Arts & Literacy Festival set for April 27 at Virginia Avenue Park

April 11, 2024 10:06 AM

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 11, 2024) — The city of Santa Monica in collaboration with Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District welcomes families to the free 10th annual Arts & Literacy Festival on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Virginia Avenue Park.

The year’s theme is “The robots are here,” and the event will host over 30 different community organizations offering games and activities that align with Santa Monica Cradle to Career Building Blocks for Kindergarten campaign, which brings together community partners to make sure all Santa Monica children start kindergarten ready to learn, inside and outside the classroom.

Event activities include:

Main Stage performance schedule:

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