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Flagstar Bank Kids Zone

Join the Parade Company for fun in the Flagstar Bank Kids Zone!  All Activities are FREE to participate in!  Just pick up your free Flagstar Bank sticker upon arrival to enjoy all the fun activties listed below.

Activity Stations

Spin Art: A great activity for kids of all ages! At this station kids will have the opportunity to choose their favorite colors to create custom spin art on a 5 x 7 spinning card! Each piece of artwork is completed with a card stock frame that can be personalized at activity tables with colorful markers, stamps and peel and stick foam stickers! (SATURDAY, SUNDAY)

Sand Art: Kids can create their own Sand Art with multi colored sand! This is a great activity for a high volume of kids. (SATURDAY, SUNDAY)

Face Painting: Always a hit! Kids can choose a cheek or arm design to be hand painted by a professional face painter! (FRIDAY-SUNDAY)

Craft Station by Arts and Scraps:
Arts & Scraps uses only recycled industrial materials to help people of all ages and abilities think, create and learn! They are already brainstorming craft ideas to match the theme! (FRIDAY-SUNDAY)

Detroit Institute of Arts:
The historical DIA loves getting involved with the community! They will create a custom craft station for children to enjoy! (FRIDAY-SUNDAY)

Michigan Science Center: Michigan Science Center will have an interactive booth (along with performances) where children can learn and enjoy! (BOOTH: FRIDAY-SUNDAY)

Monster Mural: The Monster Murals is a new addition to this year’s event! The life size coloring book page is an interactive activity that can be enjoyed throughout the event weekend. Mural will be ordered to fit theme. Guests will love the opportunity to leave their mark! (FRIDAY-SUNDAY)


Featured Meijer Kids Stage Programs

DynaMike- Master Magician: DynaMike is a Michigan Magic favorite! He has performed on television, at the White House, parties, festivals, and beyond! His unique ability to combine magic acts and comedy make him a crowd favorite! (SHOWS: FRIDAY- SUNDAY)

Storytime with Lauren Thomas: Lauren will be returning to the 2016 River Days Kids Zone! For stage entertainment she will be reading children’s stories. The storytelling will take place during stage breaks throughout the event. (FRIDAY-SUNDAY)

Animal Magic: Mark Rosenthal is passionate about his performances and animals! He has performed all around the country from events at schools, festivals, and parties to performances for celebrities, and even President Obama! He has won many awards, including Nickelodeons Entertainer of the Year! His use of native and exotic animals during the show is a Kid’s Zone favorite. (TWO SHOWS ON SUNDAY)

Michigan Science Center:
The science center has many 15 minute demonstrations to choose from! All of which are fun, entertaining, and educational! 3-4 shows throughout each day. (SATURDAY, SUNDAY)

Full Line-up Available Here!