How to Sell Tickets on Facebook Marketplace?

How to list tickets on Facebook Marketplace

Selling tickets can be a difficult task, especially if you don’t know where to start.

Thankfully, Facebook Marketplace provides a platform for individuals and businesses to sell tickets to events, concerts, and other occasions. In this article, we will guide you on how to sell tickets on Facebook Marketplace, step-by-step.


Selling concert tickets on Facebook Marketplace is not allowed. But you can list the tickets as an item for sale on the Marketplace and include details such as the event name, date, and price. Interested buyers can then contact you through Facebook Messenger to arrange the purchase.

Keep in mind that, it’s against Facebook Commerce policies to sell tickets and it could result in the account being banned from the platform.

Can You Sell Concert Tickets on Facebook?

Facebook does not allow the sale of tickets on its platform due to the prevalence of scammers. While some users may still attempt to sell tickets on Facebook, it is against the platform’s policies and could result in account bans.

However, you can still list tickets for sale on the Marketplace from your separate account if you want to. The process is given below.

How to sell tickets on Facebook Marketplace:

STEP 1: Create a Facebook Page or Use Your Personal Facebook Account

To sell tickets on Facebook Marketplace, you must have a Facebook account. If you already have a Facebook Page for your business, you can use it to sell tickets. If not, you can use your account to sell tickets.

STEP 2: Open Facebook Marketplace

Click on the Facebook Marketplace icon or use the link below to access it:

STEP 3: Click on “Create New Listing > Sell an Item”

Once you’re on Facebook Marketplace, click on “Create New Listing” and select “List New Item

Create new listing

STEP 4: Upload Photo and Ticket Details

To make your tickets more attractive, upload clear photos of them. You can upload up to ten pictures of each ticket.

Event Ticket Details

After uploading your photos, you need to fill out the details of your tickets. This includes the name of the event, the date and time, the location, and the price.

You can also add a description of the tickets to provide more information to potential buyers.

STEP 5: Set the Price for the Tickets

When setting a price for your tickets, you should consider the demand for the event and the market value of similar tickets.

You can also set a negotiable price or offer discounts for bulk purchases.

STEP 6: Publish Your Listing

Once you have completed filling in all the necessary details, click “Publish” to post your ticket listing on Facebook Marketplace. Your listing will be visible to anyone in your local area.

What to do after you have listed your Ticket on Facebook Marketplace?

Share Your Ticket Listing

To reach a wider audience, you can share your ticket listing on your Facebook Page, your personal profile, and other relevant Facebook groups. You can also promote your ticket listing using Facebook Ads.

Respond to Inquiries

When potential buyers show interest in your tickets, you should respond to their inquiries quickly. Answer any questions they have and provide additional information if necessary.

You can also negotiate the price with buyers.

Complete the Sale Transaction

Once you have found a buyer, you should arrange a meeting place to exchange the tickets and receive payment.

Facebook Marketplace does not handle payments, so you should either take cash by hand or use a secure payment method such as PayPal.


Can I sell tickets for any event on Facebook Marketplace?

Yes, you can sell tickets for any event on Facebook Marketplace if it complies with Facebook’s Marketplace Policies.

Do I need to pay a fee to sell tickets on Facebook Marketplace?

No, Facebook does not charge any fees for selling tickets on Facebook Marketplace.

Can I sell tickets to events outside of my local area on Facebook Marketplace?

No, Facebook Marketplace is designed for local sales only. You can only sell tickets to events in your local area.

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  1. Greg Jenkins says:

    I been banned from market place for sometime now (3year) and I requested a review several times just says that I went against community standards how long does this usually last.
    I would like to have it back also see what I did wrong

    1. Ethan Carter says:

      Sorry to hear that Greg, but I think you should either create a new account because Facebook doesn’t cares sometimes about your account and it could be a bug as well. So if you want to use marketplace at earliest, you should go for a fresh account rather waiting.

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