VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL CHILDRENS FESTIVAL
May 27th to June 2nd, 2024
Mark your calendar! The Vancouver International Children’s Festival will return to Granville Island this spring to enchant and engage your child. School tickets are on sale now and public tickets will be available in early 2024. Sign up to receive Festival updates and new show information for 2024.
We have over 46 years of experience finding the best international performing artists and shows for children. Take a look at the super shows we’ve specially selected for this year’s Festival.
Buy a Bulb
Bring hope and light to the holidays. Help us light the magnificent 76 feet tall Vancouver Christmas Tree! Buy a Bulb to help us bring deserving kids to this year’s Children’s Festival!
Our diverse programming is an opportunity for students to gain new perspectives and experiences from which they can learn. Kids can see, hear, feel, think and imagine a better tomorrow.
Little Shizu hides in her Otosan’s suitcase and secretly travels to a dangerous destination…The North. Facing snowy owls, white wolves and grizzly bears in the most remote of locations, Otosan and Shizu must learn to tackle challenges together.
Our 2024 children’s Festival will feature dazzling performances from artists far and wide. From local treasures to international gems, these captivating performers will put a smile on your child’s face and make you hoot with laughter.
As a non-profit organization, Vancouver International Children’s Festival uses private funding to subsidize ticket prices and ensure accessibility to our cultural programming for all children regardless of social or economic circumstance.
Notice of our 2023 Annual General Meeting
You are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society on Thursday, November 23, 2023 at 6:00 pm.
2023 Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting
Back for its 17th year, the Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting takes place on Friday, December 1 at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Standing at 76 feet tall, the magnificent Vancouver Christmas tree is Western Canada’s tallest Christmas tree.
It’s back! Join us for an exciting evening of good times, fun and trivia! Grab a team of 4 together and join us for our Trivia Night Fundraising Event on Saturday, Nov. 4th, to raise funds for our Adopt a Class Program.