Food & Snacks

Kona Ice

Flavoring shaved ice is pretty much the best thing ever. Stop by the Kona table for a cool treat!

Ekernally Yours

Ekernally Yours sells different flavored popcorn and fresh baked treats at their shop in Charleroi. Enjoy some crunchy treats at their table!

Victoria’s Fudge-a-licious

Established in 2009, Victoria’s Fudge-a-licious provides quality home made chocolate and candies in small artisan batches to ensure the best texture and taste for our customers.

Crunchie Munchie Sweet Treats

We will be selling cotton candy, popcorn, snow cones, nachos and hot dogs.

The Fudge Guy

“The Fudge Guy” makes handmade artisan fudge and decadent assorted Belgian chocolates.

Dance & Athletics

Mark Shrader’s Mixed Martial Arts Academy

Learn self-defense & weapon defense while gaining confidence & flexibility. Don’t be intimidated, we have a family-friendly atmosphere in all our programs, including tang soo do, boxing, MMA, cardio kickboxing, jiu-jitsu, and more. All are welcome – learn more about joining the Shrader MMA team at Kids fest! They’ll have various Tang Soo Do and MMA equipment on display at their table, and students will demonstrate karate forms and board breaking.

Moschetta Performing Arts Center

Anyone can learn to dance, but our goal is far more encompassing. Dance is a powerful medium allowing you to express values, thoughts and aspirations. It involves the artistic process of creating, performing and critical analysis. At Moschetta’s, we teach to instill in our students a true appreciation for the art of dance. Stop by for a demonstration and more information at our table at Kids Fest.

Shops & Retail

Diana Walker – Author

Diana Walker is a West Virginia author of childrens books and adult memoirs, including “Hopping to America,” and “Spaghetti and Meatballs: Growing up Italian.” Meet the author at Kids Fest!

Xtreme of Washington

Xtreme of Washington is a dealer of ATV, off-road vehicles, and power sports vehicles.

Fashion Shoppe

The Fashion Shoppe is a family owned small business currently operated by 3rd & 4th generations. After 75 years, we look better than ever! We credit our success to the loyalty of our customers! We focus on excellent customer service and continuously strive to reinvent ourselves through the ever-changing styles in the fashion world!

Classroom Connection

Classroom Connection is a family-owned teacher store located in Washington, PA, located in the Old Mill Shops behind Olive Garden. We carry supplies and toys from Carson-Dellosa, Trend, Creative Teaching Press, Pacon, Scholastic, Eureka, Melissa & Doug, Mailbox, Educational Insights, Learning Resources, and many MORE! Stop by their table and learn more.

Painting with a Twist

Painting with a Twist pairs instructional art with friends, wine and a lively instructor to produce individual works of art. Artwork ranges from landscapes, abstracts and cityscapes, to creative renderings of seafood, animals, iconic buildings and florals. Stop by their table to see displays of paintings, plus a free art project for kids.

Game Day Gear

Game Day Gear, located at Washington Crown Center, has all your Pittsburgh sports merchandising needs!

BabyBugs Boutique

BabyBugs Boutique offers a variety of custom hair bow designs and other hair accessories for children of all ages. Check out their products on sale at their table.


Lina Vetter has been designing fashionable small handbags for women since 2012. Shop her fabulous products, including the popular TalkAndTextBag, at Kids Fest.

Educational Services

Goldfish Swim School

Goldfish Swim School is excited to be apart of Southwestern PA with their new facility in Peters Township! Gopldfish strives to not only teach kids to swim, but also build character. With their shiver-free pool heated to 90 degrees, the team at Goldfish have a special passion for changing – even saving – lives by teaching kids to swim.

Frank Sarris Library

The Frank Sarris Library of Canonsburg will be at Kids Fest selling Sarris Candies candy bars for a fundraiser, as well as some fun giveaways.

Arc Human Services

Arc Human Services, also known as AHS, is a nonprofit provider of employment, training, housing, and support services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental illness in Southwestern Pennsylvania in a manner that allows them to fulfill their ambitions, protects their rights and fosters meaningful relationships at home, at work and in their communities. Learn more about AHS at their table at Kids Fest, and sign up for their Summer Camp for Special Needs individuals.

Science Tots

​​Science Tots is a nonprofit organization founded by Erica Peterson dedicated to promoting early childhood STEM education in southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia. It is never too early to start STEM education! Connect with Science Tots at Kids Fest and learn more about S.T.E.A.M. learning.

Kid Biz

Kid Biz is committed to making this world a better place, one child at a time. We have made a commitment to provide premium quality care and fun-filled learning experiences for children. We purposefully design activities to expand a child’s world and encourage cognitive and intellectual development.Stop by their table to learn more about their childcare and educational programs that allow children to develop and learn.

Tender Care Learning Center – Meadowlands

At Tender Care Learning Centers our purpose is clear: we exist to help children develop a lifelong love of learning. Our award-winning, nurturing teachers, paired with our warm and welcoming “at home” environments, ensure that every child is tenderly cared for.

KIDDOS Center for Learning

KIDDOS Center for Learning in Bentleyville is committed to making this world a better place, one child at a time. We have made a commitment to provide premium quality care and fun-filled learning experiences for children. We purposefully design activities to expand a child’s world and encourage cognitive and intellectual development. Learn more about their programs at Kids Fest!

Rainbowlands Preschool

Rainbowland Preschool is a non-profit program sponsored by South Canonsburg church. Through play activities, and the use of music, books and art, we strive to form friendships, encourage respect among peers, while sharing and modeling Godly principles.

NHS Human Services

With a rich tradition spanning almost 50 years, NHS is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs. Today NHS, through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of community-based, non-profit education and human services. Visit their table to learn more about the services their agency offers, as well as information regarding how to become a foster parent.


