Does my festival ticket get me in to BOTH the Tivoli and the Jubilee Hotel?
Yes.  Your festival ticket will get you entry into both venues.  You will need to enter via the Jubilee Hotel main gate to receive your festival pass.


Where is the main entrance? 

The main entrance to the festival it located at The Tivoli on Costin street.  All attendees must check in through the Tivoli main gate in order to get their wristbands.  You will not be allowed access to the Jubilee without a wristband. 

Are there pass outs?
Yes, you are free to come and go as you please. here.


Is the festival over one day or two?

The Dead of Winter Festival is held over one huge day!  It starts at 12.00pm and finishes at 12:30am the next morning.


Is there wheelchair access?

Both venues are wheelchair accessible and there is wheelchair access to all stages except the upstair stage at the Jubilee Hotel as the venue does not have an elevator.   There are also wheelchair viewing areas at the Tivoli main stage and Jubilee Carpark stage. 


I only just discovered DOW when did the festival start? 

The Dead of Winter Festival began in 2009. 


Is the festival All Ages? 

Sadly, the answer is no, but we are working on making it an all ages event in the future.


Is there a dress code?

You can wear whatever you like as long as you don't come in bare feet, thongs or steel-capped boots.  We enourage you to don your best horror outfits and get amongst the spirit of the fesival.


The festival seems cool, how do I get involved? 

We are always looking for staff, volunteers, stallholders and vendors.  You can apply for these roles by filling out a form on the Apply tab of the website. 


How can I get my band on the Dead of Winter Festival? 

We are always on the look out for fresh talent.  Applications for the Dead of Winter Festival 2019 have now closed. 


Who runs the Dead of Winter Festival? 

The Dead of Winter Festival is a collaboration between Carolyn Bedford of Dead Entertainment, Christian Tryhorn from Beats Cartel and Jason Kinnibrugh from Supercrazy with help from our pals at Hysteria Magazine.  


Can I bring my own food to the festival? 

You can if you wish. However,  please do not bring any glass containers or bottles into the venue. 


Is there parking? 

Not at the venue, but there are parking buildings nearby at the Valley Metro and Secure Parking on Costin Street buildings. 



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