Low Ticket River service fee

Ticket River charges a small service fee of 2.0% + $.50 per ticket. Most event hosts choose to add the service fee to the ticket price so buyers pay slightly more for the convenience of purchasing online and there’s no cost to you. The service fee is per ticket sold so if you don’t sell any tickets you won't be charged.

Raising money for a great cause? There’s no service fee for donations made on Ticket River!

Payment processing

Use a Stripe or PayPal account to collect funds from your ticket sales.

When you use Stripe payment processing, they will charge 2.9% + $.30 per transaction. However, you have the option to add the processing fee to the ticket price so buyers pay slightly more and there's no cost to you. After funds clear in a few days, they are deposited in your bank account. Any Ticket River service fees are automatically deducted before your funds are transferred.

Or, if you choose PayPal, they will charge 1.9-2.9% + $.30 per transaction. With PayPal, funds are deposited in your account shortly after the time of purchase. An invoice will be sent monthly for Ticket River service fees incurred the month prior. If you don't sell any tickets, you will not be invoiced.

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Free options

Free Event? Free Service. You won't pay a dime to register your event attendees and run your event on Ticket River. That's right: there are no monthly fees, no setup costs, and no hassles. It's totally free! Enjoy!

Pass All Fees To Ticket Buyers? Choose to add the fees to the ticket price and there's no cost to you!

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PayPal applies their own fee, outside of Ticket River. It will usually be from 1.9 to 2.9 percent of the total transaction amount plus $0.30. If you want to recover this cost, you will need to mark up your ticket price.
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