FOTSUN 2019 yew!
Same Location as always!
Port Macquarie Breakwall Holiday Park (previously named Sundowner)
Save The Date: Thurs 12th / Fri 13th / Sat 14th December 2019
LINE UP ANNOUNCE!
Line up announced on Thursday the 25th of July on triple j at 12.30pm
TICKETS ON SALE DATE
Thursday the 8th of August 2019!
Save the link here!
There are simply 2 types of tickets that you MUST HAVE
- A 3 Night GA no car camping (Thursday arrival - camping is included free)
- A 2 Night GA no car camping (Friday arrival - camping is free)
- Note - accommodation packages (includes 3 night ticket)
Accommodation / onsite vans and tents / self drive vans
DON’T MISS FOTSUN upgrades
Camplify.com.au have teamed up with FOTSUN to offer a bunch of super affordable options from Walk In Onsite Vans to Self Drive Vans
Simply walk into these fully set up glamper tents - camping stretchers/ camp chairs and an undercover awning awaits your arrival in the private Pamper Village
RV POWERED SITES (byo van)
These reserved powered sites are generally up the town end of the property and can hold around 1 van, 1 car and a few tents - recommended for up to 6 people per site (only 1 person needs to buy the pass)
GATE TIMES CAR PASSES HAVE STAGGERED ARRIVAL TIMES SO CHECK YOURS!
NOTE! PEDESTRIAN TICKETING OPENS AT 2 pm - please do not attempt to come in early to save a space - there is plenty of space available for all campers.
12 pm Car pass Ticketing starts from 12 pm Thursday the 12th of December 2019
Everyone has packed up and bailed by midday Sunday the 15th of December 2019
So what happens each day at FOTSUN!?
FOTSUN Thursday Presented by Camplify.com.au
Thursday the 12th - BYO / Silent Comedy / Food Trucks and Silent Disco - grab your wireless headsets from the Merch Tent with a small cash bond required and come and laugh and boogie
We also have all sorts of cool workshops kicking off with prizes
Friday 13th - Live Music Stage kicks off at 1 pm to 10 pm
Saturday 14th - Live Music Stage kicks of at 10 am to 10 pm
Our wide selection of food, as well as coffee, are open from Thursday 2 pm through the whole weekend until late - Onsite food truck lineup will be dropped in October with full details so you can plan your culinary adventure!
I’m so excited! When can I arrive to FOTSUN 2019?
Strict arrivals from your CAR PASS TIME ONLY
PEDESTRIAN ARRIVALS FROM 2PM
Boom Gates Open at 12pm with official car pass ticketing starting.
NOTE Don’t arrive early you’ll be turned away to minimise any traffic congestion. No Drinking in queue.
(sorry strictly no Wednesday arrivals this year - if you are a regular group and want us to try and reserve space for Thursday arrival that’s cool just touch base and we can chat - email [email protected] )
Bands Now start around 1.30PM Friday
Yep so we just needed more time slots for the awesome selection of this year's acts so we just thought oh well let's kick off at midday. With 4 more awesome sets and 4 more epic side shows this means that you can get in early, get set up and get straight into it.
Thursday Night Fun with Silent Comedy and Silent Beats
FOTSUN Thursdays are getting pretty big with all food trucks open, silent comedy and beats kicking off mid afternoon and free workshops making cool stuff for the theme of the weekend.
New Group Site reservations
Group Bookings are now available for some very limited sites
GLAMPING VILLAGE - Pre Pitched Bel Style Tents with 3rd night free
FOTSUN has an epic “Glamper Village” with quality pre pitched tents all set up and ready to go for you on arrival - The Glamper Village has reserved parking and private access to toilets. All tents are twin / three or four share and guests can be signed in if you are tenting solo. A chill out marquee offers phone charging and a water station and BBQ plus a concierge who oversees the entry gate and your tent area for security purposes. All tents include free Thursday night access!
Are there powered sites for a caravan or just to pimp my tent?
YES - You can purchase an RV / Caravan Site Pass which includes power and a reserved space - just buy this in additional to your tickets (note only a minimum 1 ticket has to be purchased to grab your RV pass however the RV site holders are expected to share the space with a crew of mates)
When do tickets go on sale?
Thursday the 8th of AUGUST at 10AM
FOTSUN does ONE BIG RELEASE, so make sure you get your paws on a ticket straight away!
Where can I get Tickets?
You can purchase online, over the phone via Oztix or in selected locations within Port Macquarie that will be listed on the web site when line up is announced
How many tickets do you sell?
