Canterbury Folk Festival

A Family Festival of Music

Online Paypal bookings closed Sunday 9th April.

Registration for the weekend and day passes can be purchased at the gate at the festival, sorry no eftpos – cash only

If you have a booking inquiry, or wish to book a powered campsite or bunks please email

2018 Festival Guest Artists

Mark and Cindy Lemaire

Our guest artists from the USA

Jessie Fenton

A dynamic and energetic performance poet Jessie Fenton from Auckland

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