Q: Do I need to buy tickets or is it free?
A: The Melbourne Magic Festival is similar to the Comedy Festival. It is a collection of different shows produced by many, many different magicians. You can buy tickets to the shows online, there are discounts available here.
There are some free shows & events, and we have Magic Central at the Arrow Hub where you can buy a drink and meet the magicians before and after the shows.
HOW DO I GET TICKETS
Q: Do I need to buy tickets online?
A: HUB EVENTS – For Covid safety you must buy your tickets online. You can even use your phone to buy tickets at the door and our staff are happy to assist. It’s as easy as clicking on the BUY NOW button and presenting the ticket your device, or you can print it out in advance if you prefer.
SATELLITE VENUES – Each has their own ticketing options: online, phone and in person. Click on their listing to find out.
Q: Is it general admission?
A: Yes. Ticketing at the Magic Festival is general admission seating. We recommend you arrive early if you want to try to nab the front row.
Q: Do you accept Companion Cards?
A: HUB EVENTS – Yes we do! When a guest buys a regular ticket, if they have a government issued Companion Card they can also purchase this ticket at no charge for their companion to assist them in attending the show.
Q: Are the venues wheelchair accessible?
A: HUB EVENTS – Yes the hub is. There are two levels but there is an elevator. Chairs can be moved to accommodate wheelchairs. Let our front of house staff know your requirements when you arrive and we will pre-seat you where possible.
OTHER VENUES – Please refer to their venue websites for more information.
PARKING AT THE FESTIVAL HUB
Q: I’m driving to the Festival Hub in the city- where’s the best place to park?
A: Arrow has onsite car parking available, and there are many other parking stations and meters in the area. Click here to check out nearby options.
OTHER WAYS TO GET TO THE FESTIVAL HUB
Q: I don’t drive – how can I get the the Festival Hub easily?
A: By tram:
The Queensberry St/Swanston St tram stop is directly in front of Arrow on Swanston.
Melbourne Central Station (a further 3 minute walk)
IS IT JUST IN THE CITY?
Q: Are there any other locations where I can see Magic Festival Shows?
A: Yes! We have shows in Northcote, Malvern, Kew, and even Geelong!