To purchase tickets, head to our What’s On page and simply click the Buy Tickets button on the event page and follow the prompts.

You will be given an option to keep shopping for multiple events or to complete the checkout process.

You can also click on the cart icon in the top right of your screen from any page on the website to begin the checkout process. You will be required to register or log in if you have an existing account with us.

Please ensure your billing address is up to date as card payments are verified against this address.

Once your order is complete, you will receive a confirmation email of your booking – this is your e-ticket. Use your smart phone to show the confirmation email to venue staff for door scanning at performances on arrival. Alternatively, you can arrange to pick up hard tickets at the Darwin Festival Box Office at Festival Park ahead of time.

For more information on e-ticketing, check our FAQs.

Box Office

Our Box Offices are now closed for the 2021 festival!


Our Box Office call centre is now closed!

For general enquiries, please contact us on 08 8943 4200.

Darwin Entertainment Centre

For tickets to events at Darwin Entertainment Centre, you can buy tickets from the Darwin Festival website or at
You can buy tickets to events at Darwin via email to or by phoning 08 8980 333 Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.

You can also buy directly from their box office one hour prior to the performance.

Access Bookings are processed through Darwin Entertainment Centre’s Box Office.
Transaction fees will apply for online, phone and in person sales.

Ticket collection


When you order your tickets online, over the phone or at our Box Office counter, you will receive an email confirmation of your booking – this is your e-ticket.

Use your smart phone to show the confirmation email to venue staff for door scanning at performances. Alternatively, you can arrange to pick up hard tickets at our Festival Park Box Office ahead of time.

Find out more about e-ticketing in our FAQs.


Darwin Festival does not offer ticket postage. If for any reason you are not able to receive an email confirmation to use as your ticket please get in touch with us on 08 8943 2222 or and we can arrange pick up at our Festival Park Box Office prior to the event.

Ticket concessions

Concession tickets are available for the following:

  • Full-time students
  • Children (12) twelve years and under
  • Pensioner and carer concession card holders including Concession Scheme Card
  • Health Care Card holders
  • Seniors Card holders
  • BasicsCard holders
  • Companion Card holders
  • Australian Defence Force personnel
  • International defence force personnel

Proof of concession must be produced to obtain the concession price. Concessions are only available where advertised.

Entry is free for children (2) two years and under (subject to advertised age restrictions).
Entry is free for 12 years and under to the National Indigenous Music Awards.

Terms and conditions

Ticket sales through the Darwin Festival website, call centre or in person at Box Offices attract a $4.00 (inc. GST) transaction fee. Gift voucher purchases, merchandise purchases and donations undertaken separately outside of ticket purchases do not attract transaction fees.

Tickets to Darwin Festival events purchased from third-party ticket providers may attract a transaction fee for online, phone and in person sales.

Ticket-buyers are advised to carefully read the special conditions advertised and on the web page for their selected performances during purchasing to avoid disappointment.

Darwin Festival undertakes ticket sales in compliance with the Live Performance Australia Ticketing Code of Practice and Australian Consumer Law.

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