Canterbury Folk FestivalA Family Festival of Music
Festival Admission Prices:
We are pleased to offer a weekend of live acoustic music for great value.
Complete the registration form below and pay directly to WPac account
Registration for the weekend and day passes can be purchased at the gate at the festival, cash only – sorry no eftpos.
If you have a booking inquiry please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Judi Smitheram (Festival Director) on 027454 3885
Child: $53 5 yrs-18yrs accompanied by adults. Children under 5 yrs free.
Youth: $85 Aged 18 – 25 unaccompanied by adult and must provide identification.
These include all workshops, concerts, children’s programmes and barn dance.
Tent sites – no charge
Unpowered caravan site: no charge
Powered caravan site: $20 extra / site additional to weekend pass
Powered tent site: $20 extra – limited sites available
Each bunk room consists of multiple bunk beds.
All bunk rooms are conveniently located to toilet and shower facilities.
Full Day: $90 9am – midnight. This includes concerts and workshops.
Afternoon: $45 Midday – 6pm. This includes concerts and workshops.
Evening: $50 6pm – midnight. This includes evening concerts.
Youth 18 – 25 yrs
Full Day: $60 9am – midnight. This includes concerts and workshops.
Afternoon: $33 Midday – 6pm. This includes concerts and workshops.
Evening: $33 6pm – midnight. This includes evening concerts.
Child 5 yrs – 18 yrs. Under 5 yrs is free.
Full Day: $33 9am – midnight. This includes concerts and workshops.
Afternoon: $17 Midday – 6pm. This includes concerts and workshops.
Evening: $17 6pm – midnight. This includes evening concerts.
Friday Night Dance
Ceilidh Gaelic dance party – a family-friendly way to meet other festival attendees
Dance party, where Uke Nomad and Hyram Twang bring on the groove so you can boogie your dancing shoes away with the late night Friday bash
You are warmly invited to participate in our family-friendly music festival. The Festival committee has procedures in place to ensure all patrons have a safe and enjoyable experience.
Anyone behaving in a manner deemed destructive, disorderly, abusive or unsafe may be immediately removed from the festival site and may not be allowed to return, may be served with a trespass notice, will not have their ticket price refunded, may be liable to pay any costs incurred, and further action may be taken as required.
A person must be aged 18 years to consume alcohol on the festival site.
Save the date to find your folk 19 - 22 April 2019
44th Canterbury Folk Festival - a family-friendly weekend featuring the best in acoustic/folk music at the Waipara Adventure Centre2019 performer applications close on 31 July 2018. Please send all links and information to
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