Tickets and Car Passes

The ticket prices for this year’s Woodford Folk Festival can be found on the Ticket Prices page

Terms and conditions, including booking and transactions fees are found on that page too.

All tickets are to be purchased online using your Mastercard or Visa Card or Visa/Master Card Debit Card from the  Tickets page. 

If you prefer, you can call our office on 07 5496 1066 between 9am and 5pm AEST Monday to Friday and we will process your purchase over the phone. A credit or debit card will be required for all phone transactions, and will be processed on our secure online website. 

If you purchase a Day ticket, it will be valid just for one day of the festival. It allows you entry from 8.00am on the day of your ticket, until the end of the programme that night/early morning (approx. 2am). If you’d like to participate in any of the early morning activities, such as 6am yoga, you’ll need a Season ticket. 

A Season ticket is valid for all 6 days of the festival, 27 Dec – 1 Jan. 

Season with Camping ticket, you are welcome to come to set up on 26 Dec and depart on 2 Jan.

Tickets cannot be shared between people.

Yes, you will need to purchase a ticket for a specific day however you can change the day of your ticket by contacting the office on 07 5496 1066.

If you would like to come for more than one day you will need to purchase multiple Day tickets.

Upon successful completion of your purchase a confirmation email is sent to your email address with your tickets and receipt attached. You will receive the email from our friends at iwannaticket.com.au. Please be sure to check your junk/spam folders.   

PLEASE NOTE:  your ticket/s will not be issued until each ticket is named.  Please check this process if you have not received your tickets soon after purchase.

Please contact us on reception@woodfordia.com to add a Youth Ticket to an existing order.

Early Bird ticket rounds do not end on a specific date. When all the tickets available for each round are sold the next round begins. 

Yes, of course you can! Call us at the office between 9-5, Monday-Friday and we’ll be happy to put an extra payment for you.

No. We aim to keep our festival tickets prices as low as possible for everyone and provide discounts through the ticket rounds. We also have an extensive volunteering program where people can volunteer for 5 hours per day at the festival in exchange for a festival ticket.  Apply for a volunteer position

You can sell your ticket to a family member or friend and change the name on your ticket via your portal. You can also sell your ticket via our official resell partner Tixel. 

 TIXEL RESALE PAGE 

Yes. The name on each ticket can be changed by the purchaser. You can do this by clicking the link at the bottom of your ticket email from help@iwannaticket.com.au or by phoning us on 07 5496 1066.

Yes.   

You will need to purchase a Sleeping In Vehicle pass, no other car pass is required. Parking at Woodfordia page  

The sleeping in vehicle pass is available to patrons who hold a festival ticket with camping. 

If you are staying with Bell Tent Camping operated by Pitch Luxury or Tent City (season camping) and want your vehicle in the campgrounds with you, please purchase a Overnight Camping Vehicle Pass. Vehicles parked in our long-term carpark require a Day & Long-Term vehicle pass. 

If you are staying with Tent City as an overnight or multi-day booking, you will require a Showgrounds Vehicle Pass. More information can be found on the Parking at Woodfordia page  

Yes. Your camping ticket gives you access to book Tent City. Festival tickets should be purchased prior to arranging accommodation in Tent City. Please contact Tent City on 07 5482 6788 to book.

Unfortunately not, however you are able to sell it to a family or friend or via our safe ticket buy and sell website partner, TIXEL. 

The answer for most people is yes. If you are planning on staying overnight on site in any form (car, tent, motor home, caravan and Tent City etc) then you will need to purchase a camping ticket.

Yes, you will need to purchase camping tickets.

No, we do not offer single night camping tickets.

Yes. Please contact us at reception@woodfordia.com to amend your tickets. 

Visit our terms and conditions page to see if you qualify for a refund. View Terms & Conditions

No, camping on the 25th and 26th of December is only available to season ticket holders. Season ticket holders will need to purchase Christmas Day Camping tickets prior to arriving on site as they will not be able to be purchased at the Gate.

