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Festival X: Get prepped – here’s everything you need to know

Before you head to Festival X, here's all the info you need to know!

Summer festival season is coming in red hot in 2019, with Festival X lining up a slew of Aussie favourites and multiple Grammy, Billboard and ARIA Award-winning artists to kick off their inaugural event. The festival is set to storm through Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne in the coming days so you better get prepped!

Check out these top Festival X tips

The Festival X crew have put together this topnotch guide to ensure you and your mates have the best time possible. Check it out here.

Get your mobile tickets ready

Do yourself a favour and avoid the queue by ensuring you have your tickets on your phone and ready to scan before arriving at the gate. If you’re not sure how to access your mobile tickets, here’s a few handy tips:

If you’ve got a smart phone, you’ll want to download the Ticketmaster app (Apple- App Store) (Android-Google Play)

  • Log in to your Ticketmaster account > click on “My Events” > select your Festival X date > Your digital ticket will be listed in your wallet ready to go

If you’re using a web browser on your mobile phone

  • Head to Ticketmaster.com.au > log in to your Ticketmaster account > click on “My Events” > select your Festival X date > Your digital ticket will be ready to go

Make sure you prepare your Ticketmaster account before you get to the venue to ensure entry is as smooth as possible. Need an extra hand? Check out our handy Mobile Tickets guide right here.

Forward tickets to your friends

Have you bought tickets for all your mates? Whether you’re arriving at separate times or you want to make getting in as easy and quick as possible, with our Ticket Forward option you can make sure everyone is responsible for their own tickets.

Make sure your mates have their own Ticketmaster account logged in before you start and follow the steps over at our Ticket Forward guide here.

Festival X is a cashless event

Make sure you’ve got your bank card, Tap & Go/Apple Pay or similar ready to go on your phone because Festival X is a cashless event – this includes food, drink, and merchandise. Because of this there will be no ATMs on site. Ensure you’re prepared before you get on site by loading funds into your preferred account.

What to bring to Festival X

  • Your tickets (make sure you have your digital ticket loaded onto your phone or your collector ticket in hand)
  • Valid photo ID
  • Your bank card, phone for Apple pay or similar to purchase drinks, food and merch.
  • Protection from the sun (hat, sunscreen, etc) – remember to slip, slop, slap
  • Check the weather forecast, and if it looks like it’s going to rain bring a poncho or raincoat.
  • Warm clothing as it gets chilly after dark
  • Comfy, enclosed shoes.

Please note: Prohibited items you cannot bring into the festival grounds include containers or drinking vessels of any kind, alcohol, umbrellas, seats, glowsticks, thongs, and e-cigarettes .

Festival X 2019 Lineup

Calvin Harris | Armin Van Buuren | Lil Pump | Alison Wonderland | Anna Lunoe | Badrapper | Blueface | Camelphat | Cosmic Gate* | Futurecode* | Generik | Giuseppe Ottaviani* | Godlands | Kaz James | Kolsch | Marlo* | MK (Marc Kinchen) | Murda Beatz | Nic Fanciulli | Paul Kalkbrenner | Ruben De Ronde* | Sophiegrophy | Steve Aoki | Sunset Bros.* | Thandi Phoenix | Tchami | Trippie Redd | Vini Vici*
*Appearing in Sydney & Melbourne only

Download the Festival X app

These days, there is nothing more handy on a Festival Day than the festival’s app, so lucky for us Festival X have put one together for us.Check out the lineup, use the festival map (make sure you allow location access so you can navigate around the site in real time), build your own custom schedule so you don’t miss a second of your favourite artists, and more. You can download it here.

Friday 29 November – Brisbane Showgrounds

Venue entry opening and closing times

Make sure you take notice of the gate opening and closing times for each Festival X date to ensure you don’t miss any of the action. The Brisbane event runs from 2pm until 10pm. There is no event entry after 9pm.

Set times

festival x brisbane set times

Saturday 30 November – Sydney Showgrounds

Venue entry opening and closing times

Make sure you take notice of the gate opening and closing times for each Festival X date to ensure you don’t miss any of the action. The Sydney event runs from 1pm until 11pm. There is no event entry after 10pm.

Set times

festival x sydney set times

Sunday 1 December – Melbourne Showgrