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Free Family Fun!
Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, July 29
Noon to 6 pm, Arthur Street

Schedule of activities | Hands-on Fun/Entertainment at the CubeKids Venue | Kids Venue Review Contest


Celebrate 25 years of Fringe with Captain Braggadocio and his team! For the last 13 years, Kids Fringe has been the hub for kid-friendly entertainment at the Fringe. Along with a petting zoo, face painting and balloons, Kids Fringe offers a free theatre activity centre for kids and their families. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Schedule of Activities



Look for the following street performers during the festival: Bongo Love, Chris without the Hat, Diamond Disc Dogs, Skill Circus, Lindsey White, Lords of Strut, Pi: The Physical Comedy Troupe, Schuyler Snowdon - The Snow Circus, The Circus Firemen

Thursday, July 19
Facepainting and Balloon Art - King St. Circle
Special KF Guests: Jazz on a String
North Tent: Oak Hammock Marsh
Center Tent: Winnipeg Public Library
South Tent: Summer Bear Dance Troupe - Hoopdancing workshop
Peanut Butter Press - guest author readings
Lindsey White - Songwriting workshop
Storytelling
Carnival Games - Arthur St.
Pi Comedy Troupe walking about

Friday, July 20
Facepainting and Balloon Art - King St. Circle
Special KF Guest: Jazz on a String
North Tent: Oak Hammock Marsh
Center Tent: Winnipeg Public Library
South Tent: Stories, and workshops
Peanut Butter Press - guest author readings
Summer Bear Dance Troupe - Hoopdancing workshop
Shelby Bond - Improv, Storytelling, and FUN!
Carnival Games - Arthur St.
Copper mascot 1 - 4pm walking about

Saturday, July 21
Facepainting and Balloon Art - King St. Circle
Fire Safety Trailer - King St.
Special KF Guests: Riding Mountain Troubadours
North Tent: Folklorama Guests noon - 4pm
Cast of The Tempest workshop
Center Tent: Riding Mountain National Park
South Tent: Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
Carnival Games - Arthur St.
Secondhand Pants Musical Jukebox
Walking about performers: Parka, Folklorama Llama and Vernus from
Vernus Says Surprise!

Sunday, July 22
Facepainting and Balloon Art - King St.
Petting Zoo - King St. Circle
Fire Safety Trailer King St.
Special KF Guests: Riding Mountain Troubadours, Jazz on a String
North Tent: Riding Mountain National Park
Center Tent: Carolyn Gray workshop - puppets
Secondhand pants - Kazoo workshop 5 pm
South Tent: Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
Carnival Games - Arthur St.
Secondhand Pants Musical Jukebox
Walking about performers: Parka

Monday, July 23
Facepainting and Balloon Art - King St.
WPS Display Car - King St.
Petting Zoo - King St. Circle - CANCELLED
Special KF Guests: Jazz on a String, Riding Mountain Troubadors, Mr. Ken,
North Tent: Peanut Butter Press - guest author readings, Vernus Says Surprise! workshop mime and physical theatre
Centre Tent: Riding Mountain National Park
South Tent: Prairie Exotic Reptiles 12:00 - 3:00
     Collage-a-Trois workshops
Carnival Games - Arthur St.
Walking about performers: Fubuki Daiko noon, Parka

Tuesday, July 24
Facepainting and Balloon Art - King St. Circle
Special KF Guests: Mr. Ken, Fubuki Daiko,
North Tent: Mr. Ken song workshop, Fubuki Daiko drumming workshop, Summer Bear Hoopdancing workshop
Center Tent: Estee (Jazz on a String) Making Marionettes Workshop
South Tent: Puppet Stage set up for Your Shows!
Carnival Games - Arthur St.

Wednesday, July 25
Facepainting and Balloon Art - King St. Circle
Special KF Guest: Jazz on a String
North Tent: Prairie Exotics Reptile Shows, Peanut Butter Press - guest author readings
Center Tent: Winnipeg Art Gallery
South Tent: Think First Noon - 4pm, Jamie Oliviero Storytelling 5pm - 6pm
Carnival Games - Arthur St.

Thursday, July 26
Facepainting and Balloon Art - King St.
Petting Zoo - King's St. Circle.
Special KF Guest: Jazz on a String
North Tent: Think First Noon - 4pm
Center Tent: Winnipeg Art Gallery
South Tent: Frontier College
Carnival Games - Arthur St.

Friday, July 27
Facepainting and Balloon Art - King St.
Special KF Guest: Jazz on a String
North Tent: Think First Noon - 4pm, Jamie Oliviero 5pm
Center Tent: Winnipeg Art Gallery
South Tent: Frontier College
Carnival Games - Arthur St.

Saturday, July 28
Facepainting and Balloon Art - King St. Circle
Special KF Guest: Jazz on a String
North Tent: Storytellers & Puppet Stage set up for Your Shows!
Center Tent: Winnipeg Art Gallery
South tent: Think First in Noon - 4pm
     Lindsey White Songwriting Workshop
Carnival Games - Arthur St,
Secondhand Pants Musical Jukebox

Sunday, July 29
Facepainting and Balloon Art - King's St. Circle
Special Kids Fringe Guests: Mr. Mark! 12 pm,  Jazz on a String
North Tent:  Prairie Exotics Reptile Shows 1pm - 4pm
Center Tent: Winnipeg Art Gallery
South Tent: Think First Noon - 4pm

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Create a masterpiece in the Craft Tent. Learn something new in the Discovery Tent. Gather in our Storytelling Tent for fantastic tales told by storytellers and authors from here and around the world!

Storytelling Tent sponsored by Winnipeg Public Library

 See schedule above for hands-on fun!

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Admission: Pass the Hat



Captain Braggadocio hosts family-friendly entertainment on the MTS Outdoor Stage every day from noon to 6 pm. Witness street performers staging fantastic feats. Sing along with kid-friendly tunes!


 






Or maybe it's your turn in the spotlight when the Storytelling Tent becomes the Performance Space. Present your own Fringe play. Put on a puppet show. Learn the ropes from a pro with Performer Workshops featuring Jazz on a String’s Estee and Manitoba puppeteer Carolyn Gray!




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$5 tickets for kids!

For indoor adventures, visit the Kids Venue at 211 Bannatyne Ave. (School of Contemporary Dancers). These wonderful plays are created especially for families and they offer $5 tickets for kids!

CLICK HERE FOR SHOWS IN THE KIDS VENUE

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KIDS!

If anyone knows how to get their Fringe on, it’s you. So tell us what you think about the plays you see and you could win the Grand Prize! After attending a show at the Kids Venue, pick up an entry form at the box office or the Info Tent and write your own review.

What did you like best about the show? Was the story interesting? Who was your favourite character? Were there any cool costumes or special effects?

You could win the GRAND PRIZE:
-2 tickets to every show in the Kids Venue at the 2013 Fringe Festival
-An awesome Kids Fringe t-shirt

Contest open to kids 12 & under.

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