Eurovision 2018: First wave sold out; second wave of ticket sales on 20 December

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 2,203 views

If you didn’t grab a Eurovision ticket today, don’t worry as the second wave of Eurovision 2018 ticket sales is scheduled to take place just before Christmas, on Wednesday 20 December 2017.

The first wave of Eurovision 2018 tickets were sold out within minutes today. Tickets in 3 different standing categories (Golden Circle Premium, Golden Circle and Arena Standing) for the Grand Final on 12 May were up for grabs today with more than 35,000 people in the queue.

All is not lost as there will be many more tickets available in the forthcoming waves.

Second wave: Grand Final tickets

The second phase of ticket sales will take place on 20 December 2017 and refers exclusively to the Grand Final and will include tickets of all types of prices.

How to buy your ticket?

You can purchase your tickets for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest shows via

The sale of tickets for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest will take place in 4 stages.

When will the semi-final tickets go on sale?

Tickets for the remaining shows, including the semi-finals, will be on sale in further waves in January 2018 after the Semi-Final Allocation Draw.

  • The remaining phases of ticket sales will take place in 2018 (date to be announced)
  • The tickets for the semi-finals that will take place on 8 and 10 May 2018, will be sold after the draw that will group countries per semi-final (to be held in January 2018)
  • The price of tickets for the Grand Final range from €35.00 to €299.00
  • There will be four waves of ticket sales for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. The second wave is scheduled to take place on 20 December, also exclusively for the Grand Final
  • Further tickets, in other pricing categories, including seating tickets for the Grand Final, will go on sale at a later date

Ticket prices for the Grand Final

  • Golden Circle: €200
  • Premium Golden Circle: €299
  • Standing Area: €120
  • Balcão 1A Premium: €150
  • Balcão 1A: €135
  • Balcão 1B: €90
  • Balcão 1C: €50
  • Balcão 2A Premium: €95
  • Balcão 2A: €80
  • Balcão 2B: €50
  • Balcão 2C: €35

Tickets will be distributed and spread in a total of 9 shows: 6 dress rehearsals, semi-final 1, semi-final 2 and the Grand Final.

Nine shows

In total, tickets for nine shows will be available. To ensure that you purchase the correct tickets, please pay close attention to the times and dates of the shows. All times are local.

  • 07/05/2018 – Semi-final 1 – Jury Show 20:00
  • 08/05/2018 – Semi-final 1 – Family Show 14:00
  • 08/05/2018 – Semi-final 1 – Live Broadcast 20:00
  • 09/05/2018 – Semi-final 2 – Jury Show 20:00
  • 10/05/2018 – Semi-final 2 – Family Show 14:00
  • 10/05/2018 – Semi-final 2 – Live Broadcast 20:00
  • 11/05/2018 – Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final – Jury Final 20:00
  • 12/05/2018 – Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final – Family Show 12:00 (TBC)
  • 12/05/2018 – Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final – Live Broadcast 20:00

The 2017 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 8, 10 and 12 May at the Altice Arena in Lisbon.

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