Mark your calendar for May 10-15, 2016!

The Ottawa Children’s Festival is back this spring ready to deliver world class theatre, music, and dance! Explore a world full of adventure and endless possibilities!



Shows, activities, schedule, tickets, policies, hours of operation and messages from: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne and City of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson.


School & Group Bookings

School tickets are on sale NOW! Bring a class or group to the 2016 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, 2016 performers will bring us a variety of spectacular shows designed to inspire us all. From a colossal maze of beasts and wonders to the tiniest puppets, folksy singalongs to "Funk Street Tap," there is truly something for everyone at the Ottawa Children's Festival!

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.

Daily Schedules & Tickets

Tickets for the general public will be available for purchase in the new year. For now, check our daily schedules to start planning your visit. Schools can start booking their classes today! Visit the Teachers page for more information.


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