HIFF27: Box Office

Ticketing info for the 27th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival

Thank you for joining us for HIFF27.

Founder Passes on sale now!

Box Office

Online (October 1 to October 14)

  • Individual tickets are on sale now
  • Access available 24/7 during the Festival
  • For online support, call (631) 825-0050 during business hours (see below)

By Phone
(631) 825-0050

  • September 4 to October 14
  • Weekdays: 12pm to 4pm
  • September 28 to October 14
  • Weekends: 12pm to 4pm

In Person: East Hampton Box Office at Obligato
47 Main Street, East Hampton, NY

Pre-Festival (October 1 to 9)
Sunday to Friday: 12pm to 6pm
• Saturdays: 10am to 6pm

Festival (October 10-14)
• October 10-13: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
• October 14: 10:00 am-3:00 pm

In Person: Sag Harbor Box Office at Bay Street Theater
1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor

One Day Only: October 5
• Saturday: 11am to 5pm


Film Screenings:
• General Films (Competition, World Cinema, etc.)
• Adults: $15*
• Spotlight Films: $28

• Opening Night Film (East Hampton UA): $40
• Centerpiece Films: $35
• Encore screenings: $28
• Closing Night Film (Monday): $35

Signature Programs + Events:
• A Conversation With…: $35

* Applied Ticket Discounts for General and Spotlight Films only: Student discount is 20% off on an in-person order. Senior discount is 20% off on an order in person and 15% off on an order online or over the phone (restrictions apply; see below). (Limited to 1 ticket per ID.)

Discounted tickets are only available at the box office, with the exception of those seniors who purchased discount tickets in 2018, who will have access to purchase discount tickets online or over the phone. Discounts are not available for rush sales. Discounts must be applied at the point of purchase. Refunds will not be applied retroactively.


All Sales Are Final. No Refunds. No Exchanges. All Right Reserved.

If advance tickets are no longer available, Rush Lines are your best bet!

  • All tickets are subject to availability.
  • Ticket lines are outside of the theaters. Please dress appropriately, as it often rains in October.
  • From October 10 to October 14, box offices at all event venues will open approximately one hour prior to the first event’s scheduled start time.
  • Any and all audio or video recording and/or photography is strictly prohibited at the event. The use of all personal electronic devices, including but not limited to cell phones, cameras, handheld recorders, MP3 devices, audio and video recording equipment, is strictly prohibited at the event. The Hamptons International Film Festival will actively monitor the venue for such equipment, and any person found to be using recording equipment within the venue will be ejected from the venue and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Anti-Discrimination Policy

  • The festival reserves the right to refuse service and maintains a zero tolerance policy regarding bigotry, hate, discrimination, bullying, or harassment of any kind. The festival is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, where staff and guests are treated with dignity, courtesy and respect.
  • If you are found in violation of this policy you will be asked to leave and not return. You will not be issued a refund.


  • To guarantee admission, all pass-, badge- and ticket-holders must be present in line at the venue at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. We reserve the right to sell any empty seats after that time.
  • Saving space in line, or saving seats within the theater for other guests, is not permitted.
  • Founder Pass-holders’ preferred access expires 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time of the screening or event. At the 15-minute mark, a red flag will appear in the admission line. The red flag will signify that Founder Pass-holders will be seated after individual ticket holders, based on availability. It is advised that individuals should arrive 30 to 45 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • All seats are general admission.
  • Late seating is at the discretion of the venue management team and is not permitted 30 minutes after the start time of any screening or event.
  • Children under the age of six (6) years old are not permitted at any screening or panel, with the exception of specific family programs.

Same Day Ticket Sales

  • During the Festival, same day tickets are available at the East Hampton Main Box Office and Venue Box Office locations based on ticket availability.
  • Advance ticket sales (online, phone) are discontinued approximately 30 minutes prior to a program start time.
  • After this cut off time, tickets will only be available at the venue where the screening/event is taking place.
  • If tickets are not available, we encourage patrons to wait in the RUSH line at the venue.

Rush Sales

  • For events where there are no longer advanced sales available for purchase, we highly encourage guests to make use of our successful Rush Sales Lines.
  • Rush Sales Lines will form at the event venue approximately 45 minutes prior to the scheduled event start time.
  • Admission will begin approximately 5 minutes before program start time based on availability.
  • Admission is not guaranteed.
  • Rush Sales are limited to one (1) ticket per person.

Will Call

  • Beginning on Saturday, September 28, online and phone package fulfillment tickets are available for pickup at both Pre-Festival Box Offices during scheduled business hours.
  • Beginning Wednesday, October 2, online and phone ticket purchases are available for pickup at both Pre-Festival Box Offices during scheduled business hours.
  • During the Festival, tickets may be picked up at all festival locations during scheduled festival ticket outlet business hours.
  • It is recommended to arrive at the ticket outlets early to ensure shorter wait times for day-of will call pick-ups.
  • Purchaser must present the credit card used for purchase to claim order.

Ticket Surcharges

  • Tickets purchased online or by phone are subject to a 15% per order surcharge.
  • Tickets purchased at any ticket outlet locations are subject to a 20% per order surcharge.
  • Will call delivery option is subject to an additional $6.00 per order surcharge.
  • Print at home delivery option is available for no additional charge.
  • All phone orders are subject to $2.00 per order surcharge.
  • Pass/packages are subject to a $10.00 fulfillment surcharge per item.

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