© Patrick Hürlimann
© Patrick Hürlimann

Do you love music and do you enjoy going to concerts together with friends? Are you curious about the world of classical music and would you like to discover it with like-minded people? Lucerne Festival offers not only discounted concert tickets for young adults, but many special offers as well — from shared visits to concerts to meeting artists, from our regular Young & Classic events to Lucerne Festival Young Friends.


Primary, secondary, university students and vocational school students up to and including the age of 29, can purchase tickets for our festivals in advance at a reduced price of CHF 20 with a promotional code. Proof of this will be checked at the entrance to the Concert Hall. One ticket per person can be purchased per performance.

Discounted tickets for the concerts listed below are already available using the promotion code: 24SO28

Purchasing at the Box Office
Tickets for all concerts can be purchased at a reduced price at the box office starting at 2.00 pm on the day of the event (subject to availability). If the concert starts earlier or takes place at an outdoor venue, the reduced-price tickets are available on site beginning one hour before the start of the event and must be paid for with cash (subject to availability).

WhatsApp News & Newsletter

What’s on for students at the Festival? Which concerts have discounted tickets available? Through our WhatsApp News app, you can be always informed. How does it work? Simply create a contact for our phone number +41 (0)79 385 36 53 and send the message “Start” to it via WhatsApp.

During the festival period, we will also inform you through a weekly newsletter about the availability of discounted tickets at the box office. To sign up for the newsletter, please register under this link.

Become a “Scout” at Lucerne Festival!

Do you like going to concerts and are you active on social media? What could be better than posting about Lucerne Festival and your musical experiences with us and being able to attend selected concerts at our four festivals in return! Interested? If so, please get in touch with Anna-Barbara Rothen.

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Young & Classic at the Spring Festival 2024 © Patrick Hürlimann

Young & Classic

Are you curious about the world of classical music? Would you like to exchange ideas with other people who are passionate about music? Whether you’re a classical music aficionado or a beginner: Young & Classic allows anyone under 30 to attend a concert for just CHF 40 — price includes an aperitif and admission to the concert introduction.

Facebook im Foyer © Patrick Hürlimann

Newsletter Young

For which concerts are discounted tickets available? What’s on for young audiences at the Festival? The Young Newsletter keeps you are always up to date.

Are you interested in music and do you prefer to go to concerts with like-minded people? Do you want to delve deeper into the world of classical music, take a look behind the scenes, and share your impressions with other people who are passionate about music? Then join the Young Friends of Lucerne Festival!

Read more about Young Friends
Recording the Lucerne Festival Orchestra © Priska Ketterer / Lucerne Festival

Lucerne Festival on Demand

Enjoy highlights of the Festival from the comfort of home around the clock. Our Lucerne Festival on Demand streaming platform combines the latest video streams with concert recordings from the Festival archive.

© Manuela Jans/Lucerne Festival


Simply get a taste of the Festival’s atmosphere: the 40min series allow you to become acquainted with selected artists and works early in the evening through a mix of music and conversation, with a completely casual vibe and free admission.

© Patrick Hürlimann

In the Streets

Six days, eight bands, more than 80 open-air performances: “In the Streets,” the world music festival within the Festival, makes Lucerne’s Old Town resound every summer — and is free to enjoy.