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Sculpture Garden Happy Hour: Kidchella Music Fest

Jul 27, 2023
4:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
Location: Entertainment will be moved indoors, but some activities will remain outside (weather pending).
Admission is free or families can purchase a Kidchella Pass for $30 per child that includes an interactive music program with Mister John’s Music and goodies for kids and their grown-ups. Limited tickets available.

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Join us for Kidchella Happy Hour, a special family-friendly happy hour with music, activities, food, and art for our youngest guests and their grown-ups! Musical performances include Mister John’s Music, HFam, Seylin Abarca, and Beatles tribute band The Newspaper Taxis. Food and drinks are available for purchase from Natalie’s Fine Foods and El Rey’s Ice Cream.

Looking for an extra fun experience? Purchase a Kidchella Pass for access to an exclusive music session with Mister John’s Music! During this unique program, Miss Lilly will lead an interactive, multi-sensory, cross-generational music session and pretend-play experience. Plus, each Kidchella Pass includes one complementary adult beverage, a kid mocktail, and more. Cheers!

Kidchella Pass includes:

  • A reserved space at one of three 45-minute interactive music sessions at Kidchella with Miss Lilly from Mister John’s Music. Recommended for kids ages 2 – 12 years and their adults.
  • One complimentary wine or beer for a grown-up upon arrival to Mister John’s Music program
  • One kid mocktail in souvenir cup
  • One limited edition youth-sized Kidchella t-shirt

Music sessions with Mister John’s Music will take place in Kids’ Corner. Space is limited.

Free Access to Sculpture Garden Main Stage and Activities:

Main Stage Concert Schedule:

  • 4:00 pm – 4:45pm – Mister John’s Music with Mr. John
  • 4:45 pm – 5:00 pm – HFam
  • 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm – Mister John’s Music with Mr. John
  • 5:45 pm – 6:00 pm – Seylin Abarca
  • 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm – The Newspaper Taxis

Kidchella Pass Only:

  • 4:15 pm, 5:15 pm, or 6:15 pm – Mister John’s Music session with Miss Lilly in Kids’ Corner
Sculpture Garden Activities:

  • Explore What Might You Do? Christian Robinson – Delaware Art Museum
  • Read aloud Last Stop on Market Street on a real DART Bus
  • Facepainting
  • Family photo ops in What Might You Do? Christian Robinson
  • Bubble party in the labyrinth
  • Artist-led artmaking
  • Robot Show
  • WHYY’s Albie’s Elevator activity station
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Organizers & Sponsors

Sculpture Garden Happy Hours are sponsored by Total Wine, NKS Distributors, and Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella. This organization is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.