Music Marathon Information

WHAT ARE THE DATES OF 2018 LAKE CHARLEGRARK COUNTRY MUSIC MARATHON?
Friday 16th, Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th February & annually on the 3rd weekend in February.

WHERE IS THE MARATHON HELD?
The Marathon is held at Lake Charlegrark, Minimay, Victoria, Australia, just 12kms from the Little Desert.   Approx 390km from Melbourne, and 360km from Adelaide. Get directions from your location here.

WILL I BE ABLE TO BUY ALCOHOL AT THE MUSIC MARATHON?
Yes.  This event is licenced and reasonably priced.  You can bring your own alcohol for your camp area, however STRICTLY NO BYO or glass in the entertainment area.  ICE is available.

IS THERE FOOD AVAILABLE AT THE MUSIC MARATHON?
Yes, we try to cater to suit everyone’s taste buds, and our food is very reasonably priced.  There will be steak sandwiches, roast lamb rolls, hamburgers, sausages, hot spuds, coffee van.  Food stalls are open from 11am-late Saturday and on Sunday morning we have Bacon & Eggs, and the canteen open until late afternoon.

ATM – CASH
It’s recommend that you come prepared, however we will have an ATM at the festival for you to draw out cash.

ARE THERE ANY AGE RESTRICTIONS?
This is an all ages event.  Kids under 15 years are free (must have ID).

WILL THERE BE SAFETY AND SECURITY?
Yes.

IS THERE ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE?
Yes (subject to availability).  CLICK HERE to view some options and see below about camping.

ARE YOU ABLE TO CAMP IN THE AREA?
Camping on this weekend is for festival goers only and ALL campers MUST HAVE A WEEKEND PASS.  Camping on Foreshore $7/night per person (unpowered site).  These will be booked out quickly, but there’s ample space for FREE camping in the “Paddock” (no booking required but you MUST HAVE A WEEKEND PASS), open from Friday.  More info here.

DO I NEED A TICKET TO ATTEND THE MUSIC MARATHON?
Yes.  Tickets can be purchased online for $75 (+processing fee), or at the entry Gate for $85.  If you purchase a ticket online, please remember to bring your Barcoded E-Ticket with you.  Click here to purchase.

WILL THERE BE SEATING AVAILABLE?
There will be limited seating, however it is recommended that you bring your own, as there is plenty of space to spread out.

HOW DO I GET IN TO THE MUSIC MARATHON?
Entry points will be visible and clearly signed, with fences around the area or stages.

ARE THERE ARTIST SIGNINGS?
Yes. ‘Onsite Retail’ sell artist CD’s as well as host artist signing after their shows.

ARE THERE PUBLIC TOILETS?
There are public toilets blocks located throughout the area and also portable toilet areas.

IS THERE ANYTHING FOR KIDS TO DO?
Yes, this is a family-friendly music event for all ages, and we allow fishing, canoeing, kayaking, water activites (NO SPEED BOATS from 4pm Friday until after 5pm Sunday).

PETS
Pets are permitted at your campsite, kept on a leash, however they are NOT allowed in the entertainment area.

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