THE BIGGEST CHANGE FOR FOTSUN 2018 is that arrival times have been staggered to ensure that there is not a traffic jam in town - please ensure you are clear on what arrival time your pass is valid for and to avoid disruption do not come in before that time - note you can arrive at ANY TIME AFTER your arrival time on your car pass and we are available for entry 24/7 into the festival.
You MUST fill this form and agree to the terms and conditions This will assist in ensuring the safety, comfort and support of all ticket holders, crew, neighbours and community You must agree to all points to validate your car pass for FOTSUN 2018
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. WHAT DAY & TIME CAN I ARRIVE WITH MY CAR IF I HAVE A THURSDAY TICKET TO FOTSUN 2018? A. Thursday Arrival Ticketing/Wrist-banding does not commence until 1pm (note you must have a 3 Night GA Ticket to arrive on Thursday) STRICTLY NO DRINKING on the property before you are wrist-banded (Note arrivals prior to midday will be told to turn around, there is no queuing in the street as you will be fined)
Q. CAN I PARK MY CAR CLOSE BY TO MY TENT? A. Yes, just follow the directions of your camping marshals - they are the final say on car and tent locality
Q. Can I save camping and car space for friends who are arriving later A. Yes you can BUT you must tell your camping warden what you are doing so as we can mark the area to avoid us asking over and over again if the space is saved
Q. CAN I SLEEP IN MY CAR? A. Yes, you can camp in your car
Q. CAN I MOVE MY CAR DURING THE FESTIVAL? A. NO, Cars are strictly required to stay in the one spot from arrival until 9am Sunday morning until such time your group clean up your camp site for departure
Q. Can I leave the festival with my car in an emergency A. ONLY it is deemed safe to move your car by a Camping Marshal, however you will not be able to re enter the festival
Q. Do drug searches occur at Festival of the Sun A. Most likely you will see Police doing searches of vehicles and / or patrons with Drug Dogs
RV PASS HOLDERS / TENT CITY PASS HOLDERS / ACCOMMODATION PASS HOLDERS Please fill in this form as well
YOU HAVE MORE THAN ONE CAR PASS? Please fill in this form individually for EACH CAR PASS
SEARCH / FORBIDDEN ITEMS - HAVING TO LEAVE QUEUE - NO DRINKING IN QUEUE 1. You agree that your vehicle will be searched prior to setting up camp, for items that are restricted entry into the festival as per your GA ticket terms and conditions. We maintain the right at any time during the festival to hold and store stand alone disruptive sub woofer or PA systems, gas bottles, sharp knives, tools of any kind other than car kit. You understand that by ensuring you do not bring these items it will ensure you get to stay in the queue and that you are not pulled aside and delayed both entry and also miss out on camping with mates
CLEANLINESS 1. You understand and agree and support the fact that campers must keep their sites CLEAN and that if your site is unreasonably messy you vehicle may be delayed exit on Sunday morning until such time your site is clean - we will forewarn you of this throughout the festival and will provide wheelie bins and garbage bags so as you can keep your site clean (this is a major progression with FOTSUN so do not take our expectations lightly) 2. NO DUMPING - Under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 - Any items that your car brought in - you are responsible to remove - this includes gazebos / camp chairs / tents / eskis - if you are found to have left bulky items without disposing of correct you may be fined for dumping.
NOISE 1. We need to reduce the amount of unreasonable car stereo noise to our neighbours so if crew ask you to turn a car or stand alone stereo down a percentage even if before the curfew you agree do so as its most likely due to a complaint from a resident. 2. Car and adjacent stereos must be off by the council curfews located within the CBD. 11pm on Thursday and 11pm Friday night and 12pm on Saturday night. Note that vehicle owners are eligible for fines from police relating to disruptive sound 3. NO SUB WOOFER or free standing PA Systems to be used onsite at any time - these things just annoy everyone around you and you will be immediately have your car removed from the site. 4. Festival of the Sun will have free phone charging stations within the entertainment area as well as some pay for stations at highlighted market stalls5. Cars must not be left unattended with keys in them - if crew find a car with keys in the ignition we maintain the right to remove these keys and store.
ALCOHOL1. DO NOT DRINK IN THE CAR QUEUE - INCLUDING PASSENGERS - you will be pulled aside in the queue 2. FOTSUN will hold you accountable for any breaches of standard alcohol and vehicle related rules (and drugs)3. Sitting behind the wheel of your car or turning your car even to charge a phone when over the limit or under the influence of drugs is a DYI offence - DO NOT RISK IT - Turn your car off and leave it off for the duration of your stay at FOTSUN (we have phone charging services so send your mates to us to charge their phones) 4. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INSIDE THE FESTIVAL AT ANY TIME once you have been allocated your camp site and parked. Complimentary buses are available during the weekend into the CBD for supplies and a range of onsite car hire services are available to drop you home or to another accommodation throughout the weekend
IMPORTANT We also maintain the right to tow a vehicle at your expense if you are otherwise unable to remove the vehicle yourself and/or do not permit us to remove it for you