Lava MiniFest

Sometimes kids are welcome at non-kid places, which was the case Saturday night at Lava MiniFest. An outdoor music mini festival held at Toast, bands played on alternating stages while kids ran around, danced, and jumped about. A big highlight for RT... you can see the train tracks from Toast, which meant that every time one came by he could run over to watch it.
From a parent perspective, the music wasn't too loud; there were nachos, which my kid would eat; and the atmosphere was super laid back. I'll admit, though, we didn't stay for the whole night, and it seemed like most of the parents were packing up to head home around bedtime. (Seriously, this is fine. I'm exhausted by 9:00!) There was an indoor craft market to browse and moon shine drinks from Belle Isle Moonshine.
All kids under 12 are free, and adult tickets can be bought in mega advance for only $5.00. As the event gets closer, they go up to $10.00, then $15.00 the day of. We love supporting local and close by acts, like our friend Landon, whose band Landon Elliott and the Goods played. We also love supporting our friend Josh who actually created Lava and has done an awesome job with it! Check out Landon's music below and check out some upcoming shows. I'd recommend checking out one at Toast where you can bring the kids, sit outside, and enjoy this weather, good food, and live music.