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Find us during March Break at a library near you!

Join the Ottawa Children’s Festival de la jeunesse for an exciting and creative “Art Rocks” workshop. Paint rocks with inspirational words or create an OCFMonster pet. Don’t miss out on the chance to spread a little love! Ages 4 and up.

Come say hi, participate in our workshops and you might win a prize!


Monday, March 11

9:00am – Nepean Centrepoint

11:00am – Main Library



Friday, March 15

10:30am – Beaverbrook


2:00pm – Carlingwood




February 2019

We are so excited to be named as finalists in Macaroni Kid 2019 Gold Daisy Awards for best Family Friendly Festival/Event!  If you think we’re worthy of a win, please vote for us at .   Voting ends February 13, 2019.

Macaroni Kid is a free family-friendly e-newsletter and website filled with quality things to do in the Ottawa area. This includes a HUGE event calendar, giveaways, recipes and things to help you find your family fun. Check them out at

2019 Ottawa Children’s Festival Holiday Gift Packages. Give the gift of music, story and song.
Each $30 package allows one person to attend 3 shows at the 2019 Festival. (3 single tickets to three separate shows*)

December 7, 2018

Thank you to all of our sponsors who donated to our raffle baskets! It was a very successful event!

Zak’s Cantina (
Zak’s Diner (
Cirque du Soleil (
North & Navy (
Nando’s (
Mastermind Toys Canada (
Mrs. Tiggy Winkles (
Kiddytown (
Calypso (
Ottawa Boat Cruise (
Ottawa Senators (
Riccioli’s (
Home Hardware (


December 5, 2018

Are you attending the Ottawa Jazz Festivals' performance Tales of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" on Thurs. Dec. 6?

If so, you'll see us there too.  The Ottawa Jazz Festival is kindly letting us hold a fundraising raffle for 3 amazing baskets.  Items are great for Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers!  You could win:

  • restaurant gift cards
  • spa and hair salon gift cards
  • children's books including A Charlie Brown Christmas signed by Jerry Granelli himself!
  • arts & crafts, games & toys
  • a lovely artisanal hand woven alpaca blanket
  • the one and only Charlie Brown Christmas Tree
  • and many, many, more items

Tickets will be on sale 1 for $5.00 or 3 for $10.00.  All proceeds go to the Ottawa Children's Festival's Adopt-A-School program - helping all kids experience the wonder of The Arts.


Thank you to our Sponsors!


November 4, 2018

Thank you Rockcliffe Park Book Fair for inviting our OCF Monsters to take part in your sale!  They had a blast!




November 2, 2018

3:30pm-4:30pm - OCF Monster Mascots at Rockcliffe Park Book Fair.


Look for our LIVE APPEARANCE 330pm-430pm Friday Nov. 2 at Rockcliffe Park Book Fair (Enter at 370 Springfield Rd.-Queen Juliana Hall). Find one of our contest flyers and you could win a Family Package!!!

Rockcliffe Park Book Fair runs November 2-4.  Visit their website for hours of operation and other info: