Q: Where do I go on Christmas Day?

A: All traffic for the festival will follow street signs and enter the Eastern Bloc via Woodrow Road. Vehicles will be directed through to the parking bays in order of arrival.

Q: What time do gates open on Christmas Day?

A: Gates will open at 2pm Christmas Day.

Q: Can I enter the festival on Christmas Day as a season ticket holder?

A: Yes, but only if you have paid for a Christmas Day Upgrade ticket.

Q: Can I purchase a Christmas Day upgrade when I arrive on Christmas Day?

A: You can purchase the upgrade online on the day.

Q: What happens if I forgot to print my ticket?

A: We can scan the ticket on your mobile device.

Q: What happens if I forgot to buy a parking ticket?

A: You can purchase your car pass online.

Q: Is there drinking water available at The Eastern Bloc?

A: Yes, there will be drinking water available on the Eastern Bloc.

Q: What do I do if there is an emergency?

A: For major medical emergencies Call 000 and then ECC on 5496 1000 to report an incident.

Q: Are there toilets on the Eastern Bloc?

A: Yes, we have 2 toilet blocks located on the Eastern Bloc.  They are marked on the map.

Q: Is there disability parking available?

A: Yes, Accessible parking is available for those patrons who have completed an accessible parking form here.

Q: Is there an ATM on The Eastern Bloc?

A: No, however there are several ATM’s located throughout the festival precinct.

Gate opening times

25th Dec2pm12am10hrsOnly Christmas Day Upgrade ticket holders
26th Dec12am10pm22hrsSeason camping tickets holders only from 8am
27th Dec8am10pm14hrs
28th Dec8am10pm14hrs
29th Dec8am10pm14hrs
30th Dec8am10pm14hrs
31st Dec8am10pm14hrs
1st Jan8am8pm12hrs

*Please note that any cars being processed through the gates before 2pm on Christmas Day are volunteers or stall holders *

Rendezvous Café

Located on The Eastern Bloc next to the Info Centre.

Opening times: 6am – 12 midnight from 25th December


  • Coffee / tea
  • Cold drinks
  • Cakes / brownies
  • Toasted sandwiches (pulled meat / vegetarian options)
  • Bacon & Egg Rolls