Whistler Children’s Festival

July 5 – 7, 2019

This long-running July event brings hands-on arts and crafts activities, theatre, dance, music and magical performances to Whistler Olympic Plaza. It'll light up your little ones' faces and be the perfect excuse to visit family-friendly Whistler for a weekend or more.

Travel Tip: Plan ahead to make the most of your events this summer. Avoid peak travel times, take advantage of car-free transport options and enjoy free transit on weekends.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza under the big Main Stage tent

Time: 4 – 7 PM

Details: FREE all-ages Pyjama Dance Party hosted by Whistler's own Ira Pettle, with entertainment from ventriloquist Kellie Haines and sing along with Smilin’ Rylan. PJs optional, but highly recommended for maximum fun!


Saturday, July 6, 2019

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza

Time: 10 AM – 4 PM

Included with Entry: The entrance fee gives access to free activities at The Saturday Circus including music, crafts, storytelling and an incredible circus skills show, Fireflight: A Supernatural Circus by Circus West. There will be performers on stage all day and roving characters to surprise and delight.

Additional Activities (Tickets Required): A large number of paid activities will also be available under the Make-It Activity Tent and will be announced soon.


Sunday, July 7, 2019

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza

Time: 10 AM – 4 PM

Included with Entry: The entrance fee gives access to Sunday Funday featuring Bobs and Lolo plus free activities, musical playground, dance-off and more. There will be performers on stage all day and roving characters to surprise and delight.

Additional Activities (Tickets Required): A large number of paid activities will also be available under the Make-It Activity Tent and will be announced soon.

Where to Buy Tickets

Tickets are now available on the Whistler Children’s Festival website.

Tickets will also be available for purchase on-site on Friday, July 5 from 4 – 7 PM and from 9 AM until close on Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7.

Entrance Fee: $10 per day for children 3–10 years. Free for kids 2 & under, 11 & up, parents and guardians.

Fun Tickets: Some activities require additional fun tickets, which can be purchased for $5/ticket. Purchase a fun ticket pack and save with 5 fun tickets for the price of 4.

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Whistler Children's Festival Planning

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