Tickets for the 10th Biennial
2018 Skagit River Poetry Festival go on sale

January 1, 2018

We are excited to welcome Robert Pinsky!


Skagit River Poetry Festival: ALL Festival Ticket
Thurs., Fri., & Sat. - May 17 to May 19, 2018

ALL Festival Ticket Includes:

Thursday Night (7:30-9:30 PM)

Dear America: Poems of Resistance and Hope             

Featuring three-time US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, Ada Limon, Lena Khalaf Tuffah and Brian Turner.  Music with Hot Damn Scandal

Friday Afternoon & Evening (2:30-9:30 pm)

Open to the public sessions from 2:30 pm to the popular evening event, Gathering of Voices. All Festival poets read one poem.

Saturday All Day (8:00 am-9:30 pm)

All Festival sessions beginning at 8 am and ending at 9:30 PM.

This ticket includes ALL Festival sessions EXCEPT workshops and Poet’s Soiree.

Early Bird Tickets: Senior $80, General $100

Early Bird pricing ends March 15

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Skagit River Poetry Festival: Poet’s Soiree~ Maple Hall, La Conner
Thursday May 17, 5-7:00 PM

A Thursday night Soiree extravaganza, a mixer with Festival artists that includes wine and delicious locally sourced hors d’oeuvres.  Does not include Dear America: Poems of Resistance and Hope later this same evening.

A great way to get to know the poets personally and enjoy delicious treats.

Tickets: $100

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Dear America: Poems of Resistance and Hope
Thursday, May 17, 7:30-9:30

Join three-time US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, Ada Limon, Lena Khalaf Tuffah and Brian Turner for this evening of poetry. Music with Hot Damn Scandal.

Tickets:  General $40

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Skagit River Poetry Festival - Friday Afternoon & Evening Events
Friday, May 18, 2:30-9:30

After the students leave, the Festival opens at 2:30 to the general public. Two sessions available. After a break for dinner, we continue with our popular Gathering of Voices. All Festival poets read one poem. A great introduction to the sessions for Saturday. If you can’t do a full day, this is the perfect sampler for you!

Tickets:  General $40

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Skagit River Poetry Festival-Saturday All Day
Saturday, May 19, 8:00 AM – 9:30 PM

An entire day at the Festival!
Begins at 8:00 AM and ends at 9:30 PM.
Schedule of sessions & readings will be announced.

Tickets: General, $80

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