Win a Family Fun Pack for the Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebration

| February 24, 2014 | 46 Comments


“From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere.”

Fairytale Town will mark the beloved author and illustrator’s birthday with all things Seuss on Sunday, March 2 from 11 am to 3 pm, at their annual Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebration! This happens to be one of our favorite events of the year!

Celebrate Theodor Seuss Geisel’s birthday with popular Seuss-themed hands on activities and crafts. How cute are those striped hats in the photo above that my kids got to make last year?!

This year’s celebration will include an extra special treat…Runaway Stage Productions will perform excerpts from Seussical, The Musical in the Children’s Theater at 11:15 and 11:45 AM!

Stop by the Mother Goose Stage for a unique NONSTOP READ-ALOUD of your favorite colorful, tongue-twisting, rhyming Seuss books!

Here’s this year’s line-up of Featured Readers:

11 AM
Phil Serna, Sacramento County Supervisor – Green Eggs and Ham
Donna Apidone, Capital Public Radio – One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
Cheryl Dell, Sacramento Bee – Oh, The Places You’ll Go!
Rafael Siegel, Sacramento & Co – Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You?
Dinger & MC Mike on the Mic, Sacramento River Cats – The Sneetches

12 PM
Steve Hansen, Sacramento City Council Member – Fox in Socks
Pam Dinsmore, Sacramento Bee – Hop on Pop
Arlene Greene & Maria Collins, ScholarShare College Savings Plan – I Am Not Going To Get Up Today! (Read in English & Spanish)
Angelique Ashby, Sacramento City Mayor Pro Tem – The Butter Battle Book

1 PM
John Shirey, City of Sacramento – The Cat in the Hat Comes Back
Keilah Woodard, Sacramento Sidetracks – There’s a Wocket in My Pocket
Dan Arthur, Mix96 Morning Show – The Lorax
Don Nottoli, Sacramento County Supervisor – Horton Hears a Who!
Stephanie Bray, United Way California Capital Region – I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

2 PM
Roger Dickinson, California State Assemblymember – The Cat in the Hat
Rick McVey, Fairytale Town – The Foot Book
Kevin McCarty, Sacramento City Council Member – Huevos Verdes Con Jamon (Green Eggs and Ham in Spanish)

there's a wocket in my pocketI am very excited that I was invited to be one of the featured readers! I’ll be reading one of my family’s all time favorite Dr. Seuss books, There’s a Wocket in My Pocket in the 1:00 hour. “Did you ever have the feeling there’s a WASKET in your BASKET?” Hope to see you there!

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebration

When: Sunday, March 2; 11am-3pm (weather permitting)
Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
General admission: Adults & Kids $5.00, age 1 and under free
Click HERE


happy birthday drseuss


Admission for 4, a Magic Key and CD!

Fairytale Town has generously offered a Family Fun Pack for one lucky Sacramento Sidetracks reader! The winner will receive admission for 4, a Magic Key that unlocks the Storybook Boxes throughout the park (you can bring it back every time you visit) and a Fairytale Town CD with the songs from the Storybook Boxes as an awesome souvenir!

Here’s how to enter:

1. Click here and ‘Like’ Fairytale Town on Facebook.

2. Leave a comment below letting me know you did number 1 and which Dr. Seuss book is your family’s favorite.

(I currently have to “approve” every comment coming in, so do not worry if you do not see it show up immediately.) These 2 things count as 1 entry. 1 entry per person. The giveaway will close on Wednesday, February 26th  at midnight and the winner will be chosen using, then announced Thursday morning. Good Luck!



Written by Keilah Woodard

Keilah Woodard

Keilah Woodard is the creator and editor of She has a passion for finding adventures with her three kids. As a native Southern Californian, she has been exploring Sacramento for the last ten years, happily finding hidden treasures and sharing a firsthand perspective with fellow parents.

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  1. Stephanie Wills says:

    Love Fairytale Town! My families favorite Dr. Seuess book is green eggs and ham, my 5 year old can now read this herself!

  2. Alexis Jauregui says:

    We love fairytale town, and our favorite Dr Seuss book is Green egg and Ham!

  3. Stephanie x says:

    Liked page months ago. Favorite dr suess book is go dog go!

  4. Brianne says:

    Of course I’ve liked Fairytale Town on FB!

    In my house we LOVE Cat in the Hat! Every book my 2 year old “reads” starts with “The sun did not shine, it was too wet to play…”

  5. Amy says:

    Already “Like” Fairytale Town. Our favorite Dr. Seuss book is Ten Apples Up On Top (by Theo. LeSieg AKA the famous Dr.!).

  6. Joni says:

    Liked it & wacky wednesday is our Fav!!

  7. Joni says:

    Liked Fairytake Town & we love Wacky Wednesday!!!❤️

  8. Laura Drath says:

    I “like” Fairytale Town–and my son loves it! We’d love to attend the Suess celebration next weekend. As for our favorite Seuss book…”The Lorax” holds the top spot, but I think “I Wish That I Had Duck Feet” may be our favorite to read aloud.

