Festival passes

Festival Pass

  • The Pass is nominal and non-transferable.
  • You are required to provide your personal details and a portrait photo.
  • Upon payment you will receive a personal booking code which allows you to get tickets for the screenings in theaters at no extra cost in the Festival’s online ticket shop.
  • From August 2, you can collect your badge at the Festival’s main Info Point (located behind Piazza Grande’s screen).
The personal booking code allows you to:
  • get tickets for screenings in theaters at no extra cost.
The badge allows you to:
  • access to evening screenings in Piazza Grande and at the Palexpo (FEVI) without getting a ticket in advance; access is subject to a first-come, first-served rule.
Additional information:
  • you can get tickets online (on the official website or App) from mid-July or at the Info Points located near the main venues from August 2.
  • seats in the theaters and Piazza Grande are not numbered nor assigned in advance; therefore, paying audiences and pass holders can spontaneously decide where to sit once they enter.
  • reservation of numbered seats is available only in Piazza Grande for an extra fee (CHF 17.-).

From Monday August 8, 2022: reduced price to CHF 240.-

CHF 330.-

Piazza Grande Pass

  • The Pass is nominal and non-transferable.
  • You are required to provide your personal details and a portrait photo.
  • From August 2, you can collect your badge at the Festival’s main Info Point (located behind Piazza Grande’s screen).
The badge allows you to:
  • access to evening screenings in Piazza Grande and at the Palexpo (FEVI); access is subject to a first-come, first-served rule.
The personal booking code you will find on your badge allows you to:
  • book a numbered seat on the Piazza Grande at an additional cost (CHF 17.-).
Additional information:
  • seat reservation in Piazza Grande is available from mid-July on the official website or App or at the Info Points located near the main venues from August 2.
  • seats in Piazza Grande are not numbered nor assigned in advance; therefore, paying audiences and pass holders can spontaneously decide where to sit once they enter.

CHF 250.-

Student Pass

(up to 30 years old)

  • The Pass is nominal and non-transferable.
  • You are required to provide your personal details and a portrait photo.
  • You are required to provide proof of your student status (Student-ID).
  • Upon payment you will receive a personal booking code which allows you to get tickets for the screenings in theaters at no extra cost in the Festival’s online ticket shop.
  • From August 2, you can collect your badge at the Festival’s main Info Point (located behind Piazza Grande’s screen).
The personal booking code allows you to:
  • get tickets for screenings in theaters at no extra cost.
The badge allows you to:
  • access to evening screenings in Piazza Grande and at the Palexpo (FEVI) without getting a ticket in advance; access is subject to a first-come, first-served rule.
Additional information:
  • you can get tickets online (on the official website or App) from mid-July or at the Info Points located near the main venues from August 2.
  • seats in the theaters and Piazza Grande are not numbered nor assigned in advance; therefore, paying audiences and pass holders can spontaneously decide where to sit once they enter.
  • reservation of numbered seats is available only in Piazza Grande for an extra fee (CHF 17.-).

CHF 110.-

Senior Pass

(over 64)

  • The Pass is nominal and non-transferable.
  • You are required to provide your personal details and a portrait photo.
  • Upon payment you will receive a personal booking code which allows you to get tickets for the screenings in theaters at no extra cost in the Festival’s online ticket shop.
  • From August 2, you can collect your badge at the Festival’s main Info Point (located behind Piazza Grande’s screen). Please note that it will be necessary to provide an ID card stating your age to collect the badge.
The personal booking code allows you to:
  • get tickets for screenings in theaters at no extra cost.
The badge allows you to:
  • access to evening screenings in Piazza Grande and at the Palexpo (FEVI) without getting a ticket in advance; access is subject to a first-come, first-served rule.
Additional information:
  • you can get tickets online (on the official website or App) from mid-July or at the Info Points located near the main venues from August 2.
  • seats in the theaters and Piazza Grande are not numbered nor assigned in advance; therefore, paying audiences and pass holders can spontaneously decide where to sit once they enter.
  • reservation of numbered seats is available only in Piazza Grande for an extra fee (CHF 17.-).

CHF 220.-

Amici del Festival Pass

  • The Pass is nominal and non-transferable.
  • You are required to provide your personal details and a portrait photo.
  • Upon payment you will receive a personal booking code which allows you to get tickets for the screenings in theaters at no extra cost in the Festival’s online ticket shop.
  • From August 2, you can collect your badge at the Festival’s main Info Point (located behind Piazza Grande’s screen).
The personal booking code allows you to:
  • get tickets for screenings in theaters at no extra cost.
The badge allows you to:
  • access to evening screenings in Piazza Grande in the dedicated sector, without getting a ticket in advance; in case of rain seating is also guaranteed at Palexpo (FEVI).
Additional benefits:
  • personal invitation to the opening reception of the Festival.
  • official Festival catalogue.
  • if you wish to attend the Piazza Grande screening in the dedicated sector with one ore more accompanying persons, please contact the secretariat for a personalised offer (ticketing@locarnofestival.ch).
Additional information:
  • you can get tickets online (on the official website or App) from mid-July or at the Info Points located near the main venues from August 2.
  • seats in theaters and in Piazza Grande are not numbered nor assigned in advance; therefore, paying audience and pass holders can spontaneously decide where to sit once in the venue.

From Monday 8 August 2022: reduced price to CHF 360.-

CHF 490.-