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Kid’s Zone


saturdray in the park kid's zoneKid’s Zone Hours
12pm – 7pm

Kid’s Zone Wristband Pricing

Saturday In The Park All Day Wristband = $20

Wristband is for inflatables only; it is not valid on the Pony Rides.

All Wristband and Ticket Sales end at 7pm.

Don’t forget to have your kiddos wear socks because the inflatables can get hot on the bottom of their little feet!

** No refunds, exchanges or rain checks.


2023 Kids Zone

This year’s Kid’s Zone will be packed full of inflatables, entertainers, food vendors and activities to keep kids of all ages busy all day long!

inflatables at saturday in the parkInflatables 

This year’s Kid’s Zone will feature inflatables to entertain kids of all ages all day long.  There will be old favorites such as a rock wall, robo surf and a bounce house.  Be sure to stop up to the Kid’s Zone to check out all of the attractions!

Back again for a second year is Pixie’s Pony Tales! Pony rides are $5 and they take cash, Venmo, debit and credit card payments. Don’t miss out on your chance to ride the cutest ponies in Siouxland!!


A popular performer in the Rivercade/KCAU Kid’s Zone each year, Mr. Twister is back once again armed with fun and balloons! For the past 20 years, Mr. Twister has entertained children at Saturday In The Park with his wacky assortment of balloons. Make sure to bring the young ones up to visit Mr. Twister and ask for a FREE crazy balloon sculpture!

LaunchPAD Children‘s Museum

LaunchPAD Children’s Museum is excited to bring hands-on FUN and DISCOVERY to Saturday in the Park! Featuring cool fun and crafts for all ages. We are looking forward to seeing everyone at the Saturday in the Park Kid’s Zone! Please stop by and say, “Hello!” and explore the many creative and imaginative programs and benefits LaunchPAD has to offer.


Meyers Petting Zoo
The Petting Zoo is excited to be coming back again to the KCAU 9 Kids Zone. The Meyer Petting Zoo, a family owned business out of Holstein, Iowa, is bringing a pen full of cute, furry animals. The zoo consists of mainly farm animals. There will be goats, sheep, mini donkey, mini pony and llama. There will be babies for the kids to enjoy. Kids can buy ice cream cones filled with pellets to feed the animals for $1. Admission is FREE. The petting zoo will be open from Noon to 5pm.

Whales Tales Fishing for Safety is the American Red Cross’s water safety program. Educational focus is drowning prevention, self saving skills and sun safety. YMCA lifeguards will have some Whales Tales curriculum and posters to quiz the kids on water safety. Once they become ‘Water Smart’ they can fish for a prize!


Fabled Faces Face Painting

New to the KCAU 9 Kids Zone is Fabled Faces!  They are excited to be doing face painting for everyone in Kids Zone! There’ll be so many fun choices to put smiles on everyone’s faces!

New this year is Buff City Soap. Kids can come and make their own bath bomb. Buff City Soap will be in Kids Zone from 12-5pm. All kids are welcome!!