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CANCELLED Saturdays Kids Events at Westfield Garden State Plaza
May 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 16, 2020
One event on June 6, 2020 at 10:00 am
Saturdays Are for Kids powered by Bergen PAC. Join us for our series of family fun on Saturday mornings. Each event includes: four 30-minute appearances at: 10-10:30am, 11-11:30am, 12-12:30pm, 1-1:30pm.
All of our Saturdays Are for Kids events are located in the Restaurant District Court – Level 2 by Macy’s.
- March 7 – Chad Juros, The Magician
- Chad Juros is an award winning entertainer who has been honored to share his magic and inspirational story for audiences across the world for over 20 years. Chad’s shows involve magic, music, comedy, juggling, audience participation and motivational speaking.
- March 14 – David Darwin
- Join us for David Darwin’s One Man Show! Dave presents a laugh-a-minute show of juggling, sideshow, and comedy.
- March 21 – Superhero Acrobats
- Join us for your favorite superheros in a unique acrobat performance!
- March 28 – Steve Max Master of Simon Sez
- Steve Max is a full-time professional Simon Sez (Simon Says) caller / leader. Known nationally for his appearances on TV and at NBA & NCAA basketball halftimes, Steve has taken this classic kids’ game to a whole new level!
- April 4 – Jester Jim
- Juggling, Beatboxing, Comedy, and more! – “This is not your ordinary juggling show!” With a trunk full of props and a looping machine, Jester Jim takes the stage and starts his show. Young and old will be glued to his every sound as he performs his amazing beatbox intro. Kids and adults alike will be talking about Jester Jim’s wild antics for weeks! Libraries, schools and festivals can’t seem to get enough of Jim and his plungers!
- May 2 – Jonathan the Storyteller
- Jonathan Kruk is a Master Storyteller – Best known for solo shows of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and A Christmas Carol, he’s long enchanted children with finger fables, story theater, myths, medieval legends and the lore of the Hudson River. A full-time storyteller since 1989 he’s appeared at thousands of schools, libraries, festivals, and historic sites, from the Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow to the new Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum.
- May 9 – Outragehiss Pets
- Join your animal exhibitor for a hands-on live animal presentation. Audiences will have the opportunity to meet exotic animals from all over the world. During a presentation, you will learn what they eat, where they come from, and when permitted, pet them as well.
- May 16 – My Fairytale Party: Long Hair Princess and Her Prince
- Sing and dance with your favorite princesses through well-orchestrated, show-stopping fun that will make you pinch yourself out of the fairytale. After the exciting show, stick around to meet the princesses and you’ll have your chance to take a royal picture.
- June 6 – Bubble Trouble
- Jeff Boyer’s Bubble Trouble: From bubbles with people inside to gigantic bubbles that blow their own bubbles, see the newest, funniest, zany spectacular from world-famous, Guinness Book of World Records-holding, master bubble wrangler Jeff Boyer, as he takes bubbles to the max with big bubble flair. Mixing comedy, music, and interactive bubble-magic, Jeff engages and delights audiences of all ages. It’s a sensory-friendly bubble extravaganza for the whole family!