Whistler Children’s Festival

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.

The Whistler Children’s Festival has concluded for 2020. Please check back for more information on 2021 events.

This is an overview of events from 2020, please check back for updates on 2021 events.

Friday, June 12, 2020 Onwards

Location: Online at Festival Website

Time: 9 AM onwards

Details: FREE and everyone is welcome. Watch the whole thing and dive into the magic of the festival or pick and choose individual crafts to make or performances to watch. Performers include Ira Pettle, The Kerplunks, Susan Holden and more. Workshops include Paint On People, Jazz the Balloon Man and more.

Where to Buy Tickets

Ticket sales are now closed. Please check back closer to event date for more information.

Whistler Children’s Festival Accommodation Partners

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