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VICF Seeking New Board Members

The Vancouver International Children’s Festival (VICF) is the longest running children’s arts festival in the world and has inspired the development of numerous children’s festivals across North America, Scotland and Australia. Our mission is to “ inspire and motivate young minds with professional artistic experiences that transform a child’s understanding
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Join Our Team

The Vancouver International Children’s Festival strives for meaningful employment from all communities and for our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. Indigenous, people of colour, and people across the spectrums of gender, sexuality, and age are encouraged to apply. Join our Team!! If you (or someone
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Orange Shirt Day

September 30, 2021 is Orange Shirt Day and the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. A day to honour the Residential School survivors, their families and communities and to recognize the many forms of harm the residential school system has inflicted on Indigenous Children and their families. Orange Shirt
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Youth for Youth Program

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 worked with
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Big Thank You to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

Proudly representing the Port of Vancouver, our Community Partner the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, offers a great interactive education program that shows kids in grades four, five, and six how their lives are connected to the port. Aligned with the British Columbia Ministry of Education curriculum guidelines, the program is
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Every Child Matters

As we officially open the 2021 Vancouver International Children’s Festival we take pause to remember the lives and honour the spirits of the 215 children whose remains were found buried  on the grounds of the Kamloops Residential School on the unceded Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation territories. We show our support by
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We heart Granville Island

A big thank you to our Cultural Partner CMHC-Granville Island for their continued support of the Children’s Festival. Granville Island is pleased to be the virtual home of the 44th annual Children’s Festival. Offering a wide open, family friendly and inclusive, both physical and virtual space, Granville Island is proud
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50/50 Draw

You could win BIG in our first-ever online 50/50 Draw! Buy your tickets today (starting at just $5) and support our Community Outreach programs: 50/50 tickets:  Single Ticket for $5; 3-Ticket Pack for $10; 10-Ticket Pack for $20; 50-Ticket Pack for $50 Deadline: Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 4pm Help
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Notice of our 2020 Annual General Meeting

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 6:00 pm. DATE:  Tuesday, December 1, 2020 TIME:  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm LOCATION: Online through Zoom Join Zoom Meeting-https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84311824770 Meeting ID: 843 1182 4770 Join us
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Announcing the first-ever Kids Fest Pop Up!

Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver International Children’s Festival is announcing its first ever online Kids Fest Pop Up! From Tuesday, May 26 to Sunday, May 31, parents, children and teachers will be able to take part in daily online events that will delight, engage, and entertain. And it’s all free!
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