If you prefer to show the event to the public without the ability to buy tickets, consider using the Post-Sale Message. Specify when you want to take away the "Buy Tickets" button. Then, the event description will be replaced with the Post-Sale Message entered below.
This event has sold tickets. Changing the event may have implications for your customers that already bought tickets.
Are you sure you want to change the date?
Click here to resend tickets. :: For information, please contact ["firstname.lastname@example.org"]