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07 Apr, 2015

Kidsfest Ottawa ticket giveaway

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Giveaways and product reviews

This giveaway is over. Thanks to everyone who entered!

Sometimes it feels awfully hard to find something to do together with kids in Ottawa, and other times someone does all of the work for you. (I am hoping this is one of those times.) Have you heard of Kidsfest? It’s a consumer event that takes place at the EY Centre. Super stroller-friendly, it is full of kid-friendly entertainment (HELLO Splash n’ Boots and Peppa Pig!) and information that is useful to parents with kids under the age of 12. For example, representatives of various schools, summer camps, and other kid-related business and organizations are there, ready to chat! It’s a great opportunity to meet the people, ask questions, and get the scoop on the issues that are important to you.

You can read more about who’ll be at Kidsfest on the official website.

I have four passes to give away to one family. Interested? Read on!

  • In order for your entry to qualify, please leave a comment below. That’s it! One entry per person please.
  • This giveaway is void where prohibited by law.
  • If you can’t post your comment for whatever reason you can email it to me for posting at andrea at quietfish dot com. Please note, I cannot be responsible if your entry is misdirected or gets stuck in my Spam folder.
  • I will draw one name using Random.org at noon EST on April 9, 2015. I’ll contact the winner via email, who will have to pick up their prize at the “will call” booth at Kidsfest. I’ll also post the name here, so please check back!

If you didn’t win, you can buy your tickets online with the promo code ‘quietfish’ … this is absolute rock-bottom pricing and you won’t snag a cheaper ticket price online or at the door. The promo code shaves $8.00 off the price of a family pass and $3 off adult tickets purchased separately.

Good luck!

p.s. I have one other giveaway going on this week. Ottawa board gamers – young and old – will definitely want to enter!


14 Responses to "Kidsfest Ottawa ticket giveaway"

1 | John Camelon

April 7th, 2015 at 8:23 am


I would like tickets even though I have no idea who Peppa Pig is.

2 | Tiana

April 7th, 2015 at 10:20 am


We don’t normally go to these kind of things so a ticket win would get us out there for sure!

3 | Joyce

April 7th, 2015 at 1:42 pm


The main stage shows are awesome.

Our kids loves it.

Enjoy it!!!

4 | CB

April 7th, 2015 at 2:16 pm


I would love to win tickets!

5 | Sherri

April 8th, 2015 at 9:42 am


We went last year and loved it. Would love to win tickets!

6 | NAC English Theatre

April 8th, 2015 at 1:48 pm


Love to see kids getting involved in theatre! We have some great, child-friendly shows coming up this season too at the NAC English Theatre, feel free to check it out here: https://youtu.be/eBv3ae_dSwE

7 | Jenn

April 8th, 2015 at 3:16 pm


My kids would love to see Peppa Pig!! We had a great time last year. Thanks for the opportunity to win some tickets!

8 | Christine

April 9th, 2015 at 9:45 am


I would love to win these tickets. I’ve never been but I heard that it is fun.

I love your blog. I always end up coming back to see what’s up. Thx and keep up the great work.

9 | Rosanna

April 9th, 2015 at 10:54 am


My girls live Splash n boots!!

10 | Tim Thibeault

April 9th, 2015 at 11:08 am


I’m allergic to children – they make me break out in laughter and foolishness. And I know a couple who would love this kind of event.

11 | Nicola

April 9th, 2015 at 11:45 am


My son would love this!

12 | andrea tomkins

April 9th, 2015 at 12:01 pm


Comments are closed to new entries. Stay tuned for the winner!

13 | andrea tomkins

April 9th, 2015 at 12:09 pm


We have a winnerrrrrr! It’s commenter #7, Jenn, who wrote:
“My kids would love to see Peppa Pig!! We had a great time last year. Thanks for the opportunity to win some tickets!”

Woot! Congratulations Jenn! Please check your email!

14 | lynn clayton

April 10th, 2015 at 10:14 pm


id love to take my son to this thank you

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