Frequently Asked Questions

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We’ve compiled the most commonly asked questions to help with your enquiries about the 2021 Australian Celtic Fringe Festival.

Yes that’s right – 2021’s event is different to the Festival we’ve grown accustomed to. That’s why in 2021 we are celebrating the Australian Celtic Fringe Festival!

What’s different? We have a series of ticketed concert sessions and a free market event at the Australian Standing Stones.  

Remember – we’re here to help, if you can’t find the answer you’re looking for simply contact us!

Frequently Asked Questions

Tickets for the Australian Celtic Fringe Festival Concert Sessions will be available through our website from 1st March 2021. Tickets for each session are limited and will only be valid for the session time purchased.

Tickets are session specific. You will not be refunded for missing your booked Concert Session by not arriving at the correct time. If you arrive at the wrong session, your ticket will not be valid. You cannot be admitted to a different session to your booking, as our capacity is limited for each session. Check your session time and allow extra time for Covid sign-in – explore the markets if you’re early.

In 2021 there will be no printed program. Program information can be found on our website. Posters and signage will be displayed around the event including concert sessions and times. 

The Market Event will be open from 9am to 10pm Saturday 1st May and 9am to 5pm Sunday 2nd May.

Due to Covid restrictions the Street Parade has been postponed to 2022. 

Traders, Performers, Contractors and Event Officials will be issued with Car Parking Permits in line with the terms of their individual contracts. Please refer to your contracts for this information.

When you attend the Australian Celtic Festival event, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By entering the event premises, you consent to such recording media and its release, publication, exhibition or reproduction, without compensation. 

At The Australian Standing Stones there is a disabled toilet in the facilities block at the south end of the Market event area. Access to the site is subject to weather conditions. It can get quite muddy if it rains or get large cracks if dry though the area itself is quite flat.

There is limited disabled parking available at the Festival Site however there is a drop off/pick up point along Watson Drive. There is also limited disabled parking off Shannon Vale Road. For Disability entry, display government parking permits and have necessary documents available for traffic officials.

Most of the stallholders will have mobile EFTPOS machines for cashless payments. There will NOT be a cash withdrawal service on site.

Temperatures in May are typically max 16 C, min 4 C.  We suggest that you bring winter woollies (evenings) and a sun hat and sunscreen. Prepare for four seasons in one day.

There will be event volunteers and officials at the gate who can assist with event information and enquiries. The Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre tent will also be set up near the Festival entrance from 8.30am-2.30pm.  Official Festival information and Glen Innes Highlands information will be available.  A large range of merchandise, local produce and Celtic goods will also be available for purchase.

No dogs allowed in the Entertainment precinct area unless they are service animals.

Pets are welcome at the free Market Event but must be kept on a lead at all times. It’s your responsibility as pet owner to clean up after your pooch.