THIS WEEKEND, COOKING UP FAMILY FUN AT THE WHISTLER CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL
Whistler Children’s Festival (July 5 – 7) celebrates kids’ creativity and imagination…unplugged.
The Whistler Children’s Festival is getting ready to cook up a great weekend for kids and families, with all the ingredients needed to make unforgettable memories.
Here’s our recipe for a great Children’s Festival and awesome family weekend:
- Take unlimited imagination
- Add joy-filled kids and confidence-building creativity
- Mix with creative crafts, community activities and music that makes you move,
- Sprinkle with sunshine (and even a few raindrops)
- Stir until laughing uncontrollably
- Let stand (or run or jump or dance) for a weekend
- Serve warm with unforgettable family moments
- Best served between July 5 and 7
And now, some serving suggestions:
FREE Friday Pajama Dance Party – July 5, 4pm–7pm
The action kicks off with a free dance party, hosted by a Whistler family favourite, DJ Ira. It’s free to join, so wear your favourite PJ’s and be sure to bring your groove!
The Make-It Tent – July 6 and 7
The Make-It Tent is all about stretching imagination. It’s a space dedicated to creative crafts, where you and your kids can unplug and work those creative muscles on your chosen craft. Check out the fun crafts on offer, grab some Fun Tickets and exchange them for the craft that tickles your fancy.
THE SATURDAY CIRCUS – July 6 | 10am-4pm | Whistler Olympic Plaza
Whistler Olympic Plaza turns into a playground of imagination, music, crafts and circus fun. Circus West performs a breathtaking circus skills show, Fireflight: A Supernatural Circus. Will’s Jams takes to the mainstage with songs from his new album.
SUNDAY FUNDAY – July 7 | 10am-4pm | Whistler Olympic Plaza
Sunday brings a fresh day of fun, new crafts to try and plenty to explore in the activity tents and musical playground. On the mainstage, DJ Ira starts the day with a dance-off and five-time JUNO-nominated kids performers Bobs and LoLo bring their hugely popular music and hijinks to the festival finale.
2018 Photos by: Rebecca Robbins