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‘Sesame Street’ marks 50th anniversary with 10-city festival tour

Posted at 12:37 PM, Apr 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-17 13:20:35-04

“Sesame Street” is turning 50 this year, and in celebration, the show is hitting the road.

Big Bird, Elmo and the Muppets will visit 10 cities this summer, holding three-day festivals in each city they stop in. According to Sesame Street’s website, the tour will begin June 1 in New York City’s Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park, and will continue to the following cities:

  • Washington D.C., Anacostia National Park, June 8
  • Pittsburgh, Flagstaff Hill at Schenley Park, June 15
  • Detroit, Lafayette Plaisance Park, June 22
  • Chicago, MSI Park, June 29
  • Dallas, Main Street Garden Park, July 6
  • Kansas City, Frank A. Theis Park, July 13
  • Denver, Araphoe Community College, July 20
  • Seattle, location TBA, July 27
  • Los Angeles, location TBA, August 3

According to Sesame Street, every stop will include a stage show, activities and community celebrations.

For more information on every stop, click here.