"Sesame Street" to Celebrate 50th Anniversary With Road Trip

April 18, 2019


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Some of Sesame Street's biggest stars may soon be coming to a street near you. The Associated Press reports that iconic characters from the popular series will be embarking on a nationwide road trip in celebration of Sesame Street's 50th anniversary. According to the nonprofit Sesame Workshop, the 10-city trip will bring a selection of Muppets to free park festivals, live performances and other kid-friendly activities. Sesame Workshop COO Steve Youngwood says the tour is, "a celebration and reward to everyone who helped us get here." The tour kicks off June 1 in New York and includes stops in cities such as Detroit, Dallas, Chicago, and Seattle.