Fotsun has a strict ticket limit of 3000 which is one of the reasons this Festival is just so epic, in 2018 Tickets sold out within 5 days of on sale so you so you had better get in quick!
Who can come?
Fotsun is an 18 and over event. Uniquely Kids under 12 are permitted FREE with their parents.
What bands are playing?
Check out the lineup page - Line Up Announced late July - jump on facebook and our IG to ensure you are the first to know www.facebook.com/fotsun/
What does my ticket include
Tickets include the option to take up free camping, you can come and go from the festival site at any time throughout the weekend and you can BYO.
However if you don't wish to camp that is fine and many of our FOTSUNners choose to utilise surrounding apartments, motels, friends couches, mum and dad’s clean house etc to crash out each night!
What are Car passes?
All camping tickets are now NO CAR CAMPING. So what this means, is to get a car into FOTSUN you simply have to do the following.
1. Simply purchase in advance a car pass which is available to purchase with your camping ticket.
Don't Need a Car… sweet FOTSUN has a very convenient DROP OFF ZONE
(If you are dropping people off we have a quick entry and exit location for you to reduce time waiting around in traffic)
1. You can get dropped right to the FOTSUN gate grab your wrist band and then walk straight through to the camp sites from either the beach or town end of the campground.
3. Bring a pushbike – Pimp Your Pushy / win a prize
Why the change? Simple. Reduce Cars, Increase Space for camping and chill out spaces.
I want to camp Thursday night what do i do?
Simply buy a 3 Night GA No Car camping ticket - note that limited car passes are prioritised for the 3 night ticket.
What happens if it rains?
We do warn people, if it rains, you may get wet. However, the show must go on! The festival will run rain, hail or shine, we would need to have breaks in the music if the weather was severe. The festival does reserve the right to reschedule the event and/or change locations.
The festival is BYO is there limits on what we can bring?
YEP Read our Terms and Conditions in full when you purchase your ticket however some of our main items As for the past 13 years - NO GLASS - NO BEER BONGS - NO KEGS or Mini Kegs allowed in the festival and no unreasonable amounts per site as per any normal camping trip for a family orientated environment. All glass bottles of alcohol, beer bongs, kegs and other items that we deem unreasonable (just ask by email if you're unsure) will be confiscated and will not be returned to the patron so please leave it at home.
No legalised synthetic drugs that stuff is NASTY! And yes no drugs of any kind.
Note - Drug detection units will most likely be in place at FOTSUN
NO FAT LAMB drinks in the entertainment area - we maintain the right to ban any alcohol at any time that is deemed unnecessarily high in alcohol.
I want to camp next to my friends, is that possible?
HELL YES! We have a few rules in place to ensure people don’t spread out all over the place however you will see that FOTSUN does allow a certain level of freedom in getting next to your mates
Can we pick our camping site?
Group Site reservations are now available for a fee - contact [email protected] if you are a regular group and would like us to consider
Is it safe to leave my valuable items lying around my tent and not expect them to be stolen?
NUP, We will be supplying 24 Hr security at the festival and the camping site but we do not take responsibility for one's property. Either lock your valuables away or keep them on you.
I just can't get enough music - can I set up my stereo on my campsite?
A few people are going overboard with sound systems - please respect FOTSUN’s local neighbours and ensure we don’t have to confiscate your system or ask you to remove your vehicle from the festival. So enjoy your tunes but don't keep anyone awake!
Are there hot showers and flushing toilets?
There sure are, and REAL SOFT TOILET PAPER! YEW!
Are fireworks permitted on the site?
FIREWORKS are STRICTLY FORBIDDEN in the camping and festival area. If you are caught with fireworks you will be ejected from the campground and the festival and due to the high danger, anxiousness to neighbours and punters and hazards caused to other guests the police will be called and you will be blacklisted - this goes for anyone setting fireworks off in any external area around the festival as well.
Is it OK to park in surrounding streets?
Check First! Some areas have overnight parking available you just need to ensure that you read the signs and follow the rules like any other citizen otherwise parking inspectors will be on patrol and will happily give you a ticket. Our camping managers will assist in making enough for your car however please make use of carpooling as much as possible.
Can I bring my dog?
Pets are not permitted on the camping or event grounds. Certified Guide dogs allowed.
Can I work at the festival in return for a ticket?
Volunteer applications are limited and are now open.
Please email [email protected] for your application form.
You can read our full terms and conditions when purchasing your ticket