Whistler Children's Festival Whistler Children's Art Festival

The popular Whistler Children's Festival weekend brings hands-on art workshops, crafts, theatre, multi-media, dance, music and more to the heart of the Village in Whistler Olympic Plaza. A family weekend out in a beautiful space with a stage, a lush lawn and large playground.

Check back regularly for more information on the 2014 event.

Whistler Children's Festival 2013 - 30 Years Young

Whistler Children's Festival 2013

In 2013 the Whistler Children's Festival was held in Whistler Olympic Plaza, which transformed into paradise for kids and parents alike with a multitude of colourful, creative and playful activities.

2013 Festival Highlights included:

  • Exciting street entertainment, animation and quirky roaming characters
  • Live performances including popular children’s bands, plays and demonstrations with special appearances by Ache Brasil, the Vancouver Circus School, and Major Conrad Flapps
  • Family friendly activities both free and ticketed.
  • Art workshops for children of all ages and families

Whistler Children's Festival Workshops

Art workshops were available for all ages of children including pre-school activities for children aged three to five years old (with adult supervision), intermediate workshops for kids up to grade eight and workshops for the entire family.

Special Performances and Live Music Schedule

The Whistler Olympic Plaza stage was busy all weekend with a series of fun and zany free performances:

Saturday July 13

10:00 AM | The Kerplunk's
11:00 AM | Fresh Groove
12:00 PM | Makosso Village
1:00 PM   | Major Conrad Flapps
2:00 PM   | Story Theatre Company
3:00 PM   | Vancouver Circus School
4:00 PM   | Whistler Presents Outdoor Concert Series: Ache Brasil

Sunday July 14

10:00 AM | The Blues Berries
11:00 AM | Major Conrad Flapps
12:00 PM | The Kerplunk's
1:00 PM   | Story Theatre Company
2:00 PM   | Matthew Johnson
3:15 PM   | Kutapira
4:00 PM   | Whistler Presents Outdoor Concert Series: Alex Cuba & the Lost Fingers

Photos from Past Whistler Children's Festivals

Video of the 2013 Whistler Children's Festival

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