Fred Penner

Ages: All Ages
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Fred Penner from ‘The Cat Came Back’ performance wearing a denim shirt and grey fedora smiling at the camera

Introduce your child to this Canadian Music Icon!

Sing along with one of Canada’s best-loved children’s singers and four-time Juno winner Fred Penner at this year’s Festival! 

Fred has been charming audiences for over 40 years with catchy songs that speak to the wonder of childhood, such as “The Cat Came Back” and “What a Day.” Fred’s award-winning music and meaningful lyrics have created a lasting impact that crosses generations. 

His warmth and enthusiasm give him an instant emotional connection with fans both young and old. Don’t miss introducing your children to this Canadian music icon. 

Performer: Fred Penner

Country of Origin: MB / Canada

Genre: Music

Show length: 50 minutes

Ages: All Ages
(Babes in arms welcome)

Curriculum Connections:

Kindergarten | Grade 1 | Grade 2 

Venue: Revue Stage
1601 Johnston Street
Vancouver, BC

Accessibility options for those with visual impairments

Blind and low-vision friendly

Listen to an intro by Fred:

Visual story

TICKET INFORMATION

FOR SCHOOLS:

  • $12+GST /ticket for one show
  • $11+GST/ticket for two shows

FOR THE PUBLIC:

  • Tickets: $13.50 per child/senior; $23.00 per adult +S/C and GST
  • Festival 4‑Pack: (4 tickets to 1 show) $62.00 +S/C and GST
  • Pyjama Night: All tickets $13.50 +S/C and GST

Accessibility Information

Accessibility:

This show is Extra Live. That means each performance is always relaxed.
It will not have an introduction before the show, more info will be in the visual story.

Click here to see the Visual Story for the show. It tells you everything about the show so you can decide if it is right for you or help you and your kid prepare for the experience.

There is also a Visual Guide for the Revue theatre about the venue.

Blind and low vision friendly
Fred created an introduction, click here to listen to it or read it here.

Lights
There are no blackouts and there will always be a little light on the audience
The lights will only change a little bit and slowly

Sound
There will only be singing and guitar.
When everyone sings along it can get loud. Sometimes people also clap along.

Interaction
Fred will talk to everyone.
People often sing and clap along, some kids start dancing.

Show times & Tickets

In person

Tuesday, May 28  Additional show info In person 
12:30 – 1:20 PM  Relaxed Performance  Get tickets 
6:30 – 7:20 PM  Relaxed Performance  Get tickets 
Wednesday, May 29  Additional show info In person 
12:30 – 1:20 PM  Relaxed Performance  Get tickets 
Thursday, May 30  Additional show info In person 
10:30 – 11:20 AM  Relaxed Performance  Get tickets 
Saturday, June 1  Additional show info In person 
10:30 – 11:20 AM  Relaxed Performance  Get tickets 
1:00 – 1:50 PM  Relaxed Performance  Get tickets 
Sunday, June 2  Additional show info In person 
10:30 – 11:20 AM  Relaxed Performance  Get tickets 

SHOW Highlights

Show Acknowledgements

Rave Reviews

Fred, you are my hero!

Festival Participant — Peter Watson 

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