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Artist ApplicationsClosed for the 2019 Festival.
Artist applications for the 2019 festival were open May 01 – June 20 2018. Applications are now closed and we thank all who have applied. Successful artists will be notified before the end of October. For further information, please contact the Program Office at [email protected] or +61 (0)3 5229 3424.

Community Grants for Port Fairy OrganisationsOpen
The Port Fairy Folk Festival Committee Inc. provides financial support to community groups and not-for-profit organisations that show significant benefit to the Port Fairy community. Funding rounds are open twice yearly with deadlines on the 1st of May and the 1st of November. The recipients and amount of funding will be at the discretion of the PFFF Committee.  Click here for an application form. For further information, please contact the Festival Office at [email protected] or 03 5568 2227.

Craft Stall Expressions of InterestOpen
The Festival has a vibrant craft fair with sites available within the Arena and in town. Preference will be given to handmade and unique items. To apply please read the terms & conditions and then complete the online application form. If you are unable to use the online form you may download an application form and send it by surface mail. A current PLI certificate of currency and credit card details must accompany your application. Payments will only be processed when acceptance is confirmed. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.
For further information, please contact the Festival Office at [email protected] or phone 03 5568 2227.

Food Stall Expressions of InterestOpen
Food stalls contribute to the vibrant nature of the Festival and the PFFF Committee aim to ensure that a variety of cultural, delectable and family friendly foods are available for our festival community. In 2019 we are wanting to make in roads towards eliminating single use plastic such as straws, utensils and packaging. In preparing your submission we ask that you review these items that you may use and request where possible that sustainable and compostable products are used as an alternative. This will be an important part of the selection process for successful food vendors.  Please note that Port Fairy is a plastic bag free town. To apply please read the Food Stall Application Information and General Terms and Conditions and then complete the online expression of interest form. If you are unable to use the online form you may download a form and send it by surface mail. All forms must be submitted by November 1st. A current PLI certificate of currency must accompany your EOI. Incomplete EOI’s cannot be considered. For further information, please contact the Festival Office at [email protected] or 03 5568 2227.

Friends of the Festival Volunteers Closed
Applications for Friends of the Festival Volunteering are now closed. Thank you to all those who applied. Successful applicants will be notified by 30 November 2018. If you are interested in volunteering as a Stage Manager or MC, please apply here.

MCs & Stage Mangers Open
We are on the hunt for a crack team of volunteer MC and Stage Managers for both large and small stages. If you are over 18 years of age and have skills and experience in either area or are keen to learn, please head to our application form. Please note however that your application does not necessarily guarantee you a position and/or your first preference, as we receive many applications and vacancies are limited. Unfortunately we are unable to provide accommodation for volunteers – you will need to organise your own. Volunteers will receive a weekend pass and a free Friends of the Festival T-shirt in return for working 10 – 12 hours across 2 or more shifts. Before you apply be sure to read our general ticketing terms & conditions, volunteer code of conduct and the MC & Stage Manager position descriptions. For further information, please contact Wayne at [email protected] or 03 5229 3424.

Media – By invitation only.  Please contact [email protected] to register your interest.