Thank you all for another magical year

To the people who came to enjoy the Festival, the amazing performers, volunteers, sponsors & supporters of the 2016 Ottawa Children's Festival - thank you! We simply could not have done it without you. Please join us next spring from May 10 to 14, 2017 for another extravaganza of the best performing arts for young people!

School & Group Bookings

Bring a class or group to the 2017 Festival and take advantage of ticket discounts, free on-site activities, complementary tickets for adults and more! Bring a picnic, see a show, get your face painted then enjoy the on-site entertainment. Let us help you plan an unforgettable day! Contact us now for more information.

Who's Performing?

Chosen from across the globe, 2017 performers will bring us a variety of spectacular shows designed to inspire us all. Our 2017 programming will be announced in the Fall. Follow us on Facebook or sign up to our e-newsletter for our latest announcements.


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Where is the Festival?

The Ottawa Children's Festival site is located at LeBreton Flats Park in Ottawa, Ontario, with shows presented in outdoor tents and in the Canadian War Museum. Parking is available in the Museum, alongside the Park, as well as in the surrounding neighborhoods.

Support the Festival

As a non-for-profit charitable organization, the Ottawa Children's Festival needs the support of partners to continue to present high quality programming and offer attendees an unforgettable magical experience. Help us make 2017 bigger and better than ever!

2016 Sponsors