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Australia's favourite event ticketing system

Trybooking is simple, yet flexible. Allowing you to sell tickets, take registrations or donations.

Trusted by organisations in every community

Trusted by organisations in every community


How we help you sell

Sell Online

You can create a range of events, from open space general admission to reserved seating and more.

Sell In Person

Use the TryBooking box office app on your phone to sell tickets, merchandise, food and drink easier than ever before.


Features loved by clients

Collect information with custom forms

You can ask your customers for additional information during the online booking process. Use pre-built commonly asked questions or create your own, then select which to make mandatory or to be kept optional. Ask for anything from dietary requirements to their member number. Even follow up with a sub-question to find out more about your customer.

Generate promotion codes

Offer discounts and promotion codes for VIP members or special groups. Encourage early online event bookings with early bird pricing or add late registration fees. Create opportunities to promote your event in stages to customers.

Have more control with Password Protect

Easily handle membership renewals, control early or priority access ahead of the public release. Implement a custom password to ensure that only those with access can proceed with bookings. Set ticket limits and establish a booking window for added flexibility.

Seating plans & tables

TryBooking offers flexible seating plans to suit any venue. Your created seating plan or venue template can be further adjusted and customised to reflect the shape of the stage, venue doors, reserved group seating sections, hidden seats, even stalls and circles.


Create Event

Allocate seats with seat holds

Ensure VIPs, members, and season pass holders are catered to with TryBooking's Seat Holds feature, allowing event organisers to reserve seats and secure them with a password. Patrons can then use this password to select their allocated seats and complete their booking hassle-free.

Communicate directly with your customers

Send your customers targeted emails and invitations with links to your event pages.

Place the event on your website with widgets

Add our ticket, purchase button or event details to your own web pages in just a few quick steps. Kickstart the ticket purchasing process directly through your website and help drive traffic to your event page.

White label to promote your brand and not ours

Use our white label options to make the booking experience feel more comfortable for ticket buyers by making it appear as the booking is being done through your website.

Customise your event pages

A wide range of settings are at your disposal to customise your event page to match your branding guidelines, tone-of-voice and style.

Sell in person with the Box Office App

Sell tickets, merchandise and accept donations right on your phone with the TryBooking Box Office App. Our Android and IOS mobile application facilitates your in person sales. Everything from last minute ticket sales to merchandise can now be sold in person by card or cash.


Manage entry with the 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!


Create Event

Other ways we can support your community organisation

Custom Event Tickets

Custom Event Tickets

Use our standard tickets or add your own branding. Control the look and feel of your event pages and tickets by adding banners, sponsor images, logos and backgrounds.

No Sign Up

No Sign Up

Ticket buyers do not need to register with us to make a purchase (no passwords to remember)

Keep Your Customer Data Secure

Keep Your Customer Data Secure

TryBooking treats your data seriously. We do not on-sell or provide your data to any 3rd parties or send you emails apart from those relating to your current purchase. Please consult our Privacy Policy for further details on how we handle your data.

Payment Options

Payment Options

We offer the following payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, Google or Apple Pay.

Custom Buttons

Custom Buttons

Create custom buttons, widgets and link to your event pages from anywhere.

Discovery and Sharing

Discovery and Sharing

The Buy Tickets page is a hub for interested browsers and people searching for your event. It is an additional way for users to find and book in for your events. They then have the option to share and help spread the word across Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Process Refunds

Process Refunds

Process refunds directly to your customer's credit card. Refund the full amount, partial amount or just void the tickets. Add terms and conditions to your pages and tickets to keep your guests informed.

Private and Public Events

Private and Public Events

You can make your events private or public depending on your audience. When your event is private you can send the specific event url to your audience.

Track Sales

Track Sales

Get more insight with the ability to monitor your revenue, sales and scans as they happen.

Download Door Lists

Download Door Lists

Save and download door lists instantly to keep at entry points on the day.

Real-Time Reports

Real-Time Reports

Manage and track your online bookings from one easy place. Access powerful real-time sales and marketing reports. Get data on total revenue, ticket sales by type, account transactions and more.

Custom Reports and Data Exports

Custom Reports and Data Exports

Access your own data at any time and download reports to multiple formats such as CSV, XLSX and PDF.

