Now in its 10th year, Kids Euro Festival  brings Europe’s most talented children’s entertainers to the DC metro area each fall for two weeks of free performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling, puppetry, dance, magic, and cinema. With programs both for the general public and for school groups, more than 10,000 DC-area children and their families enjoy Kids Euro Festival programs each year.

The goals of the festival are to:

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1) Increase awareness of the exceptional diversity of European cultures among the youth of Washington, D.C.


2) Bring talented European artists to the United States to highlight the vitality of European arts through children’s entertainment


3) Create new partnerships within the educational community of Washington, D.C.




Attending any Kids Euro Festival events constitutes the voluntary consent of the attendee to be photographed or videotaped by an EU representative, and to the use of all such images and lines for publicity purposes without further notice or compensation.


Kids Euro Festival is made possible through the collaborative efforts of the 28 EU Member State embassies, the EU Delegation, and the European-American Cultural Foundation, in collaboration with more than 30 cultural institutions in the Washington, DC area, including:

  • AFI Silver Theatre
  • Audubon Naturalist Society
  • British Council
  • Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health
  • Children’s National Medical Center
  • Cookology
  • DC Arts and Humanities Collaborative
  • DC Public Libraries
  • DC Public Schools
  • Dumbarton Oaks
  • Dupont Festival
  • George Washington University Textile Museum
  • Goethe-Institut Washington
  • Harmony Hall
  • Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
  • Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
  • Imagination Stage
  • Italian Cultural Institute
  • John F. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
  • KEEN of Greater DC
  • KID Museum at Davis Library
  • La Maison Francaise
  • 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
Events Held

Over 200 in 2016 alone

People we Reached

Close to 10 Million

Social Media followers

Over 100k