Now in its 12th 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, the European-American Cultural Foundation, and The Carmel Cultural Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with more than 30 cultural institutions in the Washington, DC area, including:











Events Held

Over 200 in 2016 alone

People we Reached

Close to 10 Million

Social Media followers

Over 100k