Festival for Families

Festival for Families is this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Comox Community Centre.

Comox Recreation and First Insurance present the Festival for Families this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Comox Community Centre.

This one-day family event includes a carnival zone for the kids including two bounce castles, facepainting, gymnastics play, games, craft zone and a fun photo booth. There is also a retail area for the parents with educational toys, handmade clothing, accessories for kids and so much more.

Live entertainment includes Helen Austin, Black Swan Fiddlers, Laurie Tinkler Dancers, Greg the Magician, Vesta Angel, Kazimea Sokil doing interactive music for pre-schoolers and of course a visit from the big guy himself, Santa Claus.

Entry to this event is by donation to Secret Santa Comox Valley.   There will be a concession on site, which is being run by the Comox Kiwanis Club. The menu will be geared towards children, so don’t worry about how you are going to feed the kids.

Entertainment schedule:

10:30 Axe Capoeira;

11 Black Swan Fiddlers;

11 Vesta Fire Angel stilt walker;

11:30 Magician;

Noon Helen Austin;

Noon Vesta Fire Angel stilt walker;

12:30 Kazimea Sokil singalong for pre-schoolers;

1 Santa Claus;

1:20 Vesta Fire Angel stilt walker;

1:45 St. John Ambulance first aid demo;

2 Magician.

— Comox Recreation

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