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Festival News: TCM Classic Film Festival 2023 Passes Are On Sale NOW

The day we’ve all been waiting for is here! Passes for the 2023 TCM Classic Film Festival are now on sale to the general public exclusively via the Festival website.


We have compiled a list of helpful tips that will help you expedite your pass purchase. Whether this will be your first year or 14th year joining us, we recommend reviewing this Festival Tips List prior to attempting to purchase your Festival pass(es).

Purchase passes here:



As a special benefit to those who book early, TCM is offering an “Early Bird” discount for those fans who purchase their 2023 TCM Classic Film Festival passes by 8pm ET on Friday, January 6, 2023.


There are four levels of Festival Passes: The Spotlight, The Essential, The Classic, and The Palace.

Please note that supplies are limited.

SPOTLIGHT PASS $2,449 (Early Bird), $2,549 (Regular)

The Spotlight Pass is the ULTIMATE way to experience the Festival. In addition to priority entry to screenings throughout the Festival and entry to the glamorous Opening Night Gala party, you’ll get other exclusive benefits like “meet and greet” events with special guests and a gift bag with TCM collectible items.

ESSENTIAL PASS $999 (Early Bird), $1,099 (Regular)

The Essential Pass is your chance to walk in the footsteps of Hollywood legends down the red carpet and into the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX for the official Opening Night screening, plus a gift bag of TCM Classic Film Festival collectibles in addition to all the benefits of the Classic Pass.

CLASSIC PASS $749 (Early Bird), $849 (Regular)

The Classic Pass opens the door to four-day access to film programs at all Festival venues Thursday, April 13 – Sunday, April 16 (does not include admittance to the Opening Night Red Carpet Gala screening at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX or the Opening Night Gala party); access to all Club TCM events at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel; an Opening Night welcome reception at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel; and the Closing Night event.

PALACE PASS: $349 (Early Bird), $399 (Regular)

The Palace Pass is the perfect pass for those seeking a weekend filled with watching classic movies at some of the most iconic venues in Hollywood. It includes three-day access to screenings Friday, April 14 – Sunday, April 16 at every venue except the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres Multiplex and Club TCM.
Please Note: The Palace Pass does not grant entry to any TCL Chinese 6 Theatres Multiplex screenings, Club TCM events, or official parties or receptions. This pass does not grant entry to any screening venue prior to Friday, April 14.