As a Festival Friend, you become a part of a special community who support our exciting and ambitious program!
Become a Festival Friend and you'll be granted priority access tothe best AF tickets at the best price- and you will be first in line for the world’s most exciting theatre, opera, dance, music and visual arts.
Our 2024 Festival Friends enjoy the following exclusive benefits:
Discounted adult ticket prices to select Adelaide Festival shows (limit of two discounted tickets per event)
Access to a priority booking period and the best seats in the house on shows presented by the Adelaide Festival (applicable shows only, excludes opening nights and exclusive donor and sponsor performances)
Option to exchange tickets to another performance of the same event, subject to terms and conditions
An invitation for you and a guest to our 2024 Adelaide Festival launch event
Access to special offers and discounts from our preferred hotel partners
Each 2024 Festival Friends membership is valid until 30 June 2024.
The cost of a Friends membership is $180. Transaction fees apply when purchasing tickets.
Friends are entitled to 15% discount on adult ticket prices to select Adelaide Festival presented events, limited to two (2) tickets per event.
Friends can access the best seats in the house during the priority-booking period, on events presented by the Adelaide Festival (applicable shows only, excludes opening nights and exclusive donor and sponsor performances).
Friends are entitled to exchange tickets to events presented by the Adelaide Festival. Exchanges will attract an $8.95 transaction fee per booking. Exchanges can be made by contacting Adelaide Festival (email@example.com), and are subject to the following conditions:
The performance that tickets are being exchanged from is not sold out
The performance that tickets are being exchanged into must have available capacity
Tickets can only be exchanged into a different performance of the same event (i.e., exchange from A Midsummer Night’s Dream to another performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
If the new performance selected has a higher ticket price or seating in a higher price category is chosen, the difference in cost between the original tickets and the new tickets, is payable by the Friend
There are no refunds given if cheaper tickets are selected or for failure to attend the performance
Ticket exchanges must happen in advance of the performance, and cannot be made once the performance has taken place
Festival Friend benefits vary annually at the discretion of the Adelaide Festival Corporation and are subject to change depending on the Adelaide Festival program each year.
To access Festival Friend prices and priority seating online, please log in via the Adelaide Festival website before selecting a performance. Applicable discounted prices and seating will then become available for purchase. Tickets are also available for purchase by calling Adelaide Festival on 1300 393 404 from 24 October once the full 2024 Adelaide Festival program is launched.
Festival Friends are issued a digital membership card (or sent a letter in the absence of email). Please note it is not a requirement to carry proof of membership to Adelaide Festival venues when you are attending performances.
Standard terms and conditions of sale apply to all Adelaide Festival tickets and Friends of the Festival tickets which are sold in accordance with Live Performance Australia guidelines.