Festival Entry Process

Generally no. We would encourage youth who have ID to bring as they may be required to show proof of age.

To improve traffic flow and wait times this year, we will be allocating 2 entry times for Christmas Day, 8am and 1pm.


For patrons who have purchased an 8am entry ticket, you are able to queue from 2pm on 24th December, no earlier.


For patrons with a 1pm entry ticket, you are able to queue from 11am on 25th December, no earlier.


Patrons who arrive earlier than the allocated queue times will be turned away by security.

28th December – 1st January: 7am – 2pm each day. Located next to the Happy Campers office in the overnight campgrounds.

On day one you will receive your wristband from the drive-through wristband gate at the Eastern Bloc and proceed to the overnight campground.   

On the following morning/s, the overnight ticketing office will be open from 7am-2pm each day to issue that days wristband for you, before you board the shuttle to the festival precinct. 

Camping

No.  If you hold a season camping ticket and would like to camp with someone who has a day ticket, you are all able to camp in the overnight campgrounds only. 

Season campgrounds do not have the facilities to issue daily wristbands for day campers. 

For safety reasons, we are unable to permit day campers to move in and out of the season camping area constantly throughout the event.  Season camping is for long term camping stays only. 

Yes you can.

No, campsites are not allocated. We operate on a first in first served basis. We have plenty of room for everyone.

Yes. You will need to purchase a Vehicle Pass. For details on the types of Vehicle Passes, only one vehicle is permitted per campsite. Please refer to the  Parking at Woodfordia page 

10am the following day. Your ticket does not allow access to the Festival precinct the morning of your departure. 

No.

Yes.  We allow a 2 hour temporary access for camp set up and/or pack down.  The non ticket holder will be required to pay a $50 deposit that will be refunded on proof of departure within the allotted time frame. 

Patrons who set up on Christmas Day are not permitted to place down tarps to reserve an area for friends or family arriving at a later time.  Any tarps found laid out onsite will be removed and held by Woodfordia. 

Season campers can arrive on Christmas Day for an extra cost. Go to https://woodfordfolkfestival.com/tickets/ and choose CHRISTMAS DAY ACCESS.  

The reserved camping area is an optional add on for patrons who hold a season with camping ticket.  

We reserve you a 10x8m campsite in the season camping area, this area should accommodate your campsite, awning and vehicle.  If friends or family have also paid for a reserved camping area ticket and you wish to camp together, you must arrive together as these sites are on a come first, come serve basis. Patrons wishing to arrive on Christmas Day will need to purchase a Christmas Day entry ticket in addition to their reserved camping area and season with camping tickets. 

Campers or RV’s that exceed the allocated size of 10m in length will need to advise our office on 07 5496 1066. 

Programming

Workshop bookings open online when the Programme is launched in mid-October. See the  Workshops page  for more information.

If you are interested in being part of this year’s Woodford Folk Festival, we invite you to tell us about it via our online Expression of Interest form.

Head over to the Artists and Presenters page for more information.

No. Programmed activities or workshops prior to 8am are for Season Ticket holders only.

Accessibility

We understand that equal access can sometimes mean being accompanied by a carer. Thus, we offer complimentary carer/companion tickets on an individual-needs basis.  

To apply for a complimentary companion card ticket, please complete the form

Please ensure that the person requiring a companion has purchased their festival ticket prior to completing this form.

We also welcome Assistance Animals and encourage you to register your Assistance Animal prior to attending the festival. To help us support you and your Assistance Animal on site, we have an application and registration process for Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and trained Assistance Animals to be allowed onto the festival site. Please pre-booked using the following form.

The festival has a designated accessible camping area situated close to the entertainment precinct entrance available for season and overnight campers with disabilities. A small number of camping sites have access to power (for life support equipment only) and all have access to accessible shower and toilet facilities. These camping sites are limited and must be pre-booked using the following form. 

