FAQs

FESTIVAL DETAILS | TICKETING | CAMPING | AT THE FESTIVAL | GETTING INVOLVED | GLAMPING 

festival details

What date is the festival?

The Festival will be held from Thursday 2nd  to Sunday 5th of April 2020.

Where is the venue?

The venue is at the Corryong Recreation Reserve which is located along Strzelecki Way which is a 5 min drive and 10 min walk to the main street.

What time do the gates and ticket booths open and close?

GATES

  • Thursday: Open at 10am
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 7am and close at midnight.
  • Festival finishes at 4pm on Sunday.

TICKET BOOTH

  • Thursday: 7am to 6pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 7am to 10pm
  • Sunday: 7am to 2pm
When will the 2020 Program be released?

The full 2020 MFSR Souvenir Program will be released in March of 2020. The timetable of events will be available online in December 2019.

Please note the main timetable changes for 2020:-

  • The Ol Foz Dog Jump will take place on Friday at 12.30pm instead of Saturday.
  • The MFSR Street Parade is 10.30am on Saturday (no Parade on Friday)
  • The Striplings Challenge preliminary events will take place on Saturday with Finals of the top 5 Striplings on Sunday at 9am in the Rodeo Arena.
  • The MFSR Challenge Cross Country will take place on Saturday at 2.30pm.
  • The MFSR Stockhandling – on Friday.
  • The MFSR Whipcrack – on Saturday.

ticketing

When do tickets go on sale?

Tickets go on sale September Monday 16th 2019.

Purchasing Festival Tickets

Festival Tickets are available to purchase online via our website from 9.00 am Monday 16th September 2019. If you have any questions relating to purchasing tickets please contact Humanitix via email – events@humanitix.com.au for further assistance.

It is highly recommended and much faster to buy tickets online – click here to buy online. If you need to buy over the phone please call after reading all the event information on our website including our FAQs here, Humanitix staff will not have answers to festival information that isn’t already on the site.

When calling you will need to have the following in advance:
1. The ticket types being bought.
2. Postcode, email, name and age of buyer.
3. Address for Camping Stickers delivery if buying camping pass.
4. How many years have you been attending the festival.

What is the difference between a Super Pass and a General Admission Pass?

A Super Pass provides access to all events including the Re-enactment.

*You must book either the AM or the PM session at time of purchase.

A General Admission pass provides access to all events excluding the Re-enactment.

How do I book for the Re-enactment?

Once you have chosen a Super Pass, you will then be asked to select an AM or PM session, before proceeding to check out.

*General Admission Passes will not provide access to the Re-enactment.

What is the cost of a ticket?

Tickets for the 2020 Festival will go on sale via our website Monday 16th September 2020.  Ticket Prices for 2020 are located here at Ticket & Camping – https://www.bushfestival.com.au/tickets-camping/

How do I buy tickets?
  • Tickets will go on sale online via our website from 9.00am Monday, September 16th 2019.
  • Tickets can be purchased from Wednesday 1st April 2020 at the Main Ticket Box at Gate # 2 located at the Festival grounds or from the Man From Snowy River Bush Festival office located next to the Visitor Information Street in Hanson Street, Corryong.

Purchasing Festival Tickets

Festival Tickets are available to purchase online via our website from 9.00 am Monday 16th September 2019. If you have any questions relating to purchasing tickets please contact Humanitix via email – events@humanitix.com.au for further assistance.

It is highly recommended and much faster to buy tickets online – click here to buy online. If you need to buy over the phone please call after reading all the event information on our website including our FAQs here, Humanitix staff will not have answers to festival information that isn’t already on the site.

When calling you will need to have the following in advance:
1. The ticket types being bought.
2. Postcode, email, name and age of buyer.
3. Address for Camping Stickers delivery if buying camping pass.
4. How many years have you been attending the festival.

How will I receive my tickets?
  • If you have purchased camping your Camping Sticker will be posted out to you.  You will need to bring this with you to present on arrival at the Campgrounds along with your ticket with QR code and purchase receipt (sent to you in email).
  • Your receipt will be exchanged for a festival wristband upon first entry at the Main Gate Ticket Box (Gate #2) so please bring your ticket with QR Code (sent to you in email with purchase receipt) with you. You can show your ticket on your phone or print it out. This receipt has a QR code on it that will be scanned to receive your wristband. No wristbands will be posted out in 2019 – only Camping stickers to those who have purchased camping.
Do I need to know the day I am coming before I buy a ticket?

If you want to buy a ticket prior to the Festival and are only coming for a day, you need to specify which day you will be attending. If you don’t know which day you will be coming, you can always purchase tickets on arrival of the Festival.

Can I get a refund?

Sorry, NO refunds on Ticket Purchases. Please see our Ticketing Information. Maybe try sell it to a mate!

