Get involved with Vancouver’s largest summer Shakespeare Festival through any of our unique opportunities suitable for businesses of any size!
Partner with Bard on the Beach this summer and standout as a leader in the cultural community. All corporate donations to the Festival are eligible for a charitable tax receipt while donations of $500 or more are acknowledged in our House Program and on our website.
This season we are looking for environmentally-minded partners for the Greening of Bard, a new multi-year project which will restore and enhance our festival grounds in idyllic Vanier Park. In addition to the above recognition, businesses who contribute $500 or more to the project will have their names printed on garden plaques set in planters located in the Bard Village in recognition of their gift.
Broaden your profile and reap the benefits of Bard’s unique sponsorship opportunities. With many levels of commitment and a diverse spread of benefits tailored to your individual needs and interests, Bard’s sponsorship properties are an effective part of a diversified marketing plan.
Sponsors’ benefits include distinct client hosting opportunities, complimentary tickets and a variety of audience engagement streams.
With Bard’s concentrated, four-month repertory schedule, a Production Sponsorship gives you the
best market exposure for dollar value. Our high quality productions span a variety of topics which
are sure to hit home with many audiences.
Bard’s Official Product Sponsors contribute to the success of the Festival by supplying items from
their fields of expertise. From beverages and snacks for our audiences to vehicles that keep us
moving to the very fences that surround our festival grounds, Product Sponsors provide us with all
In addition to our renowned productions, Bard on the Beach is proud to offer a variety of education
programs throughout the year. Bard goes beyond the stage through our in-school Bard in the
Classroom education programs, our on-site Young Shakespeareans Workshops, Bard Explored
Series and nightly In a Nutshell talks. Sponsors may also wish to support new talent on the Bard
stages through our Emerging Artists and Guest Artists programs.
Our unique Design Sponsorships allow you to interact with the Festival on a more intimate level
and afford you the opportunity to be part of the action behind the scenes. Our sponsors may
choose to support any of our technical theatre disciplines including Set, Costume, Lighting, Sound
or Prop design, dependent on availability.
Bard’s Vanier Park location plays host to a number of events throughout the season. Event
sponsors receive recognition at their sponsored event and access to some of our most loyal
supporters in addition to other benefits.
Our entry-level sponsorship provides you with a unique opportunity to meet and mingle with clients
and staff away from the office. Situated in Vanier Park on the banks of English Bay and False
Creek and looking out towards the North Shore mountains, Bard on the Beach is the perfect setting
for client hosting and staff appreciation events.