Celebrate Family Day at Saanich’s Family Arts Festival

February 6, 2023

News release
For immediate release

Saanich, BC – The District of Saanich’s Family Arts Festival is back for the first time since 2020 at the Cedar Hill Recreation and Arts Centre.

This fun-filled, free family event is a celebration of imagination, creativity and discovery. Kids of all ages will explore a wide variety of activities led by Arts Centre staff and guest instructors from the region’s arts community.

“The Saanich Family Arts Festival is a wonderful way for families to spend special time together this Family Day,” said Councillor and Arts, Culture and Heritage Advisory Committee Chair Nathalie Chambers. “Join us as we come together as a community to celebrate arts, culture and creativity.”

Participants can try clay hand-building in the pottery studio, stitching, mask-making, playing with robotics and getting creative with a variety of arts and crafts activities.

Live music and cultural performances from local groups will take place throughout the day. These kid-friendly, 20-minute shows will feature groups such as the Lekwungen Traditional Dancers, Chinese Dance Victoria, Mr. Mojo, Eden Poynter, ISSAMBA’S Mamadou and others.

Food trucks will be on site throughout the day. Drop by Kattia’s Kitchen or Greek on the Street for authentic Mexican and Greek food.

Family Arts Festival details

Date: Monday, February 20, 2023
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location:  Cedar Hill Recreation and Arts Centre, 3220 Cedar Hill Road
Admission: Free!

Saanich acknowledges and is grateful for the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.

Learn more

Visit Saanich.ca/FamilyArtsFestival for more information about the Family Arts Festival.

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Media contact:
Sarah Faria
Community Events Programmer