Session Resource

Session

This resource represents a session. Sessions are associated with events. Sessions contain information about when an event is happening and which ticket type's are available for the session.

Example

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<events count="1269">
 <event>
  <id>528075</id>
  <name><![CDATA[AUES Presents Stein IV: 2000\'s]]></name>
  <sessions count="1">
   <session>
    <id>2173256</id>
    <timezone>Pacific/Auckland</timezone>
    <datetime_start>2018-10-02 19:30:00</datetime_start>
    <datetime_end>2018-10-03 00:00:00</datetime_end>
    <is_cancelled>0</is_cancelled>
    <is_ticketed>1</is_ticketed>
    <is_currently_onsale>1</is_currently_onsale>
    <is_for_tickets_only>0</is_for_tickets_only>
    <ticketing_label/>
    <offsale_at/>
    <session_tickets count="2">
     <session_ticket>
      <id>1860679</id>
      <name>Non-Member Ticket</name>
      <price>15.00</price>
      <is_ticketed>1</is_ticketed>
      <description/>
      <minimum_purchase_quantity>1</minimum_purchase_quantity>
      <is_addon>0</is_addon>
      <onsale_at/>
      <offsale_at/>
      <is_sold_out>0</is_sold_out>
      <is_limited_remaining>0</is_limited_remaining>
     </session_ticket>
     <session_ticket>
      <id>1860680</id>
      <name>Member Ticket</name>
      <price>0.00</price>
      <is_ticketed>1</is_ticketed>
      <description/>
      <minimum_purchase_quantity>1</minimum_purchase_quantity>
      <is_addon>0</is_addon>
      <onsale_at/>
      <offsale_at/>
      <is_sold_out>0</is_sold_out>
      <is_limited_remaining>0</is_limited_remaining>
     </session_ticket>
    </session_tickets>
    <datetime_summary>Tue  2 Oct,  7:30pm - 12:00am</datetime_summary>
   </session>
  </sessions>
 </event>
</events>

Fields

Name Description Access*
datetime_end

The date and time that the session ends in format YYYY-mm-dd H:M:S. This is represented in the events local time.

All
datetime_start

The date and time that the session starts in format YYYY-mm-dd H:M:S. This is represented in the events local time.

All
datetime_summary

A textual summary of when the session is occurring. The format of this can be controlled using the
date_format default %a %e %b %Y
time_format default ''
date_time_separator default ''
start_end_separator default ' - '
parameters. The date_format and time_format parameters allow you to specify the format of the date and time using strftime formats. The separator parameters specify what characters to separate those parts with.

All
id

Integer uniquely representing the session.

All
is_cancelled

Whether the session is cancelled.

All
is_currently_onsale

Whether tickets to this session can be purchased from Eventfinda currently. That is sometimes tickets to a session may go on sale until a certain date and may not be available after a certain date. Often a session stops selling a few hours prior to its start time for example.

All
is_for_tickets_only

If this session is_ticketed by Eventfinda it may have sessions which are only present in order to allow tickets to be purchased for a range of dates. These sessions must only be displayed in a ticket selection context. See also ticketing_label field.

All
is_ticketed

Whether tickets to this session can be purchased from Eventfinda.

All
offsale_at

If this session is_ticketed by Eventfinda, this UTC date and time when this session will no longer accept ticket purchases.

All
ticketing_label

If this session is_for_tickets_only it may specify a textual label here to better describe it in a ticket purchasing context. E.g. "Weekend Pass"

All
timezone

Timezone of the sessions location.

All

*Account types with access to this field, see resource documentation for more information.