Gate Times: what time do the festival and camping gates open?
The main entrance to the CMC Rocks QLD Festival is off Cunningham Highway at Champions Way.
Pass-Outs for Festival Patrons: will pass-outs be allowed?
Pass-outs will only be available in extenuating circumstances.
Box Office: where is the Box Office located?
There are two Box Offices onsite.
The Festival Box Office is located at the main Festival entrance; this Box Office is for entry of day patrons who are not camping onsite.
The Camp Site Box Office is located at the main Camp Site entrance; this Box Office is for patrons who are camping onsite.
Box Offices will operate from:
Camp Site Box Office: 9.00am (AEST) - 8:00pm (AEST) Wed 21, Thu 22, Fri 23, Sat 24 September 2022
Festival Box Office: 9.00am (AEST) - 8:00pm (AEST) Thu 22, Fri 23, Sat 24, Sun 25 September 2022
First Aid: will there be First Aid at the Festival?
Yes, there will be a First Aid area – refer to the Festival Map which will be available on the website closer to the date of the Festival.
HEST Paramedical Services will be operating at the Festival Site 24 hours a day to assist you with any medical condition you may have.
In the event of an emergency, please make your way to one of the emergency exits and follow the directions from Festival Staff.
Cloakroom Facilities: are there cloakroom facilities at the Festival?
There are no cloakroom facilities available.
Prohibited Items will be confiscated and will not be returned.
If in doubt, leave at home.
The Festival is unable to look after anything on behalf of patrons, so please don’t ask or bring anything that can’t be brought into the Festival site.
Alcohol: is the Festival licensed?
Yes the Festival is fully licensed – please do not bring alcohol with you as it will be confiscated and will not be returned and the offending patron(s) may be ejected from the Festival Site / Camp Site for the remainder of the Festival. Only alcohol purchased from bars at the Festival may be consumed at the Festival Site.
If you wish to consume alcohol, you must have a valid proof of age photo ID. You must be of legal age (18 years) to purchase and consume alcohol on the Festival Site. If you are found supplying or buying alcohol for a Minor you will be evicted from the Festival and may be referred to police.
Food & Drinks:
What kind of food and drink is going to be sold at the Festival?
There will be an extensive range of food and drink be available for purchase at the Festival Site.
Can I bring my esky with food or drinks into the Festival Site?
Willowbank Raceway and its outdoor concert area is a fully catered and licensed venue.
STRICTLY NO BYO FOOD OR BEVERAGE (including water) is to be brought into the Festival Site.
Free drinking water will be available at the water station.
You can bring in unsealed EMPTY plastic or metal water bottles or plastic or foam cups.
Any food or beverages confiscated by Festival Staff will not be returned.
Animals: are pets allowed at the Festival?
No, pets are not allowed into the Festival site. Guide dogs are, of course, allowed at the Festival site.
EFTPOS: will EFTPOS be accepted at the Festival?
Please note that there are EFTPOS facilities available at the bars, merchandise and retail outlets.
There will be ATM machines available onsite for cash withdrawals.
ATMs: will there be ATMs at the Festival?
Yes there are ATMs onsite and EFTPOS is available at the bars, merchandise and retail outlets.
Cameras: can I bring a camera?
You can bring a personal digital camera. SLR cameras are okay; professional photography equipment (eg telephoto lenses; any lens over 20cm; any detachable lens) is not okay and will not be allowed at the Festival without Promoter-issued media accreditation. Festival staff will determine in their discretion whether something is professional photography equipment so if you’re not sure, then we suggest you leave it at home. Photos of artists and/or the Festival are permitted only on the basis that:
- images are only used for private and personal use;
- images cannot be made available for sale/for charity and/or public display.
Chairs: can I bring my own chairs to the Festival Site?
Chairs are allowed except in the semi-circular Chair Exclusion Zone in front of the stage.
There is no specific rule as to what size chairs need to be, but we suggest you bring a low profile chair.
Please exercise common sense and ensure that your chair is easily portable and will not cause obstruction.
The Festival staff will determine in their discretion whether a chair is suitable or if it needs to be moved.
Footwear: what sort of shoes do you recommend I wear? Can I wear steel capped boots?
The Festival Site is grass and bitumen/asphalt underfoot so we recommend you wear comfortable, flat shoes. You can wear steel capped boots.
We strongly recommend you bring suitable shoes or boots for wet weather conditions.
Lost & Found
Please download and use the CMC Rocks App where you can easily log in anything lost or found. If you don’t have the App and you lose something at the Festival, please leave your details at the Box Office located at the main Entry Gate. If you find something at the Festival, please hand it in at Lost & Found before you leave.
After the Festival, please email us at email@example.com with full details (including your name, contact number, email address, postal address and as much info as you can about the item that you’ve lost).
We’ll do our best to reunite items with their owners.