KidsWalk, Presented by Mission Federal Credit Union,  is a MissionFed_websitecentral 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.

2016 KidsWalk Participants

Mission Federal Credit Union   800.500.6328


Traveling Stories      619.919.5115

Traveling Stories_website logoMission 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.


Art with Larisse

Art With Larisse       619.857.1270

Art With Larisse offers fine art classes for kids 5 and up and encourages that a student can draw anything by applying basic art techniques with advanced art techniques. Over the ArtWalk weekend, join them in using pastels on newsprint paper.


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 of Photographic Arts    619.238.7559

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



The New Chidren Museum

The New Children’s Museum    619.795.1522

The New Children’s Museum believes play and art-making promote the skills that our future leaders need: creativity, confidence, problem-solving, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, collaboration and optimism. Visit their booth at ArtWalk for fun art-making activities!


WashWashingtonington Elementary STEAM Magnet      619.549.7164

Children will be able to explore the world of printmaking by creating their own designs on styrofoam and transferring their image onto paper.  Washington Elementary is in the heart of Little Italy.