The 11th annual Surrey International Children’s Festival takes place May 21st to 23rd at the Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek Park, celebrating the arts with a full weekend of entertainment and activities.
Surrey International Children’s Festival 2015
Dates: Thursday, May 21st to Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
Times: Thursday & Friday 9:00am to 2:30pm; Saturday 10:30am to 7:30pm
Tickets: Available online or call the box office at 604-501-5566
Boasting renowned international and local children’s performers, the Surrey International Children’s Festival 2015 provides a unique educational opportunity for children to learn in a fun and interactive way. The 2015 theme “Art is Everywhere!” aims to empower children to discover the artist within via hands-on art activities and world-class live performances.
Seven ticketed headline performances occur throughout each day, highlighting incredible artistic traditions from around the globe. Performers include BC songwriter Music with Marnie and one-man dynamo The Secret Life of Walter Manny, as well as Canada’s most acrobatic couple, The Street Circus from Manitoba.
This year’s festival also features traditional water puppet theatre from Vietnam’s Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre. This enthralling style of storytelling includes timeless music and over forty puppets who breathe real fire – all on water!
Tickets to this year’s festival are very affordable, with site access and many activities being free, and ticketed activities starting at $5 for wristbands and $10 for performance tickets. Tickets to the headlining shows are selling fast, with much of Thursday and Friday already sold out. Envision Financial Family Day on Saturday still features some available tickets. Check out the full schedule online for more details and follow the festival on Twitter.