Public sales open on 28 June!
Where can I buy tickets?
- Tickets for most shows are available through Dash
- Shows at the Aurora Centre,
CBS Canterbury Arena, and Chamber
Music New Zealand shows at the Transitional Cathedral are ticketed
- Tickets to Christchurch Symphony Orchestra performances are
available via their website.
Each of the ticketing agencies
listed above will charge their
own transaction fees, you can save money by booking for multiple
shows in one purchase with the individual agency.
0800 327 484
Dash Tickets are sold through Christchurch City Council Service
Click here to see
the full list of locations.
0800 TICKETEK (0800 842 538)
Ticketek NZ is selling tickets for performances at the Aurora
Centre, CBS Canterbury Arena and all Chamber Music New Zealand
concerts at the Transitional Cathedral.
Click here to see the full list of Ticketek locations.
A booking fee of $2.00-$3.50 per ticket applies to all
Christchurch Arts Festival shows and is in addition to the
advertised ticket price.
Dash Tickets: a maximum of 20 tickets can be booked to one show
in one transaction. Booking fees are charged at $2.50 per ticket
with a cap of $10 per transaction.
Ticketek: a maximum of 10 tickets per show can booked online in
one transaction. Larger bookings can be made by phone. Booking fees
are charged at $2.00 per ticket with a cap of $10 per show.
Ticket prices include GST. General Admission events do not
allocated seating. Door sales are
only as available and we
recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. The use of mobile
telephones or similar devices is not permitted during the shows.
The use of cameras or other recording devices is strictly
prohibited. We reserve the right to admit latecomers at a suitable
point in the performance. If there is no suitable point,
latecomers may not be permitted entrance.
The Christchurch Arts Festival reluctantly reserves the right to
change the schedule by amending dates or replacing shows or
artists. Any changes will be advertised on the Festival website and
in The Press. There are no exchanges or refunds on ticket price or
service fees except as required by law or in the event that a show
is cancelled. Transaction fees are not refundable. Tickets are
non-transferable between events. No refunds or exchanges on lost or
Door Sales are subject to availability. Any Door Sales will be
available to purchase at the venue from 60 minutes prior to the
start of the performance. You may purchase with Cash, EFTPOS, Visa
STUDENT AND CHILD PRICES
Where applicable, student prices will be available to those who
are enrolled in education at tertiary level and below. Tertiary
students and senior secondary students may be asked to present
valid student ID when purchasing tickets and on entrance to the
show. A child is classified as those aged 17 years and under.
Please check the venues page for specific disabled access
In the unlikely event of a show cancellation, information will
be posted to our news section.
Friends of the Festival membership entitles you to a
preferential booking period. Click here for
details of benefits and becoming a Friend.