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The Polaris Gala


Our prestige winner reveal event, the Polaris Gala features live musical performances from the nominated acts on the Polaris Short List.

The Polaris Prize winner is determined by an 11-member Polaris Grand Jury selected from the greater Polaris juror pool.

The Gala is held annually in September.

Tickets available now.

“I’ve Got An Academy Award, A Golden Globe, A Couple Of Junos And A Gemini Award. This Is The Only One I Ever Heard That Gives The Artist Money. It’s Real Important”
— Buffy Sainte-Marie, 2015 Winner. Photo taken by Dustin Rabin at 2015 Gala.

“Winning Polaris Is Like Getting A Valentine From The Right Boy”
— Feist, 2012 Winner. Photo by Dustin Rabin taken at 2017 Polaris Gala.

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