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It's Almost Time for the 2017 Whistler Children’s Festival

The Whistler Children’s Festival returns in 2017 from July 7th to 8th. Children and families can enjoy a 3 day celebration of creativity and art at the Whistler Olympic Plaza.

Whistler Children's Festival 2017

The Whistler Children’s Festival is chalked full of events and activities for kids to learn, play, and get creative with. The festival has a lineup full of diverse live performances, creative workshops, and free activities.

Children's Fest - People in Field

There’s plenty of workshops for kids to sign-up for to learn something new or do something creative. Take a look at the list of all the workshops going on over the weekend below:

  • Amaze Arts
  • Art-Bots 
  • Bead It, Just Bead It!
  • Beat Creatures 
  • Birdhouse Builders
  • Dream Catchers
  • Silly Monster Puppets
  • The Art of Magic
  • Wearable Art
  • Shaggy Shakers Music Makers
  • Lanterns
  • RupLoops

Arts and crafts, music, and magic – the Whistler Children’s Festival has something for everyone. Sign-up your child for workshops right now by visiting the Whistler Children’s Festival website.

Children's Fest - Costume Calenders

Whistler Children’s Festival is actually the largest event of its kind in the area and it gives families a great opportunity for some quality time together. Spend a weekend in Whistler this summer with the whole family!

Creative workshops aren’t the only thing going on though. There’s going to be magicians, costumed characters, fire dancers, stilt walkers, storytellers, puppeteers & so much more. Take a look at all the performers coming to the festival this year by going to the official Whistler Children’s Festival.

Children's Fest - People Sitting

Musical Playground

Wanna play some funky experimental instruments? Well, you’re in luck! Publik Secrets, a Vancouver based art collective, is creating a musical installation at the Olympic Plaza. These instruments are made from recyclable materials and draw inspiration from inventors such as Harry Partch and the Baschet Brothers. The musical playground is the perfect spot for hands-on play and improvisational fun with everyday objects and sound.

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Posted by on Thursday, June 08, 2017