ST. PAUL, Minn. - The 17th Annual Flint Hills International Children's Festival returns to St. Paul May 30 to June 4.

The festival features artists from around the world at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. Between indoor performances, free entertainment and activities will take places at the surrounding parks including the Ordway, Rice Park, Spire Credit Union Fun Zone and Xcel Energy Family Plaza.

More details about specific performances are available on the festival website.

Tickets for the Festival Family Weekend from June 3-4 are $8 in advance or pay what you can the day of the performance.