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Relaxed Performance

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 The Human Radio, you can expect: flexible, general admission seating. Less tickets will be sold for the performance
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Make the Season Bright this Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday is the global day of giving that falls after Black Friday. Join the movement dedicated to giving back by supporting the Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society! Light up the Spirit of Giving On November 30th during the Vancouver Christmas Tree Lighting at Robson Square, four magnificent holiday trees, one of which
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Notice of our 2018 Annual General Meeting

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm. DATE:  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 TIME:  Arrival 5:30 pm / Meeting 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres to follow. LOCATION: Vancouver International Children’s Festival
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Welcome Marika!

We’d like to introduce you to Marika Kovalcikova. She is taking over the role of Development Manager here at the Festival while Michelle Cronier is on Maternity leave.  Please contact Marika if your company, business or foundation is interested in supporting the Festival.  We recently sat down with Marika and asked
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STARS of Vancouver Award Winner

We are a STAR of Vancouver! The Vancouver International Children’s Festival is delighted to announce that readers of the Vancouver Courier voted the Festival number one in the category of Children’s Entertainment and number two in the category of overall Festival! Every year, the Vancouver Courier canvases readers to determine the city’s
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Summer Fun at the Sea to Sky Gondola

The Vancouver Children’s Festival may be over for this year but there’s still other ways to have fun this summer. Adventure awaits for the entire family at the Sea to Sky Gondola. The 10-minute gondola ride up provides sweeping views of Howe Sound, luscious forest, and the surrounding mountains. At
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Indigenous Arts

Be sure to check out the Indigenous Arts tent in this year’s Activity Village.  In this new activity, kids can help create and decorate traditional animal totems like Bear, Eagle, Wolf and Whale. Once complete, each animal will be added together to create a totem pole.  Port of Vancouver is
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Mainland Model Train

Why don’t elephants like to ride on trains? Because they hate leaving their trunks in the baggage car. Well if this made you laugh, you should definitely visit the Mainland Model Train exhibit in the Festival’s Activity Village, presented by CN. Come see working modular trains in an incredible immersive
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Return-It School

Join the Encorp team of recycling scientists at the Encorp Return-It Booth at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival! Participate in interactive activities and learn about the importance of recycling all of your beverage containers, whether at home or on the go! Also, check out their 30-minute presentation on Wednesday, May 31st
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Vancouver Aquarium Summer Camps

Have a budding marine biologist in your household? The Vancouver Aquarium has incredible hands-on summer camp experiences where kids can get front and center with the thousands of incredible ocean species and amazing aquatic life at the Aquarium.  Not only is a Vancouver Aquarium Summer Camp experience an excellent introduction
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