“A Children’s Paradise”
Since 1985, the Ottawa Children’s Festival de la jeunesse (OCF) has hosted an annual celebration of the best in live performing arts for families. Creating programs for children, the Festival focuses on enriching school curriculum and promoting the arts as an integral part of a child’s education; strives to present work that excites and challenges audiences of all ages; and prides itself on developing and producing award winning programming that comes from across Canada and around the world.
OCF Holiday Gift Packages
Holiday Gift Packages for our 2023 Festival, May 11-14, on sale now.
Each Holiday Gift Package guarantees 4 tickets to the May 2023 Ottawa Children’s Festival from May 11-14, 2023, with advance access to preferred showtimes before sale to the general public. Save $2 per ticket when you buy a Holiday Gift Package. Limited quantities available. MORE INFO HERE.
Fall Into Art Project
In May 2023 the Ottawa Children’s Festival will be proud to welcome schools, daycares and groups of 10 or more with enrichment activities, ticket discounts, free on-site extras, and more! Bring a picnic, see a show, get your face painted then enjoy the on-site workshops and activities. Let us help you plan an unforgettable day!
OCF prides itself on the quality of its programming and the ability to bring the best in international theatre and performing arts to Ottawa. Ensuring that all families have affordable access to quality live performing arts is only possible with the continued support of our generous partners, sponsors, vendors, volunteers and advertisers.
Save the dates for our 2023 Festival taking place May 11-14!!
We’ll be presenting award winning international theatre for families at 3 different venues – LeBreton Flats Park, the Canadian War Museum and Arts Court. Programming is still being developed but here’s a sneak peek!
Thank you to our Board of Directors
Nick Masciantonio, President
Janine Debanne, Treasurer
Laurie Koensgen, Member at large
Sarah Jane Estabrooks, Member at large
Stephanie Gilman, Member at large
Michelle Richardson, Member at large
Catherine O’Grady, Ex officio