KidsWalk, Presented by Mission Federal Credit Union,  is a central feature of all of our festivals. We believe in art education for all children. a hands-on art experience for kids at the event.  Bring the family and participate in fun and creative art experiences provided by arts education groups throughout San Diego County who believe that all children need art.

If you represent an arts education organization and would like information on participation in KidsWalk, please send an email to or call 619.615.1090.

2017 KidsWalk Participants

Mission Federal Credit Union   800.500.6328


Traveling Stories      619.919.5115MissionFed_websiteTraveling Stories_website logo

Mission Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative dedicated to serving your financial needs. At KidsWalk, join in an interactive activity with Mission Fed !  This year, Mission Fed is partnering with Traveling Stories. The Interactive Story Tent provides kids with a comfortable, inviting, and book-filled oasis where they can read out loud to volunteers and have the opportunity to earn prizes.

ArtReachArtReach      619.940.7278

ArtReach is a not-for-profit organization that takes practicing artists into K-6 schools throughout San Diego County to provide visual arts instruction and art-making opportunities. At KidsWalk youngsters will use crayons and paint to create their own galactic scene.

Arts Buss Xpress


Arts Bus Xpress       858.273.3500

By providing grants for school buses, ArtBusXpress enables teachers to integrate field trips to music, theatre, dance, art galleries, museums, science and technology into classroom instruction.


Art with Larisse       619.857.1270

Art with Larisse teaches fine art classes for kids 5 and up.  Come make a pastel drawing on paper at KidsWalk.


Living CLiving Coast Discovery Centeroast Discovery Center       619.409.5905

The Living Coast Discovery Center in Chula Vista is a living, breathing, flapping, buzzing and splashing home to unique animals and plants of Southern CA. Learn about native critters of San Diego Bay and create a recyclable craft.

MonartMonart School of Art       619.222.3729

Monart, at LIberty Station, teaches children how to draw realistically while helping them build confidence and develop important skills. The MOnart drawing method breaks subjects down into five elements of shape and that enables children to draw things as they see them.

Museum ofPhotographic Arts     619.238.8777

Join MOPA to experiment with creative photo techniques at our interactive booth!


The New Children’s Museum      619.233.8796

Visit The New Children’s Museum booth for fun art-making activities!


San Diego Creative Weavers’ Guild     619.752.9679

Hands-on demonstrations on how to weave cloth and spin yarn. Creative Weavers’ Guild offers summer classes for kids.