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Children's Events

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Most of our Events are for families, but this page describes a couple that are more geared towards children! Our Park Concerts, Classical Shows, Shakespeare Productions and Movies (select showings) also offer a great opportunity for families to enjoy our community together!

Of course, don't forget to check out our Festivals Page for info on the largest events in Redwood City!



Saturday, October 21, 2017
Red Morton Community Center (map)

Kids will thrill to carnival games, proudly show off their Halloween attire in a Costume Parade at 1:30 pm, explore their way through the mysterious Monster Maze, create festive fall crafts, indulge in Transylvania Treats, enjoy lots of other fun activities, and win prizes!
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175th Anniversary
October 13-29, 2017
Matinee & Evening Showtimes
Circus Tent: Red Morton Park
1455 Madison Ave. Redwood City (map)
Tickets go on sale online September 12th and in person September 26th. 

The Circus is coming to town with an extra special show in Redwood City for the 10th year in a row! Step back in time, as the Zoppé, An Italian Family Circus celebrates its 175th Anniversary from October 13th through October 29th, with spectacular performances featuring amazing equestrian showmanship, daring acrobatic feats, canine capers and of course the antics of Nino the Clown! 
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Saturday, December 2, 2017
Downtown Redwood City (map)

Rain or shine. It's the Annual Hometown Holidays Festival, hosted by the Redwood City Downtown Business Group!Start your holiday shopping, play in the snow, take a photo with Santa, join festivities inside the San Mateo County History Museum (open, free admission), check out the Ice Sculptors creating works of art on site, entertainment throughout the day, and more! Top the evening off by watching the Children's Parade and enjoying the Tree Lighting Ceremony on Courthouse Square! It all starts at 10 am.

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