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Whistler Children’s Festival Continues to Engage Kids in Art

Whistler Children's Festival

The Whistler Children’s Festival, now on it’s 31st year this year, will be held in Whistler Olympic Plaza on July 10-12, 2015. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that one of longest-running Whistler family event caters to the youth, and the youth at heart. The festival is hosted by Whistler Arts Council and will include various workshops and activities for children of various ages.

Whistler Festival Get Kids Active & Involved In Arts

Whistler Children's Festival

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The aim of this Whistler family event is to get children engaged and educated, whilst delivering it in an entertaining manner. Workshops will mostly be catered to children aged 4 to 12 years old, and will include carving, T-shirt printing, kite making, photography, story telling, painting, magic, tile mosaics, beading, sculpting and more. There will also be a pre-school area for the younger participants aged 3 to 5, and workshops where the whole family can get involved. Children’s Festival Workshops will range between $15 – $20, pre-registration is required.

The whole town of Whistler will be celebrating the entire weekend, the main stage will be feature talented musicians, dancers and entertainers. Street performers will be out and about Whistler Village, face painting will be available and a hands-on experience provided by the Vancouver Aquarium to get up close and personal with various marine life. There is an entrance fee of $5.00 for adults and $10 for kids to get into Whistler Olympic Plaza, and children 2 years are under a free.

It’s the perfect time to bring the whole family to Whistler for the summer. This Whistler family event promises to keep the kids entertained, while learning new skills. There will be paid and free events offered, catering to every budget. Leave the car and walk around Whistler Village, public transit around Whistler is easily accessible.

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