2018 Festival Dates: June 6th & 7th

Peterborough Children's Water Festival

The 17th Annual Festival — located at the Riverview Park and Zoo

June 6 & 7, 2018

Children's Water Festival

The 17th Annual Festival — located at the Riverview Park and Zoo

June 6 & 7, 2018

Join the Festival

Ready for fun? Register your class!

Register now for schools within the City and County of Peterborough!

Please note that due to high registration volumes, registration for the PCWF is now wait-listed.


Are you an educator interested in joining the festival? Here's what you need to know.


Interested in volunteering at the festival? What should you expect? Find out here.

About the PCWF

The Peterborough Children’s Water Festival (PCWF) is a community event that provides students with the opportunity to discover the importance and diversity of water.

The PCWF works in partnership with educators, water quality and quantity specialists, community volunteers, conservation groups, industry and government to create a festival Full of activities that are educational and fun for children in grades 2 to 5.

The 17th Annual Peterborough Children's Water Festival will be held June 6th and 7th, 2018.

The Peterborough Children's Water Festival is for children in grade 2 to 5.


We all know water is important, but very few of us are aware of how our everyday actions can affect the health of water.

Sponsors enable us to promote and deliver water education to hundreds of children in Peterborough and the Kawarthas region annually.


A salute to our Sponsors

We are grateful for our festival sponsors, patrons, benefactors, and friends... read more

2018 Festival Sponsors

Many thanks to our 2017 PCWF Steering Committee!

City of Peterborough

Ellen Dumas


Peterborough Utilities Services Inc.

Riverview Park and Zoo

Trent University

Otonabee Conservation