2024 Festival:
October 21–27

Information For Teachers

Information for Teachers

School group tickets go on sale on Wednesday, September 13 at 8:00am.

All of our 2023 Youth Events are happening in person on Granville Island, as well as via livestream.

Tickets to attend in person are $10 each. Teachers can reserve seats with a 50% non-refundable deposit and we will provide you will an invoice to have your school issue a cheque for the remainder.

VWF offers ticket and bus subsidies for school groups based on need.

If you’re approved for a bus subsidy, VWF will reimburse you after the Festival. We require a copy of your bill to process this subsidy.

Granville Island Tour Bus Policy

Book Discounts for Schools

Our official bookseller Black Bond Books offers discounts for classroom and library use. Click here to visit their website for details.

School Subsidy Request Form

If money is a barrier to your class attending Vancouver Writers Fest in person, please submit a subsidy request and indicate whether you require a partial or full reduction of ticket price (regular price $10 per person, subsidies of either $0 or $5 each). 

You can also indicate below if you need reimbursement for the cost of bus rental for the field trip. 

VWF is dedicated to fulfilling as many requests as we’re able. We hope to see you at the Festival! 

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