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Festival Info and Covid-19

Festival Information

Covid-19 Protection Framework

By purchasing a ticket, you agree to comply with all NZ Government requirements related to Covid-19, including a valid My Vaccine Pass and Photo ID. Click here to find out more about the current Covid-19 protocols around attending events in Red Light Setting.

Cancellation and Postponment

For any cancelled or postponed ticketed shows, all ticket holders will be contacted directly via email by Ticketek, who will provide options around re booking or refunding.

How to Book?

Phone bookings: Phone Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, Tauranga (07) 577 7188 or 0800 TICKETEK (842 538).

Baycourt box office: Baycourt will be open Monday to Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm, Friday Saturday 9am and 1 hour before performances.

Internet bookings: Go to Ticketek for all online bookings.

General admission: If the phrase 'general admission' is used, there are no specific seats allocated. Tickets are issued according to the venue capacity, you select your own seat after admission.

Day passes for Escape weekend: You can purchase day passes for Escape. These are valid for all sessions for the date purchased over the Escape weekend. Note Te Radar Telling Tales is not included in the Sunday Day pass


All of our venues are wheelchair accessible.

Addison Theatre, Baycourt has a limited number of hearing loops available, but there are no hearing loops in X Space yet.

For any questions or to arrange specific accessibility needs, please contact the Festival Team by emailing info@taurangafestival.co.nz or phone Nikki on 0211645372