Support the Festival

Festival Membership

Members enjoy unique benefits, priority access, and a personalized experience of our community’s world-class festival.

Membership is only $125!

Membership Benefits

Special Member Ticket Prices

With member-only pricing, save $10 per ticket on ticketed events during the Member Presale. Save $5 throughout the run of the Festival.

Hospitality Lounge on the Green

Enjoy the Festival’s headline events on the New Haven Green with exclusive access to the Hospitality Lounge and premiere seating area. Mingle with Festival artists and other supporters in comfort while enjoying refreshments and more.

Meet-the-Artist Events

Meet the world-class artists and innovators visiting the Festival for performances and Ideas talks at Meet-the-Artist receptions throughout the Festival. All members receive at least one invitation; Premiere Circle are invited to all.


Festival Friend

Not yet ready to be a Member? Give online with a donation of $50 or more, and we'll thank you with a gift of 6 bleacher passes to Headline Concerts on the New Haven Green. Your gift helps to make this festival accessible to everyone! (Note: Festival Friends do not receive ticket presale and discount benefits. For access to the presale, please join as a Festival Member at $125 or above.)

Give online today

For more information, contact Patrick J Dunn, Development Manager at or (203) 498-3704.

Support the Festival in an even more in-depth way making a gift to the Annual Fund, or by joining the Founders Society!