Dance with Peter Pan, win prizes and discover why it’s great to never grow up on Sunday, October 6


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Steer the ship with Captain Hook. Photo via Birmingham Children’s Theatre

Birmingham Children’s Theatre’s Neverland Carnival is back for its second year, and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever! Get ready for games, characters and all the bouncy house fun you can handle during this exciting family-friendly event happening Sunday, October 6 from 1-4PM. Read on for four reasons to attend. Grab your tickets now!

1. You’ll Help Support Birmingham Children’s Theatre’s Performances, Programs and More

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Songs from Frozen. Who can resist? Photo via Birmingham Children’s Theatre

From costumed characters to fun and games, the Neverland Carnival will be a memorable day for you and your family. But the best part of attending is the warm fuzzy feeling you’ll get by supporting Birmingham Children’s Theatre.

All proceeds from the event will benefit Birmingham Children’s Theatre’s 2019-2020 productions and education programs. 

Here are some fun facts about this beloved theatre in Birmingham:

  • Established in 1947, it’s one of the oldest and largest professional theatre companies for children and families.
  • It’s Alabama’s only professional touring theatre company.
  • In 2018-2019, it offered more than 260 in-house performances and 75 tour performances. 

Buy your tickets now.

2. You Can Hang with Characters Like Peter Pan and Captain Hook

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Who’s your favorite character? Photo via Birmingham Children’s Theatre

Have you ever wanted to fly with Peter Pan or stir up some adventure with Captain Hook? Here is your chance!

During the Neverland Carnival, you’ll have the chance to meet many beloved children’s story characters dressed up and ready to celebrate the day with you. So be on the lookout for all your favorites, like Peter Pan, pirates, mermaids and more!

What’s especially cool is that many of the characters you see are former and present performers from Birmingham Children’s Theatre. 

3. You Can Enter to Win Big Prizes

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Will you win a raffle prize? Look into the crystal ball to find out. Photo via Birmingham Children’s Theatre

Feeling lucky? The Neverland Carnival will offer some exciting ways to win big, including a silent auction and a gift card raffle.

Admission to the event gives you free access to the silent auction. Some prizes include:

  • A family photo session from Prestley Bramlett
  • One-month unlimited classes from TriFusion in Crestline Village
  • Tickets to see Legion soccer and Birmingham Barons
  • Packages from local favorites like McWane Science Center, Battle Republic and Applesauce Dancewear
  • And more!

For $15, enter the raffle for a chance to win a gift card to one of Birmingham’s must-try restaurants or shops.

All gift cards have a minimum value of $20, so be prepared to win a worthwhile prize!

Bonus: every ticket purchased to the Neverland Carnival is an automatic entry into a drawing for a night-on-the-town door prize and two tickets to the opening night of Broadway in Birmingham’s Elf on a Shelf. Buy now!

4. There Are Loads of Kid-Friendly Activities

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Spin the color wheel. Will you win a prize or have to walk the plank? Photo via Birmingham Children’s Theatre

When it comes to throwing an amazing event, you better believe that Birmingham Children’s Theatre is 100 percent up to the task. With their phenomenal list of performers, directors, stage designers and more, you are guaranteed a show-stopping good time!

Here are some things you and your kiddos will enjoy at the event:

  • Games 
  • Bounce house and inflatable slide
  • Magic show
  • Costumed characters
  • Carnival food 
  • Face painting
  • And more!
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Face painting at the Neverland Carnival. Photo via Birmingham Children’s Theatre

One spot you definitely want to hit while at the Neverland Carnival is the dance floor. Peter Pan and other beloved characters will be there to sing and dance alongside you. So unleash those killer dance moves and show ‘em what you’re made of!

Ticket Info

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Crafts and fun at the Neverland Carnival, Sun., Oct. 6. Photo via Birmingham Children’s Theatre

Want to attend the Neverland Carnival? Sure do! Here’s some ticket info for you:

Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for kids. 

Your ticket includes:

  • Popcorn and select refreshments
  • Entrance into crafts areas
  • Interaction with roaming characters and entertainers
  • Dance floor
  • Access to silent auction

Attraction tickets are sold at the event and will be required to check out larger attractions like the bounce house and inflatable slide. Attraction tickets are $1.50 each. Or buy a bundle for $10. 

Join the Fun at the Neverland Carnival

Now that you’ve discovered some stellar reasons to attend the event, it’s time to buy those tickets. Check out the Neverland Carnival at Birmingham Children’s Theatre’s on Sunday, October 6 from 1-4PM. 

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