Friday Night



7.30pm – 10pm

A great experience for the whole family.

On Friday night leave your cares behind and join with other festival-goers at the Ceilidh.


Late Night Late Night Concert

10pm – late.
Four piece band Yurt Party will be bringing dance music to the Canterbury Folk Festival! Violin brings the heart and soul, trumpet to kindle your fire, drums to keep the dance floor moving and keys to keep it grooving! 
A night filled with all-age dance, a great way to start the festival with positive music and dance vibes.


44th Canterbury Folk Festival, 19-22 April 2019 - a family-friendly weekend featuring the best in acoustic/folk music at the Waipara Adventure Centre, North Canterbury

2019 performer applications have now closed.

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Thank you for your interest in the Canterbury Folk Music Festival. If you require any additional information about the event or how to apply, please contact us:

Canterbury Folk Music Festival
P O Box 964, Christchurch 8140
ph: 027-454-3885