This free family-friendly event features live entertainment and music, free cookies and hot chocolate, local food trucks and fun activities for kids! Come experience holiday magic at its best!
Featured Performers & Special Events
Our 2019 Festival will feature dazzling performances from artists far and wide. From local treasures to rare and exotic finds, these captivating performers will put a smile on your child’s face and hopefully even make you hoot with laughter.
We’ve got many exciting shows and special events planned for you this year! Browse the list below to see who’s performing this year.
Public Tickets available in 2019
A joyous and stimulating experience for the youngest of audiences, Paper Playground is a rare opportunity for the very young to experience live theatre created with and just for them.
Get ready to fall in love with these two adorable polar bears! They’ve lost their prized balloon and they need to get it back. One thing is for sure, the only way is up! Grades Pre-1.
Sing along with one of Canada’s best-loved children’s singers and Canadian music icon Fred penner at this year’s Festival! Grades Pre-2.
Mr. Hatch cannot smile, he leads a colourless life, until one Valentine's Day, he receives the note "somebody loves you." Mr. Hatch’s world (and his frown) is turned upside down and then he does something he has never done before…he laughs! Grades Pre-2.
Finaliste de prix littéraires, auteur et conteur fabuleux, David Bouchard partage son propre héritage Métis en racontant des histoires fascinantes et en y ajoutant une dimension musicale à l’aide de sa flûte. Classes: K et +.
Andy Cannon, one of Scotland’s finest storytellers, takes audiences on a thousand-year journey from fact to fiction in his retelling of Shakespeare’s classic tale. The perfect introduction to Shakespeare and a wickedly funny ride you won’t forget! Grades 3 and up.
Peg is struggling for survival at her boarding school. She wants to disappear, but then a gift arrives. Hope returns when magically the gift, three Indigenous Canadian WW1 toy soldiers, comes to life and wages an epic battle to defend her. Grades 4 and up.
Tubas, ping pong balls and underpants?! This show has it all! Cirque du Soleil veteran, Adkins delights with his unique blend of circus arts, acrobatic skills and physical comedy. Grades K-12.
Élage Diouf is sure to capture your heart and move your soul with his irresistible joyous energy. His uplifting blend of pop, world, blues, folk and asiko will have kids singing and dancing in their seats. Grades K-12.
You won’t need your seat for this dance extravaganza. Highlighting four different styles of street dance, this high-energy performance will bring you to your feet. Grades K-12.
There’s going to be a dance party and you’re invited! Feel the rhythm as you take a trip to Jacky’s Village, featuring music, dance and storytelling from the African countries of Cameroon, Guinea, and Zimbabwe. Grades K-12.