This year’s festival is being held May 21 – 23 with seven ticketed headline performances over three days. Tickets are $10 each. A Saturday “All Access Pass” is also available for $12, which allows full access to all performances (subject to show availability) and all arts activities on at the Bear Creek Park Surrey BC site. Entrance to the festival is free, as are many community performances and art activities.
The City of Surrey International Children's Festival exposes children to the arts in a fun and interactive way. This year’s line-up ranges from preschool performances for children as young as 6 months to intermediate shows for older children, aged 9 and up. International and national performances include Music with Marnie and The Secret Life of Walter Manny from BC and Manitoba circus performers The Street Circus. Festival goers will also have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience a traditional puppet theatre performance from Vietnam’s Golden Dragon water puppet theatre. This unique type of storytelling performance features ancient music, dance, and song – all on water.
Purchase tickets online at www.surrey.ca/childrensfestival or by calling the Box Office at 604-501-5566. Check the website for full festival programming information.