The Perfect Present: The Gift of Stratford

Sometimes it’s a challenge to find the perfect item for everyone on your list. Why not give them a Festival gift certificate and let them open up a present full of possibility?


Here are our top five reasons to give someone a Festival gift certificate:

#1: Choice – and lots of it!
Festival gift certificates come in any denomination, giving complete freedom on how your dollars can be spent. You can even purchase a gift certificate online and have it delivered straight to your home! For guaranteed holiday delivery by standard mail, please order by December 12. You may also purchase in person at the Festival Box Office until December 24 at 2 p.m.

#2: Experience the ‘Madness’ of 2014’s season
With a gift certificate, you can give the theatre lovers on your list their own special piece of our next season. With shows like Crazy for YouA Midsummer Night’s Dreamand Alice through the Looking-Glass, your loved one will be brimming with excitement at the thought of planning their next trip to the theatre! Click here for our entire 2014 Madness: Minds Pushed to the Edge season playbill.

#3: You’ll be able to give back with this gift
Did you know our gift certificates can even be used to purchase a Festival Membership? Donating to the Festival on another person’s behalf shows how much you care – both for them and for world-class theatre! It’s a splendid way to acknowledge that special someone who has touched your life.

#4: Give the gift of exploration
At the Stratford Festival, we operate four different guided tours to give you a taste of life at the theatre. Buy your loved one a gift certificate and they can use it to spend a fun day touring the iconic Festival Theatre, our costume and props warehouse, intriguing archives, or beautiful gardens.

#5: Memories for keeps
Shop anytime at our online Theatre Store and use a gift certificate to purchase any item in stock! You’ll find perfect mementos and goodies to complement your theatre-going experience.

Finish checking off your holiday shopping list with these lovely items that we’ve specially hand picked from The Theatre Store!

Costume ornaments
This is the perfect gift that allows the theatre enthusiast in your life to preserve the memory of a favourite performance. Each unique glass ornament contains actual fabrics and trims gathered from our Costume Wardrobe workshop from productions like Fiddler on the Roof and Tommy.

Stuffed white swan
Purchase this adorable Webkinz white swan for your child, grandchild, niece, or nephew. They’re bound to get along swimmingly! Friendly and loveable, each one carries a secret code and invitation to a virtual world of online fun and adventure at

Celebrate sixty years of theatre on the thrust stage designed by Tanya Moiseiwitsch. This beautiful glass water globe features a pair of actors on the famous Festival stage, and makes a splendid keepsake for any theatre lover. Every time you shake the globe, the ‘spotlights’ come on in the form of gold glitter –mimicking the performance lights that play over the stage.

Order your keepsakes online at!

While online you can also buy your gift certificates in any denomination a or contact our Box Office at 1.800.567.1600. For guaranteed holiday delivery by standard mail, please order by December 12, or purchase in person at the Festival Box Office until December 24 at 2 p.m.


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