Allegheny Land Trust

Allegheny Land Trust is a non-profit organization helping local people save local land in the Pittsburgh Region. Protecting more than 2,000 acres of green space in Allegheny and Washington Counties, ALT works to protect lands of significant value to our region’s unique scenic landscape, biodiversity, and water quality. Learn more at Kids Fest.


Citizens Library

Learn more about downtown Washington’s library and their many services at Kids Fest.


Health & Wellness

Community Action Southwest

Community Action Southwest (CAS) has been providing services to residents of Washington and Greene counties for over 40 years. CAS offers many services to children, families. and individuals at all income levels and is committed to ending poverty in our community. Community Action Southwest offers program service areas including Early Childhood Services, WIC (Women, Infants & Children), Family & Economic Success and Senior Services.

Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA

The vision of Domestic Violence Services of Southwestern PA is to be part of a community in which domestic and partner violence is eradicated FOR everyone, BY everyone. They strive to increase awareness, empower victims, and work for change for domestic violence victims. Stop by the DVSSP for free information on domestic violence awareness, as well as a children’s activity.

UPMC for Kids

UPMC for Kids is one of the CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) Providers in the area. CHIP is comprehensive medical coverage. Kids up until the age of 19 can be covered either free, low cost or at cost– it’s based on total household size and income. Stop by their table for more information on CHIP, information on nutrition, healthy recipes, and kids can spin the nutrition education wheel for prizes.

Washington Drug and Alcohol Commision

Washington Drug and Alcohol Commission, Inc. (WDAC) is an independent non-profit corporation serving as the Single County Authority (SCA) for Washington County. The SCA provides drug and alcohol intervention, prevention and treatment services to residents of Washington County through careful management of government funding. The mission statement for WDAC is: Engage, Educate and Empower Individuals to Live Healthy, Addiction-Free Lifestyles. Stop by their table to learn more about their program, and get the kids’ faces painted for free!

Casa for Kids

CASA for Kids, Inc., is a local, non-profit organization that trains community members
to become Court Appointed Special Advocates who will speak up for the best interest of
abused and neglected children in the Courts of Washington County. Stop by their table to play a free children’s game and a chance to win a give-a-way prize.

Families for Kids

Families United Network, Inc. is a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation licensed by the Department of Human Services as a voluntary child welfare agency. The agency provides a spectrum of services for children and youth with special needs.

Clubs & Activities

Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Learn how you can join the Girl Scouts at Kids Fest. Plus, stop by and play Hop a Frog into the pond- and take home the plastic frog!

Bucaroos Kids Club

Learn more about the Bucaroos Kids Club, the Pittsburgh Pirates kids club that lets you earn points towards prizes, attend on-field experiences and special opportunities to meet Pirates players and the Pirate Parrot.

Cubs Scout Troop 1138-B

Meet the scouts of 1138-B and find out how you can join them!

Mon Valley YMCA

The Mon Valley YMCA is a nationally affiliated character building association focusing on program services for individuals and families. Stop by their table to learn more about YMCA programs and services, play a fun game, and get some YMCA swag.


Our Laughing Place Travels

Our Laughing Place is a Disney vacation planner’s turn-key resource. Everything from pictorial articles, member reviews, helpful planning articles, forums, a resort calculator, and transportation wizard to a concierge-style, full-service Travel Agency is available here at Our Laughing Place Travels. We’ll help you find your laughing place.

State Farm

Megan Chicone, Agent

Megan Chicone and her and her licensed team members are ready to help with your insurance needs! Servicing the greater South Hills including communities of McMurray, Venetia, Canonsburg, Washington, Bethel Park, Finleyville, Upper St. Clair, and Mt. Lebanon. Stop by her booth for a balloon!

All State – Conway Agency

The Conway Agency will be offering quotes for home and auto insurance. Stop by their table for kids coloring books and home safety units for parents.

Sweet & Sassy

Sweet & Sassy is the salon, spa, and celebration place just for kids! We do trendy haircuts for boys and girls of all ages and have fun spa packages for girls. When you visit Sweet & Sassy you’re sure to have the “best day ever”, and when you party at Sweet & Sassy you’ll have “the best BIRTHDAY ever!” Look around town for our hot pink limo, the best way to transport your little princess or celebrity.


KidLift was founded by 2 moms who understand the stress of getting kids everywhere they need to go. They came up with KidLift to fill this need and help parents that just do not have enough time. KidsLift serves children in the South Hills area, ages 5-17.

Another You Face Painting

Have your child transformed into beautiful butterflies, lovable kitties, heroic superheroes, gorgeous princesses, scary monsters, or ferocious tigers – the possibilities are endless.

PA Trolley Museum

The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum came to Washington County in February 1954, and today boasts a collection of nearly 50 cars, over 600 members worldwide, 150 active volunteers, and over 30,000 visitors each year. Learn more about the trolley museum at Kids Fest and how you can support their mission to keep the Trolley Era alive for generations to come.

Dream Vacations

Welcome to the place where your Dream Vacation becomes a reality! We take the worry out of planning your next vacation by doing all the work and you have the fun and relaxation. Call us today to book your next vacation.

Macaroni Kids

Macaroni Kids of Canonsburg is dedicated to delivering the scoop on all the family-friendly events and activities happening in our communities each week. Stop by their table to learn more, and keep an eye out for their floor demo in front of their booth.

Gutter Helmet

Gutters get clogged with leaves and debris. Gutter Helmet has the solution—gutter guards from Gutter Helmet. Learn more about Gutter Helmet at Kids Fest.

Sam’s Club

Learn more about the benefits of being a member of Sam’s Club at Kids Fest!