Event Tickets Center

Event Tickets Center

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About Event Tickets Center

Event Tickets Center is an online resale marketplace where fans can find tickets to national and local events of all kinds, including sports, concerts and Broadway shows. The website offers a 100% money-back guarantee and last-minute tickets, but sellers are responsible for issuing refunds.

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Anymore when I try to buy tickets on Ticketmaster, I get on and the stupid site crashes 10 times in the process. With your site, one try and I have two tickets to Megadeth! Sweet!...

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Wow, I looked at several sites to purchase Willie tickets. Your site is transparent, easy and I never felt like I was being ripped off! Purchasing tickets online can be very daunt...

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What is Event Tickets Center?

Event Tickets Center is an online resale marketplace for tickets to concerts, sporting events, Broadway shows and other events. You can shop by city, artist, date and popular events and venues. The website sells MLB, NHL, NBA, NFL, NASCAR, PGA, college sports, tennis, boxing and WWE tickets and tickets for Broadway shows, concerts in all genres and special events like Coachella and awards shows.

For an additional fee, ETC offers ticket insurance, which covers 100% of your ticket price if you are unable to attend an event and provides concierge service to assist with parking and hotel searches. The company also offers a 100% guarantee on all its tickets, which ensures a refund (minus shipping) in any of the following cases:

  • Your order was accepted but not delivered
  • Your order was accepted but not delivered in time
  • Your tickets were not valid
  • Your event is canceled

How does Event Tickets Center work?

Event Tickets Center gets most tickets from the secondary market, so many are listed below face value. Its sellers must be registered; some have special deals with teams, band managers or event promoters. Many ETC listings feature eTickets, which can be delivered directly by email or text. Delivery methods vary by seller and event, but you’re guaranteed on-time receipt of any tickets you buy on the site. Often, ETC offers some last-minute and same-day tickets.

The site doesn’t list seat numbers, but for group sales the seller must indicate if the seats are split; otherwise, all seats purchased at once are guaranteed to be together. Sellers are responsible for processing payments and refunds.

Event Tickets Center fees

Event Tickets Center charges a service fee for all transactions. This amount depends on the sale price, number of tickets and other factors. The average service fee from ETC is 31.5%. Delivery charges also apply. ETC ticket prices are set by sellers and can vary greatly.

Event Tickets Center FAQ

Is Event Tickets Center reliable?

ETC is a marketplace, so every seller is different. Sellers must register with ETC to conduct sales through the site. The company guarantees receipt of its tickets before the event — or your money is refunded (note that refunds are issued by the seller, not ETC).

Does Event Tickets Center have a ticket guarantee?

Event Tickets Center backs every ticket purchase with a 100% guarantee, which covers purchase price and service fees (minus shipping) in case of order issues, including:

  • Your order was accepted but not delivered
  • Your order was accepted but not delivered in time
  • Your tickets were not valid
  • Your event is canceled
Does Event Tickets Center sell electronic tickets?

Event Tickets Center offers many tickets in electronic form. These eTickets are available to download and print.

Can I list tickets on Event Tickets Center?

You must be registered to list tickets on ETC’s site.

Is Event Tickets Center legit?

Event Tickets Center makes ticket shopping convenient with its thousands of searchable events. If you want last-minute tickets, tickets to sold-out shows or tickets cheaper than face value, you might find what you need through ETC. The company backs all purchases with a 100% guarantee; however, the sellers are responsible for processing refunds.

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Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
Original review: May 24, 2023

This company is a SCAM!!! Tickets are marked up substantially with multiple extra fees and are certainly available much cheaper through the venue or any other seller. I made the unfortunate mistake of purchasing tickets and there is no option for refunds, even minutes after the sale, although in my case my tickets would not be available to me until the day prior to the event. I could not even see what seats I had. I attempted to reach out to the company but only received a standard response stating that there are no refunds. STAY AWAY FROM THIS SCAM COMPANY!!!

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Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
Original review: May 14, 2023

Pure scam: they work hard to pop first in your search, appear legit, and even deliver tickets. However, you’re much much better off buying tickets from actual event vendors, Event Tickets Center charges hefty overhead for literally no reason. I hope to be the last one who fell for this **- save yourself over 30% on the ticket prices.

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    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: April 28, 2023

    My fault I should have known, I wanted the VIP ticket and paid the same price for general admission they got me. I will never trust this site again. My fault I should have known. Never Again. Never Ever l.

