Schedule of Activities*

  • 10 am – 4 pm: Calculation Distraction (Located in Tapped Out Classroom)
  • 10 am – 4 pm: Kiddie Coding (Located in Engineerium)
  • 11 am – 4 pm: Make an Extendable Ruler  (Located in Maker Studio)
  • 10:30am; 11:30am; 1:30pm; 3:30pm Measuring Snake Shed (Located in Nature Works)
  • 10 am - 4 pm: Measuring your own Snack Mix (Located at Test Kitchen)
  • 10 am – 4 pm: How many drops of Water?  (Located in Periodic Table)
  • 10 am – 4 pm: Set the Science Table (Located in Periodic Table)
  • 10 am – 4 pm:  Peg & Cat: The Race Car Problem (Located in PNC Classroom)
  • 10 am – 4 pm: Measuring Tools (Located in PNC Classroom)
  • 10 am – 4 pm: 1, 2, 3 How High! – (Located in Haverty Family Yards)
  • 10 am – 4 pm: Paint by #’s (Located in Havery Family Yards)
  • 10 am – 4 pm: Yard Games (Located in Haverty Family Yards)
  • 11am; 1:30pm; 4:00pm – Counting on Chemistry ( Located on Stage- Maze Park)

*subject to change. While supplies last.

Planetarium Schedule**
**Planetarium is included in your kidFEST admission. Ticket is required and can be obtained at box office.

11 am – Big Bird Adventure
12 pm – Family Star Tour
1 pm – Big Bird Adventure
2 pm – Family Star Tour
3 pm – Big Bird Adventure
4 pm – Family Star Tour

Science City’s kidFEST is presented by PNC Grow Up Great.