Kids Venue features 7 plays for children and families

Located at Manitoba Theatre for Young People at The Forks, the Kids Venue also offers fun and entertaining plays by performing companies from all over the world that are specially crafted for young families. Kids Venue shows are affordable too, with tickets for children aged 12 and under priced at only $5 and adults just $10.

BUY TICKETS - Click on Classification and choose Kid Friendly

For a printable copy of the seven Kids Venue play listings and schedules CLICK HERE.





Celebrate family-friendly fun at the Fringe!

Located in the Red River College Courtyard beside Old Market Square, Kids Fringe is the hub for entertainment that can be enjoyed by all ages from noon until 3pm on weekdays, and noon until 6pm on weekends starting July 20.

In the Kids Fringe area, take part in free outdoor activities with crafts, games, demonstrations and special guests. Fringers have the chance to learn performing skills and showcase their talent.

Inside the Kids Venue (located at The Forks), watch specially crafted plays for young families by performing companies from across the globe. Wallet-friendly Kids Venue shows are priced at only $5 (children aged 12 and under).

WORKSHOPS AND SPECIAL GUESTS

Here's just some of the excitement you can expect at this year's Kids Fringe!

Bricks 4 Kidz, Engineers Without Borders, Fit Kids Healthy Kids, Freeze Frame Festival, Frontier College, Funtastic Party Planners, Graffiti Gallery, Jazz on Wheels, MB Used Oil Recycling, Oak Hammock Marsh, Prairie Exotics, Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Recycle Everywhere, Winnipeg Public Library, Shelby Bond, Sister Dorothy, Fubuki Daiko, Melanie Gall, Emily Granger, Gilon Lazar, Zita Nyarady, River City Jedi, Rootfire, Richy Roy, Sleepy the Clown, Lindsey White, Mr. Mark, Anita Daher, Jamie Oliviero,Guady Serrano, TiBert LeVoyageur, Kayluh Friesen, Higher Function, Dom Richard

KIDS FRINGE SCHEDULE

July 22
Noon – 6pm Activities
Canadian Discovery Fossil Centre
Carnival Games
Funtastic Party Planners’ Balloons and Body Art
Freeze Frame
Oak Hammock Marsh
Fit Kids, Healthy Kids (Noon – 4pm only)
 
Walkabout
Cosplay by Kayluh Friesen
 
Performances & Workshops
1pm Storyteller Jamie Oliviero
3pm Something Amazing with Shelby Bond
4pm Improv Games with Lesley Carlberg
5pm Zita & Myque Acro workshop
 
July 23
Noon – 6pm Activities
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
Carnival Games
Funtastic Party Planners’ Balloons and Body Art
Fit Kids, Healthy Kids (Noon – 4pm only)
Recycle Everywhere!
 
Walkabout
Gilon Lazar
Cosplay by Kayluh Friesen
Members of River City Jedi
 
Performances & Workshops
1pm Storyteller Guady Serrano
3pm Music of Lindsey White & Aydin Fjeldsted
4pm River City Jedi Sabre Demonstration
5pm Something Amazing with Shelby Bond
 
July 24
Noon – 3pm Activities
Carnival Games
Funtastic Party Planners’ Balloons and Body Art
MB Used Oil Recycling
Riding Mountain National Park
 
Walkabout
Heroes of Higher Function
Members of River City Jedi
 
Performances & Workshops
Noon River City Jedi Sabre Demonstration
1pm Storyteller Jamie Oliviero
 
July 25
Noon – 3pm Activities
Carnival Games
Funtastic Party Planners’ Balloons and Body Art
Prairie Exotic Reptiles
 
Special Guest: Melanie Gall (Noon – 2pm only)
 
Performances & Workshops
Noon Chiptune DJ Lazy Nerd 204
1pm Storyteller Anita Daher
2pm Fubuki Daiko
 
July 26
Noon – 3pm Activities
Carnival Games
Funtastic Party Planners’ Balloons and Body Art
Frontier College
MB Used Oil Recycling
 
Performances & Workshops
Noon Sister Dorothy
Noon Sarah from the Teakle Family Circus
1pm Juggling with Sleepy the Clown
1pm Storyteller Jamie Oliviero
2pm Fubuki Daiko
 
July 27
Noon – 3pm Activities
Carnival Games
Funtastic Party Planners’ Balloons and Body Art
Engineers without Borders – Energy Matters
Graffiti Art Gallery
Recycle Everywhere!
 
Walkabout
Heroes of Higher Function
 
Performances & Workshops
Noon Sarah from the Teakle Family Circus
1pm Storyteller Guady Serrano
2pm Sister Dorothy
 
July 28
Noon – 3pm Activities
Carnival Games
Funtastic Party Planners’ Balloons and Body Art
Winnipeg Public Library
Recycle Everywhere!
 
Walkabout
Recycle Everywhere Mascot
 
Performances & Workshops
1pm Storyteller Jamie Oliviero
2pm Zita & Myque Acro Workshop
 
July 29
Noon – 6pm Activities
Aquatica Synchro
Carnival Games
Funtastic Party Planners’ Balloons and Body Art
Winnipeg Public Library
 
Walkabout
Cosplayers Dom Richard, Kid Remington
Mr. Mark
 
Performances & Workshops
1pm Storyteller Anita Daher
2pm Chiptune DJ Lazy Nerd 204
3pm Song writing with Lindsey White
5pm Mr. Mark
 
July 30
Noon – 6pm Activities
Aquatica Synchro
Carnival Games
Coscom Entertainment – Author AP Fuchs
Funtastic Party Planners’ Balloons and Body Art
Prairie Exotic Reptiles (1pm – 6pm)
 
Walkabout
Cosplayers Dom Richard, Kid Remington
 
Performances & Workshops
1pm Storyteller Jamie Oliviero
4pm – 6pm Rootfire Blacksmith Demo



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