The first annual Tribeca Film Festival was launched in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro. The Tribeca Film Festival was founded to celebrate New York City as a major film making center and to contribute to the long-term recovery of lower Manhattan. 2016 marks the fifteenth year of the Tribeca Film Festival, which has grown each year.
Things to Do at the Tribeca Film Festival:
- Go to see one of nearly 300 movies! ($10-20)
There are many world premieres and lots of stars in Tribeca.
- Tribeca Talks ($40)
- Check out any of Tribeca Film Festival's Free Events, including several screenings, panels and the Tribeca Drive-In
Tribeca Film Festival Ticket Prices:
- General Screening Ticket: $10-20
- Panel Discussion Ticket: $40
Downtown residents, students, and seniors can get $2 off general screenings ($3 off other tickets) when purchased at the box office. (Proof of status or residency required.)
Tribeca Film Festival Passes/Packages:
For the best access and availability, consider purchasing one of the Tribeca Film Festival Passes or Ticket Packages. They go on sale before individual tickets become available and offer purchasers advance access to their choice of screenings.
Tribeca Film Festival Tips:
If you've never been to the Tribeca Film Festival before (or even if you have) you'll appreciate our Tribeca Film Festival Tips where we share information on how to spot celebrities at the festival, tricks for getting good seats, and more.
More Tribeca Film Festival Information:
- Festival guides are available throughout the city, as well as in popular NYC publications.
Restaurants Near The Tribeca Film Festival:
- Bubby's Tribeca
A diner with a good chance of a star-sighting.
Upscale, world-renowned sushi.
- Tribeca Grill
Robert DeNiro's restaurant offers Mediterranean fare.
Buying Tribeca Film Festival Tickets and Passes:
Tickets are available for purchase at the Festival Box Office, online and by phone.
2016 Festival Ticket Packages Are On Sale:
Ticket packages are available online and by phone 646-502-5296 or 866-941-FEST.
Buying Tribeca Film Festival Tickets at the Box Office
Avoid processing fees, lines at will-call and qualify for discounts by purchasing your tickets in person at the TFF box office.
- Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas 9 Ticket Outlet
260 West 23rd Street (7th/8th Avenues)
Tuesday, March 29 & Monday, April 4: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Weekdays: March 29 – April 12 - 4pm-8pm (excluding dates/times above)
Weekends: March 29 – April 12 - 11am-6pm
During the Festival: box office will open 1 hour before first event/screening
- Pre Festival Ticket Kiosk - Brookfield Place
250 Vesey Street (2nd Floor Concierge Desk)
Daily: Tuesday, March 29 - Tuesday, April 12: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Buying Tribeca Film Festival Tickets Online
Tickets purchased online have an additional $3.50 service charge per ticket.
Buy TTF Tickets Online
Buying Tribeca Film Festival Tickets by Phone
Tickets purchased by phone have an additional $3.50 service charge per ticket, as well as a $5 per order service charge.
(866) 941-FEST (3378)