Schedule of Events

Here’s our schedule of events for the next two months.
If you prefer to plan ahead, check out our seasonal park hours and annual events.

June Events    

June
4 & 5

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: The Dragon Who Wasn’t. An original tale written by teenage puppeteer Frank Oz in the 1960s. Visit a magical kingdom in desperate need of its own fire-breathing dragon, where the local (and last) dragon only likes to bake cakes, sing songs, and hasn’t any idea how to breathe fire. Based loosely on the classic cartoons of Jay Ward’s Fractured Fairy Tales. Puppets by Jesse Vail of Fool Moon Puppetry, and scenery by Annie Wong.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Owen Baker Flynn with his "World Premiere", a lively show featuring juggling, fire eating and a multitude of surprises..
June 11 only 12:30pm Presentation Day: Meet this year's Children's Fairyland Personalities at an inaugural ceremony & costume premiere performance.
June
11 & 12

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: The Dragon Who Wasn’t. An original tale written by teenage puppeteer Frank Oz in the 1960s. Visit a magical kingdom in desperate need of its own fire-breathing dragon, where the local (and last) dragon only likes to bake cakes, sing songs, and hasn’t any idea how to breathe fire. Based loosely on the classic cartoons of Jay Ward’s Fractured Fairy Tales. Puppets by Jesse Vail of Fool Moon Puppetry, and scenery by Annie Wong.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm

Brian Scott combines magic, comedy and oddities to create a show called Bizarre and Strange that is enjoyed by audiences of all ages.

June
18 & 19

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: The Dragon Who Wasn’t. An original tale written by teenage puppeteer Frank Oz in the 1960s. Visit a magical kingdom in desperate need of its own fire-breathing dragon, where the local (and last) dragon only likes to bake cakes, sing songs, and hasn’t any idea how to breathe fire. Based loosely on the classic cartoons of Jay Ward’s Fractured Fairy Tales. Puppets by Jesse Vail of Fool Moon Puppetry, and scenery by Annie Wong.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3pm Children's Theatre presents: Once in Aleppo - Stories of Luck and Fate. Join our heroes as they journey into the wilds to trust their luck and find their fate in a delightful musical tale of merchants, musicians; princesses and potters, based on Samir Tahhan’s collection of folktales from Syria. Costumes designed by Tonya Marie and Gypsycat Studios.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm

Storyteller Kirk Waller will present a series of classic tales with an original flair.

June
25 & 26

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: The Dragon Who Wasn’t. An original tale written by teenage puppeteer Frank Oz in the 1960s. Visit a magical kingdom in desperate need of its own fire-breathing dragon, where the local (and last) dragon only likes to bake cakes, sing songs, and hasn’t any idea how to breathe fire. Based loosely on the classic cartoons of Jay Ward’s Fractured Fairy Tales. Puppets by Jesse Vail of Fool Moon Puppetry, and scenery by Annie Wong.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3pm Children's Theatre presents: Needle and Thread. Folktales from around the world featuring brave tailors and wise weavers brought to life by Fairyland’s young performers. We’ve stitched together three tales in a delightful tapestry of music and dance, drawing on the traditions of Korea, Europe, and Central America. Costumes designed by Tonya Marie and Gypsycat Studios.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm

Magician Mike Della Penna creates wonder and laughter with his amazing and playful magic performance.

July
Events
   
July
2 & 3

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: The Dragon Who Wasn’t. An original tale written by teenage puppeteer Frank Oz in the 1960s. Visit a magical kingdom in desperate need of its own fire-breathing dragon, where the local (and last) dragon only likes to bake cakes, sing songs, and hasn’t any idea how to breathe fire. Based loosely on the classic cartoons of Jay Ward’s Fractured Fairy Tales. Puppets by Jesse Vail of Fool Moon Puppetry, and scenery by Annie Wong.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Jim Murdoch is Jimbo the Musical Clown. Join Jimbo as he delights audiences of all ages with his unique blend of traditional accordion music from around the world, circus clowning, dance, pantomime, juggling, hat tricks and audience participation.

