The Festival

Mamapalooza Festivals have rocked the world Since 2002!

We’re BACK this YEAR in 2022 after the COVID Pandemic and Rocking for the WORLD! Find out details through New York Parks Dept. We’ll be at Riverside Park South on May 22 from Noon – 5PM. FREE



Family Fun @Riverside Park Mamapalooza Festival

Family Fun @Riverside Park Mamapalooza Festival


MaMaPaLooZa @Summer On The Hudson

Riverside Park So., NYC – May 27, 2017

Noon-5pm Riverside Park So. Entrance at Westside and 68th St. Take the ramp to Pier I (FREE)


MaMaPaLooZa @Summer On The Hudson

Riverside Park So., NYC – May 28, 2017

Exhibitors and Performers contact:

Theme is “SING OUT SISTER” with mothers and the people who love them at our annual festival featuring music, family-focused vendors, wellness activities, art, & activism. 2017’s theme inspires all to find their voice and bring a message of peace, tolerance, and equality. Fierce FEMINISTS as well as FAMILIES of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds WELCOME.




SYDNEY AUSTRALIA – Celebrating Mothers In The Arts

Mothers take to the stage with art, music, theatre and comedy! Be sure to join us in Sydney for two exciting shows, Mamamazing Stand-Up and Mama Film Event! Read More. [LINK].

 May 7th and 14th 2016

The Motherhood Foundation Inc. in collaboration with Mamapalooza announce two new initiatives as they advocate for the value of mothers in society. M.A.M.A. and “The Art of Motherhood.”



If you’re an artist looking to partner with Summer on the Hudson in NYC for its 2016 season, please submit an online application.

NYC, USA 15th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza

Rock Hard & Thrive with mothers and the people who love them at our annual festival featuring music, family-focused vendors, wellness activities, art, & activism. 2016’s theme inspires all to find their voice and bring a message of peace, tolerance, and equality. Visit us online for band/activity line up. All are welcome.

Sunday, May 15, 12-5pm Pier I @ 70th St. NYC

Summer on the Hudson is the Parks Department’s annual outdoor arts & culture festival that takes place in Riverside Park from 59th Street to 153rd Street. With a mix of music concerts, dance performances, movies under the stars, DJ dance parties, kids shows, special events.



It was another great MaMaPaLooZa festival on Sunday May 17th, 2015  at Riverside Park So. in NYC. With a mission to leave a lasting legacy of empowerment and support for women, mothers and families. Participants included women-owned small businesses, family-oriented activities, and activist organizations. Last year’s theme is “DAUGHTERS FORWARD.”


Dawn Drake and Zapote appearing at Mamapalooza 2015!

Dawn Drake and Zapote appearing at Mamapalooza 2015!



Contact Reaching 6,000-10,000 families.
Mamapalooza, Inc., MOM-Branded, Entertainment, Education & Business:
Dedicated to serving, promoting, celebrating, encouraging, inspiring, and awakening Women & Girls through Media, Commerce, Connection, and Performing Fine Arts.

We look forward to “playing” with you!!
We ROCK because we have a VOICE.
We ROCK because we have a VOTE.

Annual MAMAPALOOZA Festival at Riverside Park So. in NYC. Join us on Facebook.

Set Up Link PDF

Map Link PDF

Sponsor Packet 2015

Daisy Rock Pixie Acoustic Guitar

Daisy Rock Pixie Acoustic Guitar

– LIKE MaMaPaLooZa on Facebook
– Sign up for our NEWSLETTER
– Show Up for MaMaPaLooZa at Riverside Park and ENTER TO WIN
– OR do all THREE and increase your chances:
We’ll Announce one WINNER on May 22nd. Contest ends May 17th (5pm). Winner receives a Daisy Rock Pixie Acoustic Guitar (once you provide your address, if you have only signed up on FB)

MaMaPaLooZa Australia 2015

Rhymes With Silence Poster


2014 NYC Performances by:

Nancy Lombardo, Momedy Comedy
Special All Star Guest: Miles To Dayton with their hit song “Pass It On”
Wool & Grant
Meg’s Melodies
Alice Leon – The Alice Project
Jane Getter Band
Erin Lee & The Up Past Bedtime Band
Skye The Soul Poet