    4 people found this review helpful
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Nov. 26, 2022

    We purchased tickets and did get the correct seats, but at almost twice the cost of the actual box office price which were $112 each. The delivery fee was to make them available at will call. This was my cost breakdown;

    Tickets 2 x $203 $406.00
    Service Fee $81.20
    Delivery $20.00

    Taxes $0.00

    Order Total
    Price is in USD ($).

    All sales are final.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Nov. 8, 2022

    I was trying to purchase tickets from Ticketmaster.com, but through some pop up trickery I was redirected to Event Tickets Center. This is basically just a ticket scalping site where people are setting their own prices and there is no regulation by Event Tickets Center or the original vendor. If you take the time to read the Terms & Conditions you will see that they legally absolve themselves from just about everything. Once purchased, another message appeared saying the tickets would not be available until two days before the event and that there was no guarantee the seats I selected would be available. If not, they would try to find something equivalent or refund me. No prior warning and they already had my money.

    Nothing was setting well so I found the real Ticketmaster.com site and confirmed that I had paid over TWICE the amount for an event with 3/4 of the seats still available. The tickets would have also been available immediately for viewing through Ticketmaster. I encourage you to not use this site, but if you do, compare pricing on multiple others. I will be shocked if I actually receive the tickets after reading the other comments on here. There was nothing this site or my bank would do about it, even though it was a complete misrepresentation and total rip off.

    5 people found this review helpful
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Oct. 19, 2022

    This is a fraudulent website. Purchased tickets in March with a promised ship date of August. Tickets were never shipped. Few days before the event, tickets are supposedly shipped but since I'm not home the days before the event to sign get sent back. Tried to go to the venue to see if they at least had transferred the tickets to no success. Wasted 450 bucks which I'm going to try to dispute. Stay away. This company is a fraud.

    4 people found this review helpful
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 21, 2022

    I bought my tickets on February for a show in August. The tickets were delivered to me two days ago, but I couldn't access it yesterday. I tried to call the service and a rude agent hang up on me after saying that it was my fault if I couldn't access the tickets anymore. The fulfilment centre is now telling me that they've contacted the seller but they won't refund my tickets or give me new tickets. We bought those tickets six months in advance as we were very excited to see the show. Now we can't buy any tickets and we are gonna miss the show as Event Tickets Center won't refund us or buy us new tickets.

    3 people found this review helpful
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Aug. 9, 2022

    On May 31st 2022 my husband and I purchased Rod Stewart/Cheap Trick concert tickets to be held at the Woodlands Pavilion on July 2, 2022 from your company via the internet. The amount for the transaction was $154.74. The order number is **. On July 2nd we went to the concert and logged into Event Tickets to download our tickets. However, the website would pull up only to give a message saying, “oops” something went wrong, please try again later. We notice two other couples had the same problem with your site once we were in the site. The lady who sells tickets behind the counter even attempted to download from the website, but kept getting the same message on your site. After many attempts and after missing half the concert she suggested to repurchase the tickets and get a refund at a later time. I have attached the two tickets we purchased in site.

    Also, we attempted to get a hold of the company that day while at the event and the next couple of days with no avail. We were put on hold from the voice system for 1 to 2 hours and would just hang up. Finally I got a hold of someone on July 11 after being put on hold for an hour then receiving a message to leave my number for a return call. After the return call I was given this email to ask for a refund. Never got the refund. No wonder this company doesn’t respond to calls or emails. It’s too busy responding to bad reviews.

    4 people found this review helpful
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: July 14, 2022

    This is a bad actor in a shady industry. They are using a series of unscrupulous schemes to deceive and abuse their customers. This includes manipulating their reviews, so don’t believe Google Reviews or their “guarantees.” There are hundreds of documented complaints against this company. Avoid them at all costs!

    2 people found this review helpful
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: July 2, 2022

    Wow we got scammed big time. We paid almost 1000 Dollars for (4) rodeo tickets. When we got to St. Paul rodeo I was having trouble showing my tickets. We went to the ticket center at rodeo and we’re told original ticket cost was 22 Dollars. This site made a profit of 900 Dollars. Who does this? So wrong in so many ways. I hope you read this before you buy. This company is a joke that needs to be punished for scamming people

    Event Tickets Center response

    Hi Armando, thanks for taking the time to share your feedback here. Event Tickets Center is a resale ticket marketplace where verified individuals and companies relist tickets for sale. We do not actually own or price any of the tickets you see listed for sale on our site. Prices shown on our site may be above face value - this is clearly displayed at the top of every page on our website. We are sorry to hear you were unhappy with your experience.

    5 people found this review helpful
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    Event Tickets Center Company Information

    Company Name:
    Event Tickets Center
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    308 W University Avenue
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    United States