Buy tickets by telephone

Order tickets by telephone by calling toll-free...

(800) 841-2787

...or call locally (828) 262-4046. Tickets ordered by telephone can be mailed to you, or you can choose to pick them up at will-call.

Buy tickets at the box office

The Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts is located on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. (Location and directions)

Buy tickets online

Please visit our online box office. Tickets ordered online can be mailed to you, or you can choose to pick them up at will-call.

Box office hours

Box office hours are

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m (ET)

Special extended hours through the month of July. 

Tickets can be purchased through our online box office at anytime. 

Payment options


We accept VISA, MasterCard and American Express. Cash is accepted if you purchase tickets in person at the box office.


  • No cameras, recording devices or cellular phones.
  • No refunds. Exchanges only. Call the box office for more information.
  • All ages need a ticket.
  • Late arrivals will be seated at the discretion of the House Manager.

Accessibility and seating for patrons with disabilities

Seating for our patrons with disabilities is available on both levels of the Schaefer Center. The box office staff is pleased to assist you in making seating arrangements for you or someone in your party. The Schaefer Center is equipped with an infrared audio system for the hearing impaired. Headsets are available at the box office.

Give the Gift of the Arts

Tickets to a live performance are an affordable, thoughtful and special gift to give your loved one. Place your holiday ticket order today!

1.800.841.ARTS - Schaefer Center, 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC 28608

Choose your seats

Choose your seats online! 

 When ordering tickets through our online box office, click the button labeled "Click here to choose your own seat from the plan" on the event page. You will be able to select your preferences from the interactive seat map.




Parking for events at the Schaefer Center is free after 5 p.m. and on weekends in the following locations:

  • Raley Parking Lot (off of Rivers Street)
  • Rosen Concert Hall
  • Rivers Street Parking Deck
  • Rivers Street bike lanes
  • Kidd Brewer Stadium Lot (located behind the auditorium--turn on Stadium Drive to access this lot.)