QMF will be completely cashless this year. Bars, merchandise and vendors will all use an online purchasing system. There will be no cash on site.
All venues are undercover. Program will continue rain, hail or shine.
There is a range of delicious food choices from our Festival food stalls on site and Queenscliff has some fantastic restaurants, takeaways and food outlets.
There are no designated car parking areas at the Festival, but Queenscliff is a small town and street parking is usually available (some subject to limitations) just a short walk to the festival site. During the weekend, electronic signs will be maintained and updated with parking availability.
Check out our Accommodation page for information on accommodation bookings.
The Information tent is located just as you enter the festival, behind the ticket exhange tent. It is open during Festival hours and is designed to assist people enjoying the Festival.
For general tourist information, visit the accredited Tourist Information Centre in Hesse Street near the Post Office.
First Aid will be operated by St John Ambulance on site for the duration of the Festival.
No pets are allowed at the festival.
Guide Dogs are permitted.
Low beach chairs are permitted however due to the limited capacity of the tents and to benefit of all Festival attendees, there may be standing room only. PLEASE NOTE: When it comes to chairs we're not Port Fairy Folky...
You may be requested to stand up by an MC, Security, Safety Wardens or even the artists themselves to allow people into the tent.
There will be a strict no chair policy Friday evening and after 7pm Saturday night. If you are sitting and are asked to stand up, please do not take offence. Chairs can be lodged at the cloakroom after 7pm if you wish.
This is primarily to allow everyone to view the acts in comfort, under shelter and for the safety of all patrons, including yourself.
Limited grandstand seating available at the Lighthouse Stage - first in best dressed.
Limited tables & chairs available near Glaneuse Stage - first in best dressed.
Street venues are all combination of seating & standing - limited capacities, and first in best dressed!
Yes, the Cloakroom offers a cloaking facility.
The cloakroom is located near the main entrance to the festival
Yes, the Cloakroom. $5 per charge.
The Cloakroom is located near the main entrance to the festival
Yes, in the interest of your well-being at the event, we provide free drinking water. In compliance with Victorian Liquor Licensing laws we can only allow people to bring in sealed or empty water bottles.
*QMF is now a disposable plastic water bottle free zone.
You are not permitted to bring alcohol into the Festival. To comply with Victoria Liquor Licensing laws, please be aware that bags will be checked by security at the Festival entrance. Only sealed or empty plastic drink bottles can be brought into the site. The Festival has several licensed bars for your drinking pleasure.
QMF supports Companion Card. Where a cardholder has purchased a QMF festival ticket, they will have to complete a Companion Card Registration Form prior to the festival. The Companion will then be issued a companion ticket to bring with them on the day. More details can be found on our Companion Card page.
Further information about Companion Card can be found at www.companioncard.org.au or telephone the Companion Card Information Line on 1800 650 611.
There are no refunds or replacements given for lost, stolen or destroyed tickets under any circumstances.
There are a few important changes for 2021 Child tickets.
For 2021 we will be charging $20+bf for Children aged 1 - 13
Children under 12 months do not require a ticket and remain free.
Youths aged from 14 - 17 years must purchase an Accompanied Youth Ticket and MUST also be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
Find more details under Ticketing, Accompanied Youth and Children 13 & Under.
Please take your ticket to the Wristband Exchange (located next to Front Gates) when you arrive at the Festival to receive your wristband. All Festival attendees must wear a wristband for entry to the Festival.
Tickets are available via this website only (through our Trybooking portal).
*QMF uses the services of trybooking.com. You will be redirected to the QMF ticket pages on trybooking.com to complete your ticket transaction.
The Festival is held in Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria. Throughout the town of Queenscliff, and the main festival arena is located in Princess & Lower Princess Parks Queenscliff.
The Festival is traditionally held on the last weekend in November every year.
The 24th QMF will be held in 2020 on the last FULL weekend in November on the following days:
Friday 26th November 4.00pm - 12:00am
Saturday 27th November 10:00am - 12:00am
Sunday 28th November 10:00am - 5:30pm