Vietnam’s Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre is featured at this year’s Surrey International Children’s Festival.

Tickets on sale for Surrey Children’s Festival

Event for kids takes place at Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek Park May 21-23.

Tickets for the 11th-annual Surrey International Children’s Festival are now on sale at the Surrey Arts Centre box office.

This year’s festival is being held May 21–23, with seven ticketed headline performances over three days. Tickets are $10 each. A Saturday “All Access Pass” is also available for $12, which allows full access to all performances (subject to show availability) and all arts activities on site.

Entrance to the festival is free, as are many community performances and art activities.

This year’s line-up ranges from preschool performances for children as young as six months to intermediate shows for older children, aged nine and up. International and national performances include Music with Marnie and The Secret Life of Walter Manny from B.C. and Manitoba circus performers The Street Circus.

Festival goers will also have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience a traditional puppet theatre performance from Vietnam’s Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre. This unique type of storytelling performance features ancient music, dance and song – all on water.

Tickets are available online at or by calling the box office at 604-501-5566.