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Gloucester County Family Fun Shows
July 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
One event on July 2, 2019 at 10:30 am
One event on July 11, 2019 at 10:30 am
One event on July 17, 2019 at 10:30 am
One event on July 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm
One event on July 23, 2019 at 10:30 am
One event on August 1, 2019 at 10:30 am
One event on August 7, 2019 at 10:30 am
One event on August 13, 2019 at 10:30 am
One event on August 22, 2019 at 10:30 am
One event on June 1, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Family Fun Shows
Children and families are invited to sing-a-long, dance-a-long and have fun! FREE shows last approximately one hour. ALL SHOWS BEGIN AT 10:30am EXCEPT THE JAMES G. ATKINSON PARK SHOWS WHICH BEGIN AT 6PM.
Gloucester County Family Fun Shows 2019 Schedule
Chestnut Branch – Tuesdays
Chestnut Branch Park, 401 Main Street, Mantua, NJ 08051
- 7/2 – Dino Puppet Show
Professor Al O’saurus and his prehistoric puppet pals will take you on a fascinating journey into the world of dinosaurs.
- 7/23 – Captain Shazamshazoobop
Superhero fun with magic, self-levitation and feats of super silly strength.
- 8/13 – Blue Frances Musical Medleys
Blue Frances entertains with his unique musical medleys intended to get audiences singing, dancing, and laughing.
Dream Park – Wednesdays
Dream Park, 400 Route 130 South, Logan Twp., NJ 08085
- 6/26 – Yosi – Friends Around the World
Fun and whimsical Yosi amuses audiences with his lively, interactive musical program.
- 7/17 – Seussology
A fun, interactive program run by a silly cat that explores the background of Dr. Seuss.
- 8/7 – Lee’s Circus Extravaganza
Enjoy a kaleidoscope of juggling, plate spinning, unicycling, audience interaction and magic.
Fasola Park – Thursdays
Fasola Park, 12 Sycamore Lane, Deptford, NJ 08096
- 7/11 – Big Jeff (Acoustic Children’s Guitar)
Join Big Jeff as he blends humor, learning and super-interactive participation into all of his songs.
- 8/1 – Safari Sam
Meet Safari Sam and his puppet jungle animals as they entertain audiences with their silly antics.
- 8/22 – Choo Choo Magic Train Show
Go on a fantastic adventure with a unique blend of train effects, comedy and magic.
James G. Atkinson Memorial Park *shows at 6:00pm*
138 Bethel Mill Road, Sewell, NJ 08080
- 6/1 – Bwana Jim – 6PM
Bwana Jim is an experienced animal handler filled with enthusiasm and wit. He presents a crazy and educational wildlife show. Bwana Jim specializes in reptiles such as snakes, alligators and turtles, as well as other animals such as armadillos, wallabies and exotic birds.
- 7/19 – KCC Variety Magic Act – 6PM
Silly, zany and goofy Kevin will entertain children of all ages with his amazing magical act.