February 24, 2018 •10am- 6pm

An All Day, First Street
Carnival celebration

YOU are cordially invited to BOB BAKER DAY 2018 - the 4th 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.  

The place where imagination dwells spills onto West First Street as a whimsical Carnival, sponsored by City Council District #1! Enjoy your favorites among an all-day outdoor stage with 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! With round-the-clock puppet shows and a pop-up puppet museum going on inside the Theater, this is one celebration not to be missed.


Grand Marshal - DJ Lance Rock of Yo Gabba Gabba!   

Live DJ music from OK GO's Tim Nordwind

Gigantic Pop-up Puppet Museum 

Outdoor Main Stage Musical Entertainment - Very Be Careful, Tiny & Mary, Radioactive Chicken Heads, Healing Gems
+ Master of Ceremonies, King Kukulele

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

Artisan Boutique by the people of the Bob Baker Marionette Theater

Vendors - Coast-to-Coast Vintage, Miracle Mile Toys, Tiny.Bangs, Yasmine Floral Design, Girl Scout Troop No. 85

... and much, much more!




With Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

Debuting at Bob Baker Day, Five Limited Edition Prints by renown Artist Earl Newman!


Would you like to be a part of the excitement, too? 

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Check out our previous years festivities!