FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions


Tickets

Tickets can be purchased online. Only tickets for Day on the Plain can be purchased at the event on the day.

Tickets will be emailed to your nominated email address and will be sent from Trybooking. If you haven't received your tickets, please check your 'Junk' folder as tickets may be directed there.

Only tickets for Day on the Plain can be purchased at the event on the day.

Tickets can only be purchased online with a credit card

As per the agreed Terms and Conditions, refunds will not be issued unless the event is cancelled due to weather.

As there is no allocation of seats at the Concert, tickets can be resold but only by the ticket holder.

Yes.

No, however there will be security and bag checks onsite and during entry, it is recommended to bring a small bag only.

Yes. There will be parking spaces at $10 per vehicle. CASH ONLY.


Camping

Yes, campsites will need to be booked prior to the event so sites can be allocated. However, if sites are still available, bookings can be made onsite.

Campsites are a total site area of 10x8m and are suitable for most vehicles including motorhomes and caravans.

Yes you can camp in a tent or in the back of a Ute, as long as you camp within your allocated campsite.

Camping packages are available from 1 to 10 nights.

You can book as many campsites you require. 1 campsite is equal to 1 ticket when you are booking your allocated campsites.

Camping is available from Friday 27 April 2018 (arrival) - Monday 6 May 2018 (departure).

If you'd like to camp as a group, please ensure that the required number of sites are selected at the time of your initial booking. Should this not occur, there is no guarantee of being allocated sites together in the camping area.

Spaces can't be reserved. If you want to camp next to someone else, you must book at the same time.

There will be a shuttle running from camping area to concert venue. There will be designated car parking near the concert area; however you will have to pay the parking cost of $10/vehicle.

Toilet and shower amenities
Waste Disposal
Fresh water
Grey water
Limited supply of firewood

Food and alcohol will be available for purchase at various events throughout Big Skies, however, food and drinks for personal use at campsites will have to be purchased from local suppliers.

Yes, potable water will be available onsite

No, all campsites are unpowered sites

A limited supply of firewood will be available onsite

Generators can be operated between the hours of 8.00am and 8.00pm

You are able to bring your own alcohol into the campsite areas; however, this is for consumption in the camping area only. You are not permitted to take your own alcohol to consume at evens outside of the camping area.

No animals (except guide dogs) are permitted within the site area. This is because Jimbour Station is a working property.

Grey water can be disposed of on the ground (Jimbour Station are happy for their paddocks to be watered). All toilet cassettes and black water must be disposed of in the temporary dump point within the camping area.

You're able to bring your gas BBQ, Oz Pig, or cook inside your van. Just remember power is not available of site.

Campsite noise curfew is from 10:00pm - 7:00am each day.

Camping ticket bookings are for consecutive nights only. To book multiple sites, please ensure you have purchased the required number of sites on the 'Tickets' page in the booking system. Sites are allocated based on the number of sites purchased at the time of payment.

Camping Overview
Jimbour Station is a heritage-listed homestead on one of the earliest stations established on the Darling Downs, Queensland. It is located at 86 Jimbour Station Road, Jimbour which is 238km northwest of Brisbane.
The camping arrangements and rules outlined on this page ensure the safety and comfort of everyone on site. Everyone on site, including campers, must follow the site rules. Make sure you're familiar with these - some require planning before you leave home.

Campsites
Marshals will direct you to your allocated campsite when you arrive. The campsite is filled from front to back.
The campground is suitable for most vehicles including motorhomes & caravans. Campsites are 10x8m and are adequate and comfortable; however please don't take up more space than you are allocated.

Group Camping
If you'd like to camp as a group, please ensure the required number of sites are selected at the time of initial booking. Should this not occur, there is no guarantee of being allocated sites together in the camping area.

Campfires
Campfires are permitted. You may bring your own firewood supply as collection on the surrounding property is prohibited. A limited supply of firewood will be available on site.
Fires must be kept to a reasonable size for safety purposes (i.e., no bonfires), and must be put out with water (not buried in the sand). Chainsaws are prohibited.

Rubbish
Bins are provided in the camping area. Campers must ensure campsite is left clean and tidy on departure.

Amenities
Toilet and Shower blocks are provided in the camping area. These will be serviced regularly. It is camper's responsibility to keep amenities clean and tidy and at all times.
If you have a caravan with a toilet we ask that you use this whenever you can to help us with overall toilet capacity and servicing.

Water
Council water trucks will deliver non-potable water to camping area every 2 days.

Greywater
You are permitted to dispose of grey water on your site.

Blackwater
You must take ALL your black water back to the temporary dump points located in camping area. Do not put black water in the grey water disposal tanks or port-a-loos.

Generators
Only allowed between the hours of 8am and 8pm.

Alcohol
BYO Alcohol is permitted in the camping area only.
Please drink responsibly! Anyone who is intoxicated and causing a nuisance will be removed from the site.

Noise
No noise will be permitted in the camping area prior to 7.00am and after 10.00pm.

Speed Limit
In the interest of safety the speed limit throughout the camping area is walking pace only.

Pets
No animals are permitted in the caravan park other than a bona fide, registered guide, hearing or assistance dog with an identity card.

Lighting/Torches
We strongly recommend that you bring a torch or similar onsite so you can find your way back to camp. The concert and main plaza areas have lighting; however the general campsite and Day Parking areas only have limited lighting provided.

