Tickets ARE NOW on Sale at the Arden Theatre Box Office and Ticketmaster

Tuesday to Thursday: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM to 8 PM
Saturday: 8 AM to 5 PM & 6 PM to 7 PM

Note: Lions Park Satellite Box Office opens 30 minutes before the Festival each day.

During the Festival, tickets may be purchased from the Arden Theatre Box Office, the Lions Park Satellite Box Office or Ticketmaster*.
*Agency fee in effect.

butterflyKids' Butterfly Pass

$20 - Best Value!

Includes one Feature Performance*, one wristband for unlimited access to all Site Activities and Toddler Town, professional face painting and one bag of popcorn.

  • Butterfly Pass is valid Friday evening (starting at 2:30 PM) and Saturday only.
  • Additional Feature Performance tickets may be purchased for $11 each.
  • The Feature Performance must be selected at time of purchase.

To purchase the Butterfly Pass online, simply choose the featured performance on Friday evening or Saturday that you'd like to attend and select the option 'Standard Ticket + Site.  Please note: You will need to pick up your wristband and popcorn voucher at the Festival main or Satellite Box Office.

To purchase through the Arden Theatre Box Office, call 780-459-1542.  Weekdays: 9:30 AM  to 5:30 PM   Saturday: 9:30 AM to 2 PM

*Please note this does not include the Festival Finale.

Feature Performance Tickets

$11 each
Performance descriptions

Babes-in-Arms Policy
The Festival is family-friendly. Babies under 24 months are admitted at no charge when seated on an adult’s lap. The age ratings for each show have been developed to ensure a positive and enriching theatrical experience for everyone. The Festival appreciates your help encouraging small children to practice quiet theatre behaviour in consideration of the performing artists and other audience members.

This policy does not apply to Toddler Town..

Site Activities

$3 each
Some activities are time-specific, but most are drop-in on Friday evening and Saturday.
Site activity descriptions

TELUS Toddler Town

$10 • Ages: 0 to 4 years
Adults • Free
See more information on Toddler Town.

Festival Finale

$25 each
Festival Finale description

NOTE: Ticket prices do not include GST.

Professional Face Painting

Friday evening & Saturday only!
girl with face paint

FREE with Kids' Butterfly Pass
$5 for non-Butterfly Pass holders

No matter how old you are, face painting always brings a smile to your face. Celebrate your Festival experience and visit one of our professional face painters and transform yourself into a work of art.

Please note: Professional Face Painting tents are located on the Front Plaza and in Lions Park.

Tickets must be purchased from Box Office. 

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