Support the Festival

Festival Membership

Members enjoy unique benefits, priority access, and a personalized experience of our community’s world-class festival.

This is your Festival: take ownership and make this an event that has an impact in your life and your region!

All membership levels give you priority access to tickets, opportunities to meet artists and thinkers, and the chance to see the Festival from the inside. Become a member today!


Members get exclusive access to the following benefits:

Special Member Ticket Prices

With member-only pricing, save $5 per ticket on ticketed events. Members save up to an additional 10% during the member pre-sale period, April 1-14.

Hospitality Lounge on the Green

Enjoy the Festival’s headline events on the New Haven Green with exclusive access to the Hospitality Lounge and premiere seating area. Mingle with Festival artists and other supporters in comfort while enjoying refreshments and more.

Meet-the-Artist Events

Meet the world-class artists and innovators visiting the Festival for performances and Ideas talks at Meet-the-Artist receptions throughout the Festival. All members receive at least one invitation; Premiere Members are invited to all.

Concierge Ticket Service

Available at the Family Member level and above, concierge ticketing provides personal ticketing services and exchange privileges without paying regular ticket service fees.

See Member benefits by level


For more information, contact Patrick J Dunn, Development Manager at or (203) 498-3704.

Support the Festival in an even more in-depth way by joining the Founders Society! Click here for more information.