Whirli-Kidz Zone

The North Carolina Whirligig Festival is family friendly and kid focused. As you stroll through the festival shopping the vendors, make sure to also visit the Whirli-Kidz Zone.

2018 Stage Activities

Nick's Kids Barnyard Adventure LIVE!

With Nick's Kids Show the children are the show.With three shows each day - Saturday & Sunday in the new location of the Barnes Street parking lot (look for the lighthouse). Kids join Nick on stage for fun and musical entertainment. Kids will compete in fun challenges and play instruments in the house band. The show is fun and laughter for the whole family.

Saturday Show times:

  • 11:00 am

  • 1:00 pm

  • 3:00 pm

Sunday Show times:

  • 12:30 pm

  • 2:00 pm

  • 3:30 pm

Between the fun of Nick's live shows, we will have local dance groups and singers. See link on left to WhirliKidz Stage for full line-up.

Free Activities

FREE all day, Saturday and Sunday. Play carnival games, create a craft, slide down a giant 26 foot slide or another Extreme Inflatable activities. Children of all ages can enjoy a variety of activities including:

  • Toddler Bounce House

  • Combo Bounce House

  • Obstacle Course

  • Extreme Inflatable Hamster Race

  • Human Foosball

  • Whirligig Arts & Crafts by Wilson Youth Council

  • Playhouses by Leonard Buildings

  • Carnival Games by Land of Learning

  • Build A Bear pop-up( $10 bear & $5 for outfits)

Wilson Youth Council

Each year the Wilson Youth Council volunteers as the Whirli-Kidz Zone hosts. These dedicated teenagers volunteer over 100 hours of community service while assisting young children in the play zone. Thank you WYC!