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Family Fun Zone

August 19, 2017 - August 21, 2017

Saturday & Sunday – Family Fun Zone – Live Music, Kids’ Midway & Crafts, Vendors

Monday – Family Fun Zone – Kids’ Midway & Crafts, Vendors

Parents and kids will love the Family Fun Zone! Located at Town Square Pavilion on Route 13 and N. Illinois Avenue, there is a Kids’ Midway, live music, some of the best fair food anywhere, and great souvenirs to remember this historic event. Only a short walk north from City Hall, the Carbondale Eclipse Marketplace, and Shadowfest, the Family Fun Zone offers a misting station, Information Booth and plenty of Porta Potties. Open Saturday and Sunday from 11-7, Monday from 10-6.

Dayemi Family Center Midway….

Dayemi Family Center Midway features a 20 ft. water slide, Bouncy House, County-Fair style games, prizes and great family fun for only $5/person each day. Face painting, henna designs, solar-based crafts and presentations are also available.

Free Live Music....

Great entertainment by local and guest musicians – Latin Hip-Hop, Great Gospel, Teen Pop and more!

Enjoy Delish Fair Food….

When it’s time to eat you’ll have plenty to choose from.

Chow down on a mouthwatering selection of BBQ, Corndogs, Smoked Turkey Legs, Fried Pickles, Funnel Cakes and many more of your favorites!

Unique Souvenirs and Local Gifts….

Commemorate your visit with great Total Solar Eclipse keepsakes including creative t-shirts, posters, flags and more, and great gifts from local Carbondale businesses and projects!

  • Mint Merchandising – Solar eclipse souvenirs, flags, posters, magnets, stickers
  • 3 Cosmic Chix – solar eclipse souvenirs (photo on facebook page) facebook.com/3cosmicchix
  • Worlds Services LLC – Souvenir t-shirts
  • For Kids’ Sake – handmade jewelry and woven goods from Bangladesh – proceeds fund orphanages and schools in Bangladesh – www.forkidssake.net
  • Dayempur Herbals – Locally produced natural herbal remedies, www.dayempurherbals.com (some beautiful photos here)
  • Cicala Limited – An all-time Kids’ Favorite: SLIME! Made for you by three sisters

  • Advanced Energy Solutions – Sun Oven Demonstrations. Sun-powered cooking demonstrations throughout the day. http://advancedenergyonline.com/


August 19, 2017
August 21, 2017
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Town Square Pavilion
120 N Illinois Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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