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PBS Kids in the Park overnight package

Long before there was NickJr., Noggin and the Disney Channel, PBS had the corner on the sandbox of children’s programming. And it’s still the home of such childhood superstars as  Elmo, Clifford the Big Red Dog and Curious George.

Your family can meet these and a dozen other characters at this year’s “Let’s Meet PBS Kids in the Park Event,” to be held on Saturday, June 12 at  Military Park in White River State Park, downtown Indianapolis.

The event is free and will take place from 10am to 4pm. In addition to character meet-and-greets, three stages will offer up live, non-stop entertainment. Over 40 educational and arts organizations from around Central Indiana will engage your family in hands-on activities.

You can make a weekend out of it by taking advantage of the Let’s Meet PBS Kids in the Park overnight package offered by the Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Downtown.  For $120, you get:

Friday, June 11

  • Overnight stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Downtown
  • Share milk and cookies and bedtime stories with Super Why and Clifford the night before Let’s Meet PBS KIDS in the Park

Saturday, June 12

  • A VIP breakfast on Saturday morning at Military Park. Special guests at the breakfast will include Super Why, Princess Presto, Dog from Word World and Buddy from the new series Dinosaur Train

Plus, you’ll get a one-year WFYI Family Membership that includes:

  • WFYI Members Magazine
  • WFYI Member Card with 2-for-1 dining at local restaurants
  • PBS KIDS DVD and book
  • Invitations to special meet & greets throughout the year

Space is limited. RSVP required. For more information, call WFYI Member Services at (317) 715-2009 or click here.

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Written by : Amy moved to Indiana for college in 1988 (Go Bulldogs!) and has never left. Married with three children, she's always on the lookout for fun and affordable things to do in Indiana. Elsewhere on the web, you can find Amy at The Fourth Frog Blog and All Things Aging. Amy receives compensation from the Indiana Office of Tourism Development for blogging. For more information, see our FTC Disclosure page.