Families Enjoy Action-Packed Holiday Fun at KIDZFEST

- Free performances, meet & greets, rides and more at Yonge-Dundas Square -

TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2011 /CNW/ - This Saturday, families will take over Yonge-Dundas Square for KIDZFEST, the free, childrenʼs holiday event presented by the Downtown Yonge BIA and sponsored by Tim Hortons. This Winter Magic celebration will offer youngsters and their families hours of outdoor fun with their favourite characters, exciting stage performances, free rides, games and much more. Stage entertainment includes the martial arts themed Kung-Fu Panda Experience featuring Po the Panda, an interactive magic and illusion show, the Speaking of Wildlife nature show and a special performance by Pinkalicious. Dora the Explorer and Diego, along with penguins Mumble and Erik from Happy Feet Two and other loveable characters will also be on site greeting their fans. Kids are sure to keep busy with holiday games led by Candyland entertainers, as well as face painting, holiday crafts and visits to the bouncy castles, carousel and whirling Willy the Penguin ride.

KIDZFEST is a free event taking place on Saturday November 26th as part of the Downtown Yonge BIAʼs Winter Magic festivities. Further information is available at www.wintermagic.ca or through the Winter Magic iPhone App available for download through the Apple Store.

WHAT: KIDZFEST
WHEN: Saturday November 26th 11 am - 5 pm
WHERE: Yonge-Dundas Square
PHOTO-OP:
 
Thousands of kids visit Yonge-Dundas Square to enjoy live entertainment, rides,
holiday crafts, games and meet-and-greets with popular children's characters.

About Winter Magic

Now celebrating its fifth year, Winter Magic transforms Downtown Yonge into a winter playground with dazzling holiday lighting installations, seasonal Winter Magic banners and a series of unique signature events. This community-driven festival of lights and specialty events celebrates the best of the holiday season in a high energy, urban destination area that has mass appeal. Winter Magic signature events vary in theme, target audience and location and include; Illuminite, Window Wonderland, Kidzfest, Buskertainment and Ice, Wine & Dine.

Special thanks to Winter Magic media sponsors: Newstalk1010, CityTV, Todayʼs Parent, toronto.com and parentcentral.ca.

About Downtown Yonge BIA

Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (BIA) is the association partnering with member businesses and property owners to revitalize the district. Founded in 2001, the mandate of the BIA is to position Downtown Yonge as Canadaʼs premier business, shopping and entertainment destination. For further information: www.downtownyonge.com.

 

 

SOURCE Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area

For further information:

Jesse Campbell
Idea Workshop
jesse@ideaworkshop.ca
416-504-3977 x 23
647-965-6683 (cell)

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