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Tickets on Sale The First Saturday of June. (June 4th, 2016)
Tickets go on Sale at Telus Field (10233 96 Avenue) on the first Saturday of June.
Doors open by 7 am and the ticket lottery cuts off by 8 am.
Ticket sales may run as late as 2 or 3pm for the final lottery groups. Be prepared to get comfy in your seat, bring a game or a book to help pass the time.
In Person Sales – A limit of six adult four-day passes and four adult single day/evening tickets per day per order. Youth and senior tickets are unlimited. Visa, MasterCard, debit card, and cash.
If any tickets remain after the first day of ticket sales, they will be sold from our Main Office location (10115-97 A Ave) beginning on Tuesday June 7th at 9:30 a.m.
ONLINE ~ The first Saturday of June (June 4, 2105) 3 PM MST
A limited number of festival passes are sold through Ticketmaster
Tickets also available through Ticketmaster by
OUTLETS www.ticketmaster.ca/retail-outlets. Please check your preferred outlet’s hours of operation. Note: St Albert – Arden Theatre and Rexall Place will be closed at the time of ticket sales.
Ticketmaster Sales – A limit of four adult four-day passes and four adult day/evening passes per day per order. Youth and senior tickets are unlimited.
Personal Pass (Non Transferable): $179
4-Pack (Transferable): $209
Evening (Thurs or Fri): $63
Full Day (Sat or Sun): $73
4-Pack (Transferable): $88
Youth (12- 17) and Senior (65-79)
Evening (Thurs or Fri): $22
Full Day (Sat or Sun): $22
11 and under Free
80 and up Free
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.
Through the Folk Festival Box Office (Telus Field) – Sales limits per order: Maximum of 6 Adult Four-day passes (Personal passes and/or Transferable) and 4 Adult Single day tickets of each day. Youth and Senior tickets are unlimited per order.
Through Ticketmaster (phone/kiosk/online) – Sales limits per order: Maximum 4 Adult Four-day passes (Personal passes and/or Transferable) and 4 Adult Single day tickets of each day per household. Youth and Senior tickets are unlimited (1-855-985-5000 / www.ticketmaster.ca / www.ticketmaster.ca/retail-outlets).
Total Tickets Available:
11,000 4-day passes (these include both Adult and Youth passes)
1,000 single day tickets for each day (these include both Adult and Youth passes)
1,000 SENIOR single day tickets for each day (Seniors only)
Up to half of the 4-day passes will be allotted for in-person sales at the Folk Festival Box Office (at Telus Field). The remaining 4-day passes will be allotted for online/phone/kiosk outlet sales at Ticketmaster.
If you purchased your tickets through Ticketmaster, you must collect your tickets at a Ticketmaster outlet.
For hours of operation and locations of Ticketmaster outlets, please visit www.ticketmaster.ca/retail-outlets.
Please note: after 12 noon on the Wednesday of the Festival week, Ticketmaster tickets will only be available at our On-Site Box Office (North Gate) during the hours posted for the On-Site Box Office.
Tickets not collected before the Wednesday of the festival week will be available at the On-site Box Office at the North Gate starting on the first day of the festival. If you are picking up tickets at the gate, please allow for extra time as there may be a lineup. Photo ID will be required, so if you wish to have someone else collect your tickets at the On-site Box Office, you will need to call our ticket office in advance to make arrangements.
Please check the box office hours below to ensure that the appropriate ticket/box office is open when you come to collect your tickets.
Folk Fest Ticket Office Hours
Folk Fest Ticket Office (10115-97 A Ave) for purchase of available tickets starting the Tuesday after the first day of sales and until NOON on the Wednesday before the festival begins:
Regular Hours: Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (please call 780-429-1999 to confirm)
Festival Week Hours:Monday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Tuesday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Wednesday: 9:30 am – 7:00 pm
Note: The ticket office will be open from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm on the Holiday Monday before the festival.
On-site Box Office (North Gate only) for collection of all remaining tickets during the Festival:Thursday: Noon – 10:00 pm Friday: Noon – 11:30 pm Saturday: 9:00 am – 11:30 pm Sunday: 9:00 am – 9:30 pm
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.
The Swapboard will only be in operation if Festival Passes sell out. The festival facilitates the exchange of passes via the swap board, but we do not take responsibility for any transactions made.