Frequently Asked Questions
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.
HUB EVENTS – 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.
A: Ticketing at the Magic Festival is general admission seating. We recommend you arrive early if you want to try to nab the front row.
A: Yes! We have shows in Northcote, Malvern, Kew, and even Geelong! Most of these take place during the first week of the Festival in our Satellite Venues
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. (Please bring your Companion Card to present to the usher before entry).
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.
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)
A: There are many parking stations and meters in the area. Click the link below to check out nearby options.