Aircraft & Drones
No unauthorised aircraft or drones/Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).
There will be a helicopter and approved UAV/Drones operating during the festival. For safety reasons no other aircraft or drones are allowed over the festival or surrounding property.

Unregistered Vehicles
Unregistered motorbikes, buggies or other vehicles are not to be used on the concert venue or surrounding property. The concert is on private land and Queensland Police and security will be in attendance.

You can check in for camping from 10am on Friday 27 April. Please remember the camping manager will be onsite to assist if needed.

Please see the event map for location of the Big Skies Camping area.

The camp ground is approximately 1km from the amphitheatre. There will be shuttle bus transport available.
Day On The Plain Shuttle Bus
Food & Fibre Festival Shuttle Bus

No. Only contained fires (ie fire pits, pigs etc) are allowed.

The camp manager will be onsite for the duration of the festival.


Day on the Plain

Tickets can be purchased online or at the event on the day.

Tickets will be emailed to your nominated email address and will be received from Trybooking. If you haven't received your tickets, please check your 'Junk' folder as tickets may be directed there.

Yes, tickets will be available to be purchased on the day, however there will only be EFTPOS available, NO CASH.

General Admission only - $79 per ticket.

The Eurogliders, Wendy Matthews, Joe Camilleri and The Black Sorrows, Glen Shorrock, Richard Clapton, Frankie J Holden and Wilbur Wilde. The final schedule is yet to be released.

Gates open from 10.00am and the first Act is scheduled to commence at 2:00pm.

No, the venue is fully licenced with a variety of food vendors operating. However, you can bring sealed bottles of water into the venue.

Yes

No. Tents, umbrellas, sunshades, or anything that will obstruct the views of stage aren't permitted in the concert area.

No. The venue is fully licenced with a variety of food vendors operating

No glass - this includes wine glasses, jars, or any other containers or items made of glass.

Although bottles of wine will be sold inside the Venue you may not bring any glass object into the Venue.

Open fires, naked flames, disposable BBQs, laser pointers, fireworks, flares, flags or banners, whistles, horns, musical instruments, loud hailers, public address systems or any other objects considered by the event organiser and the Venue to be dangerous or capable of causing a public nuisance that could be used to distract, obstruct or interfere with any performer are prohibited.

Kids are welcome; however this is a Rock Concert and fully licenced event.

This is an all-weather event, by purchasing a ticket you acknowledge that this event will take place even in the event of inclement weather.

You acknowledge that you enter the event venue at your own risk. Management reserves the right to refuse admission or to eject a ticket holder for behaviour likely to cause damage, injury, nuisance or annoyance or for failure to comply with reasonable requests.

Intoxication, aggressive or anti-social behaviour is unacceptable and will result in ejection from the Venue. Those ejected from the Venue will not be re-admitted to the Event and tickets will not be refunded.

Parking is available at Jimbour Amphitheatre for $10.00 per vehicle. Please note parking is at owner's risk. Please check our website before you head out to the concert and make sure you allow some extra time to get to the show.

No tables, tents or sun shelters. No umbrellas (even if it's raining); bring good quality raincoats and gumboots instead.

No glass - this includes wine glasses, jars, or any other containers or items made of glass. Although bottles of wine will be sold inside the Venue you may not bring any glass object into the Venue.

Open fires, naked flames, disposable BBQs, laser pointers, fireworks, flares, flags or banners, whistles, horns, musical instruments, loud hailers, public address systems or any other objects considered by the event organiser and the Venue to be dangerous or capable of causing a public nuisance that could be used to distract, obstruct or interfere with any performer are prohibited. Space is limited on the green. You will be directed by security and event staff to condense your setup if it is deemed excessive.

No animals (except guide dogs) are permitted in the Venue.

Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult at all times and at no point can they approach any of the licenced bars.

Patrons may bring their own chair. Picnic rugs are permitted. This event is not recommended for small children or babies.

No bicycles, skate boards, scooters or skates are allowed in the site.

Strictly no BYO food nor beverages. No eskies or large bags are allowed.

The site is strictly a no smoking site. Smoking is permitted outside the site more than 5 metres from the entry.

Trespassers and anyone assisting trespassers will be evicted from the Venue.

In the Event of an emergency situation or evacuation, you must follow all official directions by Venue staff & security.

Western Downs Regional Council takes responsible service of alcohol seriously and will have security guards and RSA Marshalls patrolling the site. All bags will be searched on entry.


Hot Air Balloon

The basket size varies from 24 persons to 10 persons. You will be randomly allocated to a balloon once you have booked your ticket.

This will be confirmed, however, balloons are expected to leave Jimbour Station at around 6:00am.

Balloon flight time will be around 45 minutes.

The number of people in the balloon will depend on the size of the balloon basket that you are allocated to.

The height that the balloon will fly will depend upon the wind patterns at the time. On an average flight you can expect to travel as high as three thousand feet. (915 metres)

The ticket price does not include breakfast. There will be sufficient time to enjoy breakfast after you return from your balloon flight so please feel free to purchase a Hot Air Balloon Breakfast ticket.

You are more than welcome to purchase a glass of champagne to enjoy on your balloon flight.

This ticket includes breakfast and entry to view the Balloon take off.

Yes. It is free to spectate the balloons from the ground.