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Tempe Center for the Arts offers an in-house ticketing and box office system, concessions for public performances, a variety of marketing opportunities and front of house patron services.


Ticketing
 

Tempe Center for the Arts is the sole and exclusive ticket agent for all events held at the venue. With our in-house ticketing system, all events, including free events, are ticketed using bar coded tickets. Listed below are some of the frequently asked questions regarding ticketing at Tempe Center for the Arts.

EVENTS WITH ADMISSION FEE

The TCA box office provides all ticketing services for events. The box office can accommodate various ticketing options including discount codes, pricing tiers and consignment tickets for distribution, as desired.  Tickets are available to patrons online, in person and by phone. Fees (generally paid by the patron) range from $1 to $3 per ticket.

 
FREE EVENTS

Events without an admission fee may be required to print free tickets to account for room
capacity. Free tickets may be distributed by the client ahead of an event or on the day of the
event. The ticket printing fee is $0.20 per ticket.

Click here to download our ticketing policy.


TCA Services, Concessions & Merchandise 

 SERVICES

Tempe Center for the Arts provides a variety of accessible services and accommodations including, but not limited to:  accessible parking, accessible/family restrooms, ASL signed performances, listening devices, audio description, braille print programs, and large print programs. Additional services can be provided with proper advanced notice by contacting the Patron and Client Services Manager at 480-350-2883.

Accessible seating is available on all levels of the theater, studio and lobby areas.

The elevator is located on the west end of the lobby and serves all three patron levels.

Coat Check is available at the west end of the lobby at no charge. Management assumes no responsibility for lost or stolen items.

Restrooms are located on the first and second levels and are accessible to patrons with disabilities. Infant changing stations are available in the family restrooms.

First aid is located south of the box office at the top of the ramp. Please see an usher for assistance.

Food and beverages are available in the concessions area through intermission.

Lost and found: for assistance, see an usher or call (480) 350-2883 on the following business day.

 

CONCESSIONS AND CATERING
The lobby lounge is open for bar and snack services for most public performances. Selections include wines, craft beers, cocktails and sodas along with chips and candy. Catering services are available from the TCA’s exclusive catering partners for social events or large backstage food service needs.
 

 MERCHANDISE
Merchandise may be sold in conjunction with performances provided the seller has secured a State of Arizona sales tax license with a city of Tempe endorsement and settles with the TCA at the end of the event. The TCA charge a 10% commission on net sales. Non-profit organizations do not require a sales tax license.

 

 MARKETING
In addition to your own event marketing, TCA can help increase visibility through our website, bi-weekly email newsletter, event brochures and posters and social media networks.



Questions?  
Please contact:

Seth Willey
Director of Business Development
(480) 350-2814
seth_willey@tempe.gov