North West Photo Fest 2017 will take place August 11 to August 13, 2017 in Kitimat, BC.
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The North West Photo Fest opening reception will be held at the Kitimat Museum & Archives on Friday. August 11. 2017 at 7:30 pm. No tickets required.
The seminars and workshops are held at Riverlodge Recreation Centre during the day on Saturday August 12. Festival admission is $75 for adults through Eventbrite or in cash or cheque at the Kitimat Museum & Archives; $40 for students with valid identification.
The barbecue at Minette Bay Lodge beginning at 7:30 pm, Saturday August 12 is open to Festival attendees, plus their guests, on purchase of a $10 ticket for each person. Attendance is limited.
Third Annual North West Photo Fest
Exhibition: August 11 – September 30, 2017
Call for Entry Form Here (pdf)
Riverlodge Seminars and Workshops August 12, 2017
Join us Saturday, August 12 for a full day of exciting and fun workshops and seminars, including talks by our special guests.
So you don’t have to leave Riverlodge, Save-on-Foods will be be providing lunch for the Lunch ‘n’ Learn.
Photofest Program 2017 (pdf)
Workshops and Photowalks
For 2017 all workshops are included in the price of your festival ticket.
The Astrophotography workshop will take place when it is dark during the night August 12 – August 13. (possibly on the night of August 11 to August 12 if the forecast for Saturday night is unfavourable.)
Photo workshops and photo walks will take place simultaneously based on skill level and interest in Kitimat and at Lakelse Lake on the morning of Sunday August 13. Space in each event is limited. There will be bird and wildlife photography in Kitimat and Kitamaat Village and nature photo walks in Kitimat and at Lakelse Lake.
To attend the Astrophotography workshop,
the basketball photography workshop or the photowalks, you must have a valid Festival ticket in addition to the ticket for those events, since the numbers for each workshop are limited. The basketball workshop has been cancelled.
People from out of town who wish to attend North West Photo Fest can take advantage of a special rate of $79 a night at
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham in Kitimat. For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org and to reserve call the hotel at 778-631-0044 and ask for the North West Photo Fest rate.