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At Children's Fairyland, all live performances and puppet shows are free with park admission. Reserve your tickets now!

The park is now open Wednesday through Sunday in two daily sessions, morning (9 a.m. to noon) and afternoon (1 to 4 p.m.).

Halloween Jam pumpkin ad October 7 2021

Oh my gourd! Halloween Jam happens in October!

 

October 2021 

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Online event: Turn the Page! Storytime on Fairyland’s Magic Tree: Laurin Mayeno’s bilingual "One of A Kind, Like Me / Único Como Yo" (English/Spanish)

 

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Junior Center of Art and Science presents arts and crafts at the O’Hare Arts and Crafts Center

Time: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

 

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Wednesday - Friday, October 13 - 15, 2021

Puppet Show: Another Princess and the Pea

Playing at the open-air Storybook Puppet Theater

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

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Friday, October 15, 2021 

Online event: Fairyland Flora and Fauna, Ep. 7: Creepy Crawly Worms 

 

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FB Hickory Dickory Dock

Weekend dates: Hickory Dickory Dock, a play for children age two to five!

 

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Theatre for the Very Young: Hickory Dickory Dock

Playing at Aesop's Festival Stage

Showtimes: 

9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 

This is a separate ticketed event, get your tickets now. 

 

Performer: Magician: Blake Maxam performs “Shivers, the Slightly Silly, Slightly Spooky Safety Show”.

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 

Children’s Theatre: Looking-glass

Playing at the Aesop's Playhouse

Showtimes:

2 p.m., 3 p.m.

 

Puppet Show: Another Princess and the Pea

Playing at the open-air Storybook Puppet Theater

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

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Sunday, October 17, 2021

Theatre for the Very Young: Hickory Dickory Dock

Playing at Aesop's Festival Stage

Showtimes: 

10:30 a.m. 

This is a separate ticketed event, get your tickets now. 

 

Performer: Magician: Blake Maxam performs “Shivers, the Slightly Silly, Slightly Spooky Safety Show”.

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 

Children’s Theatre: Looking-glass

Playing at the Aesop's Playhouse

Showtimes:

2 p.m., 3 p.m.

 

Puppet Show: Another Princess and the Pea

Playing at the open-air Storybook Puppet Theater

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Online event: Toddler Storytime on Fairyland’s Magic Tree: Ms. Marie returns with another Toddler Storytime

 

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Wednesday - Friday, October 20 - 22, 2021

Puppet Show: Another Princess and the Pea

Playing at the open-air Storybook Puppet Theater

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Meet the critters: Brought to you by the Junior Center of Art and Science

Say hi to Izzie the leopard gecko and Jessie the Hermann's tortoise at Arts and Crafts Center

Showing from:

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Oswald Halloween

#HalloweenJam! Break out your family's costumes* and join us for fall fun and festivities: Oct. 22–24 & 29–31. Reserve tickets now, capacity is limited for safety: fairyland.org/halloween-jam-2021

 

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Friday, October, 22, 2021 - Halloween Jam

Performer: Magician Buki the Clown 

Playing at the Emerald City Stage Buki the Clown 

Showtimes:

10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

 

Monster Mash Parade: An interactive, park-wide parade for the whole family

11:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

 

Puppet Show: Another Princess and the Pea

Playing at the open-air Storybook Puppet Theater

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

Performer: Circus performer, Bri Crabtree

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 

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Saturday, October, 23, 2021 - Halloween Jam

Theatre for the Very Young: Hickory Dickory Dock

Playing at Aesop's Festival Stage

Showtimes: 

9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 

This is a separate ticketed event, get your tickets now. 

 

Performer: Magician: Mike Della Pena

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

 

Monster Mash Parade: An interactive park-wide parade for the whole family

11:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

  

Children’s Theatre: El Principe Oso (The Bear Prince)

Playing at the Aesop's Playhouse

Showtimes:

2 p.m., 3 p.m.

