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Get all the information you need to arrange your tickets. Admission can be purchased for individual concerts or through discounted season passes. Most events offer reserved, individually-selected seating; free concerts and certain recitals in spring and fall offer open, general admission seating. All concerts allow college students and active/retired military to purchase steeply discounted admission. Youth under 18 can attend all events for free!

Click here to read the "fine print," including complete ticketing policies, disclaimers, and other information.


Priority Booking Window

Open January 15 - February 29

During this time sales are open ONLY for

  • all types of subscription passes

  • recitals held in Feb and Mar

Standard Booking Period

Begins March 1

On this date sales open for all events


Buying online is the easiest way to get tickets. There are no additional surcharges, and you can pick your own individually reserved seats. Tickets can also be purchased by phone or at the door (when available).  

Ticketing: (540) 800-6012

Need additional help?  Simply call or email the box office and our staff will be happy to assist you!

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Three types of discounted passes are available.  Buy your tickets all together and show your support any time of the year!  Passes also make a great gift idea!


SPRINGFEST PASS:  Save 10% on all events presented during SpringFest, April 12-14, 2024 (excludes Lunch/Lecture). 

SUMMER PASS:  Save 10% on the Summer festival, August 16-25, 2024 (except Special Events).

ANNUAL PASS:  Save 15% on all SMF regular events presented during the calendar year (except Special Events). 


Staunton Music Festival will use fully reserved seating at paid concerts during the 2024 SpringFest and Summer Festival.  You will be able to select particular seats in advance and arrive at any time prior to the start, knowing that your individual seats will be held for you.  Doors open one hour prior to the performance.  All seating at free events and the Recitals held in fall and spring is general admission, unreserved. 



All Staunton Music Festival events take place in venues of historic significance with superlative acoustics. Downtown Staunton boasts dozens of churches and the famed Blackfriars  Playhouse, which hosts several SMF concerts each season. Occasional events take place in private homes or local businesses after hours.


Staunton Music Festival is happy to offer discounted admission to certain people. Under the "CMY Discount", College students and Military veterans (active and retired) save 50% on ticket purchases, and Youth aged 18 and under attend all regular events for free.  In addition,  holders of the Public Radio MemberCard may receive 2-for-1 admission to any single event.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to high demand for seating in Tiers 1 and 2, discounted admission can only be applied to seats in Tiers 3 and 4.  CMY discounts do not apply to pass purchases.

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