One of the best things about being a parent is going to a whole bunch of fun family events that delight, enchant and entertain those kids of yours (and maybe yourself too!).
Each season there are various kid-centric, family-friendly tours that travel all over the United States, and this season has a variety of fabulous fun events for families everywhere.
Check out these eight awesome events from coast to coast right here:
Yo Gabba Gabba
In November those lovable characters from Yo Gabba Gabba will be performing a limited amount of shows. DJ Lance Rock, the Gabba Gang, and hip hop legend Biz Markie will take the stage in L.A., Anaheim, Oakland, and New York City to help the kids get their sillies out. You can get more details right here.
Fresh Beat Band
The Fresh Beat Band from the popular Nickelodeon TV show are hitting the road with their infectious and adorable kid-friendly pop. They’re taking their show from Madison, Wisconsin, all the way to Los Angeles with oodles of stops in between. Citi cardholders can get preferred tickets right here.
Autumn de Forest Presentation
Autumn de Forest is a celebrated 11-year-old international art prodigy. Her amazing masterpieces sell for up to $25,000 a piece. In Dallas, Tampa, and Palm Beach, there will be a family-friendly presentation of her work and a presentation where “the young artist will be sharing her unique insights on being creative and the importance of self-expression.” You can find out more about the event right here.
Disney on Ice
Join Mickey, Minnie, the Disney Princesses, and characters from such beloved films like Toy Story and Lion King on the ice. Disney on Ice presents epic ice skating “spectaculars” that travel throughout the country. They currently have several shows on tour, from 100 Years of Magic to Dare to Dream. Check out who is skating into your town right here.
Sesame Street Live
Big Bird, Elmo, Burt, Ernie and more marvelous Muppets are touring America to entertain the kiddies live and in person. Sesame Street Live currently has four shows: Can’t Stop Singing, Elmo Makes Music, Elmo’s Super Heroes, and Play Zone. Sesame Street Live is taking their tours to New Orleans, Arizona, Detroit and tons of other places. You can check out more of their schedule right here.
Big Apple Circus
For those in New York City, the beloved Big Apple Circus will a must-see. And to get even more out of your Big Apple Circus experience, you can take advantage of your Citi cardmember benefits and experience the circus like never before with their VIP Package. Families will have the opportunity to learn juggling from a circus performer, have their faces painted, and get special concessions, among other perks. You can check out the offer right here.
Cirque du Soleil
A bit more sophisticated, but older kids are mesmerized by Cirque de Soleil’s performances. They currently have twenty, yes twenty, shows doing performances in the United States. Check out all your options right here.
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus
If you are an old-school circus lover and live on the east coast, Midwest or parts of the south, you may be in luck. The legendary Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be taking their acrobats, lions, tigers and clowns to a city near you. Check out their current tour schedule here.
This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Great Russian Nutcracker by the Moscow Ballet. To celebrate they’ll be doing a grand American tour. This is a perfect family-friendly event to go to and will get you in the holiday spirit in no time! Find out about how you can check it out here.