Giving Tuesday

We invite you to join us in celebrating #GivingTuesday by making your tax-deductible donation to the Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society's Good Neighbours Program.

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2022 Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting

Back for its 16th year, the Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting takes place on Friday, December 2 at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Watch four magnificent holiday trees, one of which is 76 feet tall, come alive with hope and light.

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Notice of our 2022 Annual General Meeting

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 6:00 pm. 

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Say ‘Yes’ to Fun with Family Guard

We’re so excited to have Family Guard as a Community Partner for this year’s Vancouver International Children’s Festival!

Graphic of a child holding a teddy bear lovingly as mother crouches down and smiles. Another child plays with a toy car on the floor. The Words 'expertly formulated for use in homes with Children and pets. Two spray bottles of Family Guard are pictured in the foreground.
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Thank You to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

Big thank you to our festival partner, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, proudly representing the Port of Vancouver, for supporting another year of the Children’s Festival!

Child in facepaint smiling beside Salty the Seagull mascot
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Ignite Your Child’s Playful Joy

Vancouver, BC (April 28, 2022) – After a two year in-person hiatus, the 45th annual Vancouver International Children’s Festival returns In-person from May 31 – June 5 on Granville Island and May 31 – June 12 Online.

Vancouver International Children’s Festival Poster with the text ‘Ignite your child’s playful joy’ and images of three children smiling.
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Activity Village 2022

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…

Children smiling with face paint and holding up crafts created in our activity village
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Youth for Youth

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…

Members of the ‘One of a Kind’ performance group smiling at the camera next to each other, in front of the tree.
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Tsatsu Stalqayu (Coastal Wolfpack) Opening Ceremony

Tsatsu Stalqayu (Coastal Wolfpack) formed in 2010 around the Vancouver Winter Olympic games.  Since then, the group has performed at many events, including at the Four…

Performers from the Tsatsu Stalqayu (Coastal Wolfpack) opening ceremony performance
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