Activity Village 2019

May 01, 2019

Spend the day being creatively playful in our Activity Village. Get creative with your kids by taking part in our on-site arts activities. Watch their eyes light up as you wander through a magical mystery maze, learn how to juggle, make crafts and have a blast! Your show ticket includes an
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Diversity and Fun Take Centre Stage at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival

April 23, 2019

Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver International Children’s Festival announces an extraordinary line up of world-class theatre, music, dance, circus, puppetry and storytelling created specifically for children and youth. The Festival returns to Granville Island from May 27 to June 2 on Granville Island to entertain Vancouver children and families. This year, fourteen professional
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Easter Egg Gathering + Happy 5th Birthday

April 16, 2019

Let the Sea to Sky Gondola take you to new heights this Easter at the Egg Gathering and Brunch on April 21st! Explore the gorgeous scenery in new ways by taking the Summit Trails at your own pace to collect some delicious chocolate eggs. Then get your creative juices flowing
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Sharing Dance Day!

April 04, 2019

Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) invites you to join us for NBS Sharing Dance Day 2019! Everyone is encouraged to participate by learning this year’s choreography (created by Philippe-Alexandre Jacquesand Esie Mensah) and performing the piece outside Arts Umbrella on Friday, May 31st! This year’s choreography explores how our familial, cultural
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Youth for Youth Program

April 04, 2019

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, we have two initiatives.
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Miles for Smiles

January 22, 2019

Do you have extra Aeroplan Miles kicking around? Donating them to the Festival is an incredibly easy and inexpensive way to help offset travel costs for performers coming to the Festival. This year, we have artists and groups from the United States, Scotland and across Canada traveling many miles to entertain children
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Welcome Melanie!

January 22, 2019

We’d like to introduce you to Melanie Hiepler. She is coming on board as our School and Information Administrator. Please contact Melanie for school bookings, inquiries about the Festival’s Adopt-a-Class program, and general inquiries about the Festival. Learn more about Melanie below! Tell us how you first got involved with
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Relaxed Performance

January 20, 2019

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 Polar Bears Go Up!, you can expect: flexible, general admission seating. Less tickets will be sold for the
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Make the Season Bright this Giving Tuesday!

November 21, 2018

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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