The Big Branch Festival 2023
We invite you to a weekend of balfolk tunes and dancing near Kingston, ON, on a beautiful farm on a lake.
With international and local bands, music, song and dance workshops, jamming, dancing late into the night...
Leopard Frog Farm
*20 Minutes north of Kingston, ON
*3h20 Minutes West of Montreal, QC
*3h East of Toronto, ON
*Pick-up from Kingston train station and ride shares available (click on link!)
*Overnight tenting spots included, with outhouses and potable water
*Dinner provided Saturday evening
*Lake access + swimming !
Schedule Details TBD
FRIDAY September 8, 2023
*Arrive afternoon / evening
SATURDAY September 9, 2023
SUNDAY September 10, 2023
*Daytime bals + workshops
Tickets are sold on a Sliding Scale of $125-225, depending on what you can afford.
$175 is the average ticket price we need to break even.
Please etransfer firstname.lastname@example.org when you register to pay for your ticket.
We're aiming to sell 61 tickets.
Our expenses ($10,700)/61= $175.41
Children under 7 are free. Contact us about children older than 7. Please note there is no children-specific programming, and you are responsible for your children at all times.
Your ticket includes:
- breakfast on Saturday
- dinner on Saturday
- brunch on Sunday
- some surprise snacks
- a place to put your tent
- access to all workshops and bals
Our expenses for the weekend:
$2000 - venue, insurance, portapotties, drinking water, prepping field for camping, other venue expenses
$4650 - Performers' Fees
$3200 - food + 2 chefs for 61 attendees + 29 performers/staff
$350 - Promotion + Printing costs
$500 - misc. unforeseen expenses
*Sound gear / sound person
*Administration / organization
*Some of the performers
TOTAL EXPENSES= $10,700
Photos from past years...
"Performers and teachers were all top-notch. Same with sound and kitchen!"
"Awesome bands and beautiful nature setting!"
"The community is so welcoming and friendly!"