Media accreditation applications for the Winnipeg Folk Fest open annually in May.

Download our media kit for Festival assets, approved Festival photos and concert assets!

Before You Apply

Limited Passes Available
Due to the high volume of requests that we receive, we cannot accept all requests. Please note that you are not guaranteed to receive a media pass even if you covered a previous edition of the Winnipeg Folk Festival.

Freelance Writers and Photographers
Freelance writers and photographers must be on assignment for a media outlet. The media outlet must fill in the request for you.

Blogs, Influencers and Webzines
A limited number of credentials are available for bloggers, influencers and webzines. Please help us by providing detailed information on the nature of coverage you are planning to produce and be sure to let us know how many followers/visitors you have.

Band Photographers
If you are affiliated with a band, you must obtain your passes from the band's guest list. Please note that we will not be accepting requests from filmmakers doing band documentaries.

Do you have a media inquiry? Reach out to our communications department through the form below.

Media Inquiry Form