Schools 2021

School & Group Festival Ticket Info

Safe Online Programming for Schools

We are excited to announce the 44th annual Vancouver International Children’s Festival will offer online programming to schools this spring from June 1 – June 6, 2021. In addition, school groups will receive extended access (1 extra week!) to the Festival’s exceptional music, dance, and storytelling shows. We can’t wait to delight, enchant and engage your students with workshops and performances from local and international artists including live Q&A’s. School tickets go on sale Jan. 18th, 2021. Sign up for our Newsletter to get updates.

Stay tuned to learn more about our 2021 lineup and to start planning your virtual field trip!

School Tickets

  • $10+GST for two shows! Get 2 shows for the price of 1
  • Get one free ticket for every 20 tickets purchased
  • Plus, get access to 7 online arts workshops
  • Unlimited streaming from the comfort of your classroom (until June 13, 2021). Watch the shows at a time that works best for you and your class.
  • Shows are available online! Now schools groups from across BC can take part in the fun!


The fun continues with 7 hands-on online art workshops. Students can get creative at our Indigenous Arts, Dance, Acting for film, Circus, Shadow Puppets and French workshops all included with your show ticket.

Spectacles en français

David Bouchard et Jacky Essombe présenteront leurs spectacles en français. Nous vous proposerons aussi un film en français, détails à venir prochainement. Nouveau cette année: nous offrirons un atelier en français !

Stay Tuned for Full the 2021 Lineup

 We will be announcing more Indigenous, emerging local talents, International artists and a French film very soon. To get notified of our latest updates, please sign up for our Newsletter.


  • ticket prices are only valid for school groups of 10 or more
  • Home Learners are recognized as a school and qualify for school group rates for Monday-Friday performances
  • tickets are required for all patrons, including adult chaperones and supervisors


Call 604.708.5655 for information. If you’re calling after office hours (Mon-Fri; 8:30am-4:30pm), please leave a message at ext. 101.