Pie Five Pizza, Spotify, others become industry partners for KidZania in Frisco


Nine well-known brands are partnering with KidZania for the opening of the Frisco location this November at Stonebriar Centre.

Bic; MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes; Pie Five Pizza; Planet Fitness; Southern Methodist University; Spotify; Takis; Texas Health Resources; and WFAA, North Texas’ ABC affiliate, will offer curriculum-based activities to give children a glimpse of future career possibilities.

“Exposure leads to opportunity,” KidZania USA CEO Greg Stevens said in a statement. “KidZania’s global model is staying on the cutting edge of experiential learning by collaborating with industry partners to empower, nurture curiosity and educate in a real city built for kids.”

With 27 locations worldwide, KidZania is a child-sized city with a curriculum-based, interactive experience designed to enhance children’s social and emotional skills. Children will have the opportunity to test out more than 100 careers, such as a firefighter, journalist or chef.

The 85,000-square-foot facility at Stonebriar Centre will be the first in the U.S. Other locations are planned for the Chicago, New York City and Los Angeles areas.

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Lindsey Juarez Monsivais
Lindsey has been involved in newspapers in some form since high school. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2014 with a degree in Journalism. While attending UTA, she worked for The Shorthorn, the university's award-winning student newspaper. She was hired as Community Impact Newspaper's first Frisco reporter in 2014. Less than a year later, she took over as the editor of the Frisco edition. Since then, she has covered a variety of topics and issues important to the community, including the city's affordable housing shortage, the state's controversial A-F school accountability system and the city's "Bury the Lines" efforts.
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