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Jul 04, 2022 · 1 min read

What Makes Trybooking A Great Platform For Festivals?

What Makes Trybooking A Great Platform For Festivals?

Are you looking for a ticketing platform for your next festival? Whether it be a multi-day major festival or a stand-alone event, look no further than Trybooking - trusted by the best food, comedy, writing and art and music festivals across Australia.


We offer the lowest fees in the industry, multiple ticket and session options, ticket scanning, gate management, custom event page branding, box office, scanning app, built-in referral reports and promo codes.


Plus, our user-friendly platform has no sign-up or account maintenance fees or lock-in contracts.


At TryBooking, we are committed to community and our people and that’s what makes us stand out from other platforms. We care about you and your event, no matter how big or small.


Our dedicated team are available to help you with any questions you may have to ensure your event runs smoothly and is a success.

In this blog, we’ll discuss TryBookings features and how they make festival ticketing easy for you.

Powerful Features Perfect For Your Festivals


Lowest Fees in Industry

Our mission is to build great features and provide excellent customer service while keeping pricing as low as possible for you and your attendees. With TryBooking Festival organisers enjoy a low 3.5% processing fee (*including credit card fees) with only $1 per ticket for ticket buyers. Plus, we only charge fees when you process a paid transaction and there is no minimum spend.

Multiple Ticket and Session Options

Add multiple ticket options, early birds, promotions, merchandise, gift certificates and ask for donations. Multiple Sessions can easily be added to new and existing events, while creating ad editing, all from one single page.

Gate Management

Smooth entry helps retain your attendees' excitement, setting the tone for your event. No one likes queues, and long wait times can quickly dampen the experience. Unsuccessful crowd management at entry can lead to confusion, performance delays and frustrated attendees. We provide a simple tried and tested methods for making your scanning as fast and efficient as possible.

Custom Event Page Branding

Custom brand your pages and confirmations with your logos and sponsors. Use our standard ticket format or adjust. Create interactive seating plans or detailed registration forms to suit your needs.

Box Office

Sell tickets at the door to diverse revenue streams and to maximise sales. Combine Box Office with ticket scanning possibilities to speed up entry and to reduce your guests' waiting time.

Scanning App

Speed up entry to your festival with our great mobile scanning app which scans QR codes on tickets as well as manual check-ins via your door lists - at no additional cost!

TryBooking is Free for Free Events

As part of our commitment to the community, our platform is free to use for free events. So, if you’re hosting a free event for your community to give back or raise awareness of a cause, we provide full access to our event ticketing platform at absolutely no cost.

How We Help You Promote Your Event.


We Help You Sell More

TryBooking facilitates over 100,000 bookings per month from the search event function on our website. By listing your event there we can help you sell more tickets!


Built In Referral Reports

Use our real-time reporting to track your sales, revenue and marketing. Identify where your ticket buyers are coming from and measure the success of social media and other marketing campaigns for your event.


Promo Codes

Sell more tickets online by using a variety of incentives, such as early bird, VIPs, staff tickets, complimentary tickets and special promotions to a group.


Event Listing With Us

Reach thousands of potential ticket buyers every day with our own events listing page, put your event first and provide the best opportunity to sell tickets online.



Here’s what our customers are saying:


“I’m comforted by the relationship we have with TryBooking and have complete confidence in their ability to support us moving forward.”


Ian Wood, Port Fairy Folk Festival



Book a learning session with our team


TryBooking’s customer support team provide dedicated support and training to tourism operator staff via phone, email and group training sessions.


If you’re a new, or an existing user looking to take full advantage of the system, or just keen to learn about product updates, our team is here to help.


To learn more, get in touch with us today, so we can help with personalise tips for your event and recommend ways to maximise the benefits of the TryBooking system for your festival.



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Create an account and see for yourself how easy the TryBooking site is to both create and manage your next event.


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