Little Feet Festival
2021 Little Feet Festival
The region’s biggest and best FREE cultural event for children (12 and under) is back. The 2021 Little Feet Festival will be held at Edith Cowan University’s Pines Picture Gardens on Sunday 24 October, 12.00pm – 5.00pm.
This year’s theme is: Roll Up, Roll Up, It’s Circus Time.
There will be plenty for your little ones to see and do, with stage shows, roaming performers and circus workshops for all ages. They will also enjoy clowning around as they discover the clues to find their way through the Marvellous Maze.
As you make your way through Little Feet Festival, be sure to get your passport stamped to go into the draw to win one of four $50.00 vouchers to Grand Cinemas. *Terms and Conditions apply.
Food, drink and sideshow games will be available for purchase.
Since the first Little Feet Festival in 1993, the event has been held annually providing young families with children an afternoon of free entertainment and activities to enjoy. Professional artists facilitate meaningful experiences for children and their families through creative art activities and performances.
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Miss Gail Force Hoops Show and Workshop
Perth’s favourite Hula Hooper, Miss Gail Force, hits the stage to present a short show followed by an open participation hula hoop class for people of all ages and abilities. Learn a little bit of circus history and flurry of hula hoop tricks in this action packed hour. Suitable for ages 5+.
Silly Circus Workshop – Pick up and Play
Two highly skilled circus instructors and a range of activities including Juggling, Diabolo, Flower Sticks, Spinning Plates, Lasso and more.
The Leaping Lillies Lasso Workshop
Hosted by two Leaping Lillies, learn how to loop, spin, twist and turn in this interactive lasso workshop.
Happy Feet Circus Show
This live interactive performance is tons of fun exploring what it would be like being an amazing circus entertainer. Tightrope walkers balancing way up high, acrobat dancers spinning and twirling, and let’s not forget some awesome circus magic to bedazzle before your eyes. Get ready to dance, laugh and have loads of fun…The Happy Feet Circus show is in town.
The Leaping Lillies Aerial Rig Show
The Leaping Lillies are three delightfully hopeless showoffs. This vintage style circus trio will leave you both amazed and amused as they display their incredible skills with a little bit of old fashioned mischief thrown in the mix.
Meet Fizzy and Flossy, the dazzling duo that make up The Sprites. They will have you in awe with their tongue in cheek comedy and acrobatic performance that includes hula hoops, acrobatics, balancing chairs, comedy and more.
St Stephen’s School Craftorium
Fashion a friendly circus animal face and learn how to hula hoop from the experts.
Try and find your way through the Marvellous Maze.
Sensory Friendly Zone
Take some time out away from the craziness of the circus and chill out in the sensory friendly zone presented by Autism Association of Western Australia.
The Acrobatic Bouncers are a unique Australian roving circus act and will stun you with their headstands, handstands, flips, bouncing off the ground and over each other.
Circus Palooza Tent – Make and Take Activities
Make your own circus. Complete three activities to make a circus tent, performers and bunting (all using recycled, natural or reused materials). You can also contribute to the interactive circus mural and take a picture with your creations.
Strong Stilts and Upbeat Unicycles Workshop
Can you balance and master the skills of stilt walking or riding a unicycle?
Mario the Almost Magnificent
The quintessential roving comedy magician.
And other “circus-y” treats
Parking and Public Transport
Accessible parking will be available onsite. ECU car parks closest to the event site are P13, P14, P15 and P19 and can be viewed on the campus map.
All car parks have pathways leading to the event site. Please note a valid ACROD pass must be displayed to access this parking.
Joondalup Station is a 1km walk away. Multiple bus routes to and from Joondalup Station pass the ECU Joondalup campus including the 462, 463, 464 and 465. The Joondalup CAT runs on weekdays only and is not available for Little Feet Festival.
Toilets and Amenities
Accessible event toilets will be available throughout the event site at building 21 and 17 as well as a portable accessible toilet near building 19 (behind the food vendors).
A parents room will be available near building 19 (behind the food vendors). A microwave and changing table will be available.
Drink fountains are on site located near the Sensational Stage and buildings 17, 18 and 21. View the Site Map to see where the amenities are located.
Please bring along water bottles to reduce plastic waste at the event.
If you have additional accessibility requirements or would like more information please call 9400 4203.
The 2021 Little Feet Festival is a non-smoking event.
Food and Beverages
The following vendors will be at the event:
- Espresso on the Go
- Fairy Floss and Popcorn
- Little Dutchies
- Mr Chips Fish and Chips
- Take 5 Icecream Parlour
- The Canuck Truck
- The Fire Truck Pizzeria
- The Humble Cup
Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free options will be available.