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Ticket-Info

2017 Ticket Updates

  • THE DEADLINE FOR THURSDAY SINGLE TICKET REFUNDS IS AUGUST 24, 2017. 
  • Saturday and Sunday Tickets are no longer available.
  • July prices are now in effect
  • 4-day Festival Passes (transferable & non-transferable) are available until 11:59 pm MDT Monday, July 31
  • Single tickets are available for Thursday, Friday, Sunday

 

Folk Festival Box Office 

IN-PERSON: at the Main/North Gate

 

Ticketmaster 

ONLINE: www.ticketmaster.com

OUTLETS: www.ticketmaster.ca/retail-outlets

Adult (18-64)

$209 Personal Pass Non Transferable**       (only available until July 31)  

$239 4-Pack Transferable*                                (only available until July 31)

$75 Thursday 

$75 Friday 

$85 Saturday (no longer available)

$85 Sunday (no longer available)

Youth (12- 17)

$88 4-Pack Transferable*  (no longer available)

$22 Thursday

$22 Friday

$22 Saturday (no longer available)

$22 Sunday (no longer available)

Senior (65-79)

$88 4-Pack Transferable(no longer available)

$22 Thursday

$22 Friday 

$22 Saturday (no longer available)

$22 Sunday (no longer available)

11 and under FREE
80 and up FREE
  • GST INCLUDED - NO SERVICE FEES IF PURCHASED AT FOLK FEST OFFICE
  • ALL SALES ARE FINAL.  NO REFUNDS/REPLACEMENTS - NO EXCHANGES/UPGRADES. PLEASE TREAT YOUR TICKETS LIKE CASH
  • REGARDLESS OF THE PRICES QUOTED ON THIS SITE, THE PRICE QUOTED TO YOU AT TIME OF PURCHASE IS THE PRICE OF THE TICKET
  • EARLYBIRD PRICES END JUNE 30
  • ADULT 4-DAY PASSES AVAILABLE UNTIL JULY 31
* Transferable Passes

are composed of 4 separate tickets that can be broken up and used to allow individual admission for each day of the festival (1 Thurs/1 Fri/1Sat/ 1 Sun)

** Non Transferable Passes

are one ticket for the whole festival (cannot be shared)

HOW & WHERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

Ticketmaster sales available until:

Thursday tickets available until noon on Thursday, Aug 10

Friday tickets available until noon on Thursday, Aug 11

Sunday tickets available until 6 am on Sunday, Aug 13

TICKETMASTER ONLINE: www.ticketmaster.ca

TICKETMASTER OUTLETS: www.ticketmaster.ca/retail-outlets

 

IN-PERSON: At the Festival Box Office (Main/North Gate only) at the Festival. 

Thursday:  Noon – 10:00 pm
Friday:       Noon – 11:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 11:00 pm (Saturday tickets no longer available)
Sunday:     9:00 am – 9:30 pm

The Festival Box Office is located at the MAIN/NORTH GATE (bottom of Gallagher Park hill, east of the Muttart Conservatory)

 

For printable brochure copy containing Festival info and Artist bios click here: Brochure copy

TICKET SALES LIMITS

Sales limits per order

Edmonton Folk Music Festival Ticket Office 

  • 6 Adult Four-day passes (Transferable and/or Non-Transferable)
  • 4 Adult Single day tickets of each day
  • Youth and Senior tickets are unlimited  

Ticketmaster 

  • 4 Adult Four-day passes (Transferable and/or Non-Transferable)
  • 4 Adult Single day tickets of each day per household.
  • Youth and Senior tickets are unlimited

 

Total Tickets Available

  • 10,000 4-day passes  (Adult & Youth Transferable and Non-Transferable combined)
  • 2,000 single day tickets for each day (Adult & Youth combined)
  • 1,000 Senior per day 

PICKING UP YOUR TICKETS

Festival Box Office (Main/North Gate only) at the Festival for pick-up of all uncollected tickets:

Thursday:  Noon – 10:00 pm
Friday:       Noon – 11:00 pm
Saturday:   9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sunday:     9:00 am – 9:30 pm

The Festival Box Office is located at the MAIN/NORTH GATE (bottom of Gallagher Park hill, east of the Muttart Conservatory)

Please note:

  • Bring your order number, credit card used to purchase, and ID
  • Please allow extra time to pick up as it may be busy at the Gate.

