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MERRIJIG

Oct 7th

MERTON

Oct 28th

TOLMIE

Nov 11th

JAMIESON

Nov 25

BONNIE DOON

Dec 9th

FAQ

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We're sure you have a lot of questions so we've provided as much helpful information as we can. Something you're not sure about? Please get in touch.

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  • When and where is the festival held?
    This year's inaugural High Country Halls Music Festival is held in four venues over four dates: October 7th 2023 - Merrijig Memorial Hall October 28th 2023 - Merrijig Memorial Hall Nov 11th 2023 - Jamieson Hall Nov 25th 2023 - Tolmie Hall Dec 9th 2023 - Bonnie Doon Rec Reserve Hall Read more about each venue and locations here >
  • How do I purchase tickets?
    All tickets are being sold online. You will be redirected to the TryBooking website to complete your ticket purchase.
  • Is there a festival program?
    Yes! You can view or download the program here>
  • Is the festival a family friendly event?
    Yes! The High Country Halls Music Festival is a family friendly event. Please refer to each Halls program for more information. Read more here>
  • Are the venues wheelchair accessible?
    Yes! Each venue provides indoor wheelchair access.
  • Is seating available at the festival?
    Yes. Each venue has seating for ticket holders either inside or outside of each hall. Please note: Some acts may go ahead in the outdoor areas of the halls. Seating may be limited.
  • Are there toilet amenities on-site and are they mum-friendly?
    Yes! Each venue has indoor toilet facilities that are access friendly. Tolmie and Jamieson Halls have baby changing facilities available.
  • Can I bring a chair or picnic rug?
    Each venue will have different layouts. Picnic Rugs are welcome and In most cases fold up chairs will be permissible in designated outdoor areas. Please contact us if you have any queries.
  • Will you be providng wrist bands?
    Yes. Upon entry you will receive a wrist band for proof of purchase. Please ensure you wear your wrist band for the duration of the festival. Lost or stolen wrist bands will not be replaced.
  • What happens if the weather is poor?
    Each venue has the option to utilise indoor or outdoor areas. In the case of poor weather, the indoor of the halls can be used exclusively.
  • Will there be food and drinks available and how can I pay?
    Yes! Family friendly street style food will be available for purchase at each venue. A pop-up licensed bar will be open at each venue. All venues will provide eftpos facilities. The bar will include a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic options. Bottled water will be available. Please note that you can only bring sealed water bottles to the festival grounds. Tea and coffee will be available at all venues. Each venue may have different availability and times when these refreshments are offered. Eg; at the end of the event.
  • Is BYO food permitted?
    No - sorry. BYO Food is not permitted. Family friendly street style food will be available to purchase at each venue. Please see individual Hall lineups for more details.
  • Is BYO alcohol permitted?
    No. You are not permitted to bring alcohol into any of the Festival venues. Each venus has pop-up licensed bars for your convenience.
  • Can I smoke at the festival venues?
    All indoor licensed venues and outdoor dining areas (including at outdoor events such as community festivals and fairs) in Victoria are smoke-free areas. To comply with the law, people at each festival event may only smoke in designated outdoor areas.
  • Is there parking available?
    There will be designated parking at the Tolmie Hall. Other venues will not have designated parking areas for the festival, however these venues are in small rural towns where parking is normally available. You may have to walk a short distance.
  • Is there somewhere to re-charge mobile phones?
    Sorry - no. Please ensure your devices are fully charged before attending.
  • Where can I find accommodation?
    Our region has many wonderful accommodation options from casual camping to luxury hotels. Discover more here >
  • Are pets allowed?
    We know how much you love your pets and so do we, however pets are not permitted at the festival with the exception of assistance dogs.
  • What transport options are available?
    Our venues are located in a regional area and public transport options are limited. If you would prefer not to drive you can arrange a Taxi service from Crown Cabs Mansfield. They provide standard taxi, maxi van or a station wagon service. Phone: 1300 12 13 14 or (03) 9310 5422 You can also Book Online: https://www.crowncabs.com.au/book-taxi-online OR download the ‘Crown Cabs’ app from your app store.
  • Will there be First Aid on-site?
    A First Aid Kit will be available at each festival.
  • What happens if a Bushfire Emergency is declared?
    In the case of a Bushfire emergency that will prevent the running of an event, the event will be cancelled and refunds issued.
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