Searches: will my bags be searched?
It is a condition of entry to the Festival Site and Camp Site that a search of you and/or your possessions and/or vehicles be required at the time of entry to the Festival Site and Camp Site. If you do not consent to such searches, you may be denied entry to the Festival Site and Camp Site without refund.
Any Prohibited Items (refer above) will be confiscated and will not be returned.
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: 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.
Food is allowed into the Camp Site but no alcohol is permitted to be brought into either the Camp Site or the Festival Site.
Phones: my phone takes photos and videos … can I bring it into the Festival?
Yes of course, but we do not endorse the recording by you of any artist performances at the Festival.
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.
Video Recorder: can I bring a video recorder?
No, you’re not allowed to bring any video, recording or filming equipment or cameras to the Festival unless you have been given media accreditation by the Promoter.
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.
If a chair in the seating area is left unoccupied overnight it will be removed by Festival staff. You can collect your removed chair from Lost & Found located at the Entry Gate Marquee.
Any chairs which remain uncollected from Lost & Found or the Festival Site will be given to charity.
Prams: are prams permitted?
Yes - prams are permitted into the Festival Site and the Camp Site.
Due to the Festival’s sound amplification, we recommend that all small children attending the Festival wear appropriate ear protection.
Smoking and Vaping: can I smoke and/or vape in all areas of the Festival Site?
There will be designated areas within the Festival Site where smoking is permitted.
There will be signs to let you know where any smoking areas are located.
Vaping will be permitted in those smoking areas, subject to applicable Queensland Health laws in place at the time of the Festival.
Umbrellas: can I bring an umbrella to the Festival site?
No, umbrellas are not permitted onto the Festival Site.