Kids & Family

For The Kids & Families

Taste of Hudson is the ultimate destination for kids of ALL ages, including families with toddlers, adolescents, ‘tweeners and teens!

Pack up the family and head over to the Taste where you can keep the entire family busy for hours! With easy to navigate exhibits, a variety of interactive activities plus amenities such as portable restrooms, a diaper changing station, and stroller parking, there’s no better place to spend your day than on the Akron Children’s Hospital Activities Green at the Taste of Hudson!

Features Include:

Little Tikes Land, an interactive play area filled with the latest Little Tikes play structures and toys. Pretend, slide, climb, and splash in the special imagination zone created just for the little ones.

PPG Presents the COSI Exploring Ecology Science Stations including fun learning stations focused on science, technology, engineering, and math plus a chance to build your own Lego car!

COSI Exploring Ecology Stage Show on Sunday, September 2nd, presented by PPG on the Goddard School Stage – explore the outdoors and learn about the science of prairies, forests, rivers, and wetlands while investigating animal adaptations, life cycles, and how parts of an ecosystem are connected.

Practice your skills with the interactive displays from the Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Gladiators, and Lake Erie Monsters on Monday, September 3rd.

Get crafty in the PPG Make It and Take It Craft Tent or enjoy face painting and balloon twisting in the Primrose School tent!

Grab a bite to eat or a special treat at the Rotary Clocktower of Hudson Food Tent located in the heart of the Children’s Activity Green.

Visit with our many exhibitors located on the Akron Children’s Hospital Activity Green for hands-on activities, fun, and information from local experts.

Be sure to stop by the Destination Hudson Information Tent for up to the minute schedules, maps, Hudson memorabilia and more!

Children's Entertainment on the Goddard School Stage

Live interactive entertainment all weekend long!

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

  • 12:00 – 12:30 – 9th Avenue Variety Street Circus*
  • 2:30 – 3:00 – Meet Moana
  • 3:00 – 3:30 – Moana’s Interactive Stage Show
  • 3:30 – 5:00 – COSI Exploring Ecology Stage Show
  • 4:30 – 5:00 – Meet Moana
  • 5:00 – 5:30 – Moana’s Interactive Stage Show
  • 6:00 – 7:00 – 9th Avenue Variety Street Circus*

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

  • 11:30 – 12:00 – 9th Avenue Variety Street Circus*
  • 2:00 – 2:30 – 9th Avenue Variety Street Circus*
  • 2:30 – 3:00 – Meet Captain America
  • 3:00 – 3:30 – Captain America Interactive Stage Show
  • 4:30 – 5:00 – Captain America Interactive Stage Show
  • 5:00 – 5:30 – Meet Captain America

Other Activities:

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

  • 12:30 – 2:00 – DR UR Awesome, presented by Nicole Salmon, State Farm
  • 1:00 – 7:00 – Face Painting sponsored by Primrose School

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

  • 12:00 – 5:00 – Balloon Twisting with Mark Angelo, sponsored by Primrose School
  • 12:30 – 2:00 – DR UR Awesome, presented by Nicole Salmon, State Farm

Character Meet and Greets sponsored by Goddard School of Hudson: Get your picture taken and meet the characters between stage shows!

*Each performance time will be a unique show.