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Festival Information
 

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Festival Information & FAQ

2023 FESTIVAL DATES & LOCATION   

11am Friday 24th November – 3pm Monday 27th November 2023

(BACK-UP DATES: March 22 - 25th 2024)

1755 Seymour - Tooborac Rd, Glenaroua, VIC Australia (Taungurung Country)


WHEN DO THE GATES OPEN EACH DAY?

FRIDAY:  11:00am 

  SATURDAY:  7:30am

SUNDAY:  7:30am

MONDAY:  7:30am 

WHEN DO THE GATES CLOSE EACH DAY?

Gate entry will close at 9pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday 5pm. 

Gate Exit will close at 11pm

The site/event officially closes at 5pm on Monday 27 November 2023.

 

ADDRESS:  Colston Hill, Seymour-Tooborac Rd, Glenaroua

DATES:     Thursday 17th - Sunday 20th March 2022

VENUE OPENS: 1pm Thursday

GATES OPEN/CLOSE:    Friday-Sunday 7am - 11:30pm 

PROGRAM STARTS: 6pm Thursday

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Tell us about the Festival 

THE FESTIVAL IS ABOUT OPTIONS &
WHAT FEELS RIGHT FOR YOU

The event runs for 4 days and 3 nights from Friday morning to Monday afternoon. Guests stay overnight in their preferred choice of camping, glamping (basic or furnished) or offsite accommodation.

 

There will be multiple workshops and activities running at any one time and you have the choice of attending information talks, workshops, dance or craft classes, listen to live music or performances, receive a massage or treatment, peruse the markets or explore the festival grounds.

 

There are no pre-bookings for workshops; you simply turn up on the day. In the evenings you can enjoy Dj's, late-night workshops, campsite chats and more.

 

There is the opening and closing ceremonies and the Welcome to Country, which we encourage women to attend; to help set the mood and intention for the beginning and end of the gathering.

 

On Monday our beautiful event will conclude with a closing ceremony at 2:30pm, allowing women enough time to pack up camp and travel safely home before the new week begins.

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What to Bring?

  • Your festival ticket (on your phone) 

  • Camping tent, equipment, bedding and campsite decor

  • Phone charger and power bank (aka portable charger)

  • Camp table and chairs

  • Shoes - easy to slip on and off. (gumboots/crocs)

  • Torch

  • Esky

  • Drinking water and reusable bottle

  • Bag for dirty clothes and a bag for rubbish

  • Notepad and pen

  • Toiletries, towels and clothing essentials 

  • Yoga mat

  • Picnic rug

  • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen

  • Rain poncho,umbrella & gumboots

  • Insect repellent 

  • Medical essentials like panadol, bandaids, wet wipes 

  • Non-perishable food (muesli bars, bread and spreads, crackers, tinned goods, cereal and long-life milk

  • Cash for markets & food stalls

  • An open mind and sense of adventure!

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GENERAL CAMPING

Camping onsite is a big part of the festival experience; living in a village of women and immersing yourself night & day in the Festival activities.

 

CAMPSITES:

General Camping is included in your ticket.

Onsite we have designated camping areas marked out by signs and bunting and are further specialised into camping areas for:

  • Glamping 

  • Mums and bubs

  • RV/trailer and caravan camping

  • Mobility friendly/accessible camping  

  • General camping

 

There are no personally allocated plots, except for accessible camping, glamping and RV's, caravans & trailers camp zones (4x15m plots) which can be hired. 

Everyone else simply drives in, finds a spot that suits, parks and sets up their campsite.

Please note that parked cars are separated but not too far from camping areas for convenience and safety reasons.

More info, diagrams, and maps are coming soon. First in, first serve.

SITE MAP can be viewed and downloaded here.(please note this may be changed)

CAR PASS 

To reduce the number of vehicles, traffic and onsite vehicle movement, we have reintroduced the car pass.

All guests camping onsite are required to purchase a pass per car. 
One car pass for each car and it is only a one-time purchase.
A Car Pass is good for 4 days and 3 nights.