  9. I “liked” Fairytale Town on FB. We love Dr.Seuss and our favorite right now is If I Ran A Circus!

  10. tammy says:

    I did #1 and our favorite is Hop on Pop.. my kids are still young.. love the simple books 🙂

  11. Zaria says:

    We “liked” Fairytale Town quite awhile ago, yay!

    Fav Dr. Seuss book is Green Eggs and Ham…read back to back, over and over and over again 🙂

  12. Sarah says:

    We liked FFT a while ago, but we like Turtle the Turtle

  13. Kim Nguyen says:

    #1 is done! And our favorite book is Green Eggs and Ham 🙂

  14. Christie McKay says:

    Liked Fairytale Town on Facebook. We haven’t been in so long so would love to win 🙂 We love Ten Apples Up on Top!

  15. THERESA FRANKS says:

    Liked Fairytale town FB site. We love “Oh, the places you’ll go” I can read it a million times to my daughter never gets old.

  16. Brianna says:

    I “liked” Fairytale town and our favorite book is a toss up between hop on pop and The Grinch.

  17. Renae Chandler says:

    1. Done!

    2. Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is our little girl’s favorite right now. 🙂

  18. Jamie dyer says:

    Already liked your page and my boys favorite book is wacky Wednesday

  19. Mary says:

    I liked Fairytale Town. Our favorite Dr Seuss book is “Oh the Places You’ll Go.” It has a great metaphor about life.

  20. Emma Underwood says:

    I liked the page! Although we LOVE all of our Dr. Seuss books, our favorite is Go Dog Go! My 4 year old has it memorized now, so he “reads” it to us! 😉

  21. Misty Z says:

    I liked fairytale town. Our family favorite dr Seuss book is “Fox in Socks”. 🙂

  22. Jennifer Gordon says:

    We did #1 a long time ago, love FTT!

    Our favorite Seuss book is “Green Eggs & Ham”. Thanks!

  23. Liz says:

    Liked the FB page and our favorite DR. Seuss is the book “Is a Camel a mammal?”

  24. Shawna Mannon says:

    Go dog go .

  25. Leslie says:

    Already a fan of Fairytale town. My littlest guy loves loves loves Go Dogs Go. My eldest, (6) has loved And To Think I Saw it on Mulberry Street since he was little but his current obsession is Put Me in the Zoo.

  26. Ray Lavin says:

    Love Green Eggs and Ham. Also like FB page 🙂

  27. Ray Lavin says:

    Love Green Eggs and Ham. Liked FB page too

  28. Lisa Sanchas says:

    Liked Fairytale Town and my almost 2-year old loves “The Shape of Me and Other Stuff”.

  29. Kat DeLucas says:

    Liked Fairytale town long ago on Facebook and our favorite is The Thinks You Can Think.

  30. LeAndra G. says:

    I ‘liked’ the page; Yertle the Turtle is my daughter’s favorite.

  31. Rachel says:

    I already like fairy tale town on fb! My fav is cat in hat” my son’s fav is always changing…now his fave is “there’s no place like place”, a valentines present from his auntie

  32. Jennifer Hernandez says:

    1 done, 2 Our families favorite Dr. Seuss book is one fish two fish red fish blue fish!

  33. Faye Hovey says:

    I liked the page, my kids love Fairytale Town and our favorite Dr. Seuss story is “Go Dog Go”.

  34. Vanessa says:

    Liked Fairytale Town… Our Favorite is Go Dog Go!

  35. Kirstin Ward says:

    # 1 is done!
    Hop on pop is our favorite dr suess book! 🙂

  36. Marcella says:

    Completed number one, our favorite book is Go dog go!

  37. Angela Aiesi says:

    I did 1 & 2. Our favorite Dr. Seuss book is The Cat in the Hat.

  38. Sarah Denson says:

    Liked Fairytale Town on Facebook and my son loves The Lorax.

  39. Alvin Prakash says:

    1. Done – like the facebook page.
    2. My daughter’s favorite book is “There’s a Wocket in My Pocket” and “The Grinch”

  40. Tracy D says:

    Our favorite is “Horton Hears a Who”…Got to love that kind hearted elephant 😉

  41. Kristina Ledbetter says:

    #1 is done! Our family favorite is Green Eggs and Ham! I hope we win!

  42. Rebecca Burke says:

    We liked FTT a while back. My daughter loves Cat in the Hat.

  43. Nicolette says:

    Liked Fairytale Town on FB. Our favorite book right now is One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish.

  44. Jessica says:

    Liked. We love them all, but our favorite is “Oh, the places you’ll go”

  45. Stephanie Thornton says:

    We love fairy tale town, I did like it on fb as well. Our favorite book is The Lorax which we just themed my 3year olds birthday party after. Such a great theme!

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