Frequently asked questions
WHAT DO I DO TO BE PREPARED
WHAT ATTRACTIONS DOES FORT NELSON OFFER
IS THERE A MAP OF THE CITY
WHAT WILL THE WEATHER BE LIKE AT THE FESTIVAL? HOW HOT WILL IT BE DURING THE DAY AND HOW COLD WILL IT BE AT NIGHT?
Average temperatures for the last three years ranged from a Day Time Hight of +10 C to a Night Time Low of -15 C.
HOW DO I GET TO FORT NELSON
Fort Nelson: YYE
Fort St. John: YXJ
WHERE IS THE VENUE
The Festival will be taking place all throughout the town, upon arrival you will be given a welcome package with detailed instructions.
ARE CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED? WHAT ABOUT DEBIT? CASH?
Important - Bring Canadian cash with you for smaller purchases.
WILL THERE BE A FESTIVAL MAP AHEAD OF TIME SO WE CAN SEE LOCATIONS OF FOOD AND BATHROOM AREAS? WHAT ABOUT THE LOCATION OF THE STAGES AND TENTS ARTISTS WILL BE PLAYING ON?
Festival Maps are included in your festival registration. Please head to registration upon arrival, during registration hours, to pick up your festival package.
IS THERE CELL RECEPTION
There is Bell Mobility Service in Fort Nelson. There is very limited cell service from other companies. Most Hotels have wifi, and some of the local restaurants do as well.
I WANT TO BE A FESTIVAL VOLUNTEER! WHO DO I CONTACT?
We are ONLY accepting volunteers from Fort Nelson Residents.
If you are interested in volunteering please fill out the festival application. HERE
WHAT ARE THE ACCOMODATIONS
Please see our contact page for a list of available options.
WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH THE WRISTBAND PURCHASE
Included in the wristband is: Seed to Seal Harvest Experience, Opening Ceremonies, Northern Lights Marketplace, Sledding, The Northern Lights Viewing, Cultural Performance Art Events including music, dance and traditional ceremonies (opening and closing), First Nations Elder Story Telling, Culinary Demonstrations, Community Events, Closing Ceremonies that are happening in various locations throughout town during the festival.
I WANT TO BE A VENDOR AT THE FESTIVAL, HOW DO I APPLY
Do you live in Fort Nelson? Are you interested in being a Vendor at the Northern Lights Festival? Fill out the application below!
WHAT IS THE REFUND POLICY
The Northern Lights Festival has a "No Refunds" Policy. This is to ensure the festival provides the best possible experience for those attending.