GRAPEVINE PRESENTS COVID INFORMATION – NATIONAL EVENT
Grapevine Gathering regards the safety of all those who attend our festival as our number 1 priority. Grapevine Gathering will occur in a COVID safe environment and follow all advice provided by each state health authority.
State Health directions are influencing the site layout - please keep an eye out on our socials for more details as the event gets closer.
COVID-19 At the Event
Whilst attending Grapevine Presents, all patrons, staff and contractors will be required to adhere to all state health directives as well as all local, state and federal laws.
COVID-19 Related Postponement
If, due to increased government restrictions, the event cannot take place as planned, it will not be cancelled. It will be rescheduled, a date will be announced at the time of postponement, if required.
COVID-19 Related Capacity Reduction
Grapevine Gathering has been planned with the best health advice available at the time. If we are required to reduce capacity, the following will occur.
COVID-19 Additional Information
We acknowledge the incredible and critical importance of ensuring the health and safety of all attendees and the broader public, and the event will proceed only if there is complete confidence it is safe to do so. Grapevine Gathering is in regular communications with the relevant local and state authorities and COVID-19 Safety Plans have been prepared for each individual city.
All events will be compliant with directions of each state’s Health Department. We can assure you that we are committed to meeting the highest level of health and safety protocols for the duration of your experience from arrival to departure. Should any of the events be unable to proceed on the original advertised date, they will be moved to their respective planned backup dates.
Due to COVID 19, some restrictions or impositions may be forced upon us at the last minute. This could include things like the seating arrangements, limitations to queues, items that can and cannot be brought into the venue, social distancing measures, time changes, artist changes and so on. Please continually check this EVENT INFO page and our other communications platforms such as our social media pages, and please keep an eye out for email or SMS communication in the days prior to the event.
On arrival at Grapevine, please proceed to the front gates in an orderly manner with your digital ticket ready or printed ticket ready to show volunteers on the gate. If your ticket is on your phone, please ensure you download the ticket or screenshot it before the event as reception on site can be limited.
If you are arriving on a bus please ensure you remember where it has dropped you off so you know where to go at the end of the event.
Grapevine will be selling return bus tickets, departing from Federation Square, Ringwood Station and Frankston Station.
All buses depart towards Grapevine from your selected location at your selected departure time.
All buses depart from the event back to your selected departure location as they fill up if you'd like to leave early or else at the end of the event from 10pm.
For more info about buses including pricing and departure times click here.
Many partygoers organise a party bus / private van. If you intend on doing this, you will need to purchase a party bus / private van pass. Only one pass is needed per vehicle. Head to the main ticketing page to purchase.
It is also possible to drive in your own car to the festival. There will be free parking available on site.It is also possible to drive in your own car to the festival however there will be limited free parking available on site. There will also be designated pickup and drop off zones.
If you plan on traveling by Taxi or Uber, please remain in your vehicle until you arrive at, the designated drop off zone.
It is recommended that you have another form of transport organised for the end of event. Due to the location of Grapevine, there will not be many taxis/Ubers available.
To ensure your day at Grapevine runs smoothly, it is recommended that you bring along:
Alcohol, glass (perfume bottles under 100ml are permitted), food, soft drinks, metal cutlery, bottle openers, cans, more than 100ml of liquid (sunscreen, perfume, makeup), hydration packs or bladders, skateboards, milk crates, containers of liquid fuel, water pistols, weapons, illegal drugs, fireworks, fire twirling devices, flares, professional recording devices, laser lights, studded clothing apparel, any other items considered illegal or dangerous, animals, umbrellas, eskys, backpacks larger than an A4 piece of paper, shopping trolleys, camping chairs, deck chairs, bean bags, air beds, tables, tents, sun shades, aerosols. For a full list of banned items, please refer to our terms and conditions.
Attempting to bring these banned items into the event may result in confiscation or denied entry.
There will be parking on site, parking tickets are available when you purchase your admission ticket.
Grapevine strives to make the event accessible for everyone, however, please be mindful that the event is set upon natural terrain and is at times uneven.
Grapevine has put provisions in place to best accommodate for people with disabilities, but so we can do our best to meet your needs please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with any special requirements you may have or for further information.
Grapevine is looking for enthusiastic, reliable and committed volunteers. Without the hard-work and dedication of these keep the music alive, create a lifetime of memories and make Grapevine possible!
Please email email@example.com to apply to volunteer at Grapevine Gathering.
There will be full medical facilities available at Grapevine Gathering from a state accredited first aid provider. Their tent will be easily visible on site. If you have any trouble finding our first aid tents, don’t hesitate to ask one of our friendly staff for assistance.
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