Festival Volunteer Vinny Vipond Breaks World Record!

October 19, 2017

Congratulations to long time Vancouver International Children’s Festival volunteer, Vinny Vipond for breaking the world record for longest distance travelled on a unicycle…while juggling! It should come to no surprise that Vinny volunteers every year at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival’s Circus Tent teaching festival goers how to juggle.  He’s
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Meet our Development Manager

October 03, 2017

We’d like to introduce you to Michelle Cronier, the Vancouver International Children’s Festival’s Development Manager.  She is responsible for facilitating new connections and developing relationships with all of the Festival’s supporters, donors and sponsors. Please contact Michelle if your company, business or foundation is  interested in supporting the Festival.  We
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Buy a Bulb and Support Kids’ Fest

September 29, 2017

There is no sound in the world more precious than the carefree laughter of children. Nothing as heart-warming as the expression of awe and sheer delight on a child’s face when seeing something they once thought impossible. Year after year, these enchanting sights and sounds can be found at the
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Art, Shoes and Charity

July 21, 2017

We’d walk a mile in these whimsical shoes any day! These bright, playful, shoes are designed by artist Patrick James Bravo. Choose from four different shoe styles inspired by Bravo’s art, which when placed together reveals the full art piece.  And, once the sun sets, these shoes go from fabulous
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Meet our Operations Manager

June 28, 2017

Leanne Zacharias has been involved with the Festival for many years and in many different capacities. From her early days with the Festival as a volunteer and performer to running our Artist Services,  Leanne always brings her infectious enthusiasm and passion to whatever her role.  Now, we’d like to welcome
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Summer fun at Canada Place!

June 21, 2017

The Vancouver Children’s Festival may be over for this year but there’s still other ways to have fun this summer. Canada Place seems to be to the place for free family entertainment this season. The Port of Vancouver is bringing back many of its free, award-winning events (and some new
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Farewell Diana

June 03, 2017

It breaks our hearts to announce that a very special member of our Kids’ Fest Family, Diana Stewart-Imbert, our Education and Volunteer Manager, is retiring from the Festival after spending 20 years with us. Over the years, Diana has worked in many roles at the Festival.  She started out as
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Two Shows Worth Your While!

June 01, 2017

Hello from the Vancouver International Children’s Festival 2017! My name is Rachel-Kathleen McNee and I am this year’s Youth Blogger/Marketing Assistant on my 6th week of work experience with the festival staff. Today I had the honour of watching two of a wide selection of shows playing here at the
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Knowledge Kids is Here at the Festival!

June 01, 2017

The Knowledge Kids Science Lab is one of many activities here at the Festival that keep kids entertained and inspired! Art and Science come together and rainbows come to life. See colours change, jump and walk right before your eyes! At the Science Lab, kids get to experience what it’s
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