Surrey & Vancouver festivals bring unique family entertainment

SnB2015-1Nothing beats letting your kids loose at a festival full of activities and entertainment, guaranteed to leave them smiling and sleepy. This year, the Surrey and Vancouver International Children’s Festivals are packed with award-winning singers and entertainers sure to have little bodies bouncing all day long.

Surrey International Children’s Festival May 26 – 28

13750 88 Ave, Surrey | Ticket information

Go for the arts, workshops and storytelling, but stay for the talented performers like Charlotte Diamond and H’Sao. Never heard of H’Sao? They’ve been passionately sharing their unique blend of modern sound and traditional African musical influences with small audiences and large crowds alike since 2001.

H’Sao is a one-of-a-kind must-see performance, guaranteed to have you chanting and bopping along to the beat. Here’s a sneak peek.

Find out who else is performing at this year’s Surrey festival, and how you can grab a $12 All Access Pass and see as many performances as you want.

Vancouver International Children’s Festival May 30 – June 5

Granville Island, Vancouver | Ticket information 

Add the 39th Annual Vancouver International Children’s Festival (VICF) to your spring must-do list this year. Among the diverse lineup of circus arts, theatre, dance, puppetry and storytelling, is 2016 Juno Award Nominee Splash’N Boots! This Canadian duo has performed with The Wiggles, Fred Penner, and Sharon & Bramwell, and are sure to have your whole family singing, dancing and laughing with a fun-filled performance.

Oh, and don’t forget to drop by Asoma, a joyous, playful and stimulating theatre experience for babies.

Tickets can be purchased online at childrensfestival.ca, by phone at 1.877.840.0457, in advance at Tickets Tonight, Plaza Level, 200 Burrard Street, Vancouver or during the Festival at the on-site box office located between Festival House and the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island.

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