Check out some of the answers to our frequently asked questions on the event so you can enjoy the occasion more.
~ FAQ's ~
When is the Event?
Saturday 7 October 2023
4PM – 8PM
Where is it located?
Does this Event cost anything to Attend?
No, this is a free community event. No tickets are required.
How can I support this event?
The best way to support the event is to support the local businesses. This is all about ‘local Gold Coasters’ supporting ‘local Gold Coast businesses’. Why not check out several of the restaurants/cafes or bars in the area and book a table with them directly online. Or purchase some products or other services from those within the event area. And at the same time, enjoy the free on-street and in-house entertainment and activities.
What should I wear?
Feel free to dress according to the theme of the event or just wear something comfortable. It’s also a good idea to check the weather forecast the day before and plan ahead.
What is the weather plan?
This event is an all weather outdoor event. The only reason the event will get postponed or cancelled will be due to dangerous weather or extreme rainfall. If this occurs, this information will be communicated on social media. Prepare for the weather forecasted for the day.
Are any roads closed?
Yes – there is a temporary road closure in place to help encourage attendees to mix with restaurants and retailers in a safe and fun environment. For more information and times, please see the ‘Road Closure’ Notification Letter listed in the downloads section here.
Where can I park?
This is a local event for the local community so we envisage most attendees will walk/scooter/bike to the event area. There is limited car parking around the venue so would encourage people to use public transport or ride share where possible. A small community shuttle is in operation, thanks to the local hockey club. More info on our socials. In the interest of community safety and to avoid parking infringements, please follow the City Parking Guidelines here.
Is public transport available?
Yes – Please see translink timetable here – https://translink.com.au/. Alternatively, taxi/uber/rideshare or make your journey active and walk, ride, scoot or skate to the event. Please plan accordingly.
Can I bring food and drink?
We encourage attendees to support the many local food and drink businesses situated in and around the event space.
Can I bring alcohol?
No. This is a public event and alcohol is not permitted to be consumed onsite. QPS will be in attendance throughout the event.
Will security be onsite?
Yes. Security will be in attendance. Attendees failing to follow the rules will be asked to leave the event area.
Can I bring my dog?
Attendees can bring their pets as it’s an open space but please ensure they’re in your control and on leads at all times. Please note however, there will be a lot of people, stalls, activities and loud noises from audio speakers, so it might be worthwhile re-considering before bringing your furry friend.
Where is lost property?
If you find or lose something – please go to the Event Managers information tent on the day. After the event, any lost property will be kept at The Events Agency HQ for 21 days.
Might I be photographed or recorded at this event?
Yes, photographers and videographers may be present and by attending this event, you consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded and to the release, publication, or reproduction of the photographs and/or recordings without restriction or compensation. Attendees who do not wish to be photographed or recorded should not enter the event zone.
Where can I find out more?
Have any other questions? Please contact us here.