The tents are going up for children’s festivals in both Vancouver and Surrey this month.
Surrey Children’s Festival
May 26, 27 & 28, 2011
Thursday & Friday 9:00am to 3:00pm, Saturday 10:30am to 7:30pm
Inside the Surrey Arts Centre and on the grounds of Bear Creek Park in front of the Arts Centre.
You can attend for $5 or grab a $10 ticket to attend the festival and ticketed performances (with classics like Charlotte Diamond). Family packs are available for $36 (for four people). More ticket information is available online. There will be indoor and outdoor activities, arts and crafts, performances, and bilingual programming. Follow @Surrey_Events on Twitter.
Vancouver International Children’s Festival
May 30 to June 5, 2011
Weekdays 9:30am to 2:30pm, Saturday 10:30am to 6:30pm, Sunday 10:30am to 4:30pm
Show tickets are $22 with a few exceptions for some of the featured performances (price difference of about $2-$4). Family packs of tickets are $80 (for four tickets). You can get wristbands just for the activity zones for $5 on-site. More ticket information is available online. There will a be a free stage on Granville Island with some of BCâ€™s finest emerging youth performers. Follow the festival on Twitter @vicf.