Bring your Group to the Center

Gather your friends, family, students, or colleagues for a group outing to the Center of the Arts! Get in contact with our Group Coordinator to reserve group tickets starting July 5 before individual events tickets go on sale to the public starting August 1! 

What qualifies as a group? 

Any group of individuals of 10 or more.

How much do I save? 

  • Groups of 10-19: 10% 
  • Groups of 20-49: 15% 
  • Groups of 50plus: 20% 
  • Students/Youth(K-12): 50% 
  • Holiday Performances: 10% 
  • GrEET Program: $15!  

Group Perks

  • Personalized service with Group Coordinator 
  • Priority seating before individual events go on sale 
  • Flexible payment plans 
  • Complimentary tickets available for bus and tour operators 
  • Waived service charges for phone or in-person purchases 
  • Coordination of accessible services 

Get Started 

Fill out the group interest form.

Choose a payment Plan

Traditional Plan 

Know your show and ready to go? Simply fill out the group interest form, contact the ticket office or Group Coordinator and select your seats. Pay for your full order up front and secure your tickets! 

Flexible Plan 

Still making plans? Don’t worry! 

Select your seats, pay a 25% deposit fee and pay the rest up to 14 days before the performance in case of any changes to your group size. 

Entourage Plan 

Can’t catch them all? Reach out to the Group Sales Coordinator to receive your group's very own personalized coupon code to distribute to your party. Each individual group member can select their own seats and pay online, in-person OR over the phone. 

Please note that this option/plan does not waive per-ticket service fees. Tickets are distributed directly to each group member. Get in Contact with the Group Sales Coordinator at 703-993-8600 or

Frequently Asked Questions

Which shows are available for group sales?

All Great Performances at Mason season events and most ticketed events from the College of Visual and Performing Arts qualify for group sales and discounts! 

Some performances are featured in our GrEET Program. Learn more.

Interested in bringing a group to a Family Series performance? Contact the Group Sales Coordinator for your options!  Please note: If you are interested in performances hosted by TheatreWorks USA, please visit their website

How do I get my tickets?

Groups can select printed or digital tickets. 

Printed tickets may be held at the Ticket Office under Will Call or mailed if payment is made in full within 21 Days prior to the performance. 

Digital tickets are available upon request. 

How do I organize a group sale?

Contact our Group Sales Coordinator at  703-993-8600 or 

What payment options are available for the traditional and flexible plans?

The Center for the Arts offers several payment options: 

  • Credit Card (American Express, Master Card and Visa) 
  • Cash 
  • Check (Please make check out to “CFA – GMU.”)

What accessibility services do you offer?

We are committed to ensuring performances are accessible to all patrons. Learn more

How do I get to the center for the Arts?

Our physical address is 4373 Mason Pond Dr., Fairfax, Virginia 22030. Learn more

Where should we park?

Group members can park in Lot K for free! 

Bringing a bus? Drop off your group at the front of the Center of the Arts on Mason Pond Drive and direct your bus driver to the park in Lot K. 

How do I add more seats? Please do not hesitate to contact the Group Sales Coordinator at 703-993-8600 or with any additional questions, concerns, or changes.