As we reported yesterday, tickets for Eurovision 2016 will go on sale on AXS.com at 10:00 CET this Thursday, 26 November. Last year tickets for the final in Vienna sold out after only 20 minutes. It’s time to draw up battle plans!

Next year’s contest takes place in Stockholm Globe Arena on May 10 (semi-final one), May 12 (semi-final two) and May 14 (final). With prices starting from only €11 per ticket, make sure to set the alarm. Demand will be high!

The Executive Producer, Martin Österdahl says he is happy that Eurovision 2016 will be able to offer such cheap tickets, making it possible for lots more fans to watch at least one of the nine shows.

Eurovision 2015 Tickets

Tickets will be available for all nine shows, listed below:

Semi-final 1:

  • First Jury Show, 9 May 21:00
  • First Dress Rehearsal, 10 May 15:00
  • First Live Broadcast, 10 May 21:00

Semi-final 2:

  • Second Jury Show, 11 May 21:00
  • Second Dress Rehearsal, 12 May 15:00
  • Second Live Broadcast, 12 May 21:00

The Final:

  • Final Jury Show, 13 May 21:00
  • Final Dress Rehearsal, 14 May 13:00
  • Grand Final, 14 May 21:00

The amount of tickets per person are limited depending on what show you want to watch.

Broadcasted Semi-final 1 and 2: 10 tickets per person

Semi-final 1 and 2 Dress Rehearsals and Jury Shows: 15 tickets per person

The Final Jury Show And The Final Dress Rehearsal: 8 tickets per person

Grand Final: 4 tickets per person

Those interested in VIP-tickets or packages should contact the Premium Department at Stockholm Globe Arenas for more information.

Instructions for buying tickets

It is strongly recommended that you buy tickets from either AXS.com or via the Stockholm Globe Arena’s box office.

  1. Remember that you need to create an account on AXS in order to buy tickets. Make sure you do this before the actual sale starts. A virtual “Waiting Room” will open 30 minutes ahead of the sale. Everyone registered in the “Waiting Room” during these 30 minutes will have priority access when the tickets are released. But remember, your are not guaranteed tickets even if you are in the “Waiting Room”.
  2. Do not, I repeat it again… DO NOT refresh the page. This will be done automatically.
  3. Choose the amount of tickets you want.
  4. You will get a ticket proposal. If you reject the proposed tickets you will return to the back of the line. If you are happy with the tickets just pay and voilà… enjoy that you are now the lucky owner of a Eurovision ticket.

Whew! That’s a lot to take in. And don’t worry if you fail to get your hands on a ticket first time round. More tickets may be released at a later date. The Globe Arena has a capacity of between 15,000 and 16,000. Depending on the size of the stage and the layout of the TV-production the total amount of tickets available for sale could go up. Stay tuned to the Stockholm Globe Arena’s website for updates.

Good luck! 

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Ana and Alex
Ana and Alex
5 years ago

Really sad that although we followed the instructions carefully and waited watching till every single zone was sold out, we did not get the chance to buy, just stayed and stayed in the waiting room. I was wondering if it has anything to do with the fact that we had two computers on at the same time in case one went wrong. Also, is there a preference of countries, or is it the same chance for a computer in Sweden and one in another country, as is my case. In any case, I guess we’ll have to stay home again… Read more »

Sarah
Sarah
5 years ago

I would but I don’t know where I would stay I might go to a town outside of Stockholm as the place is too expensive!

Anthony
Anthony
5 years ago

Mocosuburbian, I’ve checked and there’s no mention from SRF on Monday, so it’s due to be announced somewhere later this week.

mocosuburbian
mocosuburbian
5 years ago

huh
weren’t the swiss NF entrants supposed to be announced today
nobody’s really mentioned that

jr esc nl
jr esc nl
5 years ago

I won’t go to eurovision but i hope i can go to esc in concert wich will then be my first esc related event i ever go to 🙂

Ronnie
Ronnie
5 years ago

I’m definitely going this year!! Stockholm here I come!

Dar
Dar
5 years ago

@ darren .. what is annoying you .. you seem pissed off

Darren
Darren
5 years ago

Its going to be a pretty predictable contest in Stockholm anyway, so I dunno if I will buy tickets. I predict: Russia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Greece and Romania will qualify Czech Republic will get its best result yet in Eurovision, Ireland wont qualify, Sweden will be favorite to win again and might just do it seeing as suddenly they can perform in the semi-final (just to increase their chances) oh and everyone’s sudden favorite, Australia will break Top 10, might even if win if Sweden dont. All becoming too annoying for me these days, but Ill give it once last try… Read more »

Jakob
Jakob
5 years ago

My god, I’m so nervous! I’m coming all the way from California for this so I really hope I get a good grand final seat. I’m willing to pay through the nose X)

Natasha
Natasha
5 years ago

maybe I would go IF GCSES WEREN’T IN THE WAY