Gidgestock Music Festival
Gidgestock Music Festival

Festival Dates & Location

October 12-13, 2019
64 Treechange Rise – Gidgegannup, WA, 6083

Opening Hours

12 October 2019 – 8 AM Saturday
13 October 2019 – 8 AM Sunday

Ticket Information and Entry Procedures –

4 Important Points

Food and Merchandise

A variety of coffee and food stalls will be available over the weekend, or you may wish to bring your own food (no bbq’s).  You may also BYO alcohol – please note that there is no alcohol for sale at the venue.

There will also be stalls selling a lovely range of items, including a Gidgestore with event merchandise and a pre-loved clothing, shoes and jewellery stall where you can find some amazing bargains.

Please bring cash for food and merchandise as vendors may not be able to accept credit card payments.

Breakfast on Sunday morning

For those who have purchased tickets for camping, this includes a cooked breakfast which will be served between 7.30am and 9.30am on Sunday morning.  If you have booked tickets and have any special dietary requirements, such as vegetarian, vegan or gluten free, please let us know in advance by emailing [email protected].

Camping

For your fantastic, rustic, unpowered camping experience, please bring your own tent (or campervan, caravan* etc), sleeping bags etc. There are hired toilets at the venue, but no shower facilities, although water will be available for washing (not heated). 

*  Please note a 4WD is needed if bringing a caravan due to the uneven surface and the slope of the venue.  All caravans / campervans etc need to be pre-approved, so if you have not yet advised us of your vehicle, please let us know prior to arriving by emailing us on [email protected].

Family Event

The Gidgestock Music Festival is a family event and we will have several activities for children.  Check your program booklet when you arrive to see what is on offer. 

What to Bring to Gidgestock

*        Bring your pre-purchased tickets!

*        BYO drinks, chairs and picnic rugs

*        BYO food if you wish or purchase on-site.

*        Bring your sunscreen, sunglasses, shade umbrella and hat for daytime.

*        Warm clothes for the cool evening.

*        Rain jacket & umbrella in case of showers.

*        Insect repellent – it is tick season in the hills!  All areas have been treated to minimise ticks, but it is essential that you spray  yourself.  There will be repellents available at the event, as it’s best to take precautions.

Photography

You may take photographs at the festival and feel free to share the experience with your friends.  Please note however that drones are not permitted at the festival.

Rubbish Removal

We love to enjoy and cherish nature and are delighted to be able to host Gidgestock Music Festival 2019 at the beautiful Lightning Amphitheatre in the hills.  So, please leave the site the way you find it, by using the bins provided for your rubbish, or bring your own bags to collect and bring home your rubbish.

Dogs
Unfortunately dogs are not permitted at the 2019 Gidgestock Music Festival.

Campfires

Campfires are set up at various spots at the venue for your enjoyment in the evening.  These are managed by event staff and no other fires of any sort are permitted at the venue – including for personal bbqs.

Smoking

Smoking is permitted at the festival, but please dispose of butts responsibly and do not leave them lying on the ground.

Beneficiaries

Profits from this event will go to the Leukaemia Foundation and to the West Gidgegannup Volunteer Fire Brigade.

Getting There

The festival is most easily accessed by car.  Coming from Perth, on the Toodyay Road, you take a left turn onto Reen Road.  Continue for approx. 8km then turn left unto Treechange Rise.  Number 64 is on the right at the end of the road.  You will be greeted at the gate, tickets checked and given directions for parking. Here is a map of the area:

Direction

Survey

A survey form will be provided with your program booklet.  We are committed to improving the event each year and your feedback is invaluable.  We kindly ask that you complete the survey and hand it to event staff before you leave the venue.  Everyone who completes a survey will go into a draw to win one of two $100 fruit and vegetable vouchers generously donated by Countrypak.

Finally

We are very excited to welcome you to this year’s festival and hope you enjoy the unique Gidgestock experience!

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