Rock out at the Knowledge Kids Science Lab!

May 22, 2018

Create a Craft Stick Harmonica and learn how pitch changes with the instrument you create at the Knowledge Kids Science Lab. This craft stick harmonica is fun to play, and you can adjust the pitch by moving the straws!  Play your harmonica solo and rock out like Inkie or gather
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Relaxed Performance

May 02, 2018

The Vancouver International Children’s Festival is committed to making performances accessible to all, and we are excited to include a sensory-friendly performance in our lineup this year. At the Relaxed Performance of Poggle, you can expect: flexible, general admission seating. Less tickets will be sold for the performance to provide
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Creatively Playful Fun at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival

April 18, 2018

Vancouver, BC (April 18, 2018) – The 41st Annual Vancouver International Children’s Festival takes place May 28 – June 3 on Granville Island where world-class theatre, music, dance, circus, puppetry and storytelling comes to entertain Vancouver children and families. This year, thirteen professional performing artists from as far-reaching as Scotland
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Activity Village 2018

April 17, 2018

Spend the day being creatively playful in our Activity Village. Get creative with your kids by taking part in our on-site arts activities. Watch their eyes light up as you wander through a magical mystery maze, learn how to juggle, make crafts and have a blast! Your show ticket includes an
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Youth for Youth Program 2018

April 05, 2018

The Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society’s Youth for Youth (Y4Y) program provides training, mentorship and performance opportunities for emerging artists and young people ages 15-24. The program develops their artistic skills and allows them to create innovative and engaging work for presentation at the Festival. This year, emerging artists will
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Theatre for Young Audiences Workshop

April 05, 2018

Interested in creating work for young audiences, or already do so? Come out and share knowledge and ideas about the creation process for work specific to young audiences. Join Tim Watts and Arielle Gray from Australia’s The Last Great Hunt, the creators and performers of New Owner for tea, coffee
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Sharing Dance Day

March 26, 2018

On Friday, June 1st Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is hosting NBS Sharing Dance Day 2018 at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival. Events will take place at 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm outside Arts Umbrella Granville Island, located at 1286 Cartwright St. NBS Sharing Dance Day aims to engage with
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‘Your Story, Your Voice’ Workshop

February 08, 2018

The Vancouver International Children’s Festival is proud to announce an upcoming storytelling workshop on Granville Island with Deborah Williams. Deb Williams, award winning performer, co-creator of the international hit Mom’s the Word trilogy and co-founder of Vancouver’s sold out storytelling series The Flame is offering a storytelling workshop for emerging performers with
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Notice of our 2017 Annual General Meeting

November 15, 2017

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 6:00 pm. DATE:  Tuesday, December 12, 2017 TIME:  Arrival 5:30 pm / Meeting 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Refreshments and hor d’oeuvres to follow. LOCATION: Vancouver International Children’s Festival
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