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 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 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 Update letters a year 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 Remember: Annual gifts of $5,000+ also receive exclusive access to the Artist’s Lounge!

All donors will receive a charitable tax receipt for the charitable portion and acknowledgment in our Annual Donor listing in the Winnipeg Folk Festival program book, on donor boards on site at the festival and on our website.