FAQS

 

No. You cannot bring alcohol into the festival. We do have a bar servicing alcoholic beverages located in the Main Stage food court area. 

Yes! We have three ATM machines located around the festival, near the bar in the Main Stage area, next to the Information Tent and just outside Kidz Karnival. 

Restricted or banned items include: 

  • Weapons of any kind 
  • Pepper spray/mace 
  • Alcohol 
  • Illicit Substances 
  • Fireworks and Flares 
  • Glass bottles 
  • Any other items deemed to be unsuitable by event staff 
Any person or persons found within the event area in the possession of any of the above items will be removed from the site. 

The Pelican Park Boat Ramp will be closed prior to and during the Redcliffe KiteFest. 
The Boat Ramp Closure period is: 8AM Thursday 23rd August - 10PM Sunday 26th August. 
There are alternative boat ramps at: 

  • Woody Point, Oxley Avenue 
  • Margate, Eveline Street 
  • Queens Beach North, Flinders Lane 
  • Scarborough, Bird O'Passage Parade. 
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 

There will be a designated 'Bubz Hub' located in the KiteFest Kidz Zone. Facilities include baby change facilities, comfy chairs for breastfeeding and a microwave. 
More information on the KiteFest Kidz Zone here. 

Yes, you can purchase your tickets online from our website. Tickets for entry to KiteFest can also be purchased on the day, and yes we do have an eftpos machine.

No. Disability carers get in for free with identification, but their client must pay for their entry into the festival. Pricing information available here. 

During the event it is anticipated there will be increased traffic around Pelican Park. For the safety of patrons, and to minimise congestion in the area, there will be changed traffic conditions along Hornibrook Esplanade, Clontarf. Queensland Police and traffic controllers will be onsite to direct motorists.

For safety and accessibility reasons temporary on-street ‘No Stopping’ restrictions will apply in surrounding streets (detailed below) from approximately 6am on Saturday, 25 August to 4pm on Sunday, 26 August 2018.

  • Thomas Street (No Stopping - western side from Hornibrook Esplanade to Gerald Avenue)
  • Belvedere Street (No Stopping - northern side from Thomas Street to Elizabeth Avenue)
  • Yacht Street (No Stopping - western side from Hornibrook Esplanade to Cornelius Street)
  • Young & Lane Streets (No Stopping – Eastern to Western sides from Hornibrook Esplanade to Robert Street)

The on-street ‘No Stopping’ restrictions will apply to all motorists including residents.

No. There are no cloak room facilities at Redcliffe KiteFest. 

Yes. There are actually three disabled toilets spread throughout the festival grounds. 

No. No matter how cute they are or how much they beg you to come, Redcliffe KiteFest has a strict no-dog or any domestic pets policy. Please leave your fur-babies and other pets at home. 

Yes. However, please do not bring anything in glass. 

If you've lost an item during the day at Redcliffe KiteFest, please head to the information tent behind the Main Stage. If the item is not there, we ask that you leave your phone number with staff and a description of the lost item. We often come across lost property after the event has closed for the day. 

Lost property is kept by Redcliffe KiteFest staff at their Head Office at 55 Miller Street, Kippa-Ring, QLD, for a period of four weeks. Please call 07 3897 4999 post KiteFest to see if we have your lost item. 

Yes! Festival patrons can leave the event and re-enter ON THE SAME DAY. The gate security guard will attach the wrist band for you. 

KiteFest is a go unless we advise otherwise on the website, email or via social media. 

Not really. There is little shade, but otherwise the Main Stage area and table spaces are out in the open. Unfortunately windy conditions of the festival, make it to dangerous to have umbrellas available. There is ample shade to enjoy your lunch around the main kite display arena. 

Yes. For information on the Redcliffe KiteFest shuttle bus service click here.

Please note that prams and wheelchairs are permitted on the Shuttle Bus. 

Yes. We have two locations, one down by the boat ramp and another by the top toilet block. Please visit the Information Tent behind the Main Stage if you are finding them difficult to locate. 

Yes. KiteFest has a range of parking solutions here.