Festival Information

What Date is the Festival?

The festival runs from Friday 1 October until Sunday 3 October 2021.

When will the artists be announced?

2021 Artists will be announced in late June.

Previous years’ Artists can be viewed on our Past Festivals page.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for any updates!

When will the artist playing schedule be released?

Playing days for each artist will be released in late June.

The full program of artist playing times will be released August.

This schedule will also be available on our CMF App. Available on both Android and Iphone devices. Available soon.

What time do the gates and ticket booth open?


Main Entrance
Friday 1 October 12:00noon – 10:15pm
Saturday 2 October 12:00noon – 10:15pm
Sunday 3 October 12:00noon – 10.15pm



Edmund St
Friday 1 October 10am – 9.30pm
Saturday 2 October 10am – 9.30pm
Sunday 3 October 10am – 9.30pm

Getting Involved

I'd love to be involved! Can I volunteer at the festival?

Yes you sure can! Visit the Volunteers page for more information. 

Can I have a Market Stall at the festival?

CMF is constantly reviewing the inclusion of market stalls within the Festival site. There are a limited number of spaces available in the Funky Forest however preference will be given to stalls that offer an interactive activity/workshop for Children.

If you are interested in applying as a Market Stall please complete the Vendor application form, however please be aware should there is no guarantee that we will proceed with Market Stalls.

Vendor Applications will open in July. 

Can I have a Food Stall at the festival?

Vendor applications will open in July. 

I'm in a wicked band! Can I get a gig at CMF?

Artist applications for 2021 are now closed.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for 2022 artist applications


When do tickets go on sale?

Tickets go on sale late June. 

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for all ticket updates.

Will tickets sell out?

Very likely! We have fewer tickets available this year so get in early to avoid disappointment and save yourself some cash. 

Ticket Concessions & Discounts

Do local residents get a discount?

Kings Beach residents who live in a specific event zone area offered a local resident price. Eligible residents are contacted directly in August. 

For further information and to check eligibility please email: info@caloundramusicfestival.com.au

Do Students get a discount?

There is no “Student Discount”. We offer a discounted ticket for Youth aged 13-17 years. We aim to keep our festival ticket prices as low as possible and provide discounts on the First Release and Second Release Tickets.

We encourage students to join our Volunteer Team – to find out more visit our Volunteer page. 

Do Pension Card Holders get a discount?

Yes, if you are the holder of a current ‘Pension Concession Card’ you may purchase a Pension Concession ticket.

Please remember to bring your Pension Concession Card to the festival to redeem your ticket otherwise you will have to pay to upgrade to a full priced ticket.


I have a Companion Card, how do I access carer tickets?

Please call our ticket provider to purchase your ticket and be issued with a Free Companion Ticket. 

For all details on Caloundra Music Festival’s Companion Card Program please click here. 

For more information on obtaining a Queensland Companion Card, please click here

At The Festival

Is the site accessible for people with a disability?

Yes the site is fully accessible. For a full list of accessibility information, please visit our Accessibility Page. See the Festival Map for locations of accessible viewing platforms and toilets (available closer to the event). 

We encourage people with special needs to get in touch with us prior to the event so we can provide any information required. Email info@caloundramusicfestival.com

Do I need to bring cash or card?

The majority of the festival is CASHLESS so you need to bring your debit or credit card.

With no cash to handle, this helps our bars and services process transactions quickly, meaning more time for you to enjoy the music.

Diners and American Express cards are not accepted.

If you don’t have a debit or credit card you can purchase a prepaid credit card at your local supermarket, post office or major retailer. Simply buy a card that has the dollar value that suits you. 

Can we dance at the festival?

We are not planning for the festival to be a seated event – so yes you will be able to dance in specified areas!

Will there be camping?

Yes – details coming soon.

Artists 2021

Artist Program 2021
Past Festivals

Kings Club

Photo Booth

Funky Forest


Food Stalls


Visit Sunshine Coast
Accessibility Info
Food Vendors

Festival Tickets