Since 1988, performing, literary and visual arts. The Iowa Arts Festival kids activities are educational and fun, featuring puppets, crafts, music and dance. Kids can pick up a passport and tour the Global Village traveling from country to country, all in one day. Families can listen to great music and dance to tunes from all over the world. Children's Day features over 10 booths of hands- on activities, crafts and learning experiences presented by area businesses and groups. It's a feast for the eyes, ears, heart and soul at the Iowa Arts Festival this weekend! Bring your lawn chair to enjoy performances on the Main Stage, or just take a stroll throughout the nine downtown blocks to enjoy the fine art, FUN Stops, great food, children's activities and entertainment on THREE stages!