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Surrey International Children’s Festival | Relaxed Performances

Posted May 23, 2019

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Thursday, May 23 - Saturday, May 25
All Day


Surrey Arts Centre & Bear Creek Park
13750 88 Av

Event host:

City of Surrey

Event contact:



Families with autism are invited to the Surrey International Children’s Festival! In addition to festival staff receiving Canucks Autism Network (CAN) autism training, the City of the Surrey are offering a number of opportunities for families with autism and other sensory sensitivities:

Sensory Friendly Space
Hosted by Canucks Autism Network, this space is offered for families who need a calm zone to relax, including noise-cancelling headphones (on loan), books, games and sensory toys.

Quiet Opening
• Saturday, May 25 at 9:30 am
Come early and enjoy the Festival site and select art activities before the official 10:30 start time. Access to the site and select activities is free for the duration of the festival.

Relaxed Performances of “The Comedy Magic of Rod Boss”

  • Thursday, May 23 at 11:10am
  • Saturday, May 25 at 11:00am

These performances are open to everyone, but are designed to be more welcoming for people who might not feel comfortable in a traditional theatre setting. Audience members with autism, people with sensory sensitivities, communication disorders or who experience anxiety will especially enjoy these shows. Purchase tickets.

See full lineup and ticket information:

For questions regarding the event, please contact: or 604-501-5598

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