Holiday performances and last-minute gift ideas!

December 05, 2013


TICKETS to a children?s holiday performance  
The award-winning Suessical the Musical is back by popular demand and guaranteed to get the whole family laughing and dancing in their seats (for ages 3+), and Jack
& the Beanstalk: An East Van Panto (photographed above) is an upside down version of the classic holiday pantomime ? complete with bad guys, good
guys, hissing and cheering ?a sweet and whacked-out treat for the whole family. (ages 5 +) 

Oh, and let’s not forget the holiday classic, Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker , which is back at The Centre in Vancouver.

Last-minute gift ideas for the artsy

CLASSES at Arts Umbrella or CircusWest

Sign the kids up for a professionally taught drama, dance or visual arts classes at Arts Umbrella‚Ä® <>.‚Ä® Or get physical with CircusWest:  They?ve
got acrobatics, trampoline, swinging trapeze, aerial hoop and static trapeze, aerial silk (tissue) and main-a-main (handstands), as well as an introduction to circus arts.

FAMILY MEMBERSHIP to the Vancouver Art Gallery‚Ä®
The gallery has a wonderful series of children?s programs including Family Fuse, Art Agents, Art Tracks and The Making Place.

The gift of MUSIC‚Ä®
You can?t go wrong with CDs for the little ones. Fred Penner , Bobs & Lolo , Will Stroet , Charlotte Diamond
and Eric Litwin (AKA Pete the Cat) are all popular with young children, and they?re all Kids Festival veterans.‚Ä® 

ART supplies‚Ä®
Have a budding artist in your midst? You’ll find everything you need from brushes and scrapbooks to an enormous variety of paints for all ages at Opus.

2014 Vancouver Children’s Festival – GIFT CERTIFICATES ‚Ä®
Give your favourite family an experience to remember with a day at the Kids? Fest! Purchase them in any denomination, and redeem them for tickets to a featured performance, which includes full
access to our activity zones


Email the Festival Box Office

 or call us at 604.708.5655 to purchase. Talk about a great stocking stuffer! 

Want to GIVE BACK? Donate to our Good Neighbours  program, which provides tickets to the Festival for
children living in low-income neighbourhoods across Metro Vancouver.