Ticket Information


ArtsWells tickets are only available online through Tickit.

There are no outlet ticket sellers this year.

Ticket Options:

Note: All prices are subject to GST and service charges.

Friends of The Festival VIP Pass ($300)

VIP Pass includes:

  • 1 personalized hand-made ArtsWells lanyard
  • 1 Weekend Pass
  • 1 Camping Pass
  • 3 Meals at the Festival Kitchen
  • 1 Ticket to the Monday night Appreciation Party
  • 1 ArtsWells T-shirt
  • 1 Annual Membership with Island Mountain Arts
  • 1 Weekend entry pass to Barkerville Historic Town

Regular Weekend Passes (May 30 – Aug 3)

  • Adult ($170)
  • Youth ages 13-18* ($50)
  • Child under 12** FREE

Passes at the gate are subject to availability and the festival may sell out of tickets prior to the weekend, so be sure to buy your tickets early if you don’t want to be disappointed!

* Minors are permitted at most evening performances, but are not permitted in the bar venues. Minors are permitted in the Jack of Clubs Restaurant Venue until 9pm.
**Children under 12 must be accompanied by a an adult

Pre-Festival Workshops (Aug 1 – 4)

  • Pre-Festival workshops in singing and songwriting have separate registration. For details on the workshops, please go to the Pre-Fest Workshops page.

Gate passes

  • Adult weekend ($195)
  • Adult Saturday or Sunday day pass ($85)
  • Adult Friday or Monday day pass ($60)
  • Youth weekend ($50)
  • Youth Saturday or Sunday day pass ($30)
  • Youth Friday or Monday day pass ($20)

Additional Ticket Information

– Volunteers get a festival pass and camp for free. If interested, please submit a volunteer application form.

– Members of Island Mountain Arts and reciprocal societies receive $5 off our ticket price. Call IMA at 1-800-442-2787 or e-mail finance(at) to obtain your discount code.

– All ticket prices are in Canadian dollars.  Ticket prices and discounts are subject to change.

– Tickets are non-refundable.  We are unable to exchange or refund tickets.  Treat them like cash!

– Single day tickets are subject to availability and can only be purchased at the gate.

– 10% discount on group ticket orders of 15 of more, within the same category (cannot be used in combination with any other discount).  Group ticket orders are available through the ArtsWells Festival/IMA office only.  Cannot be used with other available discounts.  The group rate discount is NOT available at the Gate

– If you have ticket questions, check the Ticket FAQ




Buy Tickets

Tickets for the 2017 ArtsWells Festival are available online

Countdown to ArtsWells 2017


Pre-Fest Workshops

Come early to Wells and take part in a singing or songwriting workshop! More information on the Pre-Fest Workshops page here.

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