Perth Festival of the Arts Visitor Information
Our performances are broadcast from venues across Perth City centre.
The Festival hub spans Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre, both on Mill Street in Perth.
Our ArTay Marquee and Scottish Opera’s Pop-up Opera Roadshow trailer are in the plaza of Perth Concert Hall.
Perth Concert Hall
Perth Concert Hall is a modern space with a stunning auditorium and capacity of 1,186 seated.
The newly-reopened and refurbished Perth Theatre is a historical building that boasts an Edwardian auditorium and studio theatre space. The Theatre is our home for many drama, comedy, music and other performances during the Festival run.
St John's Kirk
The Festival also runs daily schools’ concerts and other choral and instrumental performances St John’s Kirk in St John’s Place.
Perth Museum and Art Gallery
Enoy our 50th Anniversary Exhibition at the Perth Museum & Art Gallery running 10am-5pm daily throughout the festival (except Mondays/ Tuesdays)
Perth Theatre Studio
The Joan Knight Studio inside Perth Theatre is a intimate studio space and hosts many of our more drama and music events.
St Matthews Church
Enjoy the splendour of St Matthew's Church for our 2022 Cross Trust Artists of the Year concert.
Perth Cathedral, St Ninian's
The glorious Perth Cathedral, St Ninian's on North Methven Street will host Tommy Smith's acoustic solo saxophone concert.
St Paul's Church
The stunning outdoor plaza of St Paul's Church, St Paul's Square, will be home to our outdoor concert with Perthshire Brass.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some of the Frequently Asked Questions about Perth Festival of the Arts. If you have a different question, send an email to email@example.com or message us on Facebook or Twitter.
When do tickets go on sale?
The first tickets for Perth Festival of the Arts 2023 will go on sale towards the end of the year.
The remainder of the programme will go on sale in March 2023, with Festival Friends enjoying one week's priority booking before general sales open.
Friends of the Festival can buy tickets one week prior to the public sale periods. To take advantage of this exclusive sales window, become a Friend for just £15.
How do I book tickets?
Once the box office opens, click through from each event to book online. Booking links to the box office will become live just before the box office opens.
You can reach the box office on 01738 621031 Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. Visit our Ticket Info page for full details.
What concessions or discounts do you offer?
Each event is different. Some of our events are free, with no reservations required. Other events are free but tickets must be booked in advance. Some events offer reduced tickets for registered disabled, registered unemployed, students and children under 16. Please check each individual event for ticket information. Our 'Best Friends' of the Festival are eligible for multi-buy discounts when they buy tickets for 4 or more events at one time. Click here for details.
How can I find out if an event is sold out?
We will update the individual event page on our website when a show is sold out. We do not operate a waiting list.
Can I return tickets?
We do not take returns, offer refunds or operate a waiting list.
How do I become a Friend?
Visit our Festival Friends pages to find out more.
Is there a limit on the number of tickets I can buy?
Multi-buy discounts for 'Best Friends' are limited to 4 tickets per event. Otherwise, there is generally no limit, within reason. Very occasionally, we may choose to limit the number of tickets available to each individual for very popular concerts.
How do I sign up to your mailing list?
You can sign up for our e-newsletter online by completing this form
Where to dine and stay
Perth is a historic city overlooking the River Tay and has an incredible range of restaurants, cafes, hotels and attractions. If you’re coming to the Festival, why not take in a show, a dinner and an overnight stage? A perfect evening, or even better, a perfect weekend in Perthshire.
There are several restaurants in the city that offer pre-theatre menus. Here are some ideas:
Award-winning 63 Tay Street overlooking the River Tay.
Hotels and B&B
Parklands is a boutique townhouse hotel and provides Perth with an unbeatable combination of quality accommodation and two highly regarded restaurants.
Stay at the award-winning Holiday Inn Express Perth during the festival. The Holiday Inn Express has 81 modern, en-suite bedrooms. With hot breakfast included, free parking and great transport links, it is the place to stay in Perth.
The Royal George Hotel on George Street is a favourite of Perth Festival goers and just around the cover from our venues.