Thank you Volunteers!

Thank you to all the applicants, and a huge shout out to those who were able to participate! See you in 2018!!

Keep checking back for updates and the new 2018 volunteer application!

If you are interested in volunteering at the ArtsWells Festival please fill out the application form by clicking on the link above.

(If you are having trouble with the online form contact our volunteer coordinator to have them send one to you directly:  outreach (at) imarts.com  Or call us 1-800-442-2787 or 250-994-3466.)

Click here to view a description of all the positions available.

How we show our appreciation:

For 16 hours of volunteering, you get
– a festival pass
– a camping pass

For 20 hours of volunteering, you get
– a festival pass
– a camping pass
– 3 meals

For 24 hours of volunteering, you get
– a festival pass
– a camping pass
– 8 meals

All volunteers will receive a Welcome Package which will include their lanyard. This lanyard gets you into our Appreciation Party. Just another way we like to say ‘Thanks’!


Interested in doing more? We are always accepting new members for our Festival Crew.

Please contact us for more information.


ArtsWells Volunteer Meal Pass

Meal Passes are available for purchase. These are limited, and no meal passes will be sold at the Festival; they must be purchased before hand.

We need volunteers for:

– Set-up and tear-down before and after the festival
– The kitchen, for basic food prep and stamping tickets at the door
– The venues – door staff, and stage staff
– The bar and the concession stand
– Clean-up crew – for garbage and recycling
– Merch tent sales people
– And assistants for the IMA gallery, including people to help at the info desk and the box office

(job descriptions here)

 Comments From Past Volunteers:

“I had heaps of fun at the festival! I felt the volunteers were well treated.
The food was fantastic and I was grateful not to have to worry about it all weekend, I also really liked meeting everyone at meal times, it created unity and community.”
-Susan C.

“It was a wonderful experience volunteering for the ArtsWells Festival. The food, camping area and all the venues I worked at or checked out were fantastic. I’d like to thank you and all the other organizers for their part in a very memorable first time experience at ArtsWells.”
-Rio D.

“Thanks for the chance to work at the festival, I had a lot of fun and made many friends… See you next year!”
-Pierre J.

Photo by Chris Wagner



Buy Tickets

Get your tickets here! Only 150 Early Crow tickets are available for 2018. Sales open December 1 at 8:00am.

Countdown to ArtsWells 2018


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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