Can I take my guide dog to the festival?
Yes, you can.
Can I bring my pet?
Sorry. No pets are allowed even if they are the cutest!
What kind of weather can I expect?
Check the BOM website for Pinjarra before you set out. Although we generally have good weather, being April it can still be warm, so don’t forget your sunscreen.
What happens if it rains?
Being prepared is best! Our venues are all under cover, so any rain will not interrupt your festival enjoyment!
Where will I find toilets and showers?
These are mostly grouped together to allow efficient servicing and water supply. They are marked on the map inside your Program Guide. Locations are subject to change if there are unforeseen site conditions.
Can I stay in a cottage?
Sorry, no. These are mostly reserved for artists and event management although some cottages are designed for access. If you have access needs, please contact the festival firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your options. There is also a range of off-site accommodation in Pinjarra and Mandurah. See our website under Event Information – Off-site Accommodation.
Who qualifies as a “responsible adult”?
Please refer to the Fairbridge Festival terms and conditions.
What time do gates open?
Gates open at 9.00am Friday – Strictly no patron access prior to this time.
Will there be an ATM, including credit card, at the festival?
Yes. There are two ATMs located centrally within the festival precinct.
What does Smoke Free Festival mean?
All venues and thoroughfares within the festival precinct are smoke free including all venues, catering, markets, and the access ways in between. Smoking is not permitted inside the cottages, on verandahs, or in any buildings.
Can I consume alcohol at the event?
Yes. There are licensed areas in various locations around the festival site. Consumption of alcohol is not permitted outside of the licensed areas and BYO is not permitted. Please be responsible when consuming alcohol.
What food facilities are available?
There are great food outlets/trucks located within the festival. The Fairbridge Village store offers simple café facilities with bagged ice from a truck outside.
Is there a festival lock-up where I can leave my valuables?
No, sorry. The best thing is to lock them in your car.
Can I charge my phone or camera battery at the festival?
Yes. A phone charging service is available on site for a small fee. Bring your own charger.
Is there disabled parking available for holders of ACROD stickers?
Yes. We offer parking just inside the main entry gate; see entry staff upon arrival.
Can I record any performances?
Sound/video recordings of performances cannot be made for commercial use without prior written consent of the event organisers.
Will I be photographed?
Festival attendees may be photographed and their images used.
Can I bring my bikes, scooter, skateboard, or drone?
Bikes, scooters, skateboards, and drones are not permitted in the festival precinct.
Are there any hazards?
There are natural hazards, including trip hazards, on this rural site. All care is taken by the festival organisers to manage these, but you are are encouraged to be aware of the environment while onsite.
Is there a children’s registration area?
Yes. We have a Kids Registration area for lodging your contact information. A photograph can be taken with permission. Photographs will only be used in the event of a lost child.
Where do I go if my child is lost?
Please go to festival Headquarters and complete a Lost Child form including contact details and camping location. Our experienced team will alert venue managers, security, and other crew members with the appropriate information about lost children.
What if I find a lost child?
If possible, take the child to the Kid’s Registration area or Headquarters and assist our team to complete the necessary forms. If the child is reluctant to move, ensure a crew member is notified (those with a radio). Our team will take the necessary steps to ensure the child’s safety and wellbeing.
Is the children’s registration area safe?
Yes. We engage volunteers and staff who have a current Working with Children card and have experience working with children.