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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Notice of our 2018 Annual General Meeting

November 14, 2018

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival Society on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm. DATE:  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 TIME:  Arrival 5:30 pm / Meeting 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres to follow. LOCATION: Vancouver International Children’s Festival
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Welcome Marika!

September 30, 2018

We’d like to introduce you to Marika Kovalcikova. She is taking over the role of Development Manager here at the Festival while Michelle Cronier is on Maternity leave.  Please contact Marika if your company, business or foundation is interested in supporting the Festival.  We recently sat down with Marika and asked
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STARS of Vancouver Award Winner

June 17, 2018

We are a STAR of Vancouver! The Vancouver International Children’s Festival is delighted to announce that readers of the Vancouver Courier voted the Festival number one in the category of Children’s Entertainment and number two in the category of overall Festival! Every year, the Vancouver Courier canvases readers to determine the city’s
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Summer Fun at the Sea to Sky Gondola

June 13, 2018

The Vancouver Children’s Festival may be over for this year but there’s still other ways to have fun this summer. Adventure awaits for the entire family at the Sea to Sky Gondola. The 10-minute gondola ride up provides sweeping views of Howe Sound, luscious forest, and the surrounding mountains. At
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Indigenous Arts

May 29, 2018

Be sure to check out the Indigenous Arts tent in this year’s Activity Village.  In this new activity, kids can help create and decorate traditional animal totems like Bear, Eagle, Wolf and Whale. Once complete, each animal will be added together to create a totem pole.  Port of Vancouver is
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Mainland Model Train

May 24, 2018

Why don’t elephants like to ride on trains? Because they hate leaving their trunks in the baggage car. Well if this made you laugh, you should definitely visit the Mainland Model Train exhibit in the Festival’s Activity Village, presented by CN. Come see working modular trains in an incredible immersive
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