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The festival will run from 27 to 30 September 2019. Gates will open at 12:00 pm (midday) on 27 September.
We ask that everyone aims to leave the festival grounds by 12:00 pm on 30 September, however, the absolute latest you can leave the festival grounds is 4:00 pm on 30 September. Please plan your journey home so that we can all arrive home safely. Make sure that you have enough rest and arrange for someone to be your designated driver. Monday is available for you to take your time to pack up your camp and assure you have had enough sleep to drive home.
Blossom Festival is located at 1 Withnell Lane, Marradong WA and has been updated on the Facebook event details and will be emailed to all people who have purchased tickets by Thursday evening. Withnell Lane is a gravel road located off of Pinjarra-Williams Road and is accessible to all vehicle types. Please take your time and drive safely on entry to the festival.
The gates will open at 12 pm on 27 September. Gates will close for entry to the festival at 6 pm on 29 September, exiting will still be permitted at this time.
Gates will also be closed in the early hours of the morning to discourage vehicle movements through the site at these hours and to encourage safe driving.
Gates will be closed each night as follows:
Saturday 28 September (Friday night) – 3am to 7am
Sunday 29 September (Saturday night) – 2am to 7am
Please do not arrive at the festival between the hours that the gates are closed. Should you need to leave the event due to an emergency whilst gates are closed, you will need to contact the event staff of assistance. Event staff will attend to you on a case by case basis and will assist you to leave the event based on their availability and priorities.
Blossom Festival is a camping event so you will be required to bring everything that you require to stay comfortable over the duration of your stay. Blossom Festival will provide drinking water and toilet facilities, however, it is also advised to bring backup supplies to save you the journey.
Some of the items that we recommend bringing are as follows:
Toilet paper (for backup)
Drinking Water (allow minimum 2L per day per person)
Food & Snacks
Esky / Cooler with Ice (block ice recommended to last the weekend)
Torch / Head Torch
Shade for camp
Medications / Pain Killers
Basic First Aid Kit
We expect that everyone uses common sense when deciding what to bring to the festival. Your vehicle may be searched on entry and any prohibited items will be confiscated and will need to be collected at the end of the event. If we find anything illegal or what we believe may cause harm to others, you will be referred to the Police.
The following items are prohibited at the event:
Weapons (of any sort)
Fireworks / Explosives
Open flame gas cookers (unless enclosed in a caravan/camper)
Burn barrels & firewood
There will be a designated camping area which you will be directed to on arrival. We ask that you follow the instructions of the festival staff, as they direct you to your camping area. We appreciate that people like to camp with their friends and not everyone will arrive at the same time. However, should camping space fill up, you may be directed to a different area. Please be mindful of others when securing the space you require for your campsite and be prepared for others to camp with or near you if spaces begin to fill up.
The camping area is demarcated with an internal road system. All camping must be within the designated areas and the internal road system shall not be blocked or obstructed at any time. Your vehicle may be removed at your cost if found to be causing an obstruction.
Caravans are permitted onsite. However, there is no grey water dumping facilities onsite and campsite are unpowered.
Generators are not permitted in the camping area. Camping will be tight and generators will be disruptive to your neighbours, not just with noise, but also with fumes.
There will be no accommodation to hire/rent onsite.
You will need to bring whatever camping equipment you need to be comfortable for the duration of the festival.
Small sound systems for personal use at your campsite are permitted, however, amplified sound in the camping area will not be allowed. Having amplified sound in the camping area will be disruptive to other campers seeking quiet or trying to rest. We will have two amazing stages of music in operation throughout the event as well as a chill stage, we recommend you stick to these areas if you what to dance to loud music.
You are permitted to bring your own food to the event. However, there will be serval delicious food vendors at the event providing a variety of options. Due to safety concerns we will not be allowing open flame cookers in the camping area. Special consideration may be given on a case by case basis for cookers fixed into vehicles, campervans and caravans.
You are permitted to bring a reasonable amount of alcohol with you to the event. As an active member of our community, it is our expectation that you are responsible with your alcohol consumption. Look out for yourself and your friends. Glass is strictly forbidden from the site. Make sure you transfer all your alcohol from glass bottles into different containers before entering the festival site. All glass found by security will be confiscated and will need to be collected at the end of the event.
We ask that all attendees drive safe and do not drive under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Plan your journey, assure you are well rested before driving or arrange a designated driver, abstain from drinking alcohol during the day/night before you drive home.
