Mess Fest - DuPage Children's Museum

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Mess Fest

Saturday, June 25, 2022  |  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:

  • BIG Pendulum Painting
    Paint BIG with a pendulum that’s bigger than the painter
  • 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 & Slime Station
    Make your own slime and explore more in the polymer playground
  • Paint Yourself
    Get creative and use your body as the canvas in this kid-safe body paint activity
  • Kid Wash Station
    Spray and scrub the mess away before you enter the museum to play 


This event is included with Museum Admission or Membership.

Please Contact:

Cassie Coffey, Guest Experience Senior Manager
if you have any questions regarding the event.


Thank you to our sponsor: