Frequently asked questions
When is the Childers Festival held?
The Childers Festival is held on the last weekend in July annually.
What are my Parking options at the Festival
Please refer to information under “Festival Parking”
There are a number of ATMs on the southern side of the main street.
No pets are allowed on the Event site, with the exception of Assistance Animals.
Please be aware that the sun, dehydration, noise and many people can increase the stress and health problems for our pets.
On Sunday 26 July, 2020 Red Collar Rescue will be onsite at the Childers Showgrounds offering a dog minding service so your furry friend can be cared for while you attend the festival. The service will be available between 9am and 3pm at a cost of $10 per dog and offers your dog a shaded area, water, exercise and of course companionship. Red Collar Rescue is a local independent, non-for-profit, charitable organisation, with 100% of earnings from this service going directly to caring for animals in its care. For more information, please contact 0438 869 085.
Filming and Photography
Bundaberg Regional Council may enagage photographers to take photos of or film people attending the festival. By attending, you agree to Council making images or recording of you at the event and you authorise the storage, use, publication, or reproduction of the images in any form and by any media for public relations, promotional and advertising purposes, which may include newspapers, magazines, websites, social media, etc. and may result in your personal information being transmitted outside of Australia.
Information obtained will be handed in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 and the information privacy principles.
Please notify a Council representative if you do not wish to be photographed.
Alcohol can be purchased from the winery and liquor stalls at the event, but can only be sampled and drank in the consumption areas, generally adjacent to these stalls.
Patrons are asked to drink responsibly and reminded that only adults 18 years or over are allowed to consume alcohol.
Where are Queensland Police located?
A Queensland Police marquee will be manned and located at the corner of Bruce Highway and North Street, as indicated on the Festival Map, on Sunday 26 July. Police will also be on patrol in the festival area.
Where is First Aid located?
First Aid for the festival is located in the Meeting Room, Isis Cultural Centre, while the Queensland Ambulance Station is located in North Street to the north of the Neighbourhood Centre.
Where is Lost Property located?
Lost Property is located at the Childers Information Centre in the Palace Building in the Main Street, as indicated on the Festival Map.
Where can I feed and change my baby?
The Australian Breastfeeding Association – Childers Group “Feed and Change Tent” will be located in Millennium Park in Crescent Street (behind the NAB and adjacent to the Children's playground). There are also baby changing stations in the toilet facilities located in Millennium Park and at the Isis Cultural Centre.
Where are the toilets in the Festival Area?
Toilets, with facilities for the disabled, are located inside the Isis Cultural Centre and at Millennium Park. Toilet trucks will also be located in North Street outside the Neighbourhood Centre and in Crescent Street at the rear of the carpark near the Main Entertainment Stage.