NO, it is an 18+ event. Proof of Age identification will be required and wristbands will be issued for those wishing to purchase alcohol at the event, as well as all those who enter the event.

VALID/CURRENT Photo ID is required in the following formats for entry:

  • Passport
  • Photo Driver License
  • Keypass- VIC and TAS
  • RTA Photo Card NSW
  • Photo Student Card School and University

There is a main public car park area located near to the event site precinct. The Event Car Park will be:

Bolton St Car Park

Hunter Car Parks Newcastle

For all Parking enquiries:

Phone: 0448 079 387


It will be user charges and is within walking distance to the venue.

Public transport is recommended if you are planning to attend this event.

YES, you can count on it. We have been working closely with Police to ensure a safe and enjoyable event for all. Any drug activity, antisocial behaviour and general public safety issues will be monitored and managed closely by the event staff, security and police.

NO, there are no pass outs given at the event. Once you leave the event you will not be allowed back in.

Yes, mobility parking is available within the nearby Public Car Park at the Bolton St Car Park. Mobility access to the event is available with toilets provided for mobility patrons. Security and event staff at the gate and car parks can assist with access support if required by notification at entry gates upon arrival. Any persons wishing to register their arrival and specific needs can do directly so via:

PHONE: 02 9280 0557 / EMAIL: [email protected]

YES, Food and beverages will be available for purchase within the event site. Food and beverages will include all the usual beverage types including fresh juices, tea and coffee, gelato and a variety of hot food.

YES, there will be EFTPOS available at the Box Office and also at selected service areas. There will also be an ATM Machine area within the event site. The exact locations of these will be shown on the event map that will be available for download from the event website closer to the event date.

Please bring ample cash with you as we also tend to run out of cash at these events so please be prepared and don’t rely on cash access or availability all day.

Numerous and an ample amount of portable toilets will be available at the event for patron use. There will be more than one location around the site of portable toilets so they can be accessed easily throughout the event. All toilet areas will also cater to disabled /mobility impaired persons.

When at an event please plan your toilet trips as there may be queues. Public urination and improper conduct will result in ejection from the event and Police fines. There will also be a downloadable map available at the event website that shows locations closer to the event date.

Assorted and limited table and chair seating will be available within the event site. Personal picnic blankets and folding chairs are allowed to be brought on site.

This event is scheduled to go ahead rain or shine; however extreme weather may result in a cancellation for safety reasons. Cancellation of the event will be broadcast via media outlets such as radio, TV and websites. There will be personnel at gates to inform anyone who missed out on messages via media. All VMS signage will be changed to display cancellation messages.

Gates open at 12.30am for this event. Remember to wear suitable attire for the weather (hats, sunscreen if hot). Bring your ticket and ID.

You must NOT bring any of the following items into the venue:

  • food or beverages including water (other than for personal special dietary requirements)
  • umbrellas
  • video cameras or professional recording equipment
  • glass
  • knifes, weapons, packages, flares or fireworks;
  • any object that could be used to distract, hinder or interfere with any patrons including a laser pointers;
  • any flags with poles;
  • animals (apart from authorised guide / companion dogs);
  • any dangerous goods; and
  • any other items deemed by management to be dangerous or capable of causing a public nuisance.

Any items considered unsafe will be confiscated upon entry bag checks

YES – Smoking is permitted in designated area only. Smoking is at your own risk and you are expected to abide by health laws pertaining to smoking.

NO, There will be no retail facilities for smoking products and there will be no pass outs allowed.

Yes, bag checks will be carried out upon entry to the event and there will be no pass outs issued.

Yes, bag, jackets and other items will be able to be checked into the cloakroom. There will be a designated cloakroom area that will incur a charge.

Yes, you can request this and gain approval via email / fax to Mothership Events office. Any persons wishing to register their arrival with such items and specific needs can do so by contacting:

PHONE: 02 9280 0557 / EMAIL: [email protected]  / FAX: 02 9280 0526

You will need to follow this procedure upon completion of the application:

  1. Supply of letter from doctor confirming your condition and its requirements
  2. Supply a list of items you wish to bring in to the event
  3. Please note that you will still be required to pass through entry processes of the event
  4. Presentation of this email / fax approval form at the entry gates will confirm your exception to the event rules