FAQs

Tickets

LIMITED TICKETS will be available at entry. Please purchase your tickets online to secure your entry to Redcliffe KiteFest!

SECURE YOUR TICKETS HERE

ONLINE PRICES:


Purchase your tickets online to secure your spot and to save money! Please note that tickets are non-refundable. Tickets are also non-transferrable after 6pm on Wednesday, 8 September.

$5 per Child + Booking fee

$10 per Adult + Booking fee

$25 per Family (2 x Adults + 2 x Children OR 1 X Adult + 3 x Children) + Booking fee

$5 per Concession (Pensioner and Student concession only. Does not include Health Care Card) + Booking fee

Children 2 and under can enter KiteFest for free! They must however have still ‘purchase’ a ticket via our online ticketing platform.

LIMITED GATE TICKETS:

There will be limited tickets available at entry. Please purchase your tickets online to secure your spot!

$7 per Child

$15 per Adult

$35 per Family (2 x Adults + 2 x Children OR 1 X Adult + 3 x Children)

$7 per Concession (does not include Health Care Card)

Children 2 and under can enter KiteFest for free!

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**NOTE: Entry is free for carers. Tickets do not need to be pre-purchased however the carer MUST show their carer ID card at the gate, along with the ticket of the client they are attending with.

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

We accept companion cards. Alongside your purchased event ticket, present your Companion Card at the entry gates to gain your carer free entry into the festival. Your companion will not require a physical ticket, however we will have them sign in via QR Code for contact tracing purposes at the event.

You may have entered your email incorrectly or the automated confirmation may have been filtered to your junk mail. Please email events.support@mbrit.com.au requesting for another confirmation email to be sent to you.

There will be limited tickets at the gate. You may miss out if you do not purchase your tickets online before the festival.

Please purchase your tickets online to secure your entry to Redcliffe KiteFest!

SECURE YOUR TICKETS HERE

Yes, there are limited tickets.

Please purchase your tickets online to secure your entry to Redcliffe KiteFest!

SECURE YOUR TICKETS HERE

Tickets are non-transferrable after 6pm on Wednesday, 8 September.

STAYING COVID-SAFE

Being COVID Safe is a shared responsibility. We want you to enjoy your day out at Redcliffe KiteFest and stay safe. Please follow COVID Safe practices when attending this year's Redcliffe KiteFest.

We're confident that this year's event will be able to progress as planned, but are working day-by-day with Queensland Health. We will be sure to make an announcement on the website and our social channels if there are any changes or disruptions!

In the unlikely case of a cancellation, your ticket will be fully refund, minus the booking fees.

In the event of a postponed event due to restrictions, we will look to rollover your ticket, however we will communicate this to all ticket holders. If the event is unlikely postponed for any reason and the new date is not suitable, we will be able to work with you on refunding your ticket.

Please refer to the Queensland Health advice at the time of your query to determine if you need to wear a mask.

Queensland Health are advocates that you should wear a mask in the current climate if you cannot physically socially distance yourself from others.

  • If you are feeling unwell or have a cough, sore throat, fever, fatigue or shortness of breath, please do not attend Redcliffe KiteFest.
  • If you have been in contact with a person with a known positive case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days please stay at home.
  • If you have been tested for COVID-19 and are waiting the results please stay at home.
  • If you have traveled overseas or a known hotspot and are require to quarantine under laws aimed for reducing the spread of COVID-19 please stay at home.

We are constantly working with Queensland Health to ensure we are keeping our staff, contractors and patrons safe. This event will be operated under a COVID-safe checklist.

Click here for more information.

At the Festival

No. You cannot bring alcohol into the festival.

Yes! We have two ATM machines located around the festival, one just inside the main entrance gates and one just outside the rides area.

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
  • Electric scooters, skateboards and bikes. Mobility devices and aids are fine.

Any person or persons found within the event area in the possession of any of the above items will be removed from the site.

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

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

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.

Assistance dogs are permitted.

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 433 Elizabeth Ave, Kippa-Ring, QLD, for a period of four weeks. Please call 07 3453 1400 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.

There is little shade provided near 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. We have two designated areas for smokers and vapers. One by the boat ramp and the other on the roadside event boundary, adjacent to the Kite Flying Arena. Please visit the Information Tent behind the Main Stage if you are finding it difficult to locate.

You can only vape in our allocated smoking areas.

We have two designated areas for smokers and vapers. One by the boat ramp and the other on the roadside event boundary, adjacent to the Kite Flying Arena. Please visit the Information Tent behind the Main Stage if you are finding it difficult to locate.

Whilst none of the festival's performances contain flash photography or strobing lights we need to advise that their may be instances of this from other patrons at the festival with cameras etc.

Yes, there will be amplified sound and music on and around our Main Stage and Kids Stages.

No, however some of our performances will be using bubbles.

Electric scooters, bikes, skateboards and similar devices used for leisure will not be permitted at the festival.

Devices and vehicles used for mobility aid, however, are welcomed and permitted.

You can download our full festival guide & map here.

Accessibility & Inclusivity

Our whole precinct is accessible, excluding a few activations (such as pony rides) and our amusement rides.

Wheelchair and pedestrian ramps have previously been installed throughout the event site in areas with limited access.

Limited accessible parking will be available for permit holders near the main entry gate, accessible near the Pelican Park Visitor Information Centre car park along Hornibrook Esplanade. Please show traffic controllers your permit upon entry. There will also be a designated drop off zone here for those not looking at parking for the event.

KiteFest has a range of additional parking solutions which you can read about here.

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

Interpreting services will be provided during some Main Stage entertainment. These services will be provided during some of the kids performances. Please check our full program for list of shows with these services.

Yes! Redcliffe KiteFest has arranged for a FREE event shuttle bus service. All shuttle buses are wheelchair and pram friendly. Details on this service can be found HERE.

Parking and Shuttle Bus

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

All busses are wheelchair and pram friendly.

Yes. KiteFest has a range of parking solutions here.

The Pelican Park Visitor Information Centre car park will be reserved for people with valid accessible parking permits. Local community group traffic personnel will manage this car park providing access to patrons showing a valid permit.

An accessible drop off zone is available at the main entry gate.

Changed local conditions

The Pelican Park Boat Ramp will be closed prior to and during the Redcliffe KiteFest.
The Boat Ramp Closure period is: 8AM Thursday 9th September - 12PM Monday 13th September.
There are alternative boat ramps at:

  • Woody Point, Oxley Avenue
  • Margate Beach, Eveline Street
  • Queens Beach North, Flinders Lane
  • Scarborough Marina, Bird O'Passage Parade.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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, 11th September to 4pm on Sunday, 12 September 2021.

  • 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.

Yes, there will be an exclusion zone in place at Bramble Bay during Saturday 11th September to Sunday 12th September 2021

Exclusion Zone enforced by Coast Guard


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