Marketing Reports

Marketing Reports

Gain strategic insights on your campaigns and marketing effectiveness with our reporting. Access information regarding social media advertising, tracking codes, purchase location and much more.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I start selling through TryBooking?

Ready to begin selling through TryBooking? The first step is to create an account via Create Seller Account. 

Follow the prompts and provide a valid email address as we will send an activation email. Once you have activated the account you will be able to log in and begin creating your event. It's that easy!

We also have a number of setup guides in our Learning Centre to help get you started with creating your event. 

Can I use TryBooking for registrations?

If your looking to create an event that does not require tickets, check our easy set-up guide for registration events. Use our custom forms feature to collect information and payment for registrations, while removing the need for paper forms and tedious admin involved with collating data.

Also make sure you communicate to your community that they do not require a digital or printed event ticket for entry.

How do I run a sausage sizzle on TryBooking?

You can easily set up a general admission event, where you set your 'ticket' as a sausage. You can even create multiple 'ticket' types where you can setup combinations like sausage and soda. Then use the box office app, to sell the sausages in person using your own phone to take contactless payment.

How do I use TryBooking for free events?

All you need to do is signup to TryBooking, then follow our event wizard to create an event and ensure your ticket prices are free, then simply start selling. Otherwise, use our learning centre article on how to create an event for further instructions to build your event.  

What is an event ticketing system?

Event ticketing system keeps things simple with a easy process for users to do registrations for any event by enabling online/electronic registration and payment.  

Can I make event tickets for free?

Yes! you can create and customize your event tickets at no cost if you sell your event tickets for free. We only charge for every paid ticket, for more information on pricing please view our pricing page.

What ticketing service fees does TryBooking charge?

Should you be taking payment through your TryBooking event, the transaction will be subjected to a processing fee and a ticket fee. These fees vary per region associated with your TryBooking account. Below details these fees per region.


For bookings or donations made on events:

  • 50c ticket fee (charged to the ticket buyer) or a 15c ticket fee if the ticket price is $5.00 or less.
  • 2.5% processing fee (charged to the event organiser by default or passed on to the ticket buyer by selection)

For donations made on fundraising pages:

  • 2.5% donation fee (charged to the fundraiser by default)

Are there any costs associated with creating an event?

No, there are no cost associated with creating a event.

There are NO lock-in contracts, sign-up or account maintenance fees, nor any subscriptions.

Fees are only incurred when a paid transaction is processed through your event. Allowing you to run a free event without any cost.

We encourage you to create an account and see for yourself how easy the TryBooking site is to both create and manage your next event or to simply book an event.


Is TryBooking a free event ticketing platform?

TryBooking is free for all free events, there is no limit to how many tickets you can sell, nor the number of events or even any restricted access. However, once you start charging for a ticket, that's when TryBooking applies our small processing and ticket fee.

Can I customise my own event page?

Yes, you can have full customisation of your own event page. We also provide a widget to allow you to place your event page onto your site.

Can I use TryBooking to sell tickets to private events?

Absolutely! You can make your event private and turn off all social media sharing via the Event Publication. It is at your discretion to share your unique booking URL publicly or privately.

How long does it take to get setup?

It takes just a few minutes to create your account and begin creating your first event on TryBooking.

All that's required to get started it a valid email address, ensuring that you will receive the activation email to complete the registration. Once the account has been activated, you can log in and begin creating your event.

With our Create New Event wizard, you'll have your event set up and selling within minutes!

To begin creating your account click Create Seller Account

Do you offer discounted pricing for nonprofits?

For donations made on fundraising pages:

  • 2.5% donation fee (charged to the fundraiser by default)

For bookings or donations made on events:

  • 50c ticket fee (charged to the ticket buyer) or a 15c ticket fee for ticket prices set at $5.00 or less.
  • 2.5% processing fee (charged to the event organiser by default)

You can consider passing the fees on to the ticket buyer so that you are taking the full ticket price.

How can I link my TryBooking event to my website, blog or social media?

We provide a number of methods to integrate your TryBooking event into your website for a seamless booking experience. 

Choose from our numerous Widget options to have the event embedded into your website, or one of our Event Listings to have new events auto-populate to on your site as they are created, or simply embed the unique direct URL for your event.

The direct URL is ideal for linking to social media pages.