Festival Passes

See more of MWF for less. 2020 Passes on sale now.

Hungry for more MWF? Our 2020 Festival Passes are available now. With great savings on individual ticket prices, there’s no better way to experience the best of the Festival.

New in 2020

When the program is launched in 2020, Pass holders can ‘top up’ their Passes to add highlight sessions.

Festival Passes can also be used to purchase more than one ticket to an individual session, so you can bring a friend (or your entire book club).


Buy a Festival Pass

Available for 5 or 10 sessions, a Festival Pass is the best way to see more MWF for less. Simply purchase your Festival Pass now, then use your Pass number to secure your seat at your favourite sessions when tickets go on sale in 2020.

10 PASS

$189/$169
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5 PASS

$99/$89
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The next Melbourne Writers Festival is on from 7–16 August 2020. The full program will be announced on 24 June 2020. Sign up to the MWF eNews to be the first to know when tickets go on sale.


Give the Gift of MWF

An MWF Gift Voucher is the perfect gift for the literature lover in your life.


For Terms and Conditions of Pass sale, click here.