Tickets and Passes

Tickets and Passes

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The online ticket shop is open. Those wishing to make a gift can buy a voucher on our online merchandising shop

On this page you will find all information about tickets and passes, box office hours and useful tips regarding the Festival's screenings. 

For further information, please contact info@locarnofestival.ch.

Tickets

Tickets for daytime screenings in theaters
CHF 17
Only to be bought at the box office

Tickets for evenings screenings in Piazza Grande with one film
CHF 25 (CHF 27 online sale

Tickets for evening screenings in Piazza Grande with two films
CHF 35 (CHF 37 online sale)

Tickets for the second screening in Piazza Grande
CHF 17 (CHF 18 online sale

Seat reservation in Piazza Grande
+ CHF 17 (combined with any ticket or pass, max 6 seats)

 

Daily Passes

General Daily Pass
CHF 49 (CHF 53 on days with double screening on Piazza Grande, online sale CHF 52 and 56)

Student and Trainee Daily Pass (up to 30 years of age)
CHF 27 (CHF 32 on days with double screening on Piazza Grande).
Only to be bought at the box office.

Daily Passes can be purchased by 6 PM of the same day the latest.


 

Passes

Advanced season tickets must be ordered by 6 PM on July 23. 
Sale of season tickets will continue from July 30 starting 9 AM at the main box offices in Piazza Grande.

Festival season ticket
CHF 330 (online sale)
Allows admission to all official screenings at the Festival.
Non-transferable card with photo.
Starting from Monday August 6, 2018, the Festival season ticket will be available for CHF 240. 

Students and trainees (under 30)
CHF 110 (online sale)
Allows admission to all official screenings at the Festival.
Non-transferable card with photo.
Documentation proving current registration at school or university must be supplied with the application.

Over 64
CHF 220 (online sale)
Allows admission to all official screenings at the Festival.
Non-transferable card with photo.

Piazza Grande Pass 
CHF 250 (online sale)
Allows admission to all Piazza Grande screenings.
Non-transferable card with photo.

Amici del Festival
CHF 490 (online sale)
Allows admission to all official screenings at the Festival.
Non-transferable card with photo.
It entitles holder to admission to the reserved seating area of the Piazza Grande.
“Friends of the Festival” also receive the official Festival catalogue, and an invitation to the official opening reception. 
Starting from August 6, 2018, the Amici del Festival pass will be available for CHF 350. 

 

 

Combined Tickets

Locarno Premium Movie Ticket
CHF 1600 (online sale)
Book of 11 tickets (one for each day) for distribution to individual clients, partners and co-workers. Each ticket allows admission to all official screenings of the day and entitles the bearer to entry to the exclusive reserved seating area in Piazza Grande. Each ticket includes two drinks vouchers to be consumed at any of our affiliated bars. 

CHF 160 (not available for regular purchase, please contact ticketing@locarnofestival.ch)
Single ticket. Allows admission to all official screenings of the day and entitles the bearer to entry to the exclusive Premium area in Piazza Grande. The ticket includes two drinks vouchers to be consumed at the Bar Magnolia @ Spazio RSI.
 

Locarno Movie Night Ticket (not available for online purchase, please contact ticketing@locarnofestival.ch or buy it at the Piazza Grande's box offices during the Festival)
CHF 30 for evening screenings in Piazza Grande with one film
CHF 40 for evening screenings in Piazza Grande with two films
Ticket for the Piazza Grande evening screening + 2 drink voucher, to be consumed at any of our affiliated bars.

 

Box Office

Box Office Opening Hours

Piazza Grande From To
30.7.2018 9 AM 6 PM
31.7.2018 9 AM   10 PM
1.8.2018 - 11.8.2018 9 AM 10 PM

Box offices at La Sala, Palexpo (FEVI) and L'altra Sala open 1 hour before each screening.
Other theaters: 30 minutes before screenings. 




Advance sales

Tickets for evening screenings on the Piazza Grande and daily passes will be available both on our website, and at all Ticket Corner Centers. 

Info: 0900 800 800 (CHF 1.19/min).


 

Piazza Grande, even in case of rain is an experience to try at least once in your life!

Piazza Grande

General informations

Every night 9.30 PM screening in Piazza Grande and Palexpo (FEVI).
Saturday August 11, prize giving ceremony 9 PM, followed by screening. 

In case of rain: Free Transportation (PardoBus 1) from Piazza Grande (Locarno Post Office) to the Palexpo (FEVI).
The use of umbrellas is prohibited during screenings.

Piazza Grande and theaters: admission subject to availability of seats. Seats are not guaranteed, please arrive early. If the maximum capacity of Piazza Grande has been reached, please go to the Palexpo (FEVI). It is prohibited to reserve seats with objects.
Tickets are not refundable.

 

Security

The Piazza Grande is closed between 7.30 PM and 8 PM due to routine inspections. For security reasons, the Locarno Festival will have the right to carry out security checks.

Strollers are not allowed to access or transit Piazza Grande.
A delimited area for wheelchairs and/or for severely disabled people with mobility problems is accessible on the right side of the main entrance (ask the staff or call 091 756 21 21).

The listed items are not allowed in the Piazza Grande and movie theaters.

Those objects must be deposited at the “Container Lost & Found” in Piazza Grande or at the entrance desks of the venues. Alternatively, they can also be deposited near the entrances.

Those objects must be provided with a ticket in order for the audience to collect eventual items until maximum 30 minutes after the end of the last screening.

The contents of bags and backpacks will be checked at all the entrances. In order to avoid queues, please come early.

Thank you for not smoking during the screening.

The following objects are not allowed:

laRotonda and Locarno Garden la Mobiliare

The listed items are not allowed at the laRotonda and Locarno Garden la Mobiliare.

Those objects must be deposited at your own risk in the lockers near the entrance Entrata Castello.

The following objects are not allowed:

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