The 22nd annual Grand Kids Festival took
place on Saturday on Postoffice Street in
Galveston’s historic downtown Cultural Arts
Each spring families come from
near and far to take in the wide array of
activities and entertainment for children
offered free to the public.
Produced by The Grand 1894 Opera House, the
Festival is recognized as one of the Gulf Coast
region's premier family spring events and is
designed as an avenue to introduce children
and their families to the arts.
The Festival offered live entertainment on
four outdoor stages, as well as on The
Grand’s stage indoors, and featured over
40 activity booths - each showcasing a
variety of unique, hands-on activities for
children and their families to enjoy.
Guidry News contributor, Juan Pena, along with Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce staff and volunteers manned a booth encouraging youth of all ages to sign up to participate in the annual Lemonade Day program for young entrepreneurs.
GRCC’s Galveston County Lemonade Day committee was established in 2010 as a collaborative program with the business community to foster young entrepreneurs with the common goal to prepare children for business.
Children are taught how to conceive and execute a business plan and how to give back to their community through the process of making and selling lemonade at sites scattered throughout Galveston County on the first Sunday in May each year. This year the event will take place on May 7.