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Plan an Enchanting Escape to Whistler: Family Fun at the Whistler Children’s Festival

Amusement, Events
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Whistler Children's Festival

As spring unfolds in Whistler, families have the perfect opportunity to create unforgettable memories during the Whistler Children’s Festival from May 17-19. Imagine a place where adventure and excitement fill the air, where your family can watch in awe as circus performers roam, magicians enchant, and interactive experiences ignite the imagination of your little ones. The festival, held in the heart of Whistler Village, is more than just an event; it’s a celebration of creativity, wonder, and the joy of childhood.

Whistler Children's Festival
Credit: Tourism Whistler/Tosha Lobsinger / Whistler Children’s Festival

A Showcase of Talent curated by Arts Whistler

At the Maury Young Arts Centre, prepare to be entertained by a lineup of talent that will captivate and inspire. With performances and workshops by renowned artists, including the beloved Juno-nominated Ginalina and the incredibly talented ventriloquist Michael Harrison, your family is in for a treat. These acts are just a glimpse into the festival’s rich array of attractions designed to inspire smiles and laughter.

Beyond the spectacle of performances, Science World on the Road brings the magic of learning to life with engaging workshops that promise to spark curiosity and wonder in every child. The festival is also home to a multitude of free activities, ensuring that the spirit of arts and culture is accessible to all. It’s a vibrant space where families can explore, play, and discover together, surrounded by the natural beauty of Whistler.

Family in Whistler
Credit: Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

Unlock the Full Whistler Experience

Whistler’s allure extends beyond the festival. The great outdoors calls for exploration, offering family friendly activities like hiking, biking, and paddleboarding amidst breathtaking landscapes. After days filled with adventure, the Village’s pedestrian-friendly stroll welcomes families to relax, with access to family-friendly accommodation, cozy dining and unique shopping. It’s the perfect blend of excitement and relaxation, all within the enchanting setting of Whistler.

For those looking to immerse themselves fully in the Whistler experience, consider staying longer to enjoy more of what this magical place has to offer. Stay 3+ nights and receive a free Activity Voucher and start planning which family adventure you will use it for .

Family in Whistler
Credit: Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

This May, let the Whistler Children’s Festival be the backdrop for your family’s favourite memories, filled with laughter, learning, and unforgettable moments. It’s an invitation to step into a world where imagination reigns supreme, and where nostalgia is waiting to be made. Don’t miss out on the chance to be part of this enchanting experience—tickets are on sale now. Whistler awaits to welcome you to a getaway like no other, where the joy of childhood adventures merges with the beauty of nature, creating the perfect setting for family fun.

*Feature image: Credit: Tourism Whistler/Oisin McHugh

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