SATURDAY 17th NOVEMBER
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Safety and Security at Harvest Festival
Harvest Festival is a ticketed licensed over 18 event.
You will not be able to enter the event without valid photo ID, or purchase or consume alcohol from the bars.
No BYO allowed
No glass allowed
Remember to bring ID, your ticket, important phone numbers, sun block, any medication you may need, a hat, covered shoes, charged mobile phone, pen, still camera. If you have any chronic conditions or illness (ie asthma, diabetes, epilepsy) please carry information regarding your condition & emergency contact number on you at all times.
Some of the artists appearing at Harvest Festival may use lyrics, language or gestures whilst entertaining that some people may find offensive. If such language or behaviour concerns you, please do not attend.
Allow enough time to get to, and into the show. It can take some time to get through the gates & security checks depending on the time of day so please be patient.
Make sure you dress in accordance with the weather forecast. Wear suitable shoes and bring a raincoat if needed. This event is in spring In Sydney, the temperature can get high in Parramatta and cool at night.
Make sure you pace yourself and drink plenty of water to maximize your enjoyment on the day.
We have been told to expect the constabulary and canine associates to make one of their customary festival appearances. You may be sniffed at inside and outside the show and even at car parks or public transport hubs. Please leave your bad goods at home!
You can bring a small bag or backpack but remember that it will take longer to get into the show & if you want to check it in it will add more queues to your day.
Not Permitted Items
The following items are not permitted to be bought to Harvest by patrons:
Glass (not including perfume or medicine), Flares, Dangerous items, Dogs or Animals (unless assist animals) Alcohol, Umbrellas, Professional Video Recording cameras, Professional Photographic Equipment, Tape Recorders or Sound Recording Devices (does not include mobile phones), Weapons/Dangerous Items, Illicit Drugs, Fireworks, Balls (footballs, soccer balls, etc), Stickers & Flyers, Fruit (excluding bananas).
Confiscated items can be collected at the end of the event from the cloakroom via security.
Food such as sandwiches and other lunch items can be brought to the event. You are permitted to bring 1 empty bottle of water and sandwiches to the show. However, please do remember that we're most likely in for a long day and food can spoil.
Check the back of your ticket and the website for a full list of conditions of entry and conditions of ticket sale.
Whether it’s entering, leaving or during the festival you will be required to abide by any reasonable request or command given by security. Remember that they are primarily there to keep you and the entire festival safe. If you need help or see someone else requiring help please notify security straight away. Dangerous activities will not be tolerated.
In the highly unlikely event that an area or the entire site may be required to be evacuated or cleared, please follow any instruction given by security, emergency services or event staff. Information will be provided on video screens and over the public address system.
There will be a first aid station (near main stage) to treat people who are genuinely ill or have injured themselves on the day. Try to minimise your demands on them if it does not relate to real issues as they have a very long and demanding day. Most injuries relate to sunburn or cut feet. Make sure you bring sunscreen and sensible shoes.
Can I Bring My Camera?
No professional photography equipment is permitted, however, point and click cameras and mobile phones are fine. No recording devices of any kind will be permitted.
There will be three large free water stations located at the event, one within each staging area.
Harvest Festival is to be held in Parramatta Park. It may be difficult terrain for some to roll or walk over.
Accessible toilets will be provided, however, people with special needs need to plan their day carefully and attend with friends or carers.
No pass outs will be allowed from the event on the day.
Lost property can be collected at the following points:
- Cloakroom Show Day until 11.00pm
- Site Office on Monday and Tuesday after show, Ph: 0421 764 443
Harvest Transport Information
Saturday 17 November, 2012
Paramatta Park, Paramatta NSW 2015
11.00am to 10.30pm
Event Site Advertised Open
Event Site Closes
11.00am – 10.30pm
Harvest Transport Information:
The festival site is located approximately 25km from the Sydney CBD.
The nearest Train Station is Parramatta Station. It is approximately a 10 minute walk to the site from the station. The best way to get to and from the festival is by train.
Bus services run from many locations around Sydney to the Parramatta area.
The best place to get and check up to date bus and train schedules and timetables and to ensure you have the latest information is from the 131 500 Transport Infoline website. Please check this website to plan your journey and for latest information prior to travelling.
Limited car parking is available in the local Parramatta area.
Plan your journey that best suits you.
From the Station:
Parramatta: Once at Parramatta train station, the venue is only 900m away. Please see walking route below of the quickest and safest way to get to the entrance.
When exiting the train station, travel west along Argyle Street, then turn right into Church Street Mall and then turn left onto Macquarie Street and continue straight until you reach the Macquarie Street gates of Parramatta Park.
Please see below for the schedule of trains leaving from Parramatta Station.
For Drop off and taxi please follow directions on arrival. A cab costs approx $80 from the city to the festival site. DO NOT rely on local taxis to get you home.
This is an all-weather event and will go ahead rain or shine. Stay tuned to the website / twitter / app for event and site updates.
Plan your journey.
Patience is a virtue.