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‍‍‍FIFTEEN y‍‍‍ears

Bring the kids to the FREE NAPKYN FAMILY FUN AREA at Westfest, June 9 -10, 10 am to 5 pm. With bouncy castles, giant obstacle course, climbing walls, slides, games, face painting, balloon making and ‍‍‍so much more!

Thanks to the Community Foundation of Ottawa for their strong and generous support!

Saturday June 9th

10-10:25 AM Musicability

10:30 - 10:55 AM‍‍‍ ‍‍‍Fars Mohammed / Keyboard performances

11 - 11:25 AM Derek McKinley

11:30 - 11:55 AM OTTR / Hip Hop Performance

12 - 12:25 PM Maria-Hélèna Pacelli

12:30 - 12:55 PM United Way Award Presentation

1 -1:25 PM Mylow "King" James - Hip Hop Performance

1:30 - 1:55 PM Kamar Edwards-Taylor / Hip Hop Performance

Sunday June 10th

10-10:25 AM Musicability

10:30 - 10:55 AM Hinton folksters

11 - 11:25 AM Paris Barnes / Poet, Storyteller, Songwriter

11:30 - 11:55 AM John Swayty / Hip Hop, Poet

12 - 12:25 PM Lyndsay Gowing / Vocalist with Guitar

12:30 - 12:55 PM Kamar Edwards-Taylor

1 -1:25 PM OCISO performance

‍‍‍1:30 - 1:‍‍‍55 PM CandyRose Stories




‍‍‍TD Youth ‍‍‍and Community Stage

‍‍‍Enjoy Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization Family programming on this TD Youth and Community Stage in the Napkyn Family Fun Area, with spoke‍‍‍n word, song, dance and more! Hosted by Jacqui Du Toit.

Saturday, June 9 - Sunday, June 10, 10 am to 2 pm

‍‍‍Fantasy‍‍‍ Face Painting

‍‍‍Melissa Nigi of Fantasy Face Painting has been creating  fun times for Westfest since 2011. Each year she brings with her a colourful variety of painting for face, arms & legs as well as glitter tattoos that are all sparkle! She’s excited to ‍‍‍be a part of the Westfest family again this year! Bring the kids to see her in the Napkyn Family Fun Area.

‍‍‍Saturday, June 9 - Su‍‍‍nday, June 10

Great-West Life OAG Art Tent

The Great-West Life OAG Art Tent is a mobile art studio that travels to festivals and community events during the warmer months. The tent provides a fun, friendly and bilingual space for adults and kids of all ages to explore their creativity. Art tent activities are always free! This is an all-ages activity. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, June 9 - Sunday, June 10, 10 am to 5 pm‍‍‍‍‍‍

World's Greatest Balloons

World's Greatest Balloons has been entertaining children and adults alike for over five years now in the Ottawa area. We create one of a kind custom balloon creations, ranging from basic balloon animals to princess dolls and superheroes.

We specialize in bringing twisting balloons to life and making your event fun, memorable and one of a kind. With a combined experience of over 25 years in twisting and entertaining, World's Greatest Balloons consists of Stephan Beaudoin, who is also an amazing close up and slight of hand magician, Weronika Piasta and Kevin Wood.

Come see us at Westfest for a one of a kind balloon sculpture and some slight of hand magic! ‍‍‍ ‍‍‍

Henna Kundas Art

Come get a beautifully designed Henna Temporary Tattoo at Wesfest! Galyna Romanchenko is a henna artist. Galyna’s passion in life is art. Having lived in India for 12 years, where they learned the "henna" body art. And, even though Galyna’s been doing this for more than ten years now, they still enjoy it as much as they did on their first day. ‍‍‍www.hen‍‍‍