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Become a Festival Friend

Be first in line for the world's best theatre, dance, music, visual arts, literature and more including 15% off your AF tickets


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You can buy tickets for all AF events:


PHONE BASS 131 246


Don't hesitate to contact BASS for any queries related to your bookings.


For $170 per membership (transaction fees apply), you can start enjoying some amazing benefits that include:
• Access the best seats in the house during the priority booking period
• Receive 15% discount on Festival ticket prices (maximum 2 per event, terms & conditions apply)
• Receive great deals at our Restaurant Partners all year round
We’d love to have you on board! Visit Friends to find out more.


Pay What You Can tickets are made available by AF for low income earners who cannot otherwise afford to attend a performance. These tickets are available at the box office
one hour before the show and are subject to availability. For more information, visit our Pay What You Can page here.
Generously supported by Philanthropic Partner The Balnaves Foundation.


We offer the following discounts and for further information, please visit Ticket Discounts:

Under 30
Under 18 Student Rush
Group Bookings

RAA members
RAA members receive discounts on selected performances. Visit our RAA page here.


Fees & Charges
AF tickets are sold through BASS and are subject to a BASS transaction fee of $8.95 per transaction. For more information visit
Refunds & Exchanges
Tickets are sold in accordance with BASS terms and conditions of sale, and in line with the Live Performance Australia guidelines ( AF will offer a refund if the performance is cancelled, rescheduled or significantly relocated. AF Friends are permitted to exchange tickets to another performance of the same event, subject to terms and conditions.
Ticket Prices
AF reserves the right to change seating reserves and pricing at any time and without notice.
Latecomer Policy
Please note that different shows have different latecomer policies – please find more information on the individual event pages.
The use of cameras, mobile phones and recording devices is strictly prohibited and will result in removal from the venue without refund.
Show warnings
AF takes great effort to provide information to audiences regarding confronting subject matter and the use of special effects (theatrical smoke, strobe lighting etc). Please be advised that at the time of publishing the guide, AF may not be aware of all specific show warnings. Please ensure you check the website for the most up-to-date information.
Ticket Resale
Tickets purchased through unauthorised resellers such as Ticketmaster Resale, eBay, Viagogo and similar organisations may be fraudulent and entry to the venue is not guaranteed.

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