Fall Fairy Tale Festival

Back to school does NOT have to mean back to reality! Join Puppet Showplace for another fantastical season filled with classic tales and stories of wonder during our 7th Annual Fall Fairy Tale Festival. Featuring nine extraordinary shows for families, and one Puppet Slam for adults and teens!

The Fall Fairy Tale Festival runs from Saturday September 2nd- Sunday October 29th. Tickets are $12-$15/general admission, $8-$10/members . For individual show descriptions and online ticket purchases visit our  mainstage page

a member during our Fall Membership Drive, and you'll be eligible to attend our members-only Fairy Tale Tea Party on Columbus Day Monday!

Explore kingdoms, castles and enchanted lands with a puppeteer as your guide!


  • "Beauty and the Beast" by National Marionette Theater(Sat 9/2- Mon 9/4)
  • "Father Goose's Tales" by Nappy's Puppets (Sat 9/9- Sun 9/10)
  • "Jack and the Beanstalk" by No Strings Marionette Company (Sat 9/16- Sun (/17)
  • "Sir George and the Dragon" by Pumpernickel Puppets (Sat 9/23- Sun 9/24)
  • "Snow White and Other Stories" by Perry Alley Theatre (Sat 9/30- Sun 10/1)
  • "The 3 Little Pigs Build a Better House" by Crabgrass Puppet Theatre (Sat 10/7- Mon 10/9)
  • "Lisa the Wise" by Resident Artist Sarah Nolen (Sat 10/14- Sun 10/15)
  • "Puppet Playtime: Teddy Bear Picnic" by Brenda Huggins & Phil Berman (Sat 10/21- Sun 10/22)
  • "Hansel and Gretel" by Tanglewood Marionettes (Sat 10/28- Sun 10/29)

Have a birthday or special event coming up? Check out our great birthday party + puppet show packages. You and your guests are sure to have an enchanting experience!