CANCELLED. Join us for an exciting evening of good times, fun and trivia! Through our popular Trivia Night Fundraising Events, we’ve raised over $100,000 for the Festival’s Community Programs. On April 4th, help us raise funds for the VICF’s Hospital Program!
Featured Performers & Special Events
As concerns increase about the COVID-19 pandemic and after careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to CANCEL this year’s Vancouver International Children’s Festival scheduled for May 25 – May 31, 2020 on Granville Island.
Our Festival will feature dazzling performances from artists far and wide. From local treasures to rare and exotic finds, these captivating performers will put a smile on your child’s face and hopefully even make you hoot with laughter.
We’ve got many exciting shows and special events planned for you this year! Check out the full 2020 lineup details below.
Share a special moment with your little one in a world filled with play, exploration and discovery. A delightful mix of colours, patterns, movement and texture this show is sure to capture the imagination of babies.
Sing along with one of BC’s best-loved children’s singers at this year’s Festival! For over 30 years, this multi-award winning musician has inspired children to sing, dance and care for one another.
White is a playful, highly visual show for young children. A magical, captivating journey where surprises are revealed behind every birdhouse door and through each peep hole.
Guided by the Spirit of Sounds and Animals, Mokatek embarks on a journey to find the missing North Star. A great introduction to Indigenous languages and First Nations beliefs.
Add some rainbow to your day at this fun and inclusive event which reminds young ones, their parents, caregivers and everyone in between that it’s never too early (or too late!) to get silly and dress-up!
Don’t miss this fun, interactive and dynamic performance. Through body percussion and beatboxing, Rup demonstrates and teaches how the body is a musical instrument.
You’ll be blown away by Gravity & Other Myths’ breathtaking display of daring acrobatics and death-defying feats.
You’ll be mesmerized by this rich and visual feast of a show! An innovative, multi-media piece brought to life by the Dancers of Damelahamid, beautiful cinematography and LED glow-in-the-dark puppets.
Finaliste de prix littéraires, auteur et conteur fabuleux, David Bouchard partage son propre héritage Métis en racontant des histoires fascinantes et en jouant de sa flûte.
One of a Kind is a series of stories performed by a talented group of emerging artists. Each shares a one-of-a-kind tale from their childhood, filled with truths, different cultural perspectives, challenges, laughs and adventures.
Flying bunnies, speeding fries and identical twins?! The Kif-Kif Sisters’ surprising blend of comedy and audience interaction is enough to make vegetables explode!
Feel the explosion of energy when Fana Soro and Masabo hit the stage! Come celebrate this beautiful and thrilling expression of West African history and culture.
You won’t need your seat for this moving extravaganza highlighting multiple performance styles. Dianna David’s one-of-a-kind blend of movement storytelling, dance & prop-manipulation will bring you to your feet.
Watch Festival performers cut loose at our annual Variety Show! Featuring Ruploops, the Kif Kif Sisters, the acrobats from A Simple Space, Charlotte Diamond, the Dancers of Damelahamid, and Fana Soro & Masabo! This fun-filled evening is always a highlight for kids and adults alike.
Sound the alarm it’s concert time! Join us this spring for these free, all ages concerts located in a North Vancouver Fire Hall. Grab your helmet and slide on down and see Jen Hodge and Dawn Pemberton live in concert!