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Bob Baker Day 2019!

  • Los Angeles State Historic Park 1245 North Spring Street Los Angeles, CA, 90012 United States (map)

FEBRUARY 23, 2019 • 10AM- 5PM • FREE

Los Angeles State Historic Park !

YOU are cordially invited to BOB BAKER DAY 2019 - the 5th Annual Celebration of Bob Baker’s ongoing legacy! Let the puppets and the people of the Bob Baker Marionette Theater entertain you with the sights and sounds of a celebration you’ll never forget.

We invite all Angelenos, visitors, friends, and supporters to celebrate this day of Bob Baker as “imagination dwells” at Los Angeles State Historic Park in the form of a whimsical Carnival, sponsored by The Office of Councilmember Gil Cedillo, City of Los Angeles, with generous support provided by Bedrock.LA!

Enjoy the festivities with the whole family, including live music and entertainment, puppet-making workshops with the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry, Carnival midway games, educational and exhibition booths from the local art community, food trucks, walk around entertainment and more!

Bob Baker Day artwork by: Natalie Hadland

FEATURING (updated as confirmations roll in!)

○ Entertainment ○
All-day puppet shows from the Bob Baker Marionette Theater

King Kukulele
Tiny & Mary

Live vinyl DJ set from OK GO's Tim Nordwind featuring carefully curated classics from the BBMT Library & Archives

○ Fun & Games ○
Carnival-style Bob Baker themed games
Get Tinseled - Hair Tinseling
Greeny Arte de Corazon - Face Painting
Velaslavasay Panorama - Interactives
Draw the Line - Charicatures
Roofless Painters - En Plein Air Painting

○ Workshops ○
Children's Puppet Workshops from the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry
Bob Baker Marionette Theater's Imagination Academy

○ Vendors ○
Artisan Boutique by the people of the BBMT
Coast-to-Coast Vintage
Miracle Mile Toys
Trailer Park Girls
Oddly Weird
Sick Soaps
Bow Tiki Studio
Bohemian Kitten
Clover Scout
Huggable Koi
Ninoska Arte

○ Food ○
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams


○○○ Wanna be a part of the Bob Baker Day enchantment? ○○○

We’re looking for participants for this year’s Bob Baker Day - Are you a food vendor? A family-friendly musician? A balloon twister? A face-painter? A bubble scientist? Submit your idea at :
to complete our form - we'd love to have you as part of our big day!

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