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Festival Info

Festival Information

The 2019 Festival programme will be launched on Thursday 8 August 2019.

How to Book

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

Baycourt box office: Baycourt will be open Monday to Thursday 8.45am - 5.30pm, Friday 8.45am - 5.00pm, Saturday 9am - 1.00pm and 1 hour before performances.

Internet bookings: Go to Ticketek.co.nz for all online bookings.*Booking fees apply.

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 writers sessions: You can purchase day passes for writers sessions at Ticketek.co.nz. These are valid for all sessions for the date purchased.

TECT Earlybird

TECT consumers are entitled to a 20% discount on the first two tickets purchased to any Arts Festival show in the Earlybird period. Simply present your TECT concession card at Baycourt when purchasing tickets at the box office. Does not apply to phone or internet bookings, vouchers or door sales.


All of our venues are wheelchair accessible.

Baycourt's Addison Theatre 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 office by emailing info@taurangafestival.co.nz or phone (07) 928 6213.