Taranaki International Arts Festival

Ticket info

General admission
If the phrase ‘General Admission (GA) is used, specific seats are not allocated. Tickets are issued according to the venue capacity and patrons select their own seats after admission to the venue. Seating is on a ‘first come, first served’ basis so we recommend you arrive early.

Online bookings 
Select the show you wish to attend on this website and click on the ‘BUY TICKETS’ link to make your online booking. You will be redirected through to the Ticketek website to complete the purchase. Service and credit card fees apply.

Counter sales
Bookings can be made through the Ticketek Box Office at the TSB Showplace, 92-100 Devon Street, New Plymouth, or at any Ticketek outlet nationwide. The New Plymouth Box Office is open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm and Saturday 10am – 1pm. Service and credit card fees apply.

Special pricing offers forFriends of the Festival
Friends of the Festival are eligible for a 10% discount on two tickets per show (excluding the Festival Gem, upon presentation of a 2017 Friend of the Festival membership card). These discounts are only available for premium seating and are also available with online and phone bookings. Please use the unique code number from the Friends card to access this discount.

The majority of performances include an interval, approximately midway through the performance. These generally last approximately 20 minutes and provide the opportunity for you to stretch your legs, visit the bathrooms, purchase a drink/snack.

The Arts Festival Taranaki Trust reserves the right to alter without notice any advertised schedule of artists, events or programmes. Tickets are subject to availability and issued according to best available at the time of purchase. Tickets are non-transferable between events and there will be no refunds or exchanges on completed bookings. Latecomers may be excluded from a show or admitted only at a suitable point in the performance. Latecomers will not be entitled to a transfer or a refund. If a show is cancelled, the ticket price will be refunded by Ticketmaster to those who purchased over the counter, online or by phone. No refunds or exchanges on ticket price or service fee except required by law. General Admission tickets cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.

Please click here to view the Conditions of Entry.