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Children’s Activities

FUN Stops

Activities to enjoy all weekend long!


All festivals feature FUN Stops for the kids to enjoy! A designated FUN Zone can be found at each event where kids (and adults) can take a break and enjoy a fun activity!

The Iowa Arts Festival will also have FUN Stops placed at various locations throughout the art fair in downtown Iowa City.

Keep an eye out for more information on the different organizations and businesses who will be hosting the FUN Stops this summer!

Click HERE to fill out the 2018 FUN Stop Booth Application Form (Google Docs).

All activities must be approved by our staff to avoid duplication or conflict of interest. Official notification of acceptance to follow shortly after the application process closes.

If you have specific questions about our FUN Stops, please contact us by email or call our office at 319-337-7944.

ABC’s: Arts, Books, & Children

Iowa Arts Festival FUN Zone : Saturday, June 2nd, 11:00am – 3:00pm

Sponsored by West Bank

Produced by the Iowa City Public Library, ABC’s: Arts, Books & Children is a feast for kids and kids-at-heart! Activities are spread throughout the Ped Mall, with the Family Stage at the Weatherdance Fountain Stage.

Children’s Global Village

Iowa Arts Festival FUN Zone: Sunday, June 3rd, 11:00am – 3:00pm


The final day in the FUN Zone at the Iowa Arts Festival will be filled with booths representing different countries and cultures. Kids visiting the booths will be able to participate in activities designed to teach them about other countries! They can pick up a passport and have it stamped at each booth in order to go into a drawing for great prizes!

Community members, Boy/Girl Scout troops, church groups, student organizations, and other groups will share information about another country to festival attendees.

Click HERE to fill out the 2018 online application. 

The deadline to apply to be a 2018 Children’s Global Village Booth Presenter is March 26, 2018.

If you have more specific questions about Children’s Global Village participation please email or call the Summer of the Arts office at 319-337-7944.

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