Performers

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? Only at the 40th annual Kidsfest – that’s where!

Al Simmons

Al Simmons

Al Simmons is truly one of a kind! This self-styled “Physical Chameleon” combines rousing songs, ridiculous inventions and hilarious sight gags into a laugh-a-minute extravaganza! Al is one of 3 Juno award winners at this year’s…


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Barb & Clarence Nepinak

Barb & Clarence Nepinak

Barb & Clarence Nepinak, recipients of the Order of Manitoba, engage with youth in the art of Indigenous Storytelling twice a day at Kidsfest 2022.

All Ages


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Coffie Man

Coffie Man

Evans Coffie, also known as Coffieman, is an outstanding performer of the music and dance of West Africa, specifically from Ghana where he participated with the National Dance Company for a number of years. His performances include Calypso,…


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Fred Penner

Fred Penner

Festival favorite, Multi Juno award winner and member of the Order of Canada Fred Penner is back for his 36 th Festival appearance. Come see why Fred is among the most beloved artists for family audiences of all time!

Suitable for all ages.


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Kif-Kif Sisters / Les Soeurs Kif-Kif

Kif-Kif Sisters / Les Soeurs Kif-Kif

Josette and Francoise are identical twin sisters who were the runaway hit of the Kidsfest 3 years ago. Their blend of circus skills, sight gags and audience participation is unlike any other act you’ll see anywhere this year!

All Ages


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La Troupe Jeunesse de l’ensemble folklorique de la Riviere Rouge

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.

All ages


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RupLoops

RupLoops

Thursday, June 9th 11:00 am
Friday, June 10th  11:15 am
Saturday, June 11th 1:30 pm
Sunday, June 12th  2:00 pm

RupLoops is an interactive, live looping performance, using vocal percussion, rhythmic rhymes and an arsenal of eclectic…


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Splash’N Boots

Splash’N Boots

After winning last year’s Juno award for best Children’s album for “You, Me & The Sea” featuring Great Big Sea’s Alan Doyle, the S & B experience has been performing across North America with a non-stop, sing-a-along dance party!

All…


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The Silver Starlets

The Silver Starlets

Full of glam, glitz and glitter, the Starlets use a 20 foot free-standing trapeze rig as their stage. They twist, tumble, bend, climb and fall, getting the audience cheering, laughing and sometimes even dancing right along with them.  But…


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The Teakle Family Circus

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…


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TiBert et Douzie

TiBert et Douzie

Raised in a Franco-Manitoban family, Robert Malo is a writer, performer, and community-builder that shares his passion for history and culture through traditional music, storytelling and song. Using storytelling, song, dance, music and…


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“Tweet Tweet” Femmes de Feu

“Tweet Tweet” Femmes de Feu

Tweet Tweet is a show conceived exclusively for the six and under set! From babes in arms to toddling toddlers. After making it’s debut at Toronto’s Wee Festival for early years audiences, Tweet Tweet is travelling across Canada to 4…


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