Please take note that we have different types of car passes:
• Car Pass (early entry from 11am) - $35
• Car Pass (entry 12:30pm onwards Fri 24 Nov) - $35
• Car Pass - Sleeping in vehicle (under 6m). $50
• Car Pass - Accessible / Mums & Bubs - $35
• Power plot + Car pass in Accessible Area (for medical purposes only) - $110
• Caravan/RV/Trailer Pass - $150

What type of Car Pass should I purchase?

If your vehicle is a small campervan/vehicle that is under 6m you will need to book the “Car Pass”

If your vehicle is a small campervan/vehicle that is under 6m and you will be SLEEPING IN IT, you will need to book the “Car Pass - Sleeping in vehicle (under 6m)”

If your vehicle is over 6m you need to book the “Caravan/RV/Trailer Pass”

If you are bringing a caravan or trailer – you need to book the “Caravan/RV/Trailer Pass” , no matter what the size is because they will be parked at the caravan’s parking area. That is the only space we will allow trailers.


Do I need to purchase a Car Pass if I am staying offsite?
No, if you are staying offsite, you do not require a carpass. A carpass is only for those camping overnight.

Do I need a Car Pass if I will be coming on Saturday or Sunday only?
Parking is already included in the Day tickets. Your vehicle will be parked at the Day Parking area.

Is "Car Pass - Sleeping in vehicle" also applicable to guests who purchased Day Tickets?
No, Sleeping in vehicle pass is only for those who have booked the full ticket and are staying onsite.

OUR MUMS & BUBS CAMP ZONE: has a “Mums & Bubs Lounge” which is equipped with change tables, bathtubs and feeding chairs. It is located conveniently close to the festival to minimise walking. 

 

FIRE:

The festival site operates on a TOTAL FIRE BAN. 

This includes:

  • No campfires, candles, fires, pyrotechnics, firecrackers, sparklers or flares. 

  • No gas stoves or BBQ’s (these will be checked at the gates & grounds and confiscated until after the event). 

FACILITIES: The site is a farm site, therefore all facilities are being brought in for the event. There will be portaloos, composting toilets and hot water showers available in the campgrounds. Hot water showers are covered this year, but we encourage you to be waterwise.

Accessible showers and toilets are also available and located directly at the accessible camping area located at the top of the hill. 

Please note that there are no cooking or refrigerated storage facilities available. We do have ice for sale at the Info Tent

for your eskies and a hot water station to fill up your thermos. We also have several food vendors serving a wonderful assortment of tasty food options, for all dietary requirements and preferences.

INFO TENT: is available to answer questions, sell ice, phone charging, message board and buy super early bird tickets (the cheapest tickets you can get!)

CARAVAN/ TRAILERS: You are welcome to bring your trailer or caravan but you must reserve a specific Caravan/ trailer pass. These spots are very limited and will entitle you to a 14m wide x 4m long level and easily accessible camping/parking area. Cost is $150+ Booking fee. This does not include power or water.

GLAMPING: Please scroll down to read more below

ACCESSIBILITY: Please read more here

 

MORE QUESTIONS? Email Rosanna at info@sevensistersfestival.com or check out our FAQ below

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GLAMPING OPTIONS 

Keen to come along and stay onsite, but not into camping?

Are you traveling interstate or have no gear?

 

Let our Glamping experts set you up with a Glamping Tent, either basic (tent & bed only) or furnished (equipped with lighting, bedding, linen and décor) to enjoy your Seven Sisters Festival experience with more ease, comfort and style.

We do all the work and you simply turn up and enjoy!

  • Tents can be purchased for groups or individually to share with other solo glampers.

  • Accommodation options are on sale April and can be booked on our ticketing page.

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GLAMP UNDER THE STARS THIS SEVEN SISTERS

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Basic Glamping Tent

BASIC GLAMPING TENTS INCLUDE


5m water-proof canvas bell tent with mesh screened front door and vents, including:

• Single or Double Comfortable foam/air camp mattress on a stretcher frame to sleep one or two people

NOTE: You must bring your own pillow & bedding.

