Tickets & Booking

Tickets are subject to availability. Service fees are per ticket and apply to all bookings.

How to Book | Special Offers | How to Pay | Fees & Charges | Important Information

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HOW TO BOOK

NELSON SHOWS

ONLINE
From individual show pages
or at ticketdirect.co.nz

Theatre Royal
03 548 3840 ext. 1
78 Rutherford Street, Nelson
Mon – Fri, 10am – 4pm
Open one hour prior to performances in the Theatre Royal.

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
48 Nile Street, Nelson
Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm
Open one hour prior to performances in NCMA.

Richmond Mall Information Desk
Mon – Wed & Fri, 9am – 5pm
Thu, 9am – 7.30pm
Sat, 9am – 4.30pm
Sun, 9am – 3.30pm

i-SITES in Nelson, Motueka, Blenheim & Picton

TICKETDIRECT
0800 224 224
Mon – Sat, 9am – 5.30pm
Tickets booked over the phone can be couriered for an additional fee.

BLENHEIM SHOWS

ONLINE
From individual show pages
or at asbtheatre.com

ASB Theatre Marlborough
0800 842 538
book@mctt.co.nz
2 Hutcheson Street, Blenheim
Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm,
Sat 10am – 1pm
Open one hour prior to performances in the ASB Theatre Marlborough.

The Theatre Royal Nelson

DURING THE FESTIVAL

Door Sales
Door sales are only available for shows not already sold out.

If not sold out, tickets will be on sale at the venue one hour prior to the performance for events held at the Theatre Royal Nelson, Founders Heritage Park, Nelson Centre of Musical Arts and ASB Theatre Marlborough, and 30 minutes prior to performance for other venues.

Festival Box Office - Founders Heritage Park
Will be open one hour prior to performances in the Park.

Nelson Arts Festival Box Office outside Founders Heritage Park, Nelson

SPECIAL OFFERS

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT

Early Bird discount prices have finished for the year. The last day was Saturday 31 August. There are still other great offers though - Festival Lovers' Pack, Group Bookings and Pukapuka Passes.

FESTIVAL LOVERS’ PACK

$260 (plus TicketDirect service fee)

For serious Festival Fans! Get tickets to six shows and pay only one set of TicketDirect service fees, giving savings of up to $50. Limited availability, so be quick as shows will sell out!

Available only in person at Theatre Royal Nelson. Does not include tickets to shows in the ASB Theatre Marlborough.

GROUP BOOKINGS

For many shows, groups of six or more people qualify for a discount price, as listed on the relevant show pages.

PUKAPUKA PASSES

for PAGE & BLACKMORE PUKAPUKA TALKS

5 for $50 or all 11 for $100
(plus TicketDirect service fee)

These offers:

  • Can only be purchased at Theatre Royal Nelson
  • Can be used for group bookings
  • Include the Thinking Brunches, but NOT the meals.

STUDENT STAND-BY

For Nelson shows only

$10 for shows
$5 for Pukapuka Talks
(plus TicketDirect service fee)

For valid student ID cardholders only, last-minute stand-by tickets, when available, can be purchased 30 minutes before the start of a show. Go to the Box Office with your student ID card to purchase your ticket.

HOW TO PAY

Fees apply for credit card purchases.

Theatre Royal Nelson, Nelson Centre of Musical Arts, ASB Theatre Marlborough, i-SITEs & Festival Box Office
Cash, EFTPOS or credit card.

Online & phone
Credit or debit card.

FEES & CHARGES

TICKETING SERVICE FEES

Online Purchases
$1.50 per ticket

Box Office Purchases
$2.50 per ticket

Phone Purchases
$3.50 per ticket*

*This fee does not apply to phone bookings through the Theatre Royal Nelson.

 

DELIVERY CHARGES
FOR NELSON SHOWS

Online Print Your Own (PYO)
Free

Online – Pick Up Fee
$5 per transaction

Courier Delivery
$7 per transaction

Rural Courier Delivery
$10 per transaction

DELIVERY CHARGES
FOR BLENHEIM SHOWS

Town Delivery
$6 per transaction

Rural Delivery
$9 per transaction

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

TICKET PRICES

Ticket prices include GST but do not include TicketDirect or Ticketek service fees or credit card fees.

GENERAL ADMISSION (GA)

All venues, except Theatre Royal Nelson, Nelson Centre of Musical Arts and ASB Theatre Marlborough, have GA (General Admission) seating. This means they do not have allocated seating. Please arrive in good time.

EXCHANGES & REFUNDS

Once tickets have been purchased we are not able to refund them, except under the Fair Trading Act and Consumer Guarantees Act.

SENIOR

The age to qualify for the Senior price is 65 years old.

LATECOMERS

We reserve the right to admit latecomers only at a suitable point in a performance. If there is no suitable point, latecomers may not be permitted to enter. Latecomers are not entitled to a refund or transfer.

DEVICES

The use of mobile telephones or other similar devices is not permitted during shows. The use of cameras or other recording devices is strictly prohibited.

ACCESSIBILITY

All Festival venues are physically accessible.

If you have access requirements, please contact:

NELSON: Theatre Royal, 03 548 3840
tickets@theatreroyalnelson.co.nz

BLENHEIM: ASB Theatre Marlborough, 03 520 8558.

DISCLAIMER

At the time of printing the Festival brochure, every effort was made to ensure that details were correct. However, some changes may occur after publication. This website will have the latest information.

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