FAQ’s

​What is RedFest?
Redland Spring Festival is an annual music and cultural festival held yearly in September in Cleveland, just 25 minutes east of Brisbane on beautiful Moreton Bay. It is Redland City’s premier event and boasts musicians and artists from across the globe.
What date and time is RedFest on?
RedFest is on Friday 8th September from 5pm to 9pm, Saturday 9th September from 9am to 9pm and Sunday 10th September 9am to 4pm.
Where is RedFest held?
Norm Price Park (Cleveland Showgrounds). Located on the corner of Smith and Long Streets, Cleveland QLD 4163.
What time do the gates open?
The gates open from 5pm to 9pm on Friday, 9am to 9pm on Saturday and 9am to 4pm on Sunday.
How much are entry tickets?
Prices start at $15 Adult, $5 Child and $10 concession.
How do I buy tickets?
Tickets are only available at the entry gate.
Are there pensioner discounts?
Yes, concession cards are accepted. See here for eligible cards.
How do I receive my tickets?
You will need to purchase them at the Festival gate. A wristband will be issued to you at the gate upon producing your ticket.
Do I have to wear a wristband?
Yes, it is a condition of festival entry that the wristband be worn whilst on Festival grounds.
Can I get a refund for my ticket?
No.
What is included for the entry fee?
Entry to performances, displays, workshops (unless otherwise stated) and exhibits.
What is there for the kids to do?
Kids are KING with venues and a program just for them. Included in the entry price are performances, workshops, animal farm and have a go circus just to name a few.
On Saturday evening, there is an illuminating lantern parade followed by spectacular fireworks.
Are there rides at RedFest?
Yes, sideshow alley will be at the Festival. The cost of rides is not included in the entry price.
Do you have Credit Card and Eftpos facilities available at the festival?
Credit Card and Eftpos facilities are available at the Festival gates and through some merchants.
Is there an ATM at the festival?
Yes. A separate contractor will provide an ATM at the Festival. (An ATM withdrawal fee applies.)
Is there disabled access?
Yes, all venues are wheelchair accessible.
Is First Aid available on site?
Yes, there is First Aid available during festival hours.
Will there be food available?
Yes, there will be food vendors at the Festival and a diverse range of food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Can I bring alcohol to the Festival?
No, alcohol is not permitted to be brought onto the Premises.
Can I purchase alcohol at the Festival?
Yes, there are designated areas for purchase and consumption of alcohol.
Will there be parking available?
There is street parking or an on-site car park. The car park entry is North of the Redland Museum, Smith Street Cleveland QLD.
Is there a car parking fee?
Yes, all day parking is available for a gold coin donation.
What night are the fireworks on?
The Fireworks are on Saturday night only and will follow the Lantern Parade which commences at approximately 7pm.
Can I buy merchandise at RedFest?
Festival merchandise is available from the Information Booth (Strawberry Plaza Venue).
Is there a lost property area?
Yes. There is a lost and found property area located at the Information Booth (Strawberry Plaza Venue).
Lost and Found inquiries can be made post festival to RedFest on (07) 3286 4858 or via email to admin@redfest.com.au.
I have a Carer. Can they receive free entry to the festival?
RedFest supports the Companion Card Scheme. Only one companion ticket will be issued per companion card. Companion card must be produced at the entry gate.
Who owns RedFest?
RedFest is a not-for-profit community organisation – a festival delivered by the community, for the community. it is NOT a Council event.

Each year a hardworking volunteer Committee develops the program for RedFest and actively seeks sponsorship to support the cost of producing the event for Festival Patrons.

A host of volunteers then support the smooth running of the festival during the weekend.
Who are the Festival Sponsors and Supporters?
View RedFest Sponsors and Supporters.
Who is playing at the Festival?
RedFest endeavours to provide fantastic entertainment every year with artists from across the globe and locally. The RedFest website is updated regularly with Performer Information.
Can I volunteer at the Festival?
Yes. Applications are open for Volunteers. We have a wide variety of areas to volunteer in and all Volunteers receive a free weekend entry ticket. Applications can be made through the website or by phoning the office for a form on (07) 3286 4858.
Can I perform at the Festival?
RedFest supports performers from all aspects of the community. Expressions of interest open early in the year and interested performers can apply directly through the website.
Can I have a stall at the Festival?
Applications are invited from interested stall holders to hold a site at RedFest. Applications open April.
Is there public transport available to and from the Festival?
Trains are available to Cleveland Station and Veolia Bus services depart from Cleveland Train Station to Cleveland Showgrounds. Please check the timetable and schedule at Translink or by phoning 13 12 30. How to get to RedFest.

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