Dragonfly Patron Program

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As a Dragonfly patron, you are an integral part of our Winnipeg Folk Fest family and through your generous annual support you ensure the Folk Fest continues to be a magical community experience and is sustained for generations to come. As a special donor, you enjoy unique benefits and once we are able to be back together at Birds Hill Park, you will take part in the festival in a whole new way. It’s our way of saying thank you!

SHADY GROVE LEVEL

$250-$499

  • An invitation for two to the annual Lineup Launch Party in March
  • Two Donor Updates highlighting the impact of your gift to the Winnipeg Folk Festival

BUR OAK LEVEL

$500-$999

  • An invitation for two to the Opening Night VIP Reception at the annual festival*
  • All previous benefits listed
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SNOWBERRY FIELD LEVEL

$1,000-$2,499

  • One-day Backstage Access for two at the annual festival – you pick the day**
  • All previous benefits listed

GREEN ASH LEVEL

$2,500-$4,999

  • All-weekend Backstage Access for two at the annual festival**
  • All previous benefits listed
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BIG BLUESTEM LEVEL

$5,000-$9,999

  • All-weekend Backstage Access for two at the annual festival, which includes exclusive access to the Artist’s Lounge
    where you can mingle with festival artists and fellow stakeholders
  • Two reserved Winnipeg Folk Festival chairs at a day stage of your choice
  • All previous benefits listed
NORTHERN LIGHTS MAIN STAGE LEVEL

$10,000+

  • A reserved tarp for you and your Folk Fest family and friends
  • Invitation for four to a special lunch with Winnipeg Folk Festival Executive Director, Lynne Skromeda and Artistic Director, Chris Frayer (date and location TBD)
  • All previous benefits listed
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*Opening Night VIP Reception Includes:

  • VIP charter buses to and from Birds Hill Provincial Park via the Fairmont Winnipeg
  • Complimentary buffet dinner created by Chef Ben Kramer
  • Host bar featuring our refreshing Tavern offerings
  • Thursday evening Backstage Access with special reserved seating for guests to take in the Thursday evening Main Stage performances (post-dinner)

**Backstage Access Includes:

  • Free shuttle service to and from Birds Hill Provincial Park via the Fairmont Winnipeg
  • Up to three complimentary meals a day at ‘La Cuisine’ – our amazing backstage kitchen!
  • Special Main Stage seating area to watch the evening performances
  • Exclusive access to the Backstage Tavern
    Remember: Annual gifts of $5,000+ also receive exclusive access to the Artist’s Lounge!

Dragonfly Patron Program is an annual giving program for contributions of $250 or more. For other gifts, please visit our Donate page.

Note: All benefits subject to availability due to COVID-19.

All donors will receive a charitable tax receipt for the charitable portion and acknowledgment on our website's Inspiring Folkies page and on donor boards on site at the festival.