Next Festival: January 17 - 27, 2019


Thanks to all those who participated!

Thank you for an incredible 2017 Puppet Festival! The second biennial Chicago International Puppet Festival was a wonderful success. We couldn’t be more proud of our talented artists and thankful for our patrons, volunteers, donors, and staff. We are overwhelmed by your responses – thank you for laughing, crying, and cheering along with us. 

Together we attended 10 consecutive days of sold-out shows, Neighborhood Tour performances, workshops, Symposium and more. Just as important, many of you made donations large and small. We couldn’t have done it without you. Thank you.

Blair Thomas
Festival Founder & Artistic Director 


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