FAQs

DATE & LOCATION

Fremantle Laneway Festival Date?

Sunday 10 February, 2019

Fremantle Laneway Festival Location?

Esplanade Reserve and West End, Fremantle. Head here for more details.

How do I get there?

The best way to get to the festival is by public transport. All Fremantle Laneway Festival tickets include transport for all Transperth services for three hours before, during and after the event until end of service. Information regarding the special event transport services can be obtained by contacting the Transperth Info Line on 13 62 13 or by visiting the Transperth website at transperth.wa.gov.au. Plan your journey using the Transperth JourneyPlanner before you travel. Transport information will be available closer to the event.

TICKETS

How do I purchase a ticket?

You can find information on how to purchase online and hard copy tickets from our Buy Tickets page. Tickets will be available for purchase from 20 September 2018.

How much are tickets?

Head to our Buy Tickets page for all the details.

Will tickets be available at the gate on the day?

If you don't want to miss out on Laneway Festival, make sure you purchase your ticket online prior to the event.

Can I purchase tickets at a reduced price if I come midway through the event, if tickets are still available?

Tickets are sold at full price regardless of the time you arrive on event day.

What happens if I lose my ticket?

Tickets purchased from a retail outlet cannot be replaced if lost, please treat them like cash. Tickets purchased online will be delivered in the form of a bar-coded print-at-home PDF ticket; or a bar-coded Passbook ticket (electronic ticket on mobile device).

I'm having an issue with my ticket, who do I contact?

If you are having an issue with your ticket purchased online, please contact Moshtix by submitting a request at tixsupport.moshtix.com.au

What are the Event T&Cs (terms & conditions)? 

You can find the Event T&Cs (terms & conditions) here.

I.D.

Is Laneway Festival 18+?

Yes, Laneway Festival Fremantle is strictly an over 18's event. Patrons must present valid photo ID in order to enter Laneway Festival Fremantle. Accepted ID for 18+ patrons attending St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Fremantle will be as follows:

1. Australian photo Driver’s Licence or Learner’s Permit; or
2. Passport; or
3. KEYPASS Photo ID Card or equivalent (*see below)

Anyone who fails to present an Accepted ID upon entry will not be allowed into St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. No refunds will be processed for anyone who is denied entry because they did not bring Accepted ID.

The Conditions of Entry and Ticketing Terms & Conditions apply to everyone attending St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. Promoter reserves the right to evict any persons engaging in illegal activities.

* Proof of Age Card issued by an interstate government authority, such as:
NSW residents: NSW Proof of Age Card or a NSW Photo Card issued by RMS (Roads & Maritimes Services).
WA residents: WA Photo Card issued by WA Department of Transport.

At the Festival

Will Pass Outs be available on the day?

Yes, patrons in Fremantle will be able to enjoy the beautiful surrounds including Bather's Beach with day pass-outs. Pass Outs will be in operation between 11am to 6pm. You must return by 6pm and keep your wristband on at all times. 

When do the festival gates open?

Gates open at 11.00am with the event finishing at 10.00pm.

What happens if it rains on the day?

Laneway Festival will go ahead rain, hail or snow.

Can I bring my own alcohol into the festival?

No. Laneway Festival is licensed to sell food & drinks and provides great, well-stocked bars. All bags are searched on arrival.

Can I go bare foot?

Sorry guys shoe wear is necessary - thongs and sandals are fine but we highly recommend enclosed footwear as it is a long day.

Where do I report any lost or found articles?

Found: Please take any found items to the Info Point, located near the entry gate.

Lost: If you misplace something please check with Info Point staff on the day as things will be turned in there. Alternatively, please email fremantle@lanewayfestival.com.au and we will do our very best to help you.

Can I bring my own food and water into the festival?

Sealed plastic water or soft drink bottles will be permitted in to the festival. No glass bottles or containers please. All bags will be searched on entry by our friendly security staff.

No. Laneway Festival is licensed to sell food & drinks and provides great, well-stocked bars. All bags are searched on arrival by our friendly security staff.

Does Laneway Festival have accessible facilities for people with disabilities?

Yes, the site is on a grassed reserve which is mostly flat and solid (when dry), as well as on streets. If you find you are having problems accessing certain areas of the festival, please ask event staff for assistance.

Accessible toilets will be located on site. Check the festival map closer to the event for locations.

Does Laneway Festival accept Companion Cards?

Yes we do. If you have an approved carer card you will need to purchase a ticket and then email through the details to info@lanewayfestival.com.au. Please include details of the carer card and who the nominated carer will be. The carer's ticket will be available for collection onsite at guest services upon presentation of the carer card.

