Festival Registration

2 and under are FREE (no lanyard or buttons provided). All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Everyone older than 3 needs a pass to enter activities. A pass allows you entrance into all activities as space allows except workshops and the Enchanted Storybook Café, which are an extra fee.

$8 for ages 3-12 & $13 for ages 13 and up until May 15

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Costume Contest

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The CALF parade starts at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 6 downtown.


Sign up as a volunteer to help during the

You weren’t thinking about this year’s artist, Peter Brown, who wrote and illustrated “Children Make Terrible Pets” and “The Wild Robot” series? Or who in the course of his illustrious career created the vibrant images in “Creepy Carrots!” and “Creepy Pair of Underwear!”?

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2018 Children’s Art & Literacy Festival

Contact us at 325.677.1161 | Address: 1101 North 1st Street, Abilene, Texas 79601 Hours: 8:30 – 5 p.m., closed for lunch from 12 – 1 p.m.

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