School's Out! Arts Events for the Whole Family

If your kids are home for the summer and you're doubling as an activity director, get some arts on the schedule. Here are a few selections; check out our comprehensive calendar for more.

Mission Youth Arts Festival: June 9


Many of the Bay Area’s most skilled youth performers take the stage at the Mission District’s Potrero del Sol Park for an outdoor festival celebrating youth empowerment and talent.  See details.


Circus Bella: Up in the Air at Yerba Buena Gardens/Outdoor Esplanade, June 21-22


Celebrate a decade of free Circus in the Parks with Circus Bella, the Bay Area’s premier one-ring circus. The show promises a comedic, music-filled production of a “classic circus reimagined for a modern world.”  See details.

Press Here the Musical: Bay Area Children’s Theatre Center/Berkeley, June 2-30


BACT presents an original production of “Press Here, the Musical,” adapted from Hevré Tullet’s acclaimed picture book “Press Here.” Vibrant dots dance and dash across the stage in shifting, magical performance enlisting audience imagination, interactivity and creativity. Recommended for ages 3 to 8.  See details.

See more children's events here.