 

 

 

SWAPBOARD

The Swapboard will only be activated if all adult festival passes (Personal and 4-Pack) are sold out. The festival facilitates the exchange of passes via the swap board, but we do not take responsibility for any transactions made.  Please exercise caution when exchanging information or money over the internet.  On years when Passes are not sold out, the Swapboard will not be activated.  During the festival patrons may be selling unwanted tickets at the gate, so you can try your luck there but bring cash and exercise caution when purchasing.  The festival does not assume responsibility for any of these transactions.  Please do not support scalpers.

2017 RAFFLE INFO

Raffle winners have all been notified. Winning numbers are:
Early Bird:

Orange Crush! Go Oilers Go!: #9219

Silver Tarp Prize Package: #0810

Main Draw:

3rd Prize, Party Package: #14003

2nd Prize, Larrivee Guitar: #11625

1st Prize, KLM & Tønder 2018 Festival Package: #9221

Special Draw, Gold Tarp Prize Package: #13122

 

PRIZE DESCRIPTIONS


EARLY BIRD PRIZES:


Orange Crush! Go Oilers Go! The winner will cheer on the Edmonton Oilers at two 2017/2018 regular season home games at the beautiful Rogers Place in downtown Edmonton. Even better, three friends can join you to enjoy each game, seated at a luxury Loge Table, courtesy of Ticketmaster Canada LP.
Package Valued at $3200.00


Silver Tarp Package: The winner and a guest will enjoy the 2018 Edmonton Folk Music Festival with two full VIP backstage passes, second placement of their tarp on the Main Stage hill, and two Edmonton Folk Music Festival chairs! Improve your sight lines even more, with a pair of compact, waterproof Pentax DCF SP 8x32 Binoculars, courtesy of McBain Camera.
Package Valued at $1820.00


MAIN DRAW:


SPECIAL DRAW: Golden Tarp Prize Package:

The winner and a guest will enjoy two full VIP backstage passes for the 2018 Edmonton Folk Music Festival with the best seats on the hill! The Golden Tarp winner receives first placement of their tarp at the Main Stage and two Edmonton Folk Music Festival chairs! This red-carpet treatment includes four night’s Fairmont View Accommodation at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald and a Gourmet picnic basket for two during the 2018 EFMF Festival weekend (Thursday through Sunday night). Donated by Fairmont Hotel Macdonald. You can prepare for your upcoming festival experience all year long with 15 pre-selected 2017 Edmonton Folk Music Festival performer CDs.
Package Valued at $3246.40


1 st PRIZE: KLM & Tønder 2018 Festival Package: The lucky music lover will win two 4-day tickets to the 2018 Tønder Festival in Tønder, Denmark (The Danish Folk Music Festival), 2 KLM round-trip economy class tickets from Edmonton International Airport to Denmark, 4 night’s hotel accommodation in Tønder, and $250 CAD to cover incidentals. Preserve your memories with the latest and greatest in virtual reality photography giving you 360 degree HD video capability with the Ricoh Theta S 360 Camera. Flights are donated by KLM and Edmonton International Airport, Tønder tickets are courtesy of the Tønder Festival, and the Digital Video Camera is courtesy of McBain Camera.
Package Valued at $5431.95


2 nd PRIZE: Larrivée L-03 M handcrafted acoustic guitar, Canadian 150th commemorative model.

This special edition Larrivée features maple leaf inlays on fingerboard and bridge, and Hawaiian Koa wood binding on the fingerboard and body. The top of this guitar is solid Sitka spruce and the back and sides are solid mahogany. It also has a special 150th signed label and comes with a deluxe arched top hard shell case. Donated
by Acoustic Music Shop.
Valued at $2595.00


3 rd PRIZE: Party Prize Package: The party begins with your very own Mini beer fridge stocked with 12 dozen fresh brews, donated by Big Rock Brewery. Fat Franks donates and provides the food and beverage with a catered personal event/party for 50 at location of choice within greater Edmonton, inclusive of selected product line and beverages. Your party will be complete with 10 pre-selected 2017 Edmonton Folk Music Festival performer CDs.
Valued at $1500.00

GATE LOTTERY PROCEDURE (FOR FESTIVAL ENTRANCE)

A lottery will be in effect to determine priority entrance to the festival during the event.  Please refer to the FAQ section for details.

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