Is there a limit of how many tickets I can buy?

There is a maximum of 10 tickets per purchase. For groups greater than 10 please email admin@bushfestival.com.au  (Refer to Ticketing policy).

Do you offer Payment Plans?

You can purchase your tickets via Zip Pay at checkout.

Will you sell out?

We have limited Camping and Super Passes available.

General Admission passes will not sell out and may be purchased on the day of arrival.

I am 17 but will be turning 18 during the festival, what ticket do I purchase?

The best option is to purchase a 1 day pass for the time that you are 17 and also purchase a 1 day pass for when you turn 18. Another option would be to buy a 4 day youth pass and on your birthday go to the ticket booth along with your ID to get an adult pass but you will have to pay the extra cost of an adult pass.

Penalties will apply if alcohol is purchased or attempted to be purchased on a Youth Pass.

I need to change the type of ticket I have purchased; how do I do that?

Contact our office via email – admin@bushfestival.com.au and we will get in contact with you as soon as possible.

What do I do if I lose or damage my wristband?

If you lose your wristband go to the ticket booth with your receipt of your ticket purchased and you will receive another wristband.  Admin fee of $25 is applicable.

Are there pensioner discounts?

Yes for Commonwealth Pension card holders only.

camping

When is camping available?

Onsite camping will be available from the Monday 30th of March 2020 at 8am.  Arrive via the Stock Route Road, Gate # 7.

Can my friends and I camp together?

It is possible to camp next to your friends however, camping is first in best dressed, so for the best chance it is best for your group  to arrive together and enter the Camp Grounds together.

I want to come for 2 days, where can I camp?

A 4 day pass is the minimum required to purchase camping on the Golf course, whereas Clancy’s Overflow camping requires any adult/concession pass.

Other camping areas are located at:

  • Cudgewa Football Oval: 0429 665 014 or 02 6077 4255
  • Nariel Valley Rec Reserve: 02 6077 4332
  • Towong Race Course: 0429 995 033 or 0411 415 671
  • Thowgla Hall: 0409 761 221

All passes must still be purchased online or at the Festival gate.

Can I bring more than one vehicle if I have purchased a camping pass?

Your Camping Pass only allows for your caravan, camper trailer or tent and 1 vehicle pass.

There is NO ALLOWANCE for extra vehicles on your campsite.

If you wish to bring an extra vehicle, there may be available car park spaces located at the old netball courts at the entrance to the Festival grounds.

Can we bring our own alcohol?

You may bring alcohol ONLY IN CANS, but it can only be consumed at your campsite and is NOT ALLOWED into the festival grounds.  There will be checkpoints located at gates.

What is the difference between Banjo's Premium Camping and Clancy's Overflow Camping?

Banjo’s Premium Camping is located on the Golf Course that surrounds the Festival Grounds and sites are 6m x 9m, whereas Clancy’s Overflow Camping is located roughly 800m from the Festival Grounds and sites are 10m x 9m.

Do you have powered sites?

No, we do not offer powered sites, however you are welcome to bring a small quiet generator. There is a curfew.  Generators must not be run between 10pm and 6am.

Are there toilets & showers?

Yes, we hire toilet & shower trucks that are located all over Banjo’s Premium Camping and Clancy’s Overflow Camping.

Are dogs allowed?

Dogs are allowed on the golf course & Clancy’s Overflow ONLY and must be on a leash and kept quiet.

DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED into the festival grounds. (please leave tied up or contained at your campsite).

Please CLEAN UP after your pet.

How many people can camp on one site?

Banjo’s and Clancy’s campsites are limited by size and number of vehicles. You can sleep as many people on your campsite as will fit in your tent or camper.

**PLEASE NOTE Banjo’s Campsites have a MAX of 1 vehicle & Clancy’s Campsites have a MAX of 2 vehicles per site.

Can we connect to water?

There are minimal taps located around the Golf Course, however there is no guarantee how close to them you will be placed. You’re welcome to bring buckets and cart water, but we do recommend arriving with a full tank.

There is no water available at Clancy’s Overflow Camping.

If we have our own water in our campervan, can we run off our sullage hose onto the ground or does it have to be contained?

Grey water can be released onto the rough areas of the Golf Course, making sure it does not impact campers around you.

Black water must be contained and released at the dump point located at the Corryong Sale Yards, which is located on Donaldson St, roughly 900m from the Golf Course.

Is there a waste dump point nearby?

Yes, the dump point is located at Corryong Sale Yards, which is on Donaldson St, roughly 900m from the Golf Course and 700m from Clancy’s Overflow Camping.

at the festival

Are dogs allowed?

DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED into the festival grounds. (please leave tied up or contained at your campsite).

