Community Events

Gracefest SCV

Santa Clarita Central Park: 27150 Bouquet Canyon Rd. Santa Clarita, CA 91350
Saturday, May 31, 2014
1PM - 9PM

The Kids Charities presents the 1st Annual GraceFest SCV, Santa Clarita Valley’s Premier Music and Message Festival on Saturday May 31st, 2014, 1pm to 9pm at Central Park in the Santa Clarita. GraceFest SCV is a family event featuring local and national Christian artists, Christian merchants, featured speakers, activities for the kids, food concessionaires and much more! The inaugural event features headliner BUILDING 429, which garnered their first ever Grammy nomination this year. The band received a nod in Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for their record, "We Won’t Be Shaken." The release, which includes their chart-topping title track, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Albums Chart and Top 50 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. This year’s opening act features hip/hop artist MANAFEST. In 2012, Manafest (Chris Greenwood) released his fifth studio album, “Fighter” which debuted in the Top 20 on the iTunes® Rock album chart at No. 16 and was the highest career debut for Manafest landing at No. 7 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. Advanced ticket prices for all seating is $15 per person and $20 at the gate for the eight hour event, and are available at Ages 10 and under will be free and ages, and, youth 11 to 19 will be $10.00. Seating is festival style on grass with no reserved seating. GraceFest SCV will highlight outstanding local vendors and other Christian merchants. Vendor spaces are still available, go to for info and to sign up. A large Kids area will provide supervised games and activities and the Prayer tent will feature open prayer for all attendees. Carry-in food and coolers are permitted. Blankets, beach chairs and beach umbrellas (until 5:00pm) are welcome. Alcoholic beverages, smoking, EZ Ups and pets are strictly prohibited. GraceFest SCV is a fundraiser for the Kids Charities of the Santa Clarita Valley which provides financial support and scholarships for local youth programs, like the SCV Pregnancy Center and the Domestic Violence Center, as well as schools like Trinity Academy, and Santa Clarita Christian School. The Kid's Charities of the SCV is associated with Kid’s Charities, Inc. and Kid's Charities of the Antelope Valley, which was founded in 2000. To date, Kid’s Charities has raised over 4 million dollars in support of various children’s charities. For more information, visit