Kids Euro Festival 2017 in Washington, DC

This fall Washington, DC will host the Kids Euro Festival, one of the country's largest performing arts festivals for children with more than 90 free events around the city. The month-long event will be geared to kids ages two through twelve and will feature artists in almost every performing genre, whose talents range from bubble-blowers to a virtual orchestra to storytelling to acrobats. Kids Euro Festival is staged through the cooperation of the 28 Washington-based European Union embassies and 30 major local cultural institutions.


Dates: October 21 - November 5, 2017


Embassies Participating in Kids Euro Festival 

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, The Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.


Venues Participating in the Kids Euro Festival

AFI Silver Theatre
British Council
Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health
Children’s National Medical Center
DC Arts and Humanities Collaborative
DC Public Libraries
Dupont Festival
George Washington University Textile Museum
Harmony Hall
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens
Imagination Stage
Italian Cultural Institute
Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage
KEEN of Greater DC
KID Museum at Davis Library
La Maison Française
Library of Congress Young Readers Center
Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center
Montpelier Arts Center
National Gallery of Art
National Theatre
Shakespeare Theatre Company
Sitar Center
Strathmore Mansion
Washington Performing Arts


Kids Euro Festival Performance Schedule

Some events may require reservations. For information on specific performances and to confirm schedules, contact (202) 944-6558 or visit


In addition to the venues and embassies listed above, Kids Euro Festival is presented in collaboration with Smithsonian Associates, Washington Performing Arts Society, The Avalon Theater, DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, DC Public Schools, Arlington County Schools, Prince George's County Schools, and The French-American Cultural Foundation.