Family Fun

Family Fun

Children of ALL AGES can enjoy playtime at Games on the Green, attend workshops crafted for preschoolers through teens, CREATE ART and CONNECT with other kids and families inside the WORLDFEST PLAYGROUND! 

Teen Scene

Games on the Green

Arts & Crafts

kids-Sheckter-9835Arts & Crafts 9am-5pm Daily

Don’t miss our exciting art activities in the airy Sugar Pine Lodge. Children of all ages are welcome to come and create with us. We have a theme every year that helps get everyone excited and ready for the parade. Everyone leaves with WorldFest art treasures to remind them of the festival all year long!

kids-Sheckter-1058Games on the Green 9am – 9pm

Daily Decked out with a folkloric bean bag toss, musical fun, mini-soccer, creative recycled toys, hula hoops, beach ball mania, PLUS a chill-out area, and book tree for unwinding. Conveniently located next to the Music Meadow so parents can watch their children without missing the music.

Story Club of Nevada County

The Story Club celebrates books and imagination by reading to children, giving away books at public events and making reading a part of every celebration since 2010. Find them at the Book Tree!

Teen Scene 10am – 7pm Daily

This year at WorldFest, we are providing a fun and relaxing place for teens to play games, engage with others or just kick back and nap under the pines. With activities like daily tie-dying, games and comfy couches the Teen Scene will be waiting for you.

kids-Sheckter-1157Parade | 5pm Saturday

The WorldFest Parade is an epic event for children of every age. Fabulous drummers and music makers lead the procession of costumed, decorated and excited revelry, highlighted by the art created at California Kids. The drummer’s jam at the end of the parade features an all ages dance circle of whirling bodies, stilt walkers, teens, jugglers and the young at heart!

Past Parade & Activities:

• Make your own headdress at the Samba Headdress Workshop with Susan Muth. Sat. 2pm in Sugar Pine Lodge

• Learn Parade dance choreography with Deanna Figueira at the Brazilian Dance Workshop. Sat. 11am in Ponderosa Hall


Stay Tuned for the 2021 Schedule


California WorldFest © 2020. California WorldFest is presented by The Center for the Arts, a cultural and educational organization that promotes and presents the literary, visual, & performing arts for the enrichment of our community. Site Photography by Marion Charlotte Photography, Ryuta Shimotomai, and Eye of Laksmi.