Whistler Children’s Festival

July 7 – 9, 2017

The 2016 Whistler Children’s Festival has ended - thank you to everyone who made it a success. Check back for more information on 2017 events.

This long-running July event brings hands-on art workshops, crafts, theatre, multi-media, dance, music and magical performances to Whistler Olympic Plaza. It’s the perfect excuse to visit family-friendly Whistler for a weekend or more.


The festival takes over Whistler Olympic Plaza all weekend long. The entrance fee gives access to free activities such as face painting, balloon hats, origami and a covered free-play area for kids under 2 years. There will be performers on stage all day and roving characters to surprise and delight.

Entrance Fee:

$15 for children 3–15 years. Free for kids 2 & under, parents and guardians.

Additional Workshops:

A large number of paid creative workshops are also available with projects including Soapstone Carving, Build-a-Bot, Backyard Birdhouses, Dreamcatchers, Circus Trapeze & Hoop and Up–up and Awake Yoga. Workshop fees start at $15. Register online at the festival website early, as these popular workshops fill up fast!

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