Volunteers & Groups Needed for Festival of the Child
Local volunteer organizations and groups are encouraged to sign up to help celebrate the 24thannual Festival of the Child. The festival is held Saturday, May 2 at Yukon City Park. The festival has become a top family event in the metro area, with more than 50 participating groups helping make 2019 such a success. This year, between 2,000 and 4,000 people are expected.
Festival of the Child is an outdoor festival, hosted by Yukon Parks and Recreation. Their mission is to provide a day of celebration and fun that promotes wholesome, unique, and creative experiences for children and their families. The festival provides opportunities to enrich children’s lives through specialized areas of activity including kayaking, dance, painting, storytelling, music, nature crafts, wood art, drama and dress-up, theatre and more!
All volunteers who work the entire day will receive a Festival of the Child shirt and sack lunch. All participating organizations receive recognition at the festival including organization name on shirts and promotional material.
For questions and more information on being involved with the Festival please contact Nick Rice at 405-350-8937 or [email protected]
The Festival of the Child is one of Yukon’s best Parks and Recreation Events. Optimism, energy and opportunity inspire the best in everything we do. To learn more about Yukon’s best, visit www.yukonok.gov or call 405-350-8937.