Bring a class or group to the 2019 Festival and take advantage of ticket discounts, free on-site activities, complimentary 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!

The Ottawa Children’s Festival was founded in 1985 and hosts an annual celebration of the best in live performing arts for children. We:

  • present a 5 day extravaganza of the finest quality award winning theatre, dance and music, curating productions for children aged 2 to 15
  • focus on enriching school curriculum and promoting the arts as an integral part of children’s education
  • offer a variety of FREE onsite workshops and activities






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