2019 Festival Dates: May 28th, 29th & 30th

Peterborough Children's Water Festival

The 18th Annual Festival will be on May 28th, 29th and 30th!

Registration will open in 2019

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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 18th Annual Peterborough Children's Water Festival will be held May 28, 29th and 30th, 2019.

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