Are you ready to let your imagination run wild and meet some new puppet pals? Then mark your calendars for the Skirball Puppet Festival, where anything is possible!
On Sunday, April 16th, the Skirball cultural center will be transformed into a puppet wonderland, with all sorts of puppets roaming about, ready to entertain and enchant. Whether you love soaring birds, stomping monsters, or dancing puppets, there's something for everyone at this festival.
So what can you expect from this fan-favorite event? Let's take a closer look at all the exciting activities and performances that await you.
Meet the Puppets
At the Skirball Puppet Festival, the puppets are the stars of the show! You'll have the chance to meet all kinds of puppets, from traditional hand puppets to elaborate marionettes. And with puppeteers coming from all over Southern California to perform, you never know what kind of puppet pals you'll make!
Take in a Puppet Show
Of course, no puppet festival would be complete without puppet shows. And at the Skirball Puppet Festival, you'll have the chance to see performances from some of the best puppetry acts in the region. Watch as puppets dance, sing, and tell stories that will transport you to new worlds.
Make Your Own Puppet
What's better than meeting new puppets? Making your own! At the Skirball Puppet Festival, you can design and create your own puppet friend to bring along for the day's festivities. With imagination-sparking materials at your disposal, the possibilities are endless. Who knows, your puppet pal might just steal the show!
Dance to Live Music
No festival is complete without music, and the Skirball Puppet Festival is no exception. Get ready to dance your heart out to live music from talented local musicians. And don't be surprised if some of the puppets join in on the fun!
Enjoy Puppet Parties
Two puppet parties? Yes, please! Join festivalgoers and puppeteers alike at these wild and wacky parties. With live music, dancing, and plenty of puppet friends to go around, these parties are not to be missed.
Now that you're ready to join in on the fun, let's talk admission. Advance reservations are currently sold out, but walk-ups are welcome. Here's what you can expect to pay:
$18 General Admission
$15 for Seniors, Full-Time Students, and Children over 12
$13 for Children 2-12
FREE for Members and Children under 2
Keep in mind that children must be accompanied by an adult. And if you're planning on getting tickets on the day of the festival, be sure to check skirball.org for any updates on walk-up availability. If you're looking for a fun and imaginative way to spend a Sunday, the Skirball Puppet Festival is the perfect destination. With puppet shows, puppet parties, and the chance to create your own puppet friend, this festival has something for everyone.
So gather your friends and family, and get ready for a day of wonder and merriment. The puppets are waiting for you!
Skirball Cultural Center is located at 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049.
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