FAQs

GENERAL

Sunday 28 May to 31 May 2017.

All days – The Cultural Forecourt, South Bank
Sunday 28 May – Cultural Forecourt right through to The Piazza.

This is a free community event for all ages.

Yes, absolutely! Please register your interest on our Volunteers page.

We extended the invitation to South Bank traders in the precinct. Registration for market vendor applications in 2017 are now closed.

Yes, Maroon Festival will go ahead in the rain. In the event of any delays or cancellations we will make announcements through Maroon Festival website, South Bank Parklands website the Maroon Festival Facebook page and Maroon Festival Twitter feed. We will also communicate late changes through our media partners Nine, Nova and Triple M where possible.

South Bank is a popular place for families to enjoy and will be a particularly good place for all to watch the River Parade along Brisbane River on Sunday afternoon. Some areas of the venue will be fenced for public safety and will be closed if capacity is reached. As per South Bank regulations, all licensed areas will be fenced.

Yes! Please come and enjoy our Tastes of Queensland food vendors alongside our Waterfront Garden Bar to enjoy a cleansing beverage.

Yes, you are welcome to bring food and drinks to the site. As we have a fully licensed Waterfront Garden Bar, we ask that you do not bring alcohol.

For full information about timetabled services please visit the Translink website.

Yes, we will have additional toilets placed throughout the Maroon Festival site as well as South Bank’s public toilets.

The Schools Program will be hosted on Monday 29 May, Tuesday 30 May and Wednesday 31 May on the Cultural Forecourt. Further detail can be found on our website

Yes! If you have any enquiries regarding accessibility at Maroon Festival please email us at maroonfestival@qrl.com.au and one of our staff will be in contact.

Absolutely! Maroon Festival requests that PWD patrons attending Fan Day and the Live Site approach our Information Tent near the Queenslander Stage on the Cultural Forecourt on arrival to arrange assistance.

Further information on accessibility can be found on the South Bank website.

To ensure the comfort of all who attend, QRL ask that you do not bring blankets, folding chairs, eskies, pets, bikes, scooters, glass or metal cutlery to South Bank. If you’re unsure whether to bring an item, please visit South Bank website.

Avoid bringing large bags (backpacks or larger) if possible. Bags of this nature may be searched.

FAN DAY (Sunday May 28)

Maroon Festival is a free community event for all ages. We will not be allocating seating, although we recommend heading to the Fit + Fun Zone (Piazza) to enjoy a good seat to watch the River Parade on the big screen!

Our preference is that you leave these items at home.

We have four key vantage points (three with screens) for the River Parade

Due to the expected large volume of fans we are not guaranteeing autograph opportunities.

GAME DAY (Wednesday May 31)

Maroon Festival is a free community event. Some furniture and deck chairs will be provided. Turn up early to get a good seat!

Our preference is that you leave these items at home.

The evening’s activities on the Queenslander Stage from 4pm. The live broadcast will kick off at 7pm.