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00. Project Bookmark Unveiling *FREE*
September 30, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Project Bookmark Canada, the City of Kingston, and Kingston WritersFest celebrate Merilyn Simonds’ classic literary work, The Convict Lover, with the unveiling of the city’s second Bookmark. Kingston WritersFest is proud to include the ceremony as one of this year’s Festival events. Join Laurie Murphy, executive director of Project Bookmark Canada, at the site in Garrigan Park as she unveils the commemorative Bookmark. Afterwards, take a literary tour of Portsmouth Village with Merilyn.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Literary Tour of Site
12:15 – 1:00 pm
Garrigan Park, Church Street, Portsmouth Village (see p. 39 for a map)
FREE EVENT for Culture Days
Festival Ticket Prices 2018
Ticket prices are listed as Advance (purchased by 6 pm on Tuesday, September 25), and Festival (all tickets purchased once the Festival has begun):
Regular Onstage events General Admission: $20 Adv/$22 Fest; Senior $18 Adv/$20 Fest
Festival Field Trip events General Admission $20 Adv/$22 Fest; Senior $18 Adv/$20 Fest
Writers Retreat Classes General Admission $35 Adv/$40 Fest; Senior $32 Adv/$38 Fest
*Special event prices are listed in the event descriptions.*
Offseason Events: Please read event description carefully for details on price, advance sale cut-offs, and venue.
Kingston WritersFest 2018
FEES: All ticket prices include HST. Please be advised that the Grand Theatre Box Office will add a handling fee of $3.50/ticket.
TICKET PICK-UP: Any tickets – EXCEPT International Marquee tickets – that are not picked up at the Grand Theatre before 12 pm on Wednesday, September 26th will be brought to the onsite box office at the Holiday Inn. You may pick up your tickets there at any time during onsite box office hours (30 minutes before the first onsite event of the day til 15 minutes after the last event of the day).
During the festival, tickets are ONLY available onsite from the Festival Box Office on the main floor of the Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront.
EXCHANGES and REFUNDS: We do not offer exchanges or refunds on tickets (except when an event is cancelled), so please plan before you buy. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of KWF staff.
PHOTOGRAPHS: No flash photography, video recorders or tape recorders, please.