Public tickets went on sale Tuesday (April 17) for the 2012 edition of Surrey Children's Festival.
The 8th annual festival will run from May 24 to 26 at Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek Park.
A new "Saturday All Access Pass" is being sold for $12, giving patrons access to all Saturday shows and all Saturday arts activity tents, including Big Top Circus Fun, Clay Arts and World and Rhythm & Movement. The tickets are available as quantities last and depending upon show availability.
Contact the box office at 604-501-5566 to book tickets for one or many performances happening on May 24, 25 and 26.
In 2012, the Surrey Children's Festival is featuring world-class professional shows from China (circus act Li Liu), the U.S. ("Objects in Motion," by The Gizmo Guys), Toronto (A Flock of Flyers, by CORPUS dance/theatre company), Montréal ("À la belle étoile," by L'Illusion Théâtre de marionnettes theatre/puppetry company) and more. For full event details, click on www. surreychildrensfestival.ca or call 604-501-5598.
The 2012 theme for Surrey Children's Festival is "Your Turn To Shine!" - an opportunity to experience the world of puppets, music, storytelling, visual and circus arts, theatre, imaginative play and dance.
The festival is an annual children's art celebration presented by the City of Surrey. The festival's vision is to "inspire young hearts and minds to greater possibilities, and celebrate our rich and diverse cultural heritage through performing and visual arts experiences."