Online Event - Kids Fest Pop Up!

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 to Sunday, May 31, 2020

See Vancouver International Children's Festival website for full schedule

Vancouver Children’s Festival is thrilled to announce their first ever online Kids Fest Pop Up! From Tuesday, May 26 to Sunday, May 31, children and teachers will be able to take part in daily online events that will delight, engage, and entertain. It’s all free and parking will be a breeze! There are exciting shows and workshops planned; check out the full lineup below! Shows can be viewed on their Facebook Page. For full details, visit


May 28, 30, and 31

White is a playful, highly visual show for young children. A magical, captivating journey where surprises are revealed behind every birdhouse door and through each peep hole.

Home is a drag

May 31

Add some rainbow to your day at this fun and inclusive event which reminds young ones, their parents, caregivers and everyone in between that it’s never too early (or too late!) to get silly and dress-up!

The Human Radio

May 26

Don’t miss this fun, interactive and dynamic performance. Through body percussion and beatboxing, Rup demonstrates and teaches how the body is a musical instrument.

Papergee and the Spider

May 27, 29, and 30

Papergee is lost and alone and all she wants to do is find a home. Then, from the corner of the room, eight spindly legs appear…A Visible Fictions’ stop motion animation film and North American Premiere.

Dorky Dance Fitness (Workshop)

May 26

Feeling a little stir-crazy? It’s time to get your sillies out! Grab your goofiest outfit and join dance fitness instructor Sadye Osterloh for an all-ages, all-abilities get-fit class that will have you laughing, crying (due to laughter), and sweating your pants off.

Every Day Stop Motion Animation (Workshop)

May 27

Have you ever wanted to make a stop motion animation with everyday objects and create your own cartoon character? Learn how to make magical moving pictures with award-winning and Emmy nominated animation filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns!

Online Circus Fun (Workshop)

May 28

If you can’t run away from home and join the circus, why not turn your home into a one? Join circus performer and master of ceremonies Chris Murdoch in a two-part juggling workshop, where you’ll make your own juggling balls and then learn how to get one, two, and three objects dancing through the air.

Cocoon-Time Creature Creations (Workshop)

May 29

Tamara guides you through creating your own very magical caterpillar filled with your dreams of a future world—just as the caterpillar’s future butterfly life is stored in its imaginal cells.

Angelfish Origami (Workshop)

May 30

Stuck at home and run out of things to do? Grab some paper and get your hands ready—let’s create some beautiful origami! Artist Jaylon Han takes you through the steps to making beautiful three-dimensional creations by simply folding paper.

Indigenous Art (Workshop)

May 31

Share in the beauty of Northwest Coast First Nations artwork in this hands-on workshop with Kwakiutl artist and facilitator Christine Mackenzie.

Art & Crafts
Educational Events
Live Music
Kids Stuff
Performing Arts
Workshops, Talks & Forums