Looking for a family friendly outing that will encourage your kids to enjoy the arts? We have some awesome ideas for you! This list includes theater events and concerts over the South Sound this Fall that kids AND adults will love! Note that we have limited this guide to shows and performances. We have links and info. at the bottom for still more!
Read on to get some of these kid friendly shows on your calendar! They’re reasonably priced, too!
Kids ages 4-12 will love the shows at Auburn Ave Theater that are put on by Auburn AVE Kids. Tickets are only $8-$10, which is less than it costs to see a movie!
The age old tale of vanity comes to Auburn as told in the Emperor’s New Clothes. Kids will giggle and participate in this story about what it means to learn from others.
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2:00 PM
Whatever will the Toymaker do when he discovers that all the toys have disappeared? The holiday musical gets everyone in the spirit of the season under the guidance of two spunky and generous Elves.
Date: Saturday, November 26, 6:30 PM
“Come Meet the Family.We’ll leave the lights off for you!” The musical comedy shows through October 16th. They also have a holiday production-“Meet Me in St.Louis,” starting in November.
Mo Willem’s books starring Elephant and Piggie are new classics that have kids and parents laughing their way to fun. Now, catch Elephant and Piggie in a life stage musical all about all their adventures. This show is good for kids of all ages.
Dates: September 30-October 23
If your little one is not yet ready for a full length stage show, the Olympia Family Theater Let’s Play Daytime Shows are the perfect place to get started! Toddlers and preschoolers are guaranteed to giggle in these 30 minute shows thatare only $5/person. Catch them on the first full week of the month on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 10:30am. This Fall’s lineup:
Sing and dance along with one of the most popular children’s performers in the Northwest at venues around the South Sound this fall. He’s playing free shows at libraries in Kent on October 24th and Federal Way on the 27th.
You can also catch him at Annie Wright November 6th Free but registration is required He’ll be at the Olympia Film Festival the afternoon of the same day, back in Auburn on the 10th, and in Renton at Top Pot Donuts on November 12th. See the complete show schedule here.
Shows November 3rd-13th. Tickets 15.00 Dorothy, Tin Man, and friends in the familiar show you know. Parents are warned that some scenes may frighten young children (Flying monkeys, anyone?)
If you’re looking for holiday programming, will have Christmas and holiday themed plays and shows in a separate guide out early next month. If you can’t wait and need help with that planning now, just get in touch, and we’ll be glad to help.
For many more fantastic cultural and arts events, don’t miss our Kid Friendly Guide to Tacoma Arts Month!