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Saturday 1 Febraury 2020

Brisbane Laneway Festival Location Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills. Head here for more details.


How do I purchase a ticket? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

You can find information on how to purchase tickets from our Buy Tickets page.

Will tickets be available at the gate on the day? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

If you don't want to miss out on Laneway Festival, make sure you purchase your ticket online prior to the event.

How much are tickets? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

Head to our Buy Tickets page for all the details.

Can I purchase tickets at a reduced price if I come midway through the event, if tickets are still available? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

Tickets are sold at full price regardless of the time you arrive on event day.

What happens if I lose my ticket? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

Tickets purchased from a retail outlet cannot be replaced if lost, please treat them like cash. Tickets purchased online will be delivered in the form of a bar-coded print-at-home PDF ticket; or a bar-coded Passbook ticket (electronic ticket on mobile device). If you are having an issue with your ticket purchased online, please contact Moshtix on 1300 GET TIX (438 849) Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm and Saturday 9am to 5pm (Moshtix are closed Sundays and Public Holidays) or email [email protected].

Will Pass Outs be available on the day? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

There are no Pass Outs on the day. If you choose to leave the Festival at any point, you will not be admitted back in. There will be more than enough food, drinks, amenities and of course, music to keep going all day.


Can anyone under 18 attend Laneway Festival? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Brisbane will be a 16+ event.

So that we can provide a secure and safe environment for everyone, we’ve introduced a Youth Policy for 2018, which will form part of our Conditions of Entry.

In summary, the minimum age requirement to attend St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Brisbane for 2018 will be 16 years of age (that is, 16 years as at the date of the event: Saturday 10th February 2018).

Accepted ID for 16 and 17 year olds attending St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Brisbane will be as follows:

1. Australian photo Driver’s Licence or Learner’s Permit; or
2. Passport; or
3. KEYPASS Photo ID Card or equivalent (*see below); or
4. Australian birth certificate (copy is okay) PLUS a current photo ID (eg student card). We must be able to verify both your age and your photo ID, we cannot accept one without the other.

Anyone who fails to present an Accepted ID upon entry will not be allowed into St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. No refunds will be processed for anyone who is denied entry because they did not bring Accepted ID.

There is no requirement for 16 and 17 year olds to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Brisbane.

The Conditions of Entry and Ticketing Terms & Conditions apply to everyone attending St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. Promoter reserves the right to evict any persons engaging in illegal activities (for 16 and 17 years olds, this includes trying to purchase or consuming alcohol).

* Proof of Age Card issued by an interstate government authority, such as:
NSW residents: NSW Proof of Age Card or a NSW Photo Card issued by RMS (Roads & Maritimes Services).
WA residents: WA Photo Card issued by WA Department of Transport.

For more information on the Youth Policy head here.


When do the festival gates open and close? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

Gates open at 11.30am with the event finishing at 10.00pm. Please ensure you plan your travel ahead of time - check the TransLink website for all public transport details.

What happens if it rains on the day? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

Laneway Festival will go ahead rain, hail or snow.

Can I bring my own alcohol into the festival? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

No. Laneway Festival is licensed to sell food & drinks and provides great, well-stocked bars. All bags are searched on arrival.

Can I go bare foot? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

Sorry guys, shoe wear is necessary - thongs and sandals are fine but we highly recommend enclosed footwear as it is a long day.

Where do I report any lost or found articles? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

Found: Please take any found items to Festival staff.

Lost: Any items that are lost on the day will be handed in to the RNA showgrounds. Please ring them post event on 3253 3900

Does Laneway Festival have disabled access & facilities? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

Yes, the Brisbane Showgrounds is a flat surface venue. The venue has disabled toilet facilities at each toilet block. Please email [email protected] if you have any further enquiries about disabled access on the day.

Does Laneway Festival accept Companion Cards? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

Yes we do. If you have an approved carer card you will need to purchase a ticket and then email through the details to [email protected]. Please include details of the carer card and who the nominated carer will be. The carer's ticket will be available for collection onsite at guest services upon presentation of the carer card.


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✔ Your ticket
✔ Valid Photo ID
✔ Sun protection
✔ Hat
✔ Good vibes

Don't Bring Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

The following items are prohibited:
✘ Glass
✘ Cans
✘ Skateboards, scooters, rollerblades, bicycles
✘ Milk or bread crates or metal cans or containers
✘ Chairs (folding, portable, camping) or any other furniture
✘ Anything studded or spiked (belts, wristbands, etc) or large chains
✘ OMCD Club patches and jackets
✘ Weapons of any kind (including potential missiles)
✘ Flares, Fireworks or Sparklers
✘ Alcohol
✘ Drugs
✘ Sound or video recorders or professional cameras (with removable lens) (small still cameras are allowed)
✘ Laser lights or laser pens
✘ Umbrellas (including small, fold up umbrellas - bring a plastic poncho or raincoat instead)
✘ Water pistols
✘ Dogs or other pets (service dogs excepted)
✘ Fires and open flames of any kind
✘ Sound Systems
✘ Eskies, coolers or chilly bins
✘ Any other items deemed dangerous or potentially disruptive by Laneway in its discretion

What kind of cameras & recording devices can I bring with me? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

No professional cameras (read: cameras with detachable lenses) are permitted without formal media accreditation. Likewise no audio or film recording equipment can be brought into the Festival.


Media Requests: Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

Applications for accreditation will open on 14 September and will close 28 November.

Given the small size of the event, media tickets are extremely limited (particularly in Sydney and Melbourne) and we advise you to purchase a ticket if you don't want to miss out.

Only one reviewer ticket, and where appropriate one photographer pass, will be allocated to approved outlets (i.e. no plus +1!). In cases where there are multiple requests, we will revert to the editor for clarification.

Please note we can not accommodate students or freelancers.

Thanks again for your continuing support of St Jerome's Laneway Festival.

For more information, please contact:

Claire Collins - [email protected] 
Kaylie Ekinci - [email protected]


What if I require a carer/companion to assist me at the festival? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

The person with an approved carer card will need to purchases a ticket. Once the ticket has been purchased they will need to send details of the ticket purchase to [email protected] with the details of their carer card and who the nominated carer will be. The carer's ticket will be available for collection onsite at guest services upon presentation of the carer card. Requests must be made PRIOR to the event date.


Is it possible to work at the festival? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

All volunteer roles have been fulfilled for 2020, but there are still plenty of tickets available if you are keen to come along.


I'd like to apply to have my market stall at Laneway Festival, who should I email? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

The lovely folk at Suitcase Rummage are curating our markets at Brisbane Laneway Festival, please email [email protected] if you'd like to apply.


I'm a local resident with a query, who should I ask? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

Please email [email protected] if have any local resident enquiries relating to Fremantle Laneway Festival.


What are the Laneway Festival Playing Times and Maps? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

Playing times and Maps will be released closer to the event, please sign up to our mailing list and you'll be the first to know.


Can I submit my band/artist to perform at Laneway Festival? Icons/Angle DownCreated with Sketch.

We are no longer accepting artist submissions for the 2020 festival. We will have one more slot in each Australian city via the triple j Unearthed competition. Please ensure you have a triple j Unearthed profile to be in the running and stay tuned to for further details.