Tickets and Passes


Get the most out of the 2013 La Costa Film Festival! A Film Fan Package is the perfect way to experience a little of everything at the festival. If you’re a real film lover, then select the Film Lover Pass and see everything at the festival and get priority entrance to all screenings and panels.

Upgrade to the Star Pass and be treated like a celebrity! This full festival package gives you a VIP ticket to the Opening Night Gala, VIP ticket to Closing Night, Priority entrance to all Screenings, and access to the VIP Lounge.

PRICE - $350

We’re pulling out all the stops for the 1st Annual La Costa Film Festival and this pass guarantees you access to all of our amazing events and films!
INCLUDES - One VIP Ticket to Opening Night Gala, One VIP Ticket to Closing Night, Priority entrance for one to all Screenings and Panels, Access for one to the VIP Lounge

PRICE - $200

If you’re a film lover and have to see everything at the festival, this pass is for you. At each screening you’ll receive early access to the theater and no reservations are required. In between films head over to our VIP Lounge where you can mix and mingle with other film lovers, sponsors, press and even meet some of our festival filmmakers!
INCLUDES - Priority entrance for one to all Screenings and Panels, Access for one to the VIP Lounge
Pass DOES NOT include access to the Opening Night Gala or Closing Night parties and special events.

PRICE - $125

Grab a Film Fan Package and split it with a friend or loved one. It’s perfect way to experience a little of everything at the festival (and is budget friendly to boot)!
INCLUDES - 2 Tickets to the Opening OR Closing Night Film (RSVP Required. DOES NOT include Party.), 8 Vouchers for Regular Screenings or Panels which can be exchanged the day of the screening.


Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas $15 Opening Night Film Only $20
Ruby G. Schulman Auditorium $10 Children and Seniors $15
Children and Seniors $8 Friday Night Screening and Kids Games $10
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa—  (Ballpark Food Court sold separately, with a portion
Tickets, Galas, Special Events: of sales going toward Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad.)
Opening Night VIP—includes:
Taste of North County, Screening and After-party $125 Closing Night Awards Ceremony, Film and Reception $60
Opening Night Film and Taste of North County $75 Closing Night Awards Ceremony and Film $20

ALL ticket holders are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Individual tickets are on sale now. Select the button below for purchasing options.

Ticket & Pass Policy

  • No refunds and no exchanges
  • Must arrive 15 minutes prior for guaranteed seating

Stand-By Ticket Policy

  • Sold when advance tickets are no longer available
  • Sold at the door immediately before showtime
  • First-come, first-served basis depending on prior sales/unclaimed seats
  • Cash only