Festival Admission Prices:

We are pleased to offer a weekend of live acoustic music for great value.

Payment methods:

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 info@canterburyfolkfestival.org.nz or contact Judi Smitheram (Festival Director) on 027 454 3885

Weekend Passes

Adult:  $145
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: no charge
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.

Day Passes

Adult
Full Day: $85   9am – midnight. This includes concerts and workshops.
Afternoon: $40   Midday – 6pm. This includes concerts and workshops.
Evening: $45   6pm – midnight. This includes evening concerts.

Youth 18 – 25 yrs
Full Day: $55   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.

Friday Night Dance

Ceilidh Gaelic dance party – a family-friendly way to meet other festival attendees
followed by:
Dance party, 

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.

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