face painting tips

13 face painting tips and tricks

October 11, 2019

Each year at the Vancouver International Children’s Festival we paint the faces of thousands of children. Take into account that the Festival has been around for 40 years and that adds up to a lot of faces! With all that experience, you might say that we’re experts on the subject!
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We’re looking for an Audience Services Manager

October 09, 2019

Join our Team!! If you (or someone you know) are interested in joining a great organization, take a look at our posting for an Audience Services Manager below. The deadline to apply is November 8th, 2019. Job description Reporting directly to the Artistic & Executive Director, the Audience Services Manager is
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June 01, 2019

Because California is the ultimate playground for kids and families, it’s been nicknamed Kidifornia! Take a trip down south to sunny California for the family vacation of a lifetime! There are tons of great activities for kids, and for you, that don’t involve getting stuck for hours in line at a
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Calling all Fred Heads!

May 29, 2019

If you didn’t get tickets to Fred Penner at the festival this year, don’t fret- Fred is doing a Meet and Greet in the Visit California Tent on Saturday, June 1 at 12:30pm! You’re invited to meet the legendary Canadian entertainer that has been inspiring audiences for over 37 years. Fred’s award-winning
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Indigenous Arts

May 22, 2019

You won’t want to miss the Indigenous Arts tent in the Activity Village this year where kids will be able to create and play the Bone and Stick Game. Port of Vancouver is a proud sponsor of this year’s Indigenous Arts activity. In this activity, using modern materials children can 
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CN 100th Anniversary!

May 20, 2019

CN isn’t a kid anymore! Celebrating their 100 year anniversary this year, they’ll be marking this milestone by rediscovering their North American routes, turning back time to the past and looking forward to the future. You’re invited to hop aboard their Moving Celebration that will be full of whimsical and
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Model Train & Little Obie

May 18, 2019

Your little one will feel like a giant at the Mainland Model Train exhibit presented by CN in the Activity Village where working modular trains make up this fun, immersive environment. Watching a whole miniature world come to life will make any train-lover light up with excitement. You might even catch
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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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