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Bob Baker Day at Los Angeles State Historic Park

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


On Saturday, Feb. 29 the Bob Baker Marionette Theater brings its annual carnival to the spaces of Los Angeles State Historic Park. This free event features a packed day of puppet shows, live music, crafts, games, and food trucks, all in commemoration of the theater’s late founder, Bob Baker. This year’s lineup will feature:

  • Performances by the Bob Baker Marionettes
  • Live entertainment by Yo Gabba Gabba’s DJ Lance Rock, Buster Balloon, Funny Eddie
  • Guided puppetry with David Arquette
  • Special DJ set by OKGO’s Tim Nordwind, who will be spinning archival BBMT vinyl selected from Bob Baker’s personal collection of rare and out-of-print records
  • Educational activities by Southern California Children’s Museum and the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry
  • Live musical performances by King Kukulele, American harmony duo Tiny & Mary, family folk band The Hollow Trees, Frank Fairfield, Snooknuk, Very Be Careful, and surprise guests.
  • Artist-made BBMT-inspired creations and vintage clothing
  • Limited edition Bob Baker clothing by Big Bud Press

Festivities run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free and open to the public.


February 29
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Los Angeles State Historic Park
1245 N. Spring Street
Los Angeles, 90012