Fred Penner

Sing along with one of Canada’s best-loved children’s singers and two-time Juno winner Fred Penner at this year’s Festival! Fred has been charming audiences for over 35 years with catchy songs that speak to the wonder of childhood such as “The Cat Came Back” and “What a Day.” Fred’s award-winning music and meaningful lyrics have created a lasting impact that has crossed generations. His warmth and enthusiasm give him an instant emotional connection with fans both young and old. Don’t miss introducing your children to this Canadian music icon.  Watch a video of Fred Penner below!


Performer: Fred Penner
Country: MB / Canada
Genre: Music
Show length: 50 minutes
Ages: Ages 1-7 (Babes in arms welcome), (Grades: Pre-2)
Venue: Granville Island Stage
Show Notes: Suitable for ELL and the Blind and Visually Impaired

  • A live music experience is much louder and very different than hearing recorded songs at home. While all ages are welcome, a loud concert, singalong or drumming may be frightening to some. Please use your own discretion when making your show selection.

Show Times

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
10:30 am — 11:20 am Granville Island Stage
6:30 pm — 7:20 pm Granville Island Stage
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
10:30 am — 11:20 am Granville Island Stage
Friday, June 2, 2017
10:30 am — 11:20 am Granville Island Stage


School ticket price: $12.00 + GST
One Show Day Pass: $22.00 per adult; $12.50 per child + GST and s/c
Pyjama Night Show: All tickets $11 +GST and s/c
4-Pack Family Pass: (4 tickets to 1 show) $58.00 + GST and s/c
More info on ticket pricing



I just wanted to let you know how much I still love your music. When I was a child, you were the only person I would listen to. I also used to dance to Happy Feet all the time.

~ Alyse

Fred, you are my hero!

~ Peter Watson