RedFest FAQs

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RedFest is an annual music and cultural festival held yearly in September in Cleveland, east of Brisbane. It is Redland City’s premier event and boasts musicians and artists from across Australia.

What date and time is RedFest on?

RedFest 2021 will be held on Friday 3 September from 5pm to 9pm, Saturday 4 September from 9am to 9pm and Sunday 5 September 9am to 5pm.

Where is RedFest held?

Norm Price Park (Redland 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?

Ticket Prices to come.

How do I buy tickets?

Tickets are available online and at the entry gate..

Are there pensioner discounts?

Yes, concession cards are accepted. See the list below.

Accepted Cards

  • Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Pensioner Concession Card
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card “War Widow”
  • Student Card – Full Time

Non-accepted Cards

  • Centrelink Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
  • Health Care Card
  • Seniors Card
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Specific Conditions Card
  • Student Card – Part Time

How do I receive my tickets?

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 and animal farm 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 on to Festival grounds.

Can I bring pets to the Festival?

No, pets are not permitted to be brought onto the Festival Grounds unless they are part of the Bayside Flyball, Animal Farm or Budgerigar Display.

Can I purchase alcohol at the Festival?

Yes.  The RedFest Bar is located near the main stage.

Will there be parking available?

Our onsite car park is accessible via Long Street, Cleveland.  Street parking is also available at no cost.

Is there a car parking fee?

Yes, all day parking is available for $5.

What night are the fireworks on?

The Fireworks are on Friday and Saturday night at approximately 7pm.

Can I buy merchandise at RedFest?

Festival merchandise will be available in the main festival arena.

Is there a lost property area?

There is a lost and found property area located at the Information Booth. 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. A 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. Applications can be made through the website.  If you have any difficulty, please contact our office on (07) 3286 4858 for assistance.

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. Apply here Vendors Application.

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 Redland Showgrounds. Please check the timetable and schedule at Translink or by phoning 13 12 30. How to get to RedFest.

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