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Easterfest
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2 - 05 April 2015

07 4638 3911
1800 66 55 11
office@easterfest.com
www.easterfest.com

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Description

Easterfest is a three-day national music festival at Easter held in the beautiful Southern Queensland Country regional city, Toowoomba. It is one of Australia's largest drug and alcohol free ticketed precinct in Australia.

Thousands of people travel to Toowoomba from all over Australia to be part of the incredibly atmosphere at Easterfest. Over 150 artists will perform throughout venues in Queen's Park and in cafe's, restaurants, pubs, outdoor stages and shopping centres in the Central Business District.

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Headline acts confirmed for Easterfest include Grammy award winning artist from San Diego - Switchfoot. Along with ex lead singer of Newsboys, Peter Furler and Steve Taylor from The Perfect Foil. More artists confirmed October, 2014.

Easterfest's entertainment has a diverse music appeal including rock, jazz, heavy metal, folk. It also includes rides and a dedicated area for children. Festival attendees can camp on Queen's Park or stay at one of Toowoomba's hotels/motels.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Child Activities
    Child Activities
  • Coach Parking
    Coach Parking
  • Courtesy transfer
    Courtesy transfer
  • Entertainment
    Entertainment
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet

Other Information

Children:
Easterfest has a massive kids area in Queen's Park with kid friendly entertainment and hours of activities including a giant sandpit, rides and a jumping castle. Plus there's a cafe area for parents to sit and chat whilst keeping an eye on their children! Children four and under are free.

Access Information:
People wishing to camp on Queens Park for the weekend are able to park close by the festival on the Tafe carpark. A special car pass will be given once exiting the campgrounds.
Day visitors are encouraged to park in Toowoomba's CBD car parks or in legal street parks.

Children:
The Queens Park ticketed precinct has a 'Kids World' for children aged 5 - 12. Children 4 and under can come free. See easterfest.com for more details.

Cancellation Information:
See easterfest.com for more details

Restrictions:
Tickets can be exchanged for armbands upon arrival. This will give you access to all ticketed precincts. Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate.

Further Details:
Easterfest is mainly situated in the ticketed precinct of Queens Park (Cnr of Hume & Margaret Street) but also spills into the streets of Toowoomba in cafes, restaurants, pubs and shopping centres. Many of these events are free. But some are ticketed.

How To Get There:
Toowoomba is approximately a 90 minutes drive from Brisbane. Greyhound buses can be caught from the airport or Brisbane city to a bus terminal walking distance from Queens Park.
Interstate travellers can now catch a plane direct from Sydney to Wellcamp. (20 minutes from Toowoomba's Central Business District) Flights can also be taken from other destinations around Australia via Sydney or into Brisbane airport.

Opening Hours:
8am till midnight

Pet Information:
No pets allowed sorry!

Weather:
This event utilises outdoor and indoor venues so it is recommended to come prepared for all weather. Toowoomba can be hot during the day and cold at night. So pack a coat, raincoat and gumboots!


Frequency: Annual


Event Dates

02 - 05 April 2015

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid FromInclusions
Adult$130.00   02 - 05 Apr 15   Current sale ends October 31.
Child
(Aged 5-12)
$65.00   02 - 05 Apr 15   See web site for all tickets and terms. Current sale ends October 31
Concession$110.00   02 - 05 Apr 15   Pensioner/Concession card must be shown
Family$315.00   02 - 05 Apr 15   Family of four = AUD315 Family of five = AUD360 Current sale ends October 31. Children under 5 are free.

Venues

Queen's Park Toowoomba

Address:
Margaret Street
Toowoomba
Queensland Australia 4350


Empire Theatre

Address:
56 Neil Street
Toowoomba
Queensland Australia 4350


Grand Central Shopping Centre

Address:
Corner of Margaret and Dent Street
Toowoomba
Queensland Australia 4350


St Luke's Church

Address:
Ruthven Street
Corner of Herries Street
Toowoomba
Queensland Australia 4350


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1800 66 55 11

 
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