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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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No Facebook account? No problem!

If you don’t have a Facebook account you can still watch our Facebook Live shows. Simply go to https://www.facebook.com/KidsFest/ on your computer, tablet or mobile at showtime (or follow the link that will be activated for each show via the schedule on our site at showtime) and you’ll see the
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COVID-19 Update

As concerns increase about the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vancouver International Children’s Festival recognizes the need to actively monitor the situation daily. Our main priority during this difficult time is to ensure the health and safety of our staff and patrons. Our staff are following all protocols set out by Dr
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