Country Paradise Parklands
231 Beaudesert-Nerang Rd
Nerang, Gold Coast
The event is held at Country Paradise Parklands which is set on 13 hectares of beautiful parklands. There are large undercover indoor facilities and grassy shaded outdoor areas, including community gardens, River Keepers wetlands group and more.
Parking is available at Country Paradise Parklands for $5 per car. This is run by the Australian Coast Guards, with all monies going back to their not for profit group.
If you choose to park at the venue, entry is via 74 Billabirra Crescent, Nerang.
If you choose to park elsewhere and walk into the venue, you can enter either via Billabirra Crescent or via 231 Beaudesert-Nerang Road. Ticket booth entry is inside the grounds at the Beaudesert-Nerang end.
Disabled parking is available on grounds at Country Paradise Parklands. View map below for example.
Site Entry Map to come.
BIRDS-EYE VENUE VIEW
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I bring my dog?
We LOVE animals, however unfortunately we can not allow pets (only support animals – please notify us prior) inside the fenced venue. This is due to the inclusion of food and drink operations and other animals (snakes, chickens, bees, butterflies, baby animals) on site as part of the event offerings.
Who is the event run by?
The event is run by not for profit group Gold Coast Rotary. This is not a council event, therefore all admission to the grounds must be via the ticket booth entry.
Where can I Park?
Parking is available within the venue for $5 per car. Entry is via Billabira Crescent. Limited free street Parking is available.
I’m not driving, where can I get dropped off?
You can be dropped off at the front entry at 231 Beaudesert-Nerang Road. You then need to walk into the venue.
Can I smoke within the venue?
Smoking is not allowed within the fenced area of the event. Smoking is allowed at the venue outside fenced area.
Why do I have to pay to enter the festival?
There are substantial costs involved with running a festival. These includes speaker fees, amenities, staffing, marketing, hire equipment etc. The entry fee substitutes these costs.
For your entry fee you have access to over 20 different educational talks, and demonstrations, entertainment plus access to many exhibitors who may not have a shop front or normally onsell to the wholesale market.
The event is run by not for profit group Gold Coast Rotary, therefore all funding raising will go back into Gold Coast community projects.
Is this venue disabled friendly?
Yes. There is flat group, disabled toilets, front row seating and free parking available (please see parking attendant).
Can I buy water at the event?
You can buy drinks at the festival, however NO single use water bottles will be sold. There will be access to free drinking water, so we encourage you to bring your own reusable water bottle or purchase one at the festival.
Can I purchase entry tickets on the day?
No. Due to the current situation with Covid-19, there are several reasons why all people entering the event to pre-purchase tickets online.
- We are record to keep a record of all people entering the event
- We prefer to have cashless entry, therefore requiring online pre-purchase
- Pre-purchase can monitor attendance numbers to ensure we abide by government regulations of amount of people per sqm
- Less time queuing at entry will be required when tickets are pre-purchased online, therefore limiting large groups of people queuing for long periods of time.
Have a question? Visit our contact page, we are happy to help.