 

Performer: The Puppet Company presents “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” Puppet Show

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 

Puppet Show: Another Princess and the Pea

Playing at the open-air Storybook Puppet Theater

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

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Sunday, October, 24, 2021 - Halloween Jam

Theatre for the Very Young: Hickory Dickory Dock

Playing at Aesop's Festival Stage

Showtimes: 

10:30 a.m. 

This is a separate ticketed event, get your tickets now. 

 

Performer: Magician: Mike Della Pena

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

 

Monster Mash Parade: An interactive park-wide parade for the whole family

11:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

 

Children’s Theatre: El Principe Oso (The Bear Prince)

Playing at the Aesop's Playhouse

Showtimes:

2 p.m., 3 p.m.

 

Performer: Circus performer Bri Crabtree

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 

Puppet Show: Another Princess and the Pea

Playing at the open-air Storybook Puppet Theater

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Online event: Community Storytime on Fairyland’s Magic Tree:  An original story about his childhood new home by Glynn Washington

 

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Wednesday - Friday, October 27 - 29, 2021

Puppet Show: Another Princess and the Pea

Playing at the open-air Storybook Puppet Theater

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

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Friday, October, 29, 2021 - Halloween Jam

Performer: Magician: Mike Della Pena

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

 

Monster Mash Parade: An interactive park-wide parade for the whole family

11:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

 

Performer: Magician Blake Maxam performs “Shivers, the Slightly Silly, Slightly Spooky Safety Show”.

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 

Puppet Show: Another Princess and the Pea

Playing at the open-air Storybook Puppet Theater

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

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Friday, October, 29, 2021 - Halloween Jam

Performer: Magician: Mike Della Pena

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

 

Monster Mash Parade: An interactive park-wide parade for the whole family

11:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

 

Performer: Magician Blake Maxam performs “Shivers, the Slightly Silly, Slightly Spooky Safety Show”.

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 

Puppet Show: Another Princess and the Pea

Playing at the open-air Storybook Puppet Theater

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

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Saturday, October, 30, 2021 - Halloween Jam 

Performer: Storyteller Pumpkinella Brujaja

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

 

Children’s Theatre: Ozma of Oz

Playing at the Aesop's Playhouse

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m.

 

Monster Mash Parade: An interactive park-wide parade for the whole family

11:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

 

Performer: The Puppet Company presents "Rumplestiltskin What's In a Name?"

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 

Children’s Theatre: Looking-glass

Playing at the Aesop's Playhouse

Showtimes:

2 p.m., 3 p.m.

 

Puppet Show: Another Princess and the Pea

Playing at the open-air Storybook Puppet Theater

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

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Sunday, October, 31, 2021 - Halloween Jam 

Performer: Storyteller Pumpkinella Brujaja

Playing at the Emerald City Stage

Showtimes:

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

 

Children’s Theatre: El Principe Oso (The Bear Prince)

Playing at the Aesop's Playhouse

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m.

 

Monster Mash Parade: An interactive park-wide parade for the whole family

11:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

 

Puppet Show: Another Princess and the Pea

Playing at the open-air Storybook Puppet Theater

Showtimes:

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

 

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Available online

Community Storytime on Fairyland’s Magic Tree:
Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs read Dave Eggers' "What Can a Citizen Do?"

Oakland-born Kathreen Khavari reads from Kate Schatz' Rad American Women A-Z on Fairyland’s Magic Tree

Turn the Page! Storytime on Fairyland’s Magic Tree:
Oakland-born Author and Illustrator Robert Liu-Trujillo reads Furqan’s First Flat Top 

Toddler Storytime on Fairyland’s Magic Tree:
Ms. Vicky reads "Duncan the Story Dragon" and sings “Dino Ditty”

New episode of Fairyland Flora and Fauna: Pollinator Posse

Online event: Turn the Page! Storytime on Fairyland’s Magic Tree: Celebrating Oakland Pride Month

Online event: Toddler Storytime on Fairyland’s Magic Tree
Join Ms. Michaela for songs, games, and “It Looked Like Spilt Milk” 

Online event: Community Storytime on Fairyland’s Magic Tree
Local Shero, Angela Louie-Howard from Lotus Bloom reads "Welcome to the Party" by Gabrielle Union, illustrated by Ashley Evans