They are not using Ticketmaster this year, this oughta be interesting.
There are several ways to purchase tickets:
Online: Please visit us at this site, festival.newyorker.com, beginning at 12 noon E.T. on Friday, September 12th.*
By phone: Call 800-440-6974 beginning at 12 noon E.T. on Friday, September 12th.*
At Festival HQ: Ten per cent of tickets to all events will be available during Festival weekend at Metropolitan Pavilion, at 125 West 18th Street (between Sixth and Seventh Avenues). Tickets will be sold on Friday, October 3rd, from 12 noon to 4 p.m., and on Saturday, October 4th, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. First come, first served.
At the door: A limited number of tickets will be sold at the door to each event one hour before start time, with the exception of A Governors Island Bike Tour, Morning at the Frick, Come Hungry, Inside the Artist’s Studio, and Spice World. First come, first served. Cash only.
*For The New Yorker Town Hall Meeting only, advance tickets are available only at ticketmaster.com, at all ticketmaster outlets in the New York metropolitan area, at the Town Hall box office, or by calling 212-307-7171.