Come to the Fam Jam Festival April 20th in Marion Square

Come to the Fam Jam Festival September 19th in Marion Square (Image 1)

Charleston, SC – The Children's Museum of the Lowcountry (CML) along with WCBD News 2 and Y102.5 invite all children and families of the Lowcountry to the FREE Fam Jam Festival on Saturday, April 20th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Marion Square in partnership with the City of Charleston Farmer's Market.

With a theme of homegrown family fun with no sugar added, CML's 9th Annual Fam Jam festival celebrates the power of play as Marion Square becomes a giant playground to empower children and their families that being active is fun! Families have the opportunity to take part in a series of fun-filled, outdoor activities and fitness demonstrations from practicing golf with First Tee of Charleston to learning to dance with Dance Moves of Charleston.

Activity stations will be hosted by the Museum's tri-county community partners including Fleet Feet Sports, New York Life, Happy Family, Moms in the Know, Charleston RiverDogs, Affordabike, Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission, City of Charleston Recreation Department, College of Charleston Athletic Department, Dance Moves, Bellies, Babies and Beyond, Capoeira Charleston, MUSC's Safe Kids, Japan Karate, Fingerprint Charleston, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Magnifilous Toy Emporium and more!

And that's not all! Emcees Carolyn Murray and Rob Fowler of WCBD News 2 and Brian Mahanes of Other Brother Entertainment will lead demonstrations and introduce entertainers. Families will listen to live music by the Electric Company and Like! Totally, and enjoy performances by local student music groups – not to mention all the wonderful food and artisan booths at the Charleston Farmer's Market.

Fam Jam 2013 is presented by WCBD News 2 and Y102.5 and sponsored by Cigna, Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers and Blackbeard's Cove Family Fun Park.

Admission is free for the event, so bring the whole family! For more information, visit the CML's website at

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