for 2016 EVENTS and TICKETS

Tickets on sale JUNE 1st

Hornby Festival 2016
July 28th to August 6th

The Opening Reception is on Thursday July 28th
Five Farm Concerts – Fri July 29th to Tues August 2nd.
Four Hornby Hall Events – Wed August 3rd to Sat August 6th.
Throughout the Festival – Art in Unusual Places, Classical Kids, Festival live on Hornby Radio, Children's Concerts and so much more throughout the Festival

Welcome Daniel Arbour

The Hornby Festival wants to welcome the new general manager, Daniel Arbour. Congratulations!

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Established in 1982...

... the Hornby Festival has grown into an acclaimed 10-day event. Our programming includes classical, jazz, world beat and traditional genres of music, modern dance, childrens' programming, theatre and spoken word. Join us for Festival 2016 as we continue to bring leading and innovative world class artists to our stages.

This 10-day world-class event has been named one of the top five festivals in Canada (Aeroplan Magazine) and one of the top 5 cultural events in BC (Macleans). We enjoy stunning performances against the beautiful backdrop of the mountains, ocean and rolling hayfields at Olsen Farm and at Hornby Island's charming Community Hall.

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Accommodation & The Breeze Restaurant

Pacific Audio Works

Jennifer Armstrong Photography

The story of how we got our refurbished Bechstein piano

Time-lapse Stage Set-up

Time-lapse video of the stage being set up for 2009 festival.

Hornby Island Community