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About Festival Tickets
Options for buying tickets: You can buy tickets in person from the Folk Harbour Office. You can also purchase on-line by clicking on the button on the left, by going to the Ticketpro website at www.ticketpro.ca or by calling 1-888-311-9090. Ticketpro charges you a $1 per ticket handling fee for Internet or telephone orders. You can buy tickets in person at a Ticketpro Outlet. The most convenient Ticketpro Outlet to Lunenburg is the Bridgewater Pharmasave. (Other outlets are listed here on the Ticketpro website.)
- The Ticketpro website and call centre accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Interac Online
- Ticketpro outlets accept cash, credit or Interac
All ticket sales are final and non-refundable, unless the event is cancelled by the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society. Partial refunds for a Full Day Pass or Festival Pass are not permitted.
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Festival Ticket Purchase Cut-Off Times
During the Festival, on line and telephone sales through Ticketpro are cut off each day at 7 am for day tickets and 1 pm for evening tickets. After those times, you can only purchase tickets at the Folk Harbour Office (see location here) or at the venues, unless they are sold out. The Mainstage venue opens at 5:30, to allow time to purchase food and eat supper before the show at 7.
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What ticket should I buy?
(Prices shown are for 2014 adult/youth and include all fees and taxes, except the Ticketpro Internet/telephone order $1 surcharge. Youth includes those 13-18 years old or students with a valid ID card from their school or university. Children 12 and under are admitted free with an adult.)
Festival Pass ($134A/$69Y) – admission for the entire weekend to any of the paid venues, concerts and the Folk Steps Music Conference on Thursday.
Folk Steps Conference ($42A/$21Y) - admission to the one-day conference “African Nova Scotian Folk Traditions”.
Full Day Pass ($74A/$37Y) - admission to all concerts and workshops (morning/afternoon/evening), including the Evening Mainstage Concert on the given day for which you have purchased the full day pass. The Thursday Pass includes the Folk Steps Conference and the Evening Mainstage Concert, but does not include the Fisheries Museum Concert* on Thursday afternoon. The full day passes will be named for the day on which they are valid (Thursday Pass, Friday Pass, Saturday Pass, Sunday Pass).
Morning Ticket ($12A/$6Y) – Admission to all morning workshops and programs on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
Afternoon Ticket ($42A/$21Y) – admission to any afternoon concert or workshop on the given day for which you have purchased the ticket. Thursday’s Day Ticket is the Folk Steps Conference ticket (morning and afternoon).
Evening Ticket ($42A/$21Y) – admission to the Evening Mainstage Concert on Blockhouse Hill (Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday as specified on the ticket).
Gospel Ticket ($12A/$6Y) – admission to the Sunday morning Gospel Concert only (subject to availability**). You are also encouraged to make a donation to the Food Bank on entering the site.
- the Bandstand is a free venue.
- *the Thursday afternoon concert at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic requires paid admission to the Museum and is not included in any of the tickets from the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival.
- **the Gospel Concert is included in a full weekend Festival Pass or a Sunday Pass. If we are sold out with those tickets, no ‘walk-up’ tickets will be sold at the gate.
- the Thursday afternoon concert at Harbour View Haven is provided as a private concert for residents and their families and for staff. No public admission.
Until the beginning of the Festival, you may purchase tickets on-line or at the Festival Office (in person, by telephone or by mail or e-mail). Tickets purchased on-line will now be printed by the purchaser or saved to your portable device, and you are responsible for preserving that ticket. They may be purchased on-line until 7 am for day tickets and 1 pm for evening tickets. During the Festival, paper tickets will also be available for purchase during the day at the Festival Office and at the Concessions Tent on the wharf; and for purchase in the evening at the main entrance box office for the Mainstage Tent.