Dogs are allowed on the golf course ONLY and must be on a leash and kept quiet.

Please CLEAN UP after your pet.

Is glass allowed anywhere at the festival?

Glass is PROHIBITED in the festival grounds.

Is the site accessible for people with a disability?

We provide Disabled Parking and a Disabled Viewing Platform at the main Festival arena.  Some venues at our Festival Events take place on rough, uneven ground which require a good degree of mobility.

Are there ATM facilities?

There are ATM facilities in the main street of Corryong or at the Corryong Sporting Complex on the Golf Course. We also have Cash Out facilities via EFTPOS at the Main Gate Ticket Box and the Stockman’s Bar Ticket Box.

Are there shuttle buses to the festival?

Yes, they run throughout day for the whole festival. Details will be in the Festival program.

What is the weather like over the festival weekend?

During the day the weather is generally warm, however first thing in the morning and at night it can get very cold so bring a jacket.

getting involved

How do I become a volunteer?

Volunteer applications open Thursday 5th December 2019.

Can I have a retail stall at the festival?

Retail Stall applications open Monday 26th August 2019. You can find our Retail Stallholder Prospectus and Application here – https://www.bushfestival.com.au/exhibitor-applications/

Can I have a food stall at the festival?

Food Stall applications open Monday 26th August 2019.  You can find our Food Stallholder Prospectus and Application here – https://www.bushfestival.com.au/exhibitor-applications/

GLAMPING FAQs

What is Glamping?

Glamping is short for ‘glamorous camping’ a form of camping that is like ‘resort style’ accommodation where stunning nature meets modern luxury. A concierge is also on hand to answer any questions and offer assistance.

Our Jessica’s Glamping Village will be located inside the Festival Compound – see map below – close to the action as well as toilet and shower facilities.

Banjos Camping 2020

What makes glamping different to normal camping?

The glamping tents are water resistant canvas bell tents with floors, mesh screened front doors and air vents. Each luxurious tent includes a comfy bed with quality bedding and linen, a throw blanket and cushions, bedside tables with lanterns, and other homely comforts. You will feel right at home! Towels are also provided.

What is included in the glamping package?

Every person who purchases a glamping pass will receive the following:

  • 4 nights luxury accommodation inc. concierge service.
    • 1 x 4 Day Super Ticket with exclusive entry to 1 session of the MFSRBF Re-Enactment. Please remember to select which session of the Re-enactment you would like to attend – AM or PM.
  • A Welcome Essentials gift pack.
  • A 2020 MFSRBF Program.
How many people do the tents accommodate?

The tents can comfortably accommodate 2 people (1 x double bed in a 4 mtr tent), 3 people (1 x double bed and 1 x single or 3 x single beds in a 5 mtr tent) or 4 people (4 x single beds in a 5 mtr tent).

Do we need to bring any spare blankets, etc.?

Spare blankets are available at the Concierge tent. Of course, if you need some of your own creature comforts from home like your snuggly blanket or an extra pillow then feel free.

Is there a fridge?

There is a large portable fridge located at the Concierge tent, but you are welcome to bring an esky to keep in your tent.  Ice is available to purchase at the Stockman’s Bar.

Will we be able to charge our phones?

There is a phone charging station located at the Concierge tent, but we recommend bringing your own power pack.

What does the concierge do?

The Concierge is there to check you in to your tents (like a resort), make up the beds, give a daily sweep of tents and be on hand for any assistance.  They can provide spare lanterns, blankets, torches, drinking water and have a first aid kit on hand.  There is also a full-length mirror, portable fridge and phone charging station located in the Concierge tent along with tea/coffee making facilities, board games and magazines.

What time can we check in to our tents?

The Glamping village opens for check in at 10.00 am Thursday 2nd April 2019 and check out is 10.00am Monday 6th April 2019.

Is there carparking near our tent?

There is a free carpark located at the old netball courts near the Festival entrance within an easy walk to the Glamping village.  There will be an area roped off especially for Glamping cars.  You may drive up to the Glamping village to unload your car and then return it to the carpark when finished.  Only 1 vehicle per tent is allowed.

Are children welcome?

Yes, children are welcome but would be charged the full price per night.  As it is a VIP Exclusive area they would need to be supervised at all times whilst in the Glamping area.

Can we bring our dog?

Sorry NO DOGS ALLOWED at the Glamping Village.

Are there ATM facilities?

There are ATM facilities in the main street of Corryong or at the Corryong Sporting Complex on the Golf Course. We also have Cash Out facilities via EFTPOS at the Main Gate Ticket Box and the Stockman’s Bar Ticket Box.

I HAVE A QUESTION THAT IS NOT ANSWERED IN THE FAQS.

Please contact the Bush Festival Office email at admin@bushfestival.com.au.