There will be no glass allowed to enter the festival site. This is to show respect for the land and the use of the property outside of the festival. Broken glass can shatter and cause injury and damage to property.
In the interest of public safety, you will not be permitted to make your own fires. Burn barrels and firewood found by event staff will be confiscated. Anyone found lighting fires will be ejected from the event and may be referred to police should event staff deem necessary.
Our festival is based on our four core values of Respect, Love, Interaction and Creativity.
For more information on our core values, please refer to Our Values Page.
We have been working with Police in order to bring you a safe event. Police may be on patrol throughout the festival and through the festival grounds. It is the responsibility of all festival goers to abide by the law. Attendees shall anticipate Police running normal Police operations such as highway patrols and random breath/drug testing. We ask that all attendees drive safe and do not drive under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Plan your journey, assure you are well rested before driving or arrange a designated driver, abstain from drinking alcohol during the day/night before you drive home.
First Aid will be available onsite at our first aid station. Refer to the event map, released closer to the date of the festival for the location of the First Aid station. It is always recommended that you bring your own first aid kit in case of a minor injury. Being self-sufficient in your personal first aid frees our resources for managing more serious incidents should they occur.
There will be no ATMs on site. It is recommended to bring all the cash you require for the weekend.
At this point in time, pets will not be permitted at the festival. Seeing eye dogs will be allowed at the event.
We strongly encourage participation from our community in all forms. There are several official means to participate in our event. More information is available through our Participation Page. Please be mindful of application dates as these may change due to the number of applications submitted. Please also be aware that not everyone who applies will be selected to participate in an official capacity, however, we still encourage you to bring what you can to the event and participate in your best way possible. As our event grows there will be many more opportunities in the future.
Mobile phone reception onsite can be patchy, we suggest you prepare to have poor to no signal during the event. Make sure you let your friends and family know where you will be for the duration you are at the festival. In the case of emergency, please see event staff who are wearing the official event staff clothing or head to our information station, which will be identified on the event map, which will be provided closer to the event.
Passouts will be permitted throughout the event. Patrons may be searched again on entry should event staff deem necessary. Passouts will be permitted in accordance with our gate operation times, as described in above on the Gate Open / Close Hours tab.
Movement of vehicles onsite is not permitted. If you are found moving your vehicle through the festival grounds you will be stopped immediately by festival staff. A vehicle shall only be permitted on arrival to your campsite and on departure. During these time vehicles shall remain on the designated roads and drivers shall follow all instructions from events staff.
Tickets are on sale now through the website on our home page and through the tickets tab. At this point in time, we have three tiers of tickets, Super Duper Early Birds, First Release and General Release. Super Duper Early Birds and First Release tickets are limited, so it is recommended to purchase these early to save some money.
Tickets will be available at the gate unless the event reaches capacity. Please keep an eye on the Facebook event page and this FAQ page for information regarding ticket availability on the gate. Gate sales will only accept cash, so please be sure to bring enough cash with you.
When purchasing your ticket you will notice that there is no name assigned to the ticket barcode which can be downloaded from your confirmation email. This is great for buying tickets for friends or selling tickets to people you know and trust without the need for an official name change.
However, we strongly recommend that you do not buy tickets from strangers or people off the internet. There has been an increase in cases of fake tickets being sold in Western Australia for various events in recent times.
In the first instance, we recommend buying your ticket through our official ticketing website TicketTailor.
If you must buy a second-hand ticket and you are uncertain whether someone is selling a legitimate ticket, ask them to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org informing us of their intention to sell the ticket/s to you and including the following details:
- The email they used to buy the ticket with
- Their full name
- Your email address
- Your full name or the name of the people buying the tickets
- Your contact number
If this is done correctly we can cancel the original ticket/s and reissue new tickets to you to prevent duplicate sales. However, buyers and sellers shall also be aware of the risks of transferring tickets this way and Blossom Festival will not be responsible for any financial loss of either party.
Please be mindful that our staff are quite busy, especially in the lead up to the event and it may take quite some time to assist in a ticket transfer case. We recommend buying tickets through the official means at all times.
Never pay more than the price shown on the ticket. All our ticket prices include all fees and taxes.
Blossom Festival is family-friendly, however, we advise that all children under the age of 18 are strictly supervised by their parents or guardians at all times. Parents and guardians shall consider the risks which are present at the event, mainly loud music and the onsite dam before making the decision to bring their children to the event.
Any children under caught underage drinking will be returned to their parents and the family will be asked to leave immediately.
All children over the age of 15 will require a full ticket.