Family Weekend Performances & Activities, May 30 – 31

Family Weekend Indoor Performances

Inside the Ordway, performing artists from around the world take to the stage for two full days of shows for only $5 a person!

May 30-May 31, 2015
Drake Room at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

Take a journey with Italy’s Compagnia TPO, as they tell the story of a sailor’s magical adventure under the sea through dance

robintileThe Adventures Of Robin Hood
May 30 – 31, 2015
Landmark Center Weyerhaeuser Auditorium

Scotland’s acclaimed theater company Visible Fictions returns with this inventive and humorous adaptation of the folk legend Robin Hood, in a madcap production where nothing is as it appears!


uglytileThe Ugly Duckling & the Tortoise and the Hare
May 30-31, 2015
Ordway Music Theater

Lightwire Theater’s truly unique  production uses larger-than-life electroluminescent characters, puppetry, dance and music to retell two timeless stories of transformation, acceptance and beauty.

May 30 – 31, 2015 
Ordway Concert Hall

The world-renowned musician Samite was born and raised in Uganda, where his grandfather taught him to play the traditional flute. Today he continues to mesmerize audiences throughout the world. 

Family Weekend Outdoor Performances & Activities

Also during the Family Weekend, downtown Saint Paul comes alive with family-friendly events! Between 10:00am and 5:00pm on May 30 and 31, the parks around the Ordway fill with free arts activities, art exhibits and performances! The Ordway proudly presents a vast array of performances on the Festival’s two outdoor stages – the World Stage and Wells Fargo Stage – and in the surrounding parks… all for free.