Koksilah Music Festival | FAQ
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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is there not more information/acknowledgement of the history of the St. Ann’s School site in your website/promotional materials?

There is a clause in our contract with the venue preventing us from making any statements regarding the history of St. Ann’s School without the Providence Farm Board’s approval.  We have been unable to come up with a statement that reflects our consulting elders’ experiences with the school and with the Sisters of St. Ann that the Providence Farm Board will approve.  We encourage people who have questions or comments regarding our failure to address the history of the St Ann’s School site to contact us and contact Providence Farm at provfarm@providence.bc.ca directly with your concerns.  We apologize for not providing a better trigger warning when inviting people to this site of a former Catholic boarding school.


Can I buy tickets at the gate?

Yes, you can buy tickets at the gate, but to reduce stress on our box office, and give us a better idea of numbers, please buy tickets online before arriving! The venue has a limited capacity for camping and total participants, so be sure to get your tickets in advance!


Is there camping Sunday night?

No, all campers must be packed up by 4pm Sunday. Programming ends midday on Sunday. See the schedule page.


Can I bring my dog?

No.  Working dogs are the only exception.


When do the gates open Friday?

Gates open at 4:00 pm Friday. The opening is at 5:30 pm.


Is there WiFi on site? Cell service?

There is no open WiFi on site! Cell service is good.


Is there alcohol being served or allowed on site?

Please respect our decision to make this a dry event! We will have a non-alcoholic bar with cooling fizzy drinks on offer!


Can I cook onsite?

No campfires.  Campstoves allowed!


What will be available to eat & drink?

The following food venders have been confirmed for 2019:

  • Taco Revolution (gluten free options)
  • Vancouver Island Pizza
  • Farm’s Gate Catering (gluten free options)
  • Earth Club Factory (Organic coffee and tea)
  • The Goodie Lady (Fry bread and other goodies from Rena Henry)

****We will not be selling bottled water so please bring your own water bottles or cups (no glass). Taps for drinking water will be easily accessible.