WFF Accessible Camping Form 

Our festival paramedics can store your medication in a fridge for the festival duration.  Please complete this Medication Storage Form to register.  

  

Please note:  Whilst every care is taken to ensure medication is kept cold, Woodfordia inc is not liable for power outages or fluctuation of fridge temperature.  

Please visit our accessibility page for information on the festival.  Alternatively, you can call one of our team on 07 5496 1066 to answers any of your questions. 

Yes they are. If you are camping in our overnight campgrounds, all of our shuttle buses are fitted with wheelchair ramps and a lift. 

Wheelchair accessible buses are available by request from the Transit Lounge at the Eastern Bloc and Welcome Gate for entry to the festival and back to the parking area. 

Accessible buses are also available to assist patrons to and from the accessible camping area. 

Yes, we absolutely do. Please see the Access Support team on arrival, located in the accessible season campground office to discuss and arrange your buggy transport during your stay. 

We understand that many people are unable to wear wristbands for several reasons. We have the option for an ‘Excusable Wristband Pass’. Please ask the Access Support team at the Solutions Tent when you arrive. 

General Information

EFTPOS will be accepted throughout the festival.  Some outlets will accept cash. 

Please note, our bars accept cards only.  

ATMs are conveniently located throughout the festival precinct.

ATM’s, which accept most foreign cards and AMEX, are located throughout the precinct (see map for locations). There are no travellers cheque facilities available on site.

Some bars across the festival precinct will have charging stations. 

The Power Up tent is located in the General Store precinct, where you can charge your mobile phone, camera, and laptop batteries.  Power banks will be available for rent or purchase. 

*Eastern Bloc refers to the location of our drive-through wristbanding gate location and long- term car park area – East of the festival site, along Woodrow Rd.  

  • Eastern Bloc to Season Campgrounds (26th, 27th Dec & 2nd Jan only) 
  • Eastern Bloc to Overnight Campgrounds  
  • Eastern Bloc to Main Festival Entrance Gate  
  • Main Festival Entrance Gate to Overnight Campgrounds  
  • Woodford Showgrounds to Main Festival Entrance Gate  
  • Season Campground Loop to Festival Precinct  
  • Shuttle buses run frequently throughout the event, depending on the time of day you can expect shuttles to run every 10-15min during peak times.  

We have multiple accessibility equip shuttles to accommodate for guests with mobility issues and for wheelchairs.  

Yes you can bring your trolley on the shuttle buses.

Woodfordia Citizenship is an annual membership to access all things Woodfordia. It entitles a member to access the Woodfordia Citizen’s Portal, invitations to Citizen’s Day gatherings and Programme Launch party, and quarterly editions of the Lore Society journal. To find out more, visit woodfordia.org. 

Our event management plan includes a detailed safety, emergency and incident management plan that meets the strict requirements outlined in by Workplace Health and Safety Act, Safety Regulation Act and Risk Management Standard AUS/NZ.  

During the festival we have 24/7 personnel in Fire First Response, Qld Police, Paramedics, Qld Fire and Emergency Services, and security along with festival organisers and staff. An Emergency Communication Centre (ECC) operates 24/7 during the festival to facilitate communications between these services.  The patron hotline number (printed on the festival wristband) is the first point of call for any emergency onsite and is responded to by ECC. ECC will co-ordinate timely and appropriate responses to all incidents reported. Incidents will be escalated according to their severity. 

 

If an evacuation is required, this will be coordinated in conjunction with Qld Police, Qld Fire and Emergency Services and festival organisers. Information will be communicated to our patrons in person, via text alerts, social media and through our PA systems. 

  

Current bushfire information via: www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au 

Moreton Alert for free SMS, email and voice alerting system – www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au 

Current government guidelines do not require patrons to be vaccinated to attend.   

Woodfordia will follow any guidelines outlined by the government in relation to mandates as they are set out. 

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