July    9 & 10

11am & 2pm & 4pm

Puppet Show: The Dragon Who Wasn’t. An original tale written by teenage puppeteer Frank Oz in the 1960s. Visit a magical kingdom in desperate need of its own fire-breathing dragon, where the local (and last) dragon only likes to bake cakes, sing songs, and hasn’t any idea how to breathe fire. Based loosely on the classic cartoons of Jay Ward’s Fractured Fairy Tales. Puppets by Jesse Vail of Fool Moon Puppetry, and scenery by Annie Wong.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3pm Children's Theatre presents: Johnny Appleseed. A whimsical collection of familiar and not-so-familiar stories about America’s legendary apple-planting hero. How did he befriend a wolf? Why did he wear a pot for a hat? And what did he make of the star hidden in the middle of an apple? Fairyland’s young performers tell the story though music, dance and puppetry.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Jacquelyn Lynaugh as The Blue Fairy appears with her guitar, Prince Charming. She will be performing well known folk songs and helping children make wishes come true with her crystal wand and fairy dust.
KQED Weekend
KQED members receive $1 off admission from July 11th through July 17th
July 16 only All Day Curious George is here to visit with you and your family!
July  16 & 17
11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Urashima. A lovely Japanese fairy tale about a kind boy whose adventures take him under the ocean. Meet dancing fish, frolicking ocean life, and Kouramotchi, the Dragon King of the sea! A tale of kindness, told with traditional Japanese music. Adapted by Lewis Mahlmann. Marionettes by Patricia Platt and Lewis Mahlmann.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3pm Children's Theatre presents: Once in Aleppo - Stories of Luck and Fate. Join our heroes as they journey into the wilds to trust their luck and find their fate in a delightful musical tale of merchants, musicians; princesses and potters, based on Samir Tahhan’s collection of folktales from Syria.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Storyteller, Muriel Johnson shares her passion and warmth with audiences of all ages; her interactive style keeps everyone captivated.
July 16 only 5:45pm Summer Sleep Over! Experience the magic of Fairyland in the moonlight. Pitch your tent in the Teddy Bear Picnic Area and enjoy dinner, rides & entertainment under the stars. In the morning, wake up to fresh coffee, bagels and cereal, with our continental breakfast. Savor some quality time with your kids! Pre-registration required.

July
23 & 24

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Urashima. A lovely Japanese fairy tale about a kind boy whose adventures take him under the ocean. Meet dancing fish, frolicking ocean life, and Kouramotchi, the Dragon King of the sea! A tale of kindness, told with traditional Japanese music. Adapted by Lewis Mahlmann. Marionettes by Patricia Platt and Lewis Mahlmann.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3pm Children's Theatre presents: Needle and Thread. Folktales from around the world featuring brave tailors and wise weavers brought to life by Fairyland’s young performers. We’ve stitched together three tales in a delightful tapestry of music and dance, drawing on the traditions of Korea, Europe, and Central America.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Owen Baker Flynn with his "World Premiere", a lively show featuring juggling, magic and a multitude of surprises.

July
30 & 31

11am & 2pm & 4pm

 

Puppet Show: Urashima. A lovely Japanese fairy tale about a kind boy whose adventures take him under the ocean. Meet dancing fish, frolicking ocean life, and Kouramotchi, the Dragon King of the sea! A tale of kindness, told with traditional Japanese music. Adapted by Lewis Mahlmann. Marionettes by Patricia Platt and Lewis Mahlmann.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3pm Children's Theatre presents: Johnny Appleseed. A whimsical collection of familiar and not-so-familiar stories about America’s legendary apple-planting hero. How did he befriend a wolf? Why did he wear a pot for a hat? And what did he make of the star hidden in the middle of an apple? Fairyland’s young performers tell the story though music, dance and puppetry.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or woolly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Award-winning Storyteller John Weaver will entertain with his lively, humor-filled stories for children of all ages.
July 30 only 5:45pm

Summer Sleep Over! Experience the magic of Fairyland in the moonlight. Pitch your tent in the Teddy Bear Picnic Area and enjoy dinner, rides & entertainment under the stars. In the morning, wake up to fresh coffee, bagels and cereal, with our continental breakfast. Savor some quality time with your kids! Pre-registration required.