Tickets can be purchased online from each individual event page. Please visit the Shows tab to see a complete list of all events at The Cary Theater.

Visit the Box Office

If you wish to purchase tickets in advance for events at The Cary Theater, The Cary Arts Center, and Page Walker Arts & History Center our Box Office services are located in the main lobby of the theater (122 E. Chatham Street, Cary). Box Office hours are Tuesday through Friday, 12 p.m.- 6 p.m., and one hour prior to showtimes at each respective venue.  No additional fees apply if tickets are purchased at the Box Office. For questions call (919) 462-2055.

The Box Office is closed on all observed Town of Cary holidays.

Acceptable Forms of Payment:

Cash, Checks (made payable to Town of Cary), MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express.

Purchase Tickets through Etix
  • Online: Tickets may be purchased online through etix. A $2 per ticket convenience fee will be added to the price of the ticket.
  • By Phone: Purchase tickets through the etix Phone Center by calling 1-800-514-3849 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. or Sunday, 12-8 p.m. A $2 per ticket convenience fee will be added to the price of the ticket.

Day of Show – Purchase at The Cary

Tickets can be purchased directly at The Cary Theater one hour prior to each performance. No additional fees apply. The Cary Theater is not able to accept phone orders. 

General Ticket Information

Seating Chart

Guests with Disabilities 

The Cary is committed to making its programs and the facility accessible to people of all abilities. Please read our Accessibility Information for details about accommodations.

Will Call

Tickets left at Will Call may be picked up on the day of the event at The Cary Theater up to one hour prior to the performance. Customers must show a valid photo I.D. to pick up Will Call tickets. If tickets were purchased through Etix (online or by phone), the credit card used to purchase the ticket must also be presented. For your protection, tickets will only be released to the person whose name appears on the ticket envelope. To add or change the Will Call pick-up name, contact the Box Office Manager at (919) 481-5190.


All tickets are non-refundable. If a performance is cancelled, refunds will be processed. Those who purchased with cash or check will be mailed a refund via check. Tickets purchased with a credit card will automatically be refunded to the credit card used to purchase the tickets.


Exchanges may be allowed for performances and/or a performance series with multiple dates. Exchanges must be approved by the presenter and/or sponsor of the event(s). Original tickets must be surrendered at the time of the exchange transaction request. All approved exchanges will be processed by the Box Office Manager.

Lost or Stolen Tickets

If your tickets have been lost or stolen we encourage patrons to inform the Box Office Manager as soon as possible and to keep looking. There is no guarantee that lost or stolen tickets will be replaced, although we will make every attempt to assist you.

Reserved Seating

For some ticketed events at The Cary, seats are reserved throughout the theater. Films are general admission.

Senior Tickets

Senior tickets are for patrons aged 55+ (Senior tickets not available for all events).

Group Rate Requests

Please contact the Box Office Manager at 919-481-5190 to see if group rates are available.

The Cary Film Circle

You can join The Cary Film Circle membership program at the Box Office. This program invites the community to be a part of our theater family! Find out full details about The Cary Film Circle.

Gift Cards

Gift Cards for ticketed events at The Cary are available. You may redeem any Town of Cary Gift Card for ticketed events.  Gift cards may not be used on-line.  Cash, Mastercard, or Visa can be used to purchase gift cards. Please treat a gift card like cash; the card will not be replaced if lost, stolen, destroyed, altered or used without permission.  The gift card will expire three years after the last use.  Gift Cards can be purchased at the box office.

Acceptable Forms of Payment

Cash, Checks (made payable to Town of Cary), MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express.

Ticket / Event Questionnaire

To set up tickets for an event please use this online form.


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