getting to the Festival

Travel by Bus

There will be Bus Service available in town transporting people to the Festival site from the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre & The Glen Innes Showgrounds for $2 per person each way.

Pick up/Drop off areas: 

  • Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre, 152 Church St. (Car parking is available behind the Visitor Information Centre and Town Hall) 
  • Glen Innes Showgrounds, Bourke St side entrance
  • Australian Standing Stones Bus Stop (at the Event) drop off and pick up


There will be a courtesy bus running to and from the Festival car park to the Festival Entry gate. This bus has disabled access.

Walk to the Festival

The Festival site is close to town – a short, scenic 15 minute walk to the Standing Stones via Tregurtha Way at the eastern end of Bourke Street. You might find a parking spot along Bourke St or nearby side streets. Please note it’s a bit steep towards the end and not recommended for those with mobility or health issues.

On Site Parking

Parking is restricted at the Festival site during the event. Attendees can park off Shannon Vale Road, please be mindful not to park in private driveways. Only cars with event passes will be allowed to enter the venue from Watsons Drive. Onsite parking is only available to Traders, Performers, Contractors and Event Officials. Please note there are limited disabled parking spots available however, there will be disabled drop off/pickup point. For disability entry and parking, please ensure you display government parking permits and have necessary documents available for traffic officials.

Acknowledgement to Country

The Australian Celtic Festival is held in Glen Innes Highlands, Ngoorabul Country.
Glen Innes Severn Council would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Ngoorabul (Ngarabul) people as the traditional custodians of this land, their elders past, present and emerging and to Torres Strait Islander people and all First Nations people.