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International Children’s Festival of the Arts

Your Passport To Adventure!

Tuesday, May 30 through Sunday, June 4 everyone is welcome to explore the sights and sounds of this top-notch, annual kids’ arts and culture extravaganza along the picturesque banks of the Sturgeon River in downtown St. Albert.

For the first time in over 35 years, we have added a sixth day to the Festival and tweaked our programming to ensure a positive and enriching experience for our two cherished groups of festival-goers!

General Public: On Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4, busy families can catch varied feature performances, experience an array of site activities and explore the grounds to make treasured memories.  

Shaw’s Toddler Town: A festival-within-a-festival, this whimsical little town, open Tuesday, May 30 through Sunday, June 4 features everything from interactive musical performances and crafts to an active fun zone and quiet space for nursing moms.

If you visited us during the Festival, we'd like to know your opinion. Please take a moment to complete this short survey.

NEW in 2017 | We’ve also been hard at work to develop a user-friendly app that will help you plan your weekend Festival experience with confidence.

Download Festival App: 

Congratulations to School Survey winner Karen Eastlake and her grade 2/3 class at Gold Bar School!
50/50 Ticket was drawn, winning number was: 5528666. Congratulations to Audrey Ursuliak!


Tuesday-Friday 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday 11 AM – 5 PM

may 30 – June 4, 2017
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Park and Ride:

NEW this year, our Park and Ride service will only be available from the Village Transit Station (VTS) location. Shuttle departs every 15 minutes.

Saturday: 8 AM to 5:30 PM

Sunday: 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM

General Public Tickets on Sale:

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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Ticket Prices:

• Feature Performance: $13 

• Site Activity: $3

• Toddler Town: $10

• Festival Finale: $25

Or keep it simple, and purchase our Butterfly Pass for $20. Full details here.

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Find Us

St. Albert Place
5 St. Anne Street St Albert, Alberta T8N 3Z9 ( view map › )

Hours of Operation

Tuesday-Friday 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday 11 AM - 5 PM

Contact Us

Festival Box Office
(In the Arden Theatre)
Phone: 780-459-1542
General Enquiries
Phone: 780-459-1692

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