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When & Where

+ DATES: 27th & 28th December, 2023
+ LOCATION: Location – Cornelian Bay Oval, New Town



Key Details

CHECK IN OPEN – 9am 27th Dec

CHECK OUT BY – 11am 29th Dec

LOCATION: “Queens Walk Oval” 2 Queens Walk, New Town TAS 7008



+ Underage patrons must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years or over.

+ One person is only able to be guardian for a maximum of two under 18’s, with the exception of parents bringing their own children.

+ Parents may guardian for 2 children who are not their own in addition to their own children.

Campsite Rules

  • Motorhomes, caravans and camping/ tent set ups are all permitted. 
  • After 8pm amplified music is not permitted and we ask that you respect nearby residents. 
  • Please be mindful of other campers during your stay. 
  • Take all rubbish with you and clean as you go or please dispose of it in the rubbish facilities provided.

Prohibited Items

Please do not bring prohibited items to the campsite. These include: 

  • Alcohol
  • Illicit substances
  • Glass (small items such as perfume/make up bottles are OK)
  • Fireworks or flares
  • Gas cookers or stoves (unless legally built in to campervan)
  • Flammable liquids
  • Guns, knives or other weapons
  • Animals
  • Bean bags

UNDER 18's

Underage Patrons

This is an all ages event. Anyone under the age of 18 must arrive at the gate and remain with their guardian for the duration of the event.

Children 12 and under are free and do not require a ticket

*Any underage patrons found drinking alcohol will be asked to leave the event along with their guardian and any other minors the guardian is responsible for.

Who Can Be a Guardian?


+ Underage patrons must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years or over.

+ One person is only able to be guardian for a maximum of two under 18’s, with the exception of parents bringing their own children.

+ Parents may guardian for 2 children who are not their own in addition to their own children.


I'm getting a lift/uber/taxi

Drop offs & Pick Ups: Please direct your ride to drop you off outside the Tasmanian Hockey Centre.


+ Ubers – If you are ordering an Uber to pick you up, please make sure you set the pin for the Hockey Centre to avoid you and your driver being unable to find each other.

+ Taxi – There will also be a taxi rank at the Hockey Centre. If calling a Taxi, please direct them to pick you up there.

+ Private Car Pick Up – Make sure you instruct your driver to pick you up from this location. They will not be able to pick you up outside the festival grounds and will risk getting stuck in traffic and one way roads if they try to do so.

I'm driving and parking

The car park is located at The Tasmanian Hockey Centre. Chuck the directions below in your GPS to get to the right location.


If you do decide to drive to the festival, please park in the designated parking area. Do not drive into Cornelian Bay as you will not be able to park there and it will cause congestion. We also want to keep the residents in the area happy so please use the car park rather than crowding the streets.

Accessible Parking

There is accessible parking available close to the festival entrance in the car park on the corner of Queens Walk and Bell St.

DIRECTIONS - Accessible Parking



  • The site is wheelchair accessible. The ground is flat and on a solid grassy oval.
  • There will be an accessible viewing platform at the festival. Patrons with accessibility requirements are welcome to hang out there with a couple of your friends and family too.
  • Accessible car parks are available close to the entrance (see above)
  • Companion cards are accepted. You can either hit up the guys at Oztix prior to the event to arrange a companion ticket or just show your card at the gate along with a valid ticket to recieve a ticket of the same type for your companion.
  • Please feel welcome to approach the friendly info booth staff who can answer any questions or point out facilities on the day.
  • WARNINGS – bright and flashing lights will be utilised on stage

We are always looking to improve the accessibility at our events and invite any suggestions. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or to see if there is something we can accommodate for you at [email protected]

What ID do I need?

Valid ID is required to receive an 18+ wristband. We run under the same rules as licensed pubs & clubs in terms of what we can accept as ID.

These include:

+ Driver’s licence issued in Australia
+ Firearms licence;
+ Passport;
+ Keypass identity card


What to bring?

+ Tickets (on your screen or printing are both fine)
+ ID
+ Reusable water bottle
+ Sun protection
+ A good set of dancing shoes

What you cant bring!

+ Sharp implements ie; knives etc
+ Glass – any bottles, jars and containers (including perfume bottles)
+ Pets (assistance dogs with the correct paperwork are permitted)
+ Alcohol (Strictly forbidden, if found with this it will be taken and disposed off & a potential forfeit of your ticket)
+ Illegal substances/drugs
+ Fireworks/ flares of any kind
+ Laser pointers

And any other object the hosts decide could be dangerous or disruptive to the event, this is up to their discretion.

Food & Drinks

We have multiple bars and vendors around our site serving a full range of drinks hot and cold. That being said, you are welcome to bring your own snacks, and sealed bottles of soft drink.

Free water refill stations will be available across the site, please bring along a reusable drink bottle as single use bottles will not be available for purchase.

Mob Tickets

We would like to acknowledge that ‘HAYDAYS’ at Cornelian Bay is held on the lands of the muwinina people in nipaluna/Hobart. We respectfully acknowledge the palawa/pakana people of Lutruwita/Tasmania today whose lands we are privileged to host these artists and audience. We intend to pay our respects to your culture, history and to elders past and present. We would also like to acknowledge that sovereignty has never been ceded. Australia always was and always will be Aboriginal land.

As a part of this acknowledgement we would like to offer an allocation of free Mob Tickets to come and be involved in Vibestown’s latest nipaluna/Hobart festival.

Please complete this form to register your interest and those who are eligible before the allocation is exhausted will be contacted.




We are still accepting food vendor applications. Fill out the form below to let us know you are interested.

Successful applicants will be contacted.



Head to the volunteer page for more details on volunteering and how to apply.


Artists | Staff Applications

Whilst the line up is already finalised and roster already full, we are always on the look out for new talent.

Feel free to fill out the form at the Vibestown Productions website to log your interest in our database.