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April 21-23, 2023

Word of South

Word of South Kids

Word of South Kids sponsored by Walmart

Word of South Kids 2022 features Literacy Lane, musician Jennifer Daniels, and free books!

Literacy. Science. Technology. Engineering. Art. And Math. Oh my! For the first time ever, FINACIOUS with support from Walmart will present Literacy Lane (Powered by STEAM) during Word of South. This inaugural walk thru experience will bring children’s books to life in combination with hands-on STEAM activities. The event will be held on a created walking path across the Cascades Park amphitheater lawn. Thanks to community partners from all sectors, a variety of books will be showcased and fun STEAM interactive stops for children 0-8 years old will take place. There will also be on-site raffles, goody bags, children’s books to take home, and a live performance with author and singer/songwriter Jennifer Daniels. Be ready to explore, create, dance, sing along, and use your imagination on your adventure down Literacy Lane!

Jennifer Daniels headshot

Sponsored by

Capital Health Plan Logo in Blue

Every child who attends Word of South on Saturday April 9 from 12-3pm will receive a free book, thanks to our festival partner, Early Learning Coalition.

Early Learning Coalition
Young Actors Theatre

Young Actors Theatre has been celebrating words and music through their youth theatre program since 1975. In 2022, YAT will take the stage at Word of South with scenes from shows in the current season, which includes an adaptation of the classic Little Women and the heartwarming story of Frozen Jr.

Word of South Kids is sponsored by:

Early Learning Coalition
Visit Tallahassee
City of Tallahassee
Carlton Fields