Children’s Festival

The Children’s Festival at Historic Smithville has been cancelled due to weather.

Sorry to report there is no rain date. Hope to see you you at the Mayfest , May 20 & 21


Historic Smithville hosts a Children’s event every Spring. It is a day full of family fun and activities for all ages! We are excited to announce that due to an overwhelming turn out last year we have expanded this years festival more to do and less time to wait!

This year the Children’s Festival will take place on May 13, 2017.  

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Popcorn, face-painting, animals, train rides, and games are just some of the events to look forward to! Admission to the Children’s Festival is free, while there are some free activities, others will have a small fee.

10:00         Lady Hawke…Story Telling

 10:30         Jersey Shore Children’s Museum… Puppet Show

 11:00         Show Time USA

12:00         Academy of Natural Science: Fur, Feathers, and Scales 

  1:00         Story Time with…  Majo

  2:00         Academy of Natural Science: Everybody Needs a Home 

 3:00           YOGA  Garden State Academy

 4:00           Lady Hawke….Story Telling


Princess Meet and Greet schedule

10am – 1pm Moana and Ariel

11am – 1pm Elsa and Olaf

12pm -3pm Elena of Avalor , Mulan & Tinker Belle

1pm – 4pm Belle& Beast, Snow White and Pocahontas

2pm – 4:30pm Cinderella and Aurora

All Day    

  • Authors
  • Free Shells, Kids 12 & Under Shoppe # 81… ‘Shell We’
  • Pottery to Paint at   Shoppe # 60 ‘The Leaky Cup’
  • The Princesses’Meet & Greet’
  • AC Aquarium
  • Face Painting
  • Craft Station, Mother’s Club
  • Face Painting
  • Children’s Activities
  • Games •Games •Games
  • Bounces

With all of these events and activities, Historic Smithville also has over 60 shoppes and 7 eateries and of course the carousel, train and paddle boats… this is sure to be a fun time for everyone!