Photo of little girl with her face painted at the 2004 Powell Street Festival, taken by Jon Elder
Face-painting at the Children’s Tent at the 2005 Festival, by Jon Elder.

The Children’s Tent is open from 12pm to 5pm only!

Take part in a variety of free, supervised children’s activities in the tent Saturday & Sunday, 12:00pm to 5:00pm. The scheduled events include Suika Wari (Watermelon Game), Tug of War, and the Kiai Contest. Please sign up at the Children’s Tent for Suika Wari, Tug of War and Kiai Contest ahead of time as space is limited.

Note: this is not a child-care program, so please do not leave your children unattended.

Angelfish origami by PALM
PALM Origami
Saturday, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Children’s Tent
For the beginner and the seasoned paper folder, brought to you by Paperfolders Around the Lower Mainland.

 
Photo of Suika Wari (the Watermelon Game) at the 2006 Powell Street Festival – by John Endo Greenaway
Suika Wari (the Watermelon Game) at the 2006 Festival, by John Endo Greenaway.
Watermelon Game (Suika Wari)
Saturday, 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Put on a blindfold, hit the watermelon, and win a prize! Sign up in advance at the Children’s Tent.

 
Photo of the Tug of War at the 2008 Powell Street Festival - by Jeanie Ow
Tug of War at the 2008 Festival, by Jeanie Ow.
Tug-of-War
Saturday/Sunday, 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Work together as a team and win prizes! Sign up in advance at the Children’s Tent.

 
Photo of the Kiai Contest at the Children's Tent at the 2005 Powell Street Festival, taken by Jon Elder
The Kiai Contest at the 2005 Festival, by Jon Elder.
Kiai Contest
Sunday, 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
This is the time to let the kids be as noisy as they want! Volunteer judges award prizes for the loudest, most creative, scariest screams and yells. Sign up in advance at the Children’s Tent.

Plus: Face-painting, mask-making and hat-making all weekend, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm!


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