Childers is set to transform this week with Childers Festival kicking off on Thursday, and there are a number of things to know before you go.
Event-goers are encouraged to become familiar with where to park and how to get to the festival prior to the event.
Getting to the festival will be made easy with parking options available at St Joseph’s Primary School for $10, Isis District State High School for $5, Childers Showgrounds free of charge and a designated area at the corner of Lord and Crescent Streets for disabled parking only.
Apple Tree Creek Pub will run a shuttle bus to and from the festival from 3 – 9 pm Saturday 30 July and all day on Sunday 31 July for any RV campers staying at the Apple Tree Creek showgrounds attending the festival.
For a $5 donation, make your way to the Apple Tree Creek Pub and a shuttle will be provided as required.
Things to know:
There are a number of ATMs in Churchill Street (the main street) as well as extra ATMs located in Crescent Street on Sunday 31 July.
Accessible facilities are located inside the Isis Cultural Centre, 49 Churchill Street and at Millennium Park.
Toilet trucks will also be located in North Street outside the Neighbourhood Centre and in Crescent Street at the rear of the carpark near the Stage One.
Visitors to the festival are reminded that there are no pets allowed on the event sites, with the exception of assistance animals.
On Sunday 31 July, Red Collar Rescue Inc. will be onsite at the Childers Showgrounds offering a dog minding service so your furry friend can be cared for while you attend the Childers Festival.
The service will be available between 9 am and 3.30 pm at a cost of $10 per dog and offers your dog a shaded area, water, exercise and of course companionship!
Red Collar Rescue are currently seeking volunteers to assist with their dog minding. You can contact them via Facebook or phone 0438 869 085 to find out more.
Red Collar Rescue Inc. is a local, independent, non-profit, charitable organisation and 100 per cent of earnings from this dog minding service will go directly to caring for the animals in its care.
You can find any other relevant information on the frequently asked questions page here.
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