Fees and registration

FAC Oktoberfest International Dance and Music Weekend
October 6–9, 2017

Fees for Oktoberfest 2017

Individual workshops and evening parties (pre-registration not required)

$20 each (no FAC discounts)

Full-time registration fees for lodging, meals, and activities

3 to 4 persons per room:
Adults aged 25 and over... $365 (FAC members... $355)
Teens and young adults aged 13–24... $300 (FAC members... $290)
Children aged 7–12... $200
Children aged 2–6... $125
Children aged 0–1... no charge
2 persons per room (a limited number of double rooms are offered; at this writing, there is a waiting list):
Adults aged 25 and over... $425 (FAC members... $415)

Full-time registration fees for meals and activities only

Adults aged 25 and over... $290 (FAC members... $280)
Teens and young adults aged 13–24... $250 (FAC members... $240)
Children aged 7–12... $100
Children aged 2–6... $50
Children aged 0–1... no charge

Part-time (single-day, Saturday or Sunday) registration fees for meals and activities

Adults aged 25 and over... $150 (FAC members... $145)
Teens and young adults aged 13–24... $125 (FAC members... $115)
Children aged 7–12... $60
Children aged 2–6... $30
Children aged 0–1... no charge

Registration fees for individual meals, parties, and workshops (included in full-time and single-day prices above)

Saturday or Sunday lunch... $12
Children aged 2–12, Saturday or Sunday lunch... $9
Saturday dinner... $17
Children aged 2–12, Saturday dinner... $13
Sunday dinner... $21
Children aged 2–12, Sunday dinner... $16
Dance party... $20 each
Dance workshop... $20 each
Jodeling workshop... $10
Culture Corner... $10

NEW THIS YEAR: Guided outdoor activities

Hulbert Outdoor Center is offering a two-hour guided nature hike on Saturday and a two-hour guided canoe tour of Lake Morey on Sunday. If you are interested in either of these, please sign up on the Full-time Registration Form, as spaces are limited and are filling fast!

Registration

See the online Full-time Registration Form for full-time lodging, meals, and activities or for meals and activities only. The deadline for registration and receipt of full payment is Thursday, October 5, 2017.

If you plan to attend for only a single day or less, see the online Part-time Registration Form for meals and activities.

Registration that includes meals is needed by September 29. All payments are due by Thursday, October 5. Advance registration is not needed for individual workshops or parties ($20 each).

The online Registration Forms offer the option for paying by check or by PayPal (with your PayPal account or with a credit card). Checks are preferred for all payments, and should be made payable to “Folk Arts Center of New England” and mailed to:

Folk Arts Center
10 Franklin St
Stoneham MA 02180-1862

Cancellation policy: For cancellations prior to September 29, all fees will be refunded, less a $35 processing charge. After September 29, fees will be refunded, less a $35 processing charge, only if we are able to fill your space.

Consider becoming an FAC member!

Before you register, join the Folk Arts Center ($30 per young adult aged 21–29; $50 per adult aged 30 and up; $90 per family) and save $10 on the registration fee per young adult, adult, or teen camper. Your membership will be good through the following year.

Work exchange

A few camper slots were available offering a $100 discount in exchange for work at the admission table, sweeping, and other jobs. At this writing, all of these positions have been filled for this year’s Oktoberfest.

Conny Taylor Oktoberfest Scholarship

In memory of Conny Taylor (1921–2006), co-founder of Oktoberfest and of FAC, the Conny Taylor Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to dancers or musicians of any age who demonstrate motivation and have a financial need. The scholarship may cover half or all of the cost of full-time lodging, meals, and activities at Oktoberfest. For complete information, download the Scholarship Application Form. Applications must be received by Friday, September 22, 2017; the selected applicants are notified by Friday, September 29. Donations to the Scholarship Fund are welcome.