No one likes ticketing fees.
So we keep them as low as possible.

It’s free to start creating events and check out Showpass, because the ticketing fee only gets charged once you sell a paid ticket.
So feel free to create an event and experience our ticketing platform.

basic
For event organizers who host less than 200 guests/year.

1.0% + $0.59*
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What you need to start selling in minutes.
  • Unlimited events & ticket types

  • Sell tickets on your own website

  • Discount codes to drive sales

  • Real-time analytics to guide decisions

  • Sell tickets at the door for more sales

  • Scan tickets with any phone for free

  • Permission & commission controls to build your event & sales team

  • Free event listing on Showpass

  • Phone & email, support for you & your ticket buyers 9-6pm MST

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Established businesses that sell 1,000+ tickets get a custom solution.

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  • Account manager to be your dedicated organization partner

  • Onboarding specialist & demos so you and your team sell with confidence

  • On-site Showpass specialists to train your event managers and volunteers

  • Ticket scanning hardware provided to save you money

  • Wristband access with RFID or save money with our QR code solution

  • Self check-in scanning stations so lines move faster

  • Square POS for onsite tap payments

  • Custom venue seating map & selection built for you

  • Advance payouts for access to capital

*Cost per paid ticket. Payment processing & taxes will apply to all purchased items. Price is shown in CAD but we can work with USD and EUR.

Showpass is always free for free events.
You can choose to avoid fees by passing them to your buyers, or choose to absorb fees into your ticket price.
Showpass Ticketing Fees FAQ

Showpass FAQs with answers

Can I change my package later?

Yes! You can change your package at any time. Contact our in-house support team and we can make the change.

Does Showpass have a free ticketing option?

Yes! All packages are free if you’re hosting a free event.

Does Showpass offer a free trial?

No. However, it’s free to start building an event so feel free to play around and check out the Showpass platform. The ticketing fee only gets charged when you sell a paid ticket. The majority of organizers pass the fee to the customer, which means you can choose to pay nothing out of pocket to use Showpass!

Can I pass on the fees to ticket-buyers?

Yes! The majority of organizers pass the fees on to their buyers, which means you can choose to pay nothing out of pocket to use Showpass! You can choose to pass the fees entirely or pass a portion.

I don't want the ticket buyer to see the fees, is that possible?

Yes! If you don’t want the buyer to see the fees during check out you can absorb the fees. If you do this the fees will come out of your ticket revenue so make sure to consider that when you set your ticket price. Additionally, you can choose to do a partial absorb or a full absorb.

Are there hidden fees or monthly fees for event organizers?

No monthly fees. No hidden fees. Showpass only charges a service fee and payment processing fee per paid item.

What currencies are available?

You can sell tickets in CAD, USD or €.

What payment methods are accepted?

All major credit cards and prepaid cards are accepted online. At the door, Showpass integrates with Square so you can accept Debit/NFC/Tap/Apple Pay. For smaller events you can also sell tickets using a phone, laptop, ipod or tablet without any additional hardware.

Can I accept donations to my event?

Yes! Simply add-on donations as a product to your event and your customers will be prompted to donate during checkout.

Are there credit card processing fees?

Yes. Credit card processing fees are 2.9% plus 30¢ per paid item.

When do I get paid?

Your funds are deposited in the first few business days, the week following your event.

What tier is right for me?

If you’re still unsure which tier is right for you click "REQUEST DEMO" below. We're happy to have a conversation so we can understand your specific business needs.