This year’s sponsors:
Museum of Motherhood
Fluro Water
Working Mother Magazine
PJ Library
New York Parks Dept

VIP Circle:
The Great Green Playdate
Sitters Studio
Suburban Jungle Realty
Feminist Press
Andy’s Italian Ices

Tinker Tree Playcare & The Great Green Playdate
Glitter Tattoo New York
Natural Awakenings
WYSH Wear Your Spirit for Humanity
Big Apple Parent
Wisdom House
Test Rocker
Grow NYC
Charlotte Ghiorse with American Garbage Exhibition
Committee for Hispanic Children and Families
Love Shouldn’t Hurt TV w/Suzanne Perry
Water Runs Deep
BBox Radio
Arts Ed Consulting
Committee for Hispanic Children and Families

Press so far:
Big Apple Parent
Parks Newsletters
Mama Newsletters

Mama Press ReleaseCome visit us anytime at the newly opened Museum Of Motherhood and make sure to check in with Riverside Park and the Summer On The Hudson Series, which offers lots of programs throughout the summer for individuals and families.

 MAMAPALOOZA Manhattan’s premier event for women, mothers and families.

11th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza

Moms Rock! Celebrate families and the people who love them at our annual music and art-filled festival featuring kids activities, Gymboree Play Tent, crafts, eco-environmental information, food, vendors, interactive fun, and more! Fitness demos begin at 11AM. Music starts at noon. Everyone welcome.

SYDNEY AUSTRALIA – Tap Gallery, May 5-11th –  Events include ‘Stolen Moments’, an art exhibition depicting and exploring the themes of identity and motherhood. A Mama Variety Night Hosted by Lou Pollard, with stand-up comediennes and singer/songwriters. PLUS! ‘Mothers’ – a play about mothers, produced by Joy Roberts – 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th May at the Roxbury Hotel in Glebe and at the Tap Gallery on Mothers Day, Sunday 11th May. A panel discussion lead by Catherine Walsh will follow after the Saturday performance. Write Vee Malnar: Mamapalooz@gmail

Dear Colleague –

We hope you can join us!

Demo and Exhibition Opportunities for your product and service– Our Moms Rock; in fact, we started it all……

A little bit about: MaMapalooza, as featured on CNN, Good Morning America, Gannett News and the indie film ‘Momz Hot Rocks’, is the only real-life and online organization that offers multiple platforms for you to reach target audiences of women and families through uniquely branded mom-made entertainment.

The MaMapalooza Festival is a series of large-scale events across the country. We feature Mom-Rock and family-friendly empowerment and entertainment, while showcasing local vendor businesses and community resources, with national media partnerships, parks departments and more.

We have facilitated numerous successful product launches; Crocs, Fresh Direct, Pure Bars and dispersed coupons and information at sponsor/exhibitor booths with New York Life, Redbook Magazine, Costco and The Dove Campaign For Real Beauty to name a few. We have coordinated stages for Green Events, LA Earth Day, BeBe Paluzza Baby Expos as well as creating our own from the ground-up events that reach 100,000 + attendees annually.

Each of our events raise awareness for Motherhood Foundation Inc., 501c3 non-profit; to benefit the Museum Of Motherhood. We host daily blogs, online TV, distribute bi-annual Magazines, create CD compilations and founded Mothers Day Party, as well organize festivals.

Multiple ongoing events, smaller national festivals and continually evolving programming posted online here.

Participation includes:

  • Massive National & Local Press Coverage
  • A multi-faceted medium to reach millions of consumers & businesses
  • Active Blogs, online links and information posted, 1,000,000+ web visitors per year
  • Health care, open park space kid friendly activities, mom rock bands, kid music, demonstrations, food, signage, sampling, database building opportunities.
  • We hope you’ll join us and become part of the Motherhood Movement online and in person! We put your products in people’s hands….

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2 responses to “The Festival

  1. Hi Moms, love love love what you’re doing! I thought you might like to hear my song, “Mammary Glands,” which has just been put up on YouTube I’m a feminist folk singer, a mom, and I’d love to take part in next year’s MaMaPalooza.

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