Uptown International Children’s Festival
Explore the whimsical wonders of theatre with internationally-acclaimed guests this May long weekend in North York!
The Uptown International Children’s Festival, presented by TO Live, is an action-packed and fun-filled weekend where children of all ages and their families can experience live theatrical performances, participate in sing-alongs, explore worlds of wonder, and create new and lasting memories.
Toronto Centre for the Arts will host theatrical performances, with FREE outdoor activities and interactive events happening at the adjacent Mel Lastman Square.
Headlining the festival at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, Lisa Loeb is performing her Grammy-award winning children’s album, “Feel What You Feel”! Additional amazing performances include A Fool’s Errand, a world-renowned comedic clown show about friendship; Is This a Dagger?, a re-mastering of the classic tale of Macbeth by Scotland's finest storyteller Andy Cannon; and The Man Who Planted Trees, a spectacular puppet performance about the environment!
All families are welcomed at the inaugural Uptown International Children’s Festival for a weekend filled with laughter and amazement!
FREE family-friendly programming in Mel Lastman Square
Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17 • 11am - 2pm (performances at 11:30 & 12:30)
Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 • 11am - 4pm (performances at 12PM & 1PM)