Mess Fest - DuPage Children's Museum | Family Fun

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Mess Fest

Saturday, June 22, 2024  |  9 am – 2 pm

Celebrate all things MESSY and experience DCM ooey-er, gooey-er, and sloppy-er than ever before during Mess Fest. Dive in, get dirty, and don’t forget to dress for a mess.

Outdoor Activities:

  • Mud Kitchen
    Make delicious, dirt dishes in a messy, mud kitchen
  • Shaving Cream Block Building
    Build slippery structures in shaving cream block building
  • Polymer Playground
    All kinds of slime
  • Kid Wash Station
    Spray and scrub the mess away before you enter the Museum to play 
  • And More!

Bringing a change of clothes, including shoes, is a good idea!


This event is included with Museum Admission or Membership. Note: This event takes place in DCM’s parking lot. In the event of inclement weather, activities will be limited and may or may not take place indoors. Access to the Museum is included with your tickets.

Please contact:
Shamra Fallon, Public Programs Manager
If you have any questions regarding the event.

This event is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Thank you to our Sponsor: