general admission

noun

Definition of general admission 

: a fee paid for admission to a usually unreserved seating area (as in an auditorium or stadium)

Examples of general admission in a Sentence

Reserved seating is $20; general admission is $10.

Recent Examples on the Web

Widmaier said the 16 seats that were removed for the new camera were general admission seats, not ones that had been reserved by fans. Tom Perrotta, WSJ, "U.S. Open Adds New Camera Position in Armstrong Stadium," 29 Aug. 2018 The Rosé Mansion is on 445 5th Avenue, and general admission tickets run for $45. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, "A Rosé Mansion Exists—and It's Every Wine Lovers Dream," 16 Aug. 2018 Tickets, which will be $300 for general admission and $450 for earlier VIP access, are not yet on sale. Michael Klein, Philly.com, "New format for Feastival, as the chef-arts event turns 9," 12 June 2018 Tickets are $12 for general admission and $50 for VIP. Bradley Zint, latimes.com, "Laguna Beach Pride to celebrate gay community with weekend party," 31 May 2018 Tickets for the preview party are $30 for general admission and $50 for VIP admission (which also includes an extra hour in the party). Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Art, food come together at Orlando Museum of Art's Florida Prize preview party," 25 May 2018 Naperville Fireworks: Dusk July 4 Knoch Park, 724 S. West St. Free South Park general admission after 5 p.m. Ribfest begins July 4 with fireworks. Chicago Tribune, chicagotribune.com, "Where to go for Fourth fireworks," 29 June 2018 How Much: Carnival wristbands are $10, parking is $6, general admission $3. Jordan Cutler-tietjen, sacbee, "Fireworks, parades and more fireworks! Check out these can’t-miss July 4 celebrations," 27 June 2018 There are three ticketing tiers for the event: general admission ($10 advance, $15 day of), a beer and barbecue platter package for $40 and a VIP package for $100. Adam Lukach, RedEye Chicago, "Chicago's first hot sauce festival brings the heat this weekend," 20 June 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'general admission.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of general admission

1969, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about general admission

Share general admission

Statistics for general admission

Last Updated

2 Dec 2018

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for general admission

The first known use of general admission was in 1969

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for general admission

general admission

noun

English Language Learners Definition of general admission

: a situation in which a customer pays a fee to get into an event (such as a concert or baseball game) but is not assigned to a specific seat

More from Merriam-Webster on general admission

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with general admission

Comments on general admission

What made you want to look up general admission? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a soft lustrous wool fabric with mohair

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!