Canterbury Folk Festival

A Family Festival of Music

Festival Admission Prices:

We are pleased to offer the same value prices as last year. Take advantage of the early bird payment option which offers you a great weekend of entertainment at the best price.

The Early bird price cut off date is 13th March

Weekend Passes

Adult: $140   Discounted to $125 if paid prior to 13 March 2017.
Child: $50   5 yrs-18yrs accompanied by adults. Children under 5 yrs free.
Youth: $80   Aged 18 – 25 unaccompanied by adult and must provide identification.

These include all workshops, concerts, children’s programmes and barn dance.

Camping Costs

Tent sites – no charge
Unpowered caravan site: $10 additional to weekend pass
Powered caravan site: $20 extra / site additional to weekend pass
Powered tent site: $20 extra – limited sites available
Bunk: $40.

Each bunk room consists of multiple bunk beds.
All bunk rooms are conveniently located to toilet and shower facilities.

Full weekend pass
Camping Options

Day Passes

Adult
Full Day: $85   9am – midnight. This includes concerts and workshops.
Afternoon: $45   Midday – 6pm. This includes concerts and workshops.
Evening: $45   6pm – midnight. This includes evening concerts.

Youth 18 – 25 yrs
Full Day: $50   9am – midnight. This includes concerts and workshops.
Afternoon: $30   Midday – 6pm. This includes concerts and workshops.
Evening: $30   6pm – midnight. This includes evening concerts.

Child 5 yrs – 18 yrs. Under 5 yrs is free.

Full Day: $30   9am – midnight. This includes concerts and workshops.
Afternoon: $15   Midday – 6pm. This includes concerts and workshops.
Evening: $15   6pm – midnight. This includes evening concerts.

Adults Day Pass
Youth Day Pass
Child Day Pass

Friday Night Dance

Ceilidh Gaelic dance party – a family-friendly way to meet other festival attendees
followed by:
Dance party, where Secret Lives Of Ukelele bring on the groove so you can boogie your dancing shoes away with the late night Friday bash

Friday night Ceilidh dance followed by Secret Lives of Ukelele

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.

Important Dates:
Early Bird Registrations are open until 13th March
2017 Performer applications are now closed

Contact Us

Stay Connected

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 e: info@canterburyfolkfestival.org.nz ph 027-454-3885