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FAMILY DAY — SUN, SEPTEMBER 22, 2019

At State Theatre New Jersey’s Family Day festival, kids and their families can spend the day at the State Theatre enjoying performances by Illusionist Jason Bishop, free live music on our outdoor stage, costumed characters, face painting, balloon animals, games, a photo booth, and lots more. And while you’re in town for Family Day, be sure to head on over to Boyd Park for the annual Raritan River Festival. It’s nonstop family fun—right here in downtown New Brunswick!


on the state theatre mainstage 
 

Jason Bishop

Jason Bishop: Straight Up Magic

Sun, September 22 at 11am & 2pm

From his spectacular Double Levitation to his phenomenal illusions, Jason Bishop, along with his lead assistant Kim Hess, presents an astonishing magic show for all ages. The show features grand illusions, sleight of hand, and close-up magic tricks in a modern and unique way. 

Bishop is an international award-winning illusionist who was the youngest person to win the Magician’s Alliance of Eastern States Stage Award, and one of the youngest people to compete in the Society of American Magicians World-Class competition.

Family Series Lead Sponsor:
Investors Bank

 


On the Outdoor Stage

Families are welcome to bring chairs for seating at the outdoor stage.

Alborada Spanish Dance Theater

Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre

10am-11am
1pm-2pm
FREE

Alborada Dance presents a dazzling display of colorful  costumes and joyous music and dance, celebrating the vibrant cultural traditions of Latin America.

Give and Take Jugglers

Give & Take Jugglers

11am-12pm
FREE

The dynamic duo Give & Take presents a highly interactive, outrageously entertaining performance featuring juggling, comedy, and other circus arts.

Brady Rymer

Brady Rymer

12pm-1pm
2pm-3pm
FREE

Sing and groove along with three-time Children's Grammy® Award nominee Brady Rymer. Brady’s rockin,’ rollicking, upbeat songs speak to the kid in all of us.


in the state theatre downstairs lobby
 

Games

plinko

10am-3pm | $3—Everyone's a Winner!


in the State Theatre upstairs Lobby

 

Sand Art

sand art

10am-3pm | $4-$10
Kids can get creative by making their own sand-art masterpiece.

Toss Game

Toss Game

10am-3pm | $3—Everyone's a Winner!
 

Coloring Station

Coloring Station

10am-3pm | FREE
 


in the state theatre Studio

 

Balloon Animals

balloon animals

10am-3pm | FREE
Our talented twisters create amazing animals and other shapes, right before your very eyes.

Photo Booth

Photo booth

10am-3pm | FREE
Stop by our photo booth, grab some fun props, and take home a memory of your Family Day adventure!


on livingston avenue
 

Ice Sculpting

ICE SCULPTING DEMONSTRATION

12pm-1pm
1:30pm-2:30pm

FREE
Watch a master artist turn a block of ice into a gorgeous sculpture…using a chainsaw!

Face Painting

Face painting

10am-3:30pm | FREE
Show your Family Day spirit by showing off your “cheek art,” courtesy of our fabulous face painters. (for kids only)

Duck Game

Duck Game

10am-3pm | $3—Everyone's a Winner!

Fire Truck

New Brunswick Fire Safety Trailer
Costumed Characters

10am-3pm
Outside, kids can get their pictures taken with Olaf, Elmo, and the Minions!


 

Family Series Lead Sponsor
Investors Bank

 

 


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