Where else in town do you get to see zany circus acts, high strung acrobatics, comic daredevils, pure artistry, absurdity and foolishness—plus unique musical performances by international artists? Kidsfest – that’s where!
"Brave Space" is the building of a blanket fort, sneaking under a hoopskirt, an impulsive congregation in the tiniest of tents. Starting as a puddle of fabric on the floor, it grows to encompass a world of wondrous circus featuring an all…
Countries Shaped Like Stars
Charming and hilarious theatre for all ages, Countries Shaped Like Stars is part storytelling, part concert - this is a tale of love heard best through a tin can telephone. (English)
Fay and Fluffy's Drag Queen Storytime
From the hit television series “The Fabulous Show”, Fay and Fluffy will spread their message of inclusivity, kindness, literacy and being proud of who we are from their colourful, Cabaret-themed set.
Catch Fay & Fluffy on the Festival Park…
Festival favorite, Multi Juno award winner and member of the Order of Canada Fred Penner is back for his 37th Festival appearance. Come see why Fred is among the most beloved artists for family audiences of all time!
Suitable for all…
Jake’s wide variety of musical and cultural experiences, from his French-Canadian heritage to his travels in Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America are evident in his lively performances making him recognizable as one of Manitoba’s finest…
La Troupe Jeunesse de l’ensemble folklorique de la Riviere Rouge
This is the youth division of the Award-winning dance group, Les Danseurs de la Riviere Rouge.
Lisa, originally from Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island feels connected to her Odawa/Ojibwa Nation roots through her specialty, the dynamic and colourful Hoop Dance. A hoop dancer is in continuous motion, forming shapes and designs with the…
Magdaragat Philippines uses traditional Filipino folk dance, ballet, jazz, martial arts, hip hop, creative movement, poetry, theatre and music to express aspects of the Philippine culture. The performers come together to create a brilliantly…
Tamil Folk Dancers
Under the direction of Poorany Williams, this talented performs colourful classic and folk dances from the Tamil Culture. Tamil is one of the longest surviving languages are spoken in India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia and many other countries.
The Street Circus
Daniel and Kimberly Craig bring the whole nouveau circus experience to the street, performing over 100 tricks and stunts throughout the show, including cyr wheel, hand-to-hand acrobatics, hula hoops, handstands, contortion, fire juggling,…
The Teakle Family Circus
The “Teakle Family Circus” is made up of three super talented and internationally award-winning, Winnipeg-based siblings that will entertain and inspire! They bring their unique brand of sibling antics combined with truly world class skills…
Won Ma Africa
The famed African circus troupe Kalabante will be making their Winnipeg premiere at this year's Kidsfest. A dazzling array of circus, music and dance – prepare to be amazed! (French/English)
Catch Won Ma Africa in MTYP Thursday & Friday @…
Zoloto Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
Zoloto Ukrainian Dance Ensemble has taught thousands of youth the exciting different regional styles of traditional Ukrainian dance. From festivals and performances across the country and abroad, Zoloto has won awards and accolades with…