Buying Tickets

How to Book

All tickets for the Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival can be purchased at: or

Note: Tickets are subject to availability, credit card fees apply and some service fees may also apply. Please book your tickets carefully as there will be no refunds or exchanges provided. For terms and conditions and more information please visit

Book Online

All tickets for the Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival can be booked via our events page at* or

Book in Person

Tickets for the Opera House can be purchased in person at Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre's new box office - now located in the Hastings i-SITE at 319 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings 4122

Box Office locations

Tickets for all performances at Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events Centre and Napier Municipal can be purchased in person at their Box Office locations:

Hastings i-SITE Municipal Buildings, Heretaunga Street East, Hastings, 

Napier Municipal Theatre, 119 Tennyson Street, Napier.

Tickets for other venues can also be purchased in person at Hastings i-SITE and Havelock North i-SITE.

Book by Phone

Tickets for all performances at Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts & Events can be purchased over the phone:

Toitoi – Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre 06 871 5289

Tickets for all other performances can be purchased over the phone:

Hastings i-SITE 06 873 5526

Havelock North i-SITE 06 877 9600

Eventfinda Phone Sales – 0800 289 849

Door Sales

Tickets may be available on the day of the performance at the relevant venue box office one hour before the performance, unless sold out prior.

Festival for Free Club

For the chance to access free tickets for most performances, please sign up for the Festival for Free Club.  These tickets will be released throughout October and will be available on a first come first served basis. Please sign up on the homepage for this. 

Important Information

Tickets may be sold by a variety of ticketing agents. Booking or service fees and processing charges may apply.

Information in this programme is correct at the time of printing. The Festival reserves the right to alter without notice any events, programmes and artists. Ticket prices include GST. All sales are final and there are NO refunds or exchanges, except as required by law. All ticket purchases are subject to availability and the best seats at the time of purchase.

If you have any queries or ticketing issues, please contact the Festival office on 06 651 2487 or email


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