Fri 3 March - Sun 5 March 2023

Vendor FAQs

When and where will the 2023 festival be held?

The Cobargo Folk Festival is held at the Cobargo Showground, on the Cobargo Bermagui from 3rd to 5th March.

Can I bring my pet?

Sorry, no pets are allowed.

What size stall sites do you have and at what price?

A stall site is 3m x 3m or multiples of this size. They will be identified by your name and a site number.

Stallholders must provide all necessary display stands and equipment.

Stalls must be set up before 12pm on Friday 3rd March. Bump in on Thursday 2nd March.

Stallholders are required to operate for all hours of the event.

Food must be available until the Festival Bar ceases operation at 11.30pm on Friday and Saturday nights.

What Ticketing arrangements apply?

All Stallholders and Staff must be wristbanded on arrival at the Festival site.

Do I have to pay for camping?

Camping is free for stallholders and a reasonable number of staff.

Loss and Damage

The Yuin Folk Club Inc will not be liable for any loss of profit or custom incurred by stallholders,

Security and Public Liability

Insurance for loss, damage, product and public liability is the responsibility of the stallholders. A copy of your $20m public liability certificate of currency must accompany your EOI

I want to run a food stall. What do I need to do?

Food stall holders must read and abide by ‘Guidelines for Food Businesses at Temporary Events” which can be found at https://www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/retail/markets-and-temporary-events

You must supply your Food Business Notification Number with your EOI.

What about power?

Power is available on site at a cost of $55 for the event period. Please advise how many power outlets you need.

Can I sell Alcohol?

No, the Festival is a licensed venue with its own bar. The Festival Bar is an important source of revenue for the event.

Are there special Waste Management requirements?

Yes, the Festival aims to be a Five-Star Waste Wise event and has a Zero Landfill practice. All items are to be washable, compostable or recycleable. No styrofoam products please. The festival also has to observe a NO GLASS policy which is a condition of our Liquor Licence. Failure to comply may impact your participation in future festivals. Please note changes to Bega Valley Shire Council FOGO regulations which come into effect in November 2022. Some high-temp compostable items which were previously allowed into the FOGO stream will no longer be accepted.

Tell me about the Code of Conduct.

The festival had a Code of Conduct which all volunteers, service providers and other who come onto out site are expected to observe. This is a mandatory requirement for volunteers and we hope that stallholders will help us maintain the reputation of our event as a friendly, safe and respectful place for all.Failure to comply may impact your participation in future festivals.

Smoking

The Festival is a no smoking zone as required by the NSW Government. A designated smoking zone is provided. Please help us do the right thing.

More questions?

Please contact cobargoffstalls@gmail.com