Festival passes and tickets are now available!! Workshop tickets coming soon.

Festival Pass

Are you excited about the 15th annual Canadian Festival of Spoken Word? Want to experience all that the Festival has to offer? Grab one of these limited CFSW 2018 Festival Passes and enjoy access to almost* every event, including workshops, panels, showcases, and the slam tournament to discover this year’s national slam team champions. Early bird passes are only $60!!! (available up until October 22). Regular price $80.

*This pass does NOT include the Brewery Tour. An discounted upgrade for Festival Pass holders will soon be available if you'd like to attend the tour. DETAILS TO COME!

Slam Tournament Pass

One of the main draws of this festival is the slam tournament to find this year’s national slam team champions. Want to catch every moment from Prelims to Finals? Then save with this CFSW 2018 Slam Pass. Early bird passes are $40 (available up until October 22). Regular price $50.

Finals Tickets

The CFSW 2018 Slam Finals & Celebration will be a night of poetry and commemoration. This year’s two Poets of Honour will grace the stage, we’ll mark the 10th anniversary of Guelph Spoken Word, and you’ll see the final bout of the slam tournament to decide this year’s slam team champions! Finals take place on Saturday, November 3, 7pm at the River Run Centre. Adult tickets $25, student tickets $15.

Individual Event Tickets

Not able to commit to the festival, but still want to check out an event or two? Individual tickets can be purchased at the door (except workshops), first-come first-served. Coming to more than a couple of events? You may want to get a Festival Pass or Slam Tournament Pass instead.

$20 - Workshops - Pre-purchase and register online (available October 17). **Decolonizing Your Language and Land Acknowledgement workshops are FREE, no registration required.

$10 - Preliminary Bouts, Showcases, Panels, Open Mics and Halloween Party - Tickets available at the door ONLY (except for pass holders).

$15 - Semi-FinalsTickets available at the door ONLY (except for pass holders).

By Donation - Pints & Poetry, Board Games/Craft Corner, Opening Ceremonies, Last Chance Slam

$4 - After Party

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