2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival Ticket and Passes Information.

FGLF 2017 Tickets Guide

Hear ye, Hear ye … the 2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival Box Office will open on December 8, 2016

This is your guide to the passes and tickets available for the 110 events that will take place from January 11-15, 2017.

2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival Tickets and Passes Guide.

View: 2017 Festival Programme

View: 2017 Children’s Programme


Tickets & Passes:

Festival events can be accessed using (1) Event Tickets, (2) Festival Passes or (3) Day Passes. Each event (view 2017 programme) indicates the type of ticket or pass you can use to gain access.

Tickets and Passes will be made available online on Dec 8, 2016 at:

  • MyDeal.lk

You will also be able to purchase and collect your tickets and passes on Dec 8, 2016 at:

  • Mydeal.lk Showroom, No.740, Galle Road, Colombo 4 (Bambalapitiya Junction).
  • 25, Leyn Bahn Street, Galle Fort, Galle.

The Festival Pass

2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival Pass.

Festival Pass gives you access to 33 events during the the festival from January 11-15, 2017. With this single pass you can access 9 events on Thursday, January 12 (Day 2), 11 events on Friday, January 13 (Day 3), 10 events on Saturday, January 14 (Day 4) and 3 events on Sunday, January 15 (Day 5).

Cost: Rs.12,000

Box Office Opens Dec 8th 2016


The Day Pass

2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival Day Pass.

The Day Pass gives you access to events taking place on Day 3 (Friday, January 13 2017) and Day 4 (Saturday, January 14 2017). Friday’s Day Pass gives you access to 11 events and Saturday’s Day Pass gives you access to 10 events.

Cost: Rs.4,000

Box Office Opens Dec 8th 2016


Event Tickets

2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival Event Tickets.

An Event Ticket gives you access to a single event only. In addition to the 33 events that can ALSO be accessed with a Festival Pass or a Day Pass, there are an additional 59 events that can ONLY be accessed with an Event Ticket.

Cost: Varies by Event

Box Office Opens Dec 8th 2016


Children’s Programme Ticket

2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival Children's Programme Tickets

A Children’s Programme Ticket covers an entire day (9am – 4pm) of activities and events hosted by festival participants, which include story telling, art, music, poetry, theater and even magic! The Saturday Ticket gives your child access to 6 events which includes refreshments and lunch. The Sunday Ticket gives your child access to 4 events which includes refreshments and lunch.

Cost: Rs.3,000 (Saturday) / Rs.2,500 (Sunday)

Box Office Opens Dec 8th 2016


What to Buy

The most common practice is to purchase either a Festival Pass (if you are attending the entire Festival) or a Day Pass (if you are attending an entire day only … please note that Day Passes are only available for Day 3 and 4), and select the Event Tickets for individual events not covered by the pass that you want to attend.

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