Kids Activities and Games

Tug of Garlic!The festival is family friendly and rich with fabulous art, nature and adventure activities for kids and families!

In addition to garlic games like the garlic and egg toss and sack races, experiential activities at exhibitor booths, and family friendly performance, the Kids Art Tent is filled with creativity and nature inspired art.


Welcome to the 25th year of fun in the kid’s tent! We plan to have some of our traditional favorites, such as the clay table, the painting wall, and a tepee to play in.



Painted WallWe will also have some individual tables set up with kid friendly art experiences. We will have paper weaving, jewelry making, and shooting stars, moons and other shapes. We are planning to have our STEM team back with a creative mixture of science and art.

And it wouldn’t be the kid’s tent without some other fun surprises. Our kid’s tent is meant to be a fun environment for all but be advised we do often get messy!!! Come and try it all!!!!

Shenandoah of Alotta Hoopla  (and partner Tristan, now with 2 children!) will have their usual corner booth by the main stage,and do hoop sharing and teaching throughout the two days.  Energizing fun for all ages with Alotta Hoopla who bring joy, hoops and hooping tips. You can’t miss it!

And for those of you who have a very young child as well as those who will enjoy the Kids activities, we are now offering a Parent and Baby Space!  The Green River Doulas Network has kindly agreed to provide this service.   It is a quiet space located near the Arts and Activities and Kid’s Tent, not too far from the Upper Dining Area.  The Network is an association of independent doulas and related care providers who work with families during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. They serve the Pioneer Valley (Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden counties) as well as eastern Berkshire County, southern Vermont, southern New Hampshire, and northern Connecticut.