Treat the kids to an extra-special outing to the 2015 Ottawa International Children’s Festival. The popular annual extravaganza for the younger set is returning to Lebreton Flats Park and the Canadian War Museum from May 4 to 13 with great theatre, dance and music performances from around the world.
For 30 years, since 1985, families and school classes have looked forward to the spring performing arts showcase.
This year shows include And Then He … Ate Me, Alice in Wonderland, Jack and the Bean, Bon Débarras, Hansel and Gretel, Wolf Child, Master of Unusual Comedy, Toutou, and Les Parfaits Inconnus. Other highlights include the instrument petting zoo, the 100 Watt Earth Stage and the Miracoco Luminarium. For details and tickets, see ottawachildrensfestival.ca.