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Kids Food Festival

March 5, 2016 @ 10:00 pmMarch 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm


The Kids Food Fes­ti­val includes hands-on cook­ing class­es, food demon­stra­tions, live enter­tain­ment, food sam­pling, give­aways, and a Bal­anced Plate Scav­enger Hunt for kids. All the activ­i­ties and demon­stra­tions are geared towards instill­ing in chil­dren the ben­e­fits of health­ful, bal­anced eat­ing habits and avoid­ing child­hood obe­si­ty. Gen­er­al admis­sion is free and the event is open to everyone.The con­clu­sion of the 2015–2016 sea­son at Bank of Amer­i­ca Win­ter Vil­lage is fast approach­ing, and Manhattan’s only free-admis­sion ice skat­ing rink will close out the sea­son on a healthy note by host­ing the 2016 Kids Food Fes­ti­val. Pre­sent­ed in part­ner­ship with The Cre­ative Kitchen, the James Beard Foun­da­tion, Upsilon Ven­tures,Bank of Amer­i­ca Win­ter Vil­lage, and the Whole Kids Foun­da­tion,the Kids Food Fes­ti­val aims to edu­cate fam­i­lies about mak­ing bal­anced food choic­es through fun and fla­vor­ful activ­i­ties.

The event will take place over two days, Sat­ur­day, March 5 and Sun­day, March 6, with activ­i­ties from 10am–4pm on both days cen­tered around two main venues. The Kids Food Fes­ti­val Main Stage on the park’s Upper Ter­race will host live enter­tain­ment includ­ing musi­cal per­for­mances and cook­ing demon­stra­tions. The pro­gram includes appear­ances by Snoopy from The Peanuts Movie, Yum­miloo, Kar­ma Kids Yoga, and Dirty Sock Fun­time Band.

At the James Beard Future Food­ies Pavil­ion, locat­ed on the sec­ond floor of Cel­sius, celebri­ty chefs will offer hands-on cook­ing class­es for those who pur­chase tick­ets. For a list of chefs and enter­tain­ers at both venues, click here. To pur­chase tick­ets for the cook­ing class­es, click here.

This will be the fifth year in a row that Bryant Park is host­ing this fun and valu­able event, and we can’t think of a bet­ter way to close out anoth­er suc­cess­ful sea­son of Bank of Amer­i­ca Win­ter Vil­lage. We invite all par­ents to bring their kids to the park, take one last spin at The Rink, and learn about health­ful food and lifestyle choic­es.

The event will offer a host of fam­i­ly-friend­ly activ­i­ties includ­ing:

The Bal­anced Plate Scav­enger Hunt

James Beard Foun­da­tion Future Food­ies Pavil­ion: tick­et­ed cook­ing class­es

Kids Food Fes­ti­val Main Stage: cook­ing demon­stra­tions, live enter­tain­ment, and more!

Gen­er­al Admis­sion is free! Click here to pur­chase tick­ets for cook­ing class­es in the Pavil­ion.

Please vis­it kids​food​fes​ti​val​.com for more infor­ma­tion.


March 5, 2016 @ 10:00 pm 
March 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm 
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Bryant Park Cor­po­ra­tion


41 W 40th St
New York, NY 10018 Unit­ed States
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