Thanks to everyone who helped make the 2017 Oakville Children’s Festival held on July 9, 2017 such a huge success. We hope you had as much fun as we did! A special shout out to Mother Nature for bringing the beautiful weather.
The temporary venue at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre welcomed thousands of visitors and the feedback was great. Enjoy the amazing pics captured by Kevin Sousa on our Facebook page. Please tag and share your pics too!
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Thousands of visitors enjoyed free live performances and events including Toopy and Binoo, the popular cat and mouse duo from the hit children’s television show, comedian and juggler Bob Cates, singer Mike Ford, Silk Acrobatic artist Heather Govender, KaHa:wi Dance Theatre’s Pow Wow Bootcamp, First Nations Storyteller Cheri Maracle, The Compound All Star Urban Dance Team, ROCKgarden Party!, Toyland Puppet Show, and street magicians Mike D’Urzo and Ray Chance.
There will also be fun hands-on activities and interactive shows including: 4th Trafalgar Scout Group, Addison Music, Aiza’s Teddy Bear Foundation, Annex Dance Academy, archery, Art House, Atlas Behaviour Consultation, Balletomane Inc., Bricks 4 Kidz, Burlington Blast Ringette, Burl-Oak Theatre Group, CheerForce Inc., City Parent Scavenger Hunt, Classical Martial Arts Centre, Conservation Halton, Dontgetlost Adventure Running, Friends of Library Book Sale, Girl Guides of Canada, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Halton Breast Feeding Initiative, Halton Environment Network, HMC Connections, Knowledge First Financial, Merriam Music, Monkey Movers, Monkeynastix, My Gym Oakville, Oakville Cricket Club, Oakville Nissan and Infiniti, Oakville Parent-Child Centre, Oakville Public Library storytimes, Oakville Soccer Club, Oakville Symphony, Oakvillegreen, Par-T-Perfect face painting, Professional Engineers of Ontario, Smoke Free Ontario, Sport Oakville Zone, The Centre for Education & Training, Touch-A-Truck, YMCA of Oakville, and more! This year’s food features include the Kinsmen Club of Oakville BBQ lunch, plus many of the GTA’s most popular food trucks.
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