KidsWalkwebKidsWalk, 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       619.857.1270Art with Larisse

Larisse teaches students, ages 5 and up, various basic and advanced art techniques. Come aboard and join the fun and create fine art pastel pictures at KidsWalk!  Art with Larisse offers classes at her studio in La Mesa.

Arts Buss XpressArts 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.

Draw From Within Therapy Studio       619.231,4278Draw From Within

Catch some color and creativity in LIttle Italy.  Explore the wonder of color in the Draw From Within Studio Booth.  Discover creative solutions to life challenges.

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.

My Art Shed     My Art Shed858.454.4499

My Art Shed is a working gallery that provides classes, seasonal camps, workshops, and hosts private parties for all occasions.  We offer fine art and craft lessons for ages 2.5 through adults.  Join in for painting and arts and crafts for kids at our booth.


Museum of ContMCASD for websiteemporary Art San Diego       858.220.3588

With two locations, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) is the region’s foremost forum devoted to the exploration and presentation of the art of our time, presenting works across all media created since 1950. Located in the heart of downtown San Diego and in the coastal community of La Jolla, MCASD provides unprecedented collections and exhibits.

Villa MusicaVilla Musica  858.550.8100

Villa Musica shares their passion for music by offering individual instruction, group classes, ensembles and performance opportunities to people of all ages and backgrounds. The highly qualified faculty create a nurturing environment that educates and inspires, guiding the inner musician to a deeper understanding of the joys of active music-making.

Washington Elementary STEAM Magnet      619.549.7164Washington

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.