Frequently Asked Questions 2017-05-10T14:50:39+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions


  • GOLD COIN BUS – leaves from the Visitor Information Centre (152 Church St, Glen Innes) via the Bourke St gates at the Showgrounds, then to the Festival site.

    • Gold coin donation each way.
    • Runs at 5.30am for the dawn service and then continuously on Saturday from 9am until 10.15pm and on Sunday from 9am until 5.30 pm.
  • COURTESY BUS (Free Service)
    Runs to and from the temporary car park to the Festival Site. This bus has disabled access.

  • WALK – 15 mins to Standing Stones up Bourke St – a bit steep towards the end – not recommended for the elderly.
  • BUS – gold coin from the Bourke St entrance.
  • CAR – via Meade St, park in lower car park. Then take the courtesy bus from to the site or simply walk up the hill.

  • Yes, signposted clearly, near the children’s playground.
  • Please display government parking permit and have documentation available.
  • Cars to drop off and pick up in the disabled parking area on site.

Yes, at the Festival entrance from 8.30am-4.30pm. Official programs, 2018 date claimers and Glen Innes information will be available. A large range of merchandise, local produce and Celtic goods will also be available to be bought. New England Travel will be there to assist with travel information.

On the Festival website.

Go to or scan the QR code below.

This has a Showgrounds site plan, a town map, traders and clan site plan, festival events and parade planning map, road closures and accommodation. Tickets can be bought on the website.

  • Most of the stallholders will have mobile eftpos machines.
  • There will be a cash withdrawal service near the information tent.
  • On the website
  • In person at the Information Centre (152 Church St, Glen Innes)
  • At the site in 2 locations: at the top of Bourke St and at the site entry.

School aged children are free.
SDA children’s corner available.

Saturday – 9am until late
Sunday – 9am – 3.30pm

Tickets are only available at the door if not sold out. We strongly recommend buying tickets in advance.
Temperatures are typically max 16 C, min 4 C. We suggest that you bring winter woollies (evenings) and a sun hat and sunscreen.
Pets are welcome but must be on a lead. Doggie litter bags are available at the information tent. Dogs are also allowed at the showgrounds.
Yes. 7.30am – 6.30pm, on Saturday. Sunday from 7.30am until approximately 5pm.
The full program is on the website and a hard copy will be available at the information tent. Performer merchandise will be available in the green room on site.
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