Family Festival Day – Celebrating Puppets

Family Festival Day – Celebrating Puppets

Our Family Festival Day – Celebrating Puppets  features all kinds of activities Celebrating Puppets!

Monday, May 23 (Victoria Day) NOON – 4:00 pm,
Rain or shine!
Produced in partnership with
Highland Park Community 3716 – 2 ST NW, Calgary

Supported by Calgary Foundation Neighbourhood Grant 



Inviting families and children at heart to join us!  Watch puppet shows, make your own take-home puppets, join a puppet parade. See a puppet show. Make an acrobat puppet with only human powered woodshop tools! Perform your puppet for an onsite video. Build a kite (upside down marionette). Face painting, Ice-cream and much more. Bring your own puppet and be entered in a draw!

** FREE entrance to the grounds and most other activities**

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Puppet Parade 3:30 pm

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All are welcome to join this fun parade celebrating puppets! We will parade our creations and share the joy of gathering and community. Parade will be outside onsite on the grounds of Highland Park or inside the Hall due to rain.


Little Brown Jug Brass Band

Enjoy the quirky, joyful, exuberant brass band. LBJB revels in providing a fun and unique perspective on dance tunes, and we take pride in ensuring our audiences have a fantastic time – with a few laughs along the way!
Youtube link to their funky quirky fun music


Other Fun Activities: Special Musical Guests,Ice Cream, Food Trucks, Puppet Exhibit and more!


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Family Festival Day – Call for Volunteers

Sign up Here

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We are looking for community VOLUNTEERS  to help
make this an amazing event!Help with event promotion and organization OR on the day of and help make puppets or kites, event set-up/takedown, greeters, parade support, photography, and more!



Many thanks to our sponsors, funders and allies. If you would like to be one of our supporters please contact us. 

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