Ticketing and Event FAQ


When do tickets go on Sale? A limited amount will be on sale at our Summer Kick Off Party. The rest go on sale in mid-August.

How much are tickets? Early Bird tickets are $15 off the regular price. Regular price tickets range from $35-50 per person depending on where seating is located. We strive to keep ticket prices for everyone down.  There is no padding on the ticket price, therefore, we do not offer a student discount.

How do I get tickets? To attend TEDxCharlotte you just need to purchase a ticket.  We do not have an application process to attend.

Are tickets refundable? Yes, until 14 days before the event. Because we have to finalize the lunch and coffee orders.  We can only refund you inside of 14 days if your ticket is resold. To request a refund please email us.

Are tickets transferable? Yes, tickets are transferable.  Please fill out our Ticket Transfer Form and we will process the transfer and send all parties a confirmation.  Outside of 30 days before the event, transfers are processed weekly. Inside of 30 days, they are processed every 48 hours.

Do I need to print my ticket? No, save a tree and printer hassle.  All TEDxCharlotte tickets are electronic.  Just bring yourself and your ID and we’ll do the rest.

Does each attendee have to have a ticket? Yes. Every attendee must have a ticket.


Do you livestream the event? Yes, there is a livestream of the event. We get the URL the day before the event and will post it on our website. If you’d like to host a streaming party, just let us know here.

Where do I park? We always strive for a venue with free parking options. We’ll update this as the venue is selected.

Does my ticket include lunch? Yes! It also includes coffee throughout the day.

How do I get my t-shirt? You can pre-order them with your ticket or purchase the day of the event. Keep in mind we have a limited amount on the day of the event. While we can take credit cards, we love cash as much as the next guy!

Is there an After Party? Traditionally, yes, we’ll find a place to gather, talk about the day and socialize. It is usually within walking distance of the venue.

Didn’t find the answer to your question? Email us.