PORT MELBOURNE INDUSTRIAL CENTRE FOR THE ARTS
HOW DO I GET THERE?
PICA is located approx 8.0km from Melbourne CBD, a 16 minute drive via Kings Way/Princes Hwy/A60. Large crowds & heavy traffic is expected in and around PICA.
A FREE SHUTTLE IS RUNNING FROM SOUTHERN CROSS STATION AN HOUR BEFORE GATES UNTIL AFTER PATRONS LEAVE THE EVENT. THE BUS WILL NOT RUN BETWEEN 6PM-7.30PM
A high number of patrons are expected to be attending the event so it’s essential to plan your trip in advance and work out how you are getting to and from the Festival.
Uber & Taxi drop off is on the corner of Thackray Road & Woolboard Road. Please follow the road VMS signs.
RIDESHARE / TAXI ZONES
Event rideshare / taxi location will incorporate specific traffic treatments. Due to the anticipated high utilisation of the roads around the venue, the designated vehicle drop off zone is to be at 12 Thackray Road, Port Melbourne, to the entry of the Festival site at PICA. Correctly identified taxi and rideshare vehicles will be allowed access.
PUBLIC DROP OFF & PICK UP
The designated Drop Off and Pick Up zone will ONLY be allowed at 12 Thackray Road, Port Melbourne.
Public transport will be available via bus to Salmon Street & Williamstown Road from various suburbs in Metropolitan Melbourne.
The closest Tram stop is Stop 128.
We recommend you utilise the Journey Planner available on Public Transport Victoria’s website to plan your route to the festival: https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/journey/
No Parking is available on site. It is recommended you utilise rideshare and the pickup / drop off zone.
There will be free street parking on Salmon Street, Rocklea Drive and surrounding streets along with Free public car park parking is located on Salmon Street Frontage Road.
Strictly NO event parking on Woolboard Road or Thackray Road, any cars that park here will be towed.
All times below are subject to change:
3.35 – 4.05 LOCAL OPENING
4.10 – 4.30 WRESTLING
4.30 – 5.00 BATTLESNAKE
5.05 – 5.25 WRESTLING
5.25 – 6.25 AMYL & THE SNIFFERS
6.30- 7.00 WRESTLING
7.00 – 8.00 JANE’S ADDICTION
8.45 -10.45pm THE SMASHING PUMPKINS
The Box Office is located at the concert entry point and will be open from 60 minutes prior to gates opening until the headline artist commences. If you have any issues with your ticket please make yourself known to box office staff
Please have your ticket printed and ready for scanning at the gates, or alternatively have the barcode ready on your phone with the device brightness turned up.
The official ticketing agency's for this event are OZTIX and Ticketek. We take no responsibility for tickets purchased outside of the official agencies. Tickets purchased through third parties such as Viagogo, Facebook Marketplace, Gumtree, Ebay or other sites are done so at the customer’s own risk. Fraudulent tickets will not be honored. Once a ticket purchase is completed there are no refunds or exchanges available. In purchasing a ticket to this event the purchaser acknowledges that any government mandates, public health orders or inability to attend due to illness or other changed circumstances does not render the purchaser eligibility for a refund or exchange.
Our merchandise stand will be located inside the venue with a large range of official merchandise
This event is strictly 18+. Underage persons will not be permitted entry.
Upon presentation of a Companion Card, ticket purchasers are entitled to an additional ticket for their respective carer.
The Companion Card must be presented alongside the issued ticket to gain entry to the event.
Dedicated entry lanes will be available to those in possession of a Disability Card or Companion Card.
Guide Dogs are permitted on festival grounds to valid Disability Card or Companion Card holders.
The event grounds are wheelchair accessible, however please be aware that this is a large and partially outdoor event that may require travelling on varied terrain, of concrete.
Good quality audio is available throughout the site for all patrons.
Accessible viewing area in General Admission area (not in VIP area).
Accessible Parking is available to Blue Badge holders via registration with Promoter & Venue.
Accessible Parking cannot be organised on event days.
The car park will be operational between the hours of 5:00pm – 11:30pm.
If you have a serious immobility condition and require assistance you can contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
It is a condition of entry that all bags and personal belongings are presented to Security Staff for inspection. Patrons detected with contraband items such as alcohol will be refused entry without refund. Please also note that the event has a no pass out policy so please come prepared.
Refillable water bottle (no glass) and must be empty on arrival
Appropriate and comfortable clothing for warm or cool conditions
Bank card. Contactless payments are preferred by bar, food and merchandise outlets.
Portable seating of any kind
Tables, esky’s or coolers, tents or sun shelters
Alcohol, illicit and synthetic drugs
Prescription drugs that are not in original container and without the pharmacy stickers issued in the name of the ticket holder
Glass, aluminium or metal containers
Liquids other than lotions (empty water bottles that are not glass/ Aluminium or metal are permitted)
Professional Audio /Visual Recording Devices (excluding mobile phones and go pros)
Flags & Poles
Promotional materials- stickers & flyers
Weapons or dangerous items including Laser pointers or selfie sticks
Flares & Fireworks
Bicycles, skateboards, surfboards, hoverboards, scooters or personalised motor vehicles.
Animals (excluding authorised guide companion dogs)
Additional items may be found prohibited at the discretion of event security guards. All items deemed prohibited excluding illegal substances must be either disposed of, or removed from site.
RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL
All licensing, RSA and any other matters relating to the service of alcohol are handled by
the licensee and bar operator.
This is a 18+ licensed event. All patrons entering the site must provide photo ID to secure an 18+ wristband, all persons unable to provide ID will be refused entry.
Any variation to the above will cause a minor to be handed to Police.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Food and Beverage will be available within the venue.
First aid and Medical will be avaliable at the venue. Please check the Patron Map.