Backyard Theater for KIDS

Thursday mornings, July 11–25, 9:30 & 11:30am
Tickets $8 in advance, $10 day of, free for ages 2 and under 

Ideal for ages 3–8. 

Enrich your little ones' summer mornings with sunshine, music, and laughter at Strathmore’s Backyard Theater for Kids. This eclectic program is the perfect summer escape for busy families. Pack a picnic and enjoy live performances by highly esteemed and innovative family-friendly entertainers. From folk and jazz to the amazing sounds of the steelpan, Backyard Theater makes it easy to engage kids at every stage. We promise to keep both kids and parents entertained, so bring your family for a morning of inspiration and celebration! 

The Shows!

Backyard Theater


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PARKING Free parking on a space-available basis in the Mansion parking lot.


DINING Bag lunches are welcome. Make sure to leave room for free snow cones! The Allegro Kitchen in the Music Center is open 11am–2pm.

SEATING Low-rise chairs, strollers, and small coolers welcome outside only. No pets, please.

WEATHER In case of inclement weather, concerts are moved indoors. Check Strathmore’s Facebook page or back here at for up-to-date information.

Strathmore is a smoke-free campus.

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