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Kid-a-Palooza - A Festival for the Entire Family Presented by Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh


WHAT: Kid-a-Palooza, a festival for the entire family. Each year, thousands of Pittsburgh families escape the doldrums of winter to enjoy this indoor event and characters such as Dora, Spiderman and Curious George.

There are free indoor rides, tons of exhibits, crafts and oodles of entertainers.  Kid-a-Palooza now offers more than 80,000 square feet of pure fun. The festival is designed to provide quality entertainment and education for all who attend.

Attractions include (activities are subject to change):

  • Main Stage: Dora the Explorer's Storytime Adventure
  • Inflatable Rides
  • Indoor Carousel & Dizzy Dragon
  • Safety Corral - Children's presents bicycle safety and car seat installation tips
  • Toddler Town with a developmentally appropriate play experience for the 3 & under crowd
  • Sportz Zone - Presented by FSN and the Pittsburgh Pirates
  • Petting Zoo
  • Kids Karaoke-presented by Comcast
  • Cartoon Camp - Appearances by Dora the Explorer, Spiderman and Curious George
  • Army PLS River Rescue Vehicle to explore plus family activity presented by Operation Troop Appreciation

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

WHERE: David L. Lawrence Convention Center,Downtown Pittsburgh

TICKET INFO: Ticket prices are as follows: Adults = $9, kids ages 3 to 11 = $6 and children 2 and under are admitted free. Visit the Kid-a-Palooza Web site at for a free ticket offer available through Giant Eagle and the American Dairy Association.

Marc Lukasiak, 412-692-7919 or 412-692-5016,
Melanie Finnigan, 412-692-5502 or 412-692-5016,

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June 17, 2008