Vancouver International Children’s Festival this week sponsors to activity tents during event

  • May. 28, 2013 6:00 p.m.

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Sign Up has announced  it is a sponsor of the Vancouver International Children’s Festival. The week-long festival has become B.C.’s premier cultural event for kids and families. Over 30,000 attendees are expected this year.

Taking place from May 27 to June 2 on Granville Island, the festival includes theatre, music, dance, acrobatics, puppetry and storytelling featuring participants from around the world. is sponsoring two activity tents at the festival. The Twist & Toddle tent and the Baby Change tent.

Twist and Toddle is an activity tent designed for parents with pre-schoolers. There will be zones in the tent for dress-up, storytelling and directed and undirected play using a variety of toys and child-friendly items. It will give parents a chance to interact with their kids using creative play not typically found at home.

Located next to the Twist & Toddle tent, the Baby Change tent will provide parents with an enclosed space to change or breastfeed their little ones. will be furnishing this space with change tables and comfortable chairs for parents.

“This event has been a massive crowd-pleaser since its inception in 1978 and one of the largest children’s festivals in all of Canada. It is an honour for us to be able to contribute to its continuing success,” said Laura Grady, marketing assistant for “Supporting this family event reflects our dedication to community and the well-being of our city.”

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