Miscellaneous Venue Ticketing Services

Since 1965, the McPherson Box Office has sold tickets for all types of events, from festivals, to movies, to live plays, to dance and everything in between. We offer ticketing services for any venue on Vancouver Island. Our services include in-person sales at the McPherson and Royal Theatre Box offices, over the phone, and online. As part of the setup you will have an image and write up on our website, as well as poster space at both box offices. We offer password protected presales or password protected discounts. Our online site is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Our in-person and charge by phone hours are 10:00-5:00 Monday through Saturday.

Charges to promoter:

  • Set up charge of $50.00 per event for General Admission or $150.00 per event for Reserved seating
  • $.15 per ticket printing charge for any complimentary or consignment tickets (tickets you take from our system to sell on your own).
  • 2.95% credit card commission on any credit card transactions
  • Ticket printing only will be subject to a $30.00 per event fee and $.15 per ticket printed fee. 

Optional add-ons

  • Poster distribution
  • E-Blast to our RMTS OnStage Subscribers. The cost for this is $0.05 per e-mail to a maximum of $150.00. The RMTS will create the e-blast and send it out to our OnStage members who opt-in to receive presale or special offers from the RMTS. Please be aware that we offer a maximum of one presale offer and one special offer e-blast per show. 

Charges to customer:

Per Ticket Fees:
$1.50 per ticket for tickets $10.00 and under
$2.50 per ticket for tickets $10.25-$19.75
$3.50 per ticket for tickets $20.00-$49.75
$4.50 per ticket for tickets $50.00-$99.75
$5.50 per ticket for tickets $100.00 and over

Order Fees- which are charged based on how the customer purchases: 
Phone order - $2.00 per ticket
Mail order - $3.00 per order
Web order - $3.00 per order

If you are interested in having the RMTS sell tickets for your event, please contact the Box Office Manager. Your event can be on sale as early as 3 business days later.

Box Office funds are held in trust for every show until the event is presented. Following the event, we will have a settlement completed within 3 business days. Your settlement will include a full financial reconciliation, as required by many not for profit audits.

Royal Theatre and McPherson Playhouse Ticketing Services

For information on ticketing services for events booked at the Royal Theatre or McPherson Playhouse please click here.

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Need Help?

Ticketing inquires - tickets@rmts.bc.ca
Venue inquires - 250.361.0800