Enjoy having it all set up & packed up for you!

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Furnished Glamping Tent

FURNISHED GLAMPING TENTS INCLUDE
 

5m water-proof canvas bell tent with mesh screened front door and vents, including:

• Single or Double Comfortable foam/air camp mattresses to sleep one or two people
• Pillow

• Bedding and linen
• Throw blanket
• Bedside table
• Battery-powered lights
• Rug

• Mirror
• Pathway lighting and signage.

 

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Caravans,Vans & RVs

Caravans, Trailers & RV's are all welcome this year but they need to book & register a specific space in our Caravan camp zone if over 6meters in length.

 

All vehicles need to be self contained.

We are not able to provide power, water and waste services for this coming year.

We will have staff to assist with chocking & securing safety of vehicles.

Plots will be 4m x 15m and

can accommodate.


Cost is $150 + BF
 

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Glamping Questions?

HOW MANY PEOPLE PER TENT? Either 2 or a maximum of 4 in a Glamp tent.

We have reduced configurations for ease of management.

Extra beds cannot be added and only those who have reserved beds can stay within the tent.

 

WHAT OPTIONS ARE THERE?

This year we have reduced our configuration options to simplify management.

You can book the following

 

Basic Tent - 2 singles ($700) - $117 a night pp - SOLD OUT

Basic Tent - 4 singles ($850) - $70 a night pp - SOLD OUT

Basic Tent - 1 Double ($700) - $117 a night pp

Basic Tent - 2 Doubles ($850) - $70 a night pp

 

Furnished Tent - 2 singles ($1050) - $175 a night pp

Furnished Tent - 4 singles ($1500) - $125 a night pp - SOLD OUT

Furnished Tent - 1 Double ($1050) - $175 a night pp

Furnished Tent - 2 Doubles ($1500) - $125 a night pp

 

Shared Basic Belle Tent (Sleeps 4) - $230 pp for 3 nights ($76 per night) 

 

POWER: Power to your Bell Tent is only available to those who require it for medical reasons.

All Glamp tents have battery-powered lanterns that offer sufficient light without power.

Bring a power bank to charge your mobile

BOOKINGS: All glamping hire is for three nights, one night bookings are not available. Bookings can be made on our ticketing page

SHARED ACCOMMODATION: ​​Is available for a 4-person tent. Make friends, and share the cost. Limited places are available.

$230 pp for 3 nights ( $76 per night)

INCLUSIONS: The glamping tent does not include any food, festival tickets, power or additions beyond the structure and stated supplies.

There is no breakfast or glamp lounge access this year. Prices for furnished tents have been reduced accordingly.

 

DROP-OFFS:

Guests can drive in and drop off and pick up their luggage at the glamping area.

CHECK-IN/OUT TIMES:

Check-in is between 11.00-8.00pm on Friday.

Please vacate your tent by 4:00pm on Monday.

If arriving at another time, you will be given the number of the Glamping Manager who will greet and escort you to your tent.

CONFIRMED BOOKING: Your booking is not confirmed until the full amount is received in cleared funds.

 

PAYMENT PLANS: are available and at no extra cost thought ticketbooth.

 

REFUNDS: are not applicable but you can on sell your tent via Tixel and as we usually sell out, these sell quick!

Please note: Glamping is still camping in the elements and if you have a need or have a standard for high levels of comfort, offsite airbnb accommodation may better suit your needs.

 

MORE QUESTIONS: Email us at info@sevensistersfestival.com

ALL THE BASICS QUESTIONS BELOW

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions?

THESE WILL BE UPDATED PERIODICALLY

Life is as Exciting as you make it!

Plan for Discovery & Adventure

Join us this Nov 24-27th 2023 

MORE QUESTIONS?

Email us at Info@sevensistersfestival.com

TICKETS SELL OUT

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