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The Kids + Family Area facilitates families and children in creative exploration with crafts and natural materials. Self-guided activities are available in the tent, while there are nearby chances for active play, such as the Sandpile, Bubble Hill, Corntoss, and the Basketball Hoop. Kid-specific activities are also offered around the festival during the weekend. And Holler Fest provides a wonderful opportunity to enjoy music as a family!

Kids Activities 2023

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Nature Walk For Kids and Families

Kids and families will be guided along the trails of Holler Fest, discovering natural treasures along the way. The Museum of Living Trees and Faery Forest will be highlights.

Saturday, 1:30 PM
Meet at the Family Activity Tent


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Holler Birds

Join biologist, naturalist and birder Jim Bull as we look and listen for birds that live in the Holler. No experience necessary, all ages welcome, bring binoculars if you have them.

Sunday, 7:00 AM
Meet at the Yurt

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The Faery Forest

A magical place for kids to build their own fairy houses with natural materials. Open all weekend. Discover it as you take the trail to the Cabin. Sybil will lead a Nature Walk to the Faery Forest on Saturday, 1:30 PM.

facepaintingFace Painting, Sparkle Tattoos

with Pam and Jenni

Friday - 4-8 PM
Saturday - 11 AM - 7 PM
(small charge)

near the Family Activity Tent


Build a Giant Birds Nest

Rachel Mifsud
Friday, 4 PM
Family Activity Area
Enjoy through the weekend!


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Kids Yoga

Cindy Caro
Sunday, 9:30-10:15 AM


HealingHeros Yoga for Kids

Jamee Greer
Saturday, 9:30-10:15 AM

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Hula Hoop Make 'n Take - Intro to Hoop Dance

Hula Hoop Make 'n Take: Decorate your very own hula hoop to take home! Join Miss Missy and learn how to decorate your very own hula hoop. Make 'n Take is limited to the first 30 attendees.

Introduction to Hoop Dance: Come learn hoop tricks, games, and more with Miss Missy. Bring your favorite hoop, or find one in the Holler and join us from a hooping good time!

Missy Cooke
Saturday, 12:45-1:30 PM - Make 'n Take
                  2:45-3:30 - Intro to Hoop Dance

Family Activity Tent, all ages 


Whirling Dervish Morning Dance with Mama Luna

with Mama Luna, Peter Madcat ruth, John Churchville, Laz Slomovits and Friends

For all levels, ages, abilities, and disabilities! Welcome families, toddlers, children, teens, adults, elders (walkers and wheelchairs). If you always wanted to dance but haven't yet, or want to dance for hours and feel energized, or move in one place, learn the Whirling Dervish Secret! Start your day dancing your own unique style. Come and join the joy!!

Jeany Mama Luna Walker taught in Montessori school for many years(2 1/2 to 6 year olds as well as elementary.) She has danced in collectives, solo and presented workshops in sacred dance from many cultures and in the art of resist dying for all ages in the U.S., Canada, Brazil. Germany and Trinidad.

Saturday, 9:30 AM
Second Holler


Gemini Family Show

Saturday, 10:30 AM
Second Holler

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Family Drum Circle

Lori Fithian
Sunday, 10:30 AM
Second Holler


joe reilly

Joe Reilly Kids Show

Sunday, 11:30 AM
Second Holler


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Ben Traverse Kids Show

Sunday, 3:30 PM

Note To Parents

The Kids Tent provides games and activities but not babysitting. If you are uncomfortable leaving your kid(s) alone, please join them at the Kids Tent.

In the interest of providing Holler Kids a safe and fun festival, we are asking for an emergency contact phone number for all kids 12 and under. This information will be filed at the Info tent in case the Kids Tent Coordinator or the Medical Team need to reach a parent or guardian at the festival. You can provide this information at the gate.