Design Eye-Catching Tickets For Your Events

Let Canva help you create your own uniquely designed tickets to make your event extra special.

Take your event to new heights with custom-designed tickets

If you’re organizing an event, then custom, well-designed and affordable tickets may be just what you’re after. After all, event tickets aren’t just for granting entry into the event, they’re also a great way of drumming up excitement leading up to it.

Use Canva’s easy-to-navigate interface to get creative with your event tickets easily and with minimum costs. Simply pick out any of our amazing templates and tailor your design any way you like. With Canva, you’ll be able to design a stylish and eye-catching event ticket that creates the right kind of buzz long before the event takes place.

How to make an event ticket

  1. Open Canva

    Open up Canva and search for the “Event Ticket” design type. Start from scratch with a blank page or choose a template.

  2. Select a template

    Find event ticket templates for every industry and theme, from music to theatre to raffle. Use the search tool to filter by style, color or layout. Click on the template you like to make it yours.

  3. Experiment with features

    In Canva’s library you’ll find millions of photos, images, illustrations, icons, stickers, shapes and other graphics. Drag and drop elements onto your page. Use the photo effects feature to spruce up your images.

  4. Customize your ticket

    Make your ticket unique by uploading your own images, artwork or branding elements. Add or remove text boxes. Mix and match backgrounds, color schemes or fonts from different templates.

  5. Download and print

    Save your tickets as JPGs, PNGs or print-ready PDFs. You can also order high-quality prints of your design through Canva Print.

Open a New Event Ticket Design

Customize your event ticket with stunning text, images and photos

After selecting a template that suits your occasion, you can easily customize it with event details, zippy copy and your own images and logos. Don’t have an image? No problem. You can select a striking image from our extensive collection to make your event ticket stand out.

When we say extensive, we mean it, because with Canva you have access to a library of over 1 million stock photos, images and design elements to make your event ticket your own. We have a huge assortment of images that are free, and the great news is that any premium images that take your fancy are priced at only $1. Affordable and stylish event tickets? Yes, it’s a win-win.

Collaborate, email and share your design

Canva makes receiving feedback and collaboration super easy. With just a few clicks you can share your event ticket design with contacts, colleagues and friends with the option for them to either view or edit. You can even email your design directly to anyone you like or simply get a shareable link for those who need a direct URL.

Are you looking for feedback on social media? Great! With Canva, you can tweet your amazing event ticket design to your followers or even share it directly on Facebook — this way even Aunt Becky can have her say.

Produce beautiful printed event tickets that are mementos, not throwaways

Remember when you’d go to an event, and then after it, stick the ticket to your bedroom wall? Those were the days. Event tickets can be more than just entry passes, and Canva helps you to create a sentimental piece of art. When you print them out, they’ll be so impressive that your attendees won’t even think of throwing them away.

Once your event tickets are ready, we make it simple to print and ship. You can simply click on the “Download” button and save your event ticket as a PDF to print on your own. Or, alternatively, we can help you to professionally print your designs, complete with crop marks and bleeds.

Are you looking to save money on printing and would rather distribute your event tickets via email? That’s all possible too. You can save and download your design in high resolution — and luckily, all Canva designs look fantastic on screen too.


The most common event ticket size is 5.5 inches x 2.125 inches. These tickets usually come without stubs. Raffle ticket with stubs are around 5.63 inches x 1.97 inches, while event tickets are typically 1.97 inches x 5.63 inches. Use portrait orientation unless you have a lot of information to include in each line.

An event ticket should include the name of the event, the location and venue, the date and time, ticket number and barcode and any other essential information. You might choose to keep the background minimal or add the event theme colors or logo under the text.

Popular fonts for event tickets are fonts that are simple, clear and legible. Helvetica, Courier, Arial, Georgia, Verdana and Times New Roman are all good choices. Be sure to think about brand consistency if you’re running a business and try to match the font with your existing style.

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