A bigger and better Children’s festival takes over the Exhibition Park, May 5-6.
The annual New Year’s Family Festival and the annual Children’s Festival have been combined into one big event featuring a variety of entertainment for kids and young adults of all ages.
“This event is child and family friendly. It’s for two days this year,” said Jackie French, who is responsible for booking entertainment for the event.
“There is something here for everyone such as Bob the Builder, who has a show on the Kid’s Channel,” she said.
The event will also include Bike Trials Stunt Show on both days, VKRADE virtual reality games and Escape From LA mini games of logic and puzzle solving. There will be plenty of critters with a petting zoo, Petland Pets plus Purrfect ending Cat Rescue Education and giveaways.
“There are events for teens like the BMX stunt show and the virtual reality games.
There will also be a variety of active entertainment including the Orbitron Twist and Spin, bouncy inflatable jumps, Monster Mural Table colouring
There will be special guests including Twistin’ Tex, creating balloon animals.
Spiderman and Iron man will be making appearances in the Main Pavilion on Friday only. Bob the Builder will be on hand in the South Pavilion both days. Bike Trials are at 3, 5 and 7 p.m. on Friday and 10:30 a.m 12:30 and 2:30 p.m., on Saturday.
“There will be different entertainment on Friday and Saturday,” French said.