What should I bring to the festival? What should I leave at home?

Bring

✔ Your ticket
✔ Valid photo ID
✔ Sun protection
✔ Hat
✔ Good vibes
✔ Cash
✔ Small hand held bags/backpacks only

Don't bring

Prohibited Items include but are not limited:

• Alcohol - any alcohol found at the Event Site will be confiscated and will not be returned and the offending patron(s) ejected from Event Site for the remainder of the Event.
• Glass (jars, bottles, containers, mirrors and perfumes).
• Air horns.
• Weapons or explosives of any kind (including potential missiles).
• Illegal substances.
• Nitrous oxide bulbs and canisters.
• Flares, fireworks, sparklers, explosives or any fire twirling equipment.
• Fires and open flames.
• Instruments.
• Advanced personal vaporizers (or modified APVs) or liquid refills for E-Cigs.
• Flammable liquids.
• Sound systems.
• Portable laser equipment and pens.
• Sharpies, markers, paint cans or paint pens.
• Drones or other remote control devices.
• Couches and chairs.
• Anything studded (ie belts, wristbands etc).
• Audio or video recording devices (including GoPro and similar).
• Professional photography equipment (eg telephoto lenses; any lens over 20cm; any detachable lens; stands or other commercial equipment or anything deemed by Event staff to be professional photography equipment).
• Kites or sky lanterns.
• Toy guns, water guns or slingshots.
• Monopods, tripods or attachment sticks (selfie-sticks).
• Skateboards, scooters, wagons, carts, rollerblades, roller skates, bicycles, quad-bikes, segways, hoverboards, self-balancing scooters or any personal motorised vehicles.
• Animals (excluding service dogs such as guide dogs and police or emergency servicedogs).
• Unauthorised solicitation materials including handbills, flyers, stickers, beach balls, give-aways, samples, or other promotional items.
• Any other item deemed by Event staff (in their discretion) to be dangerous or offensive or potentially dangerous by Event organisers.
• Eskies and coolers.
• Umbrellas.

What kind of cameras & recording devices can I bring with me?

No professional cameras (read: cameras with detachable lenses) are permitted without formal media accreditation. Likewise no audio or film recording equipment (including GoPros) can be brought into the Festival.

Media

Media requests

Applications for accreditation will open on 18 September and will close 30 November. 

Given the small size of the event, media tickets are extremely limited (particularly in Sydney and Melbourne) and we advise you to purchase a ticket if you don't want to miss out.

Only one reviewer ticket, and where appropriate one photographer pass, will be allocated to approved outlets (i.e. no plus +1!). In cases where there are multiple requests, we will revert to the editor for clarification. Please note we can not accommodate students or freelancers.

Apply for 2019 Laneway Festival media accreditation here.

Thanks again for your continuing support of St Jerome's Laneway Festival.

For more information, please contact:

Claire Collins - claire@bossymusic.com
Kaylie Ekinci - kaylie@bossymusic.com 

Carer Card

What if I require a carer/companion to assist me at the festival?

The person with an approved carer card will need to purchase a ticket. Once the ticket has been purchased they will need to send details of the ticket purchase to info@lanewayfestival.com.au with the details of their carer card and who the nominated carer will be.

The carer's ticket will be available for collection onsite at guest services upon presentation of the carer card. Requests must be made PRIOR to the event date.

Volunteering

Is it possible to work at the festival?

If you are interested in volunteering or working at Fremantle Laneway Festival, please fill out our Fremantle Work Enquiry Form online here

Markets

I'd like to apply to have my market stall at Laneway Festival, who should I email?

If you're interested in having a market stall at Fremantle Laneway Festival, please apply online here. Applications will close 1 December.

Food Vendors

I'd like to apply to apply as a Laneway Festival food vendor. Who should I get in touch with?

We're looking for the absolute cream of the crop for Laneway Festival food vendors. If you'd like to apply, please apply online here. Applications will close 16 November.

Residents

I'm a local resident with a query, who should I ask?

Please email fremantle@lanewayfestival.com.au if have any local resident enquiries relating to Fremantle Laneway Festival.

Maps & Playing Times

Where are the Laneway Festival Maps and Playing Times?

Playing times and Maps will be released closer to the event, please sign up to our mailing list and you'll be the first to know.

Artist submissions

Can I submit my band/artist to perform at Laneway Festival?

We are no longer accepting artist submissions for the 2019 festival. We will have one more slot in each Australian city via the triple j Unearthed competition. Please ensure you have a triple j Unearthed profile to be in the running and stay tuned to triplejunearthed.com for further details.

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