Friday 1 - Sunday 3 March 2019

Terms and Conditions

Conditions of purchase and event attendance

Ticket Refunds: There are no refunds. The festival will be held in all weather conditions.  Some exceptional circumstances may be considered by the Yuin Folk Club Committee if application is received in writing.

Treat your ticket as carefully as cash. This is your proof of purchase.

Ticket Office Hours

Thursday 8.30 am – 6pm

Friday 8.30am – 10.00pm

Saturday 7.45 am – 10.00pm

Sunday 7.45 am – 1pm

NO PUBLIC ACCESS to the festival site (including camping area), except for authorised personnel, volunteers and performers, prior to 8.30 am Thursday 1 March 2018.

Ticket Wristband Exchange

You must present your ticket voucher in exchange for a coloured wristband at the Festival Ticket Office, located at the entrance to the Cobargo Showground on the Bermagui-Cobargo Road.


Camping fees must be paid before you can enter the showground. Camping is for weekend ticket holders only.  A free day car parking area is available for non-campers.

All campers must be respectful and considerate of their neighbours and the environment.

Campers under 18 must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible adult camper over the age of 25.

Camper vans, caravans, motor homes are welcome and must be positioned in designated areas. You will be directed to these on arrival.

Powered sites are limited, may only be purchased at the gate ($35) and strict conditions apply to their use.

Priority is given to people requiring power in association with a medical condition, by prior arrangement with the Yuin Folk Club (call Coral Vorbach phone (02) 6493 6758 or email

One powered site, one user. It is the responsibility of the person who purchased the powered site to ensure no piggybacking. Sites will be inspected during the festival and piggybacked boards and leads will be pulled out. Serial offenders will be asked to move to non-powered sites.

The organisers do not accept responsibility for the consequences of any power failures or disconnection. Continuing misuse of powered sites may lead to the complete closure of all powered sites for subsequent festivals.

NO ALCOHOL to be brought into the Festival. The festival site incorporates a Licensed Venue. Proof of age in licensed areas may be requested by staff.

SMOKE FREE FESTIVAL: In accordance with NSW Government regulations the Festival is smoke-free. Please observe the signs.

NO PETS allowed in Camping or Festival grounds (Conditions of Insurers).

FOOTWEAR must be worn at all times.

YOUTH POLICY: Proof of age ID may be requested when collecting a youth wristband. Age must be under 18 on last day of festival. Youth ticket holders must be accompanied by a parent or a responsible adult. As the responsible adult you agree to be responsible for their behaviour and safety whilst at the CFF and contactable at all times by mobile phone while at the Festival. The Youth Policy is available on request.

OFFENSIVE AND ILLEGAL BEHAVIOUR: The Festival reserves the right to refuse entry or evict patrons, without prior warning, who behave in a manner inappropriate, offensive, dangerous or illegal.

PROGRAM: The Festival reserves the right to vary the advertised artists and/or program.

LIABILITY: To the extent permitted by law, the Yuin Folk Club inc. (YFC) shall not be liable for any loss of enjoyment or wasted expenditure. YFC accepts no responsibility for any personal property loss, damage or breakage howsoever occasioned.

INJURY AT EVENTS: The YFC Inc is the promoter of the Cobargo Folk Festival (CFF). It utilises existing grounds, buildings, roadways and pathways, of the Cobargo Showground Trust on an “as is basis” and subject to existing faults (if any), the current condition and state of repair, of those facilities. To the extent permitted by law, YFC disclaims all liability for any injuries or death sustained, however caused, during the running of the CFF. If you or a child under your supervision are injured, immediately ask a volunteer for assistance, go to the first aid tent or contact an emergency service.

By purchasing a ticket, or receiving a ticket as a performer, or as our guest, you acknowledge and accept the full terms and conditions set out on the Festival website in your personal capacity and on behalf of any other member of a band or group you are applying for, and for any accompanying minor.

WASTEWISE: the festival is a Wastewise event. Please dispose of rubbish in the right bin!

FESTIVAL ORGANISERS are all volunteers. Please treat them well to make this festival an enjoyable experience for all.

We hope you will enjoy the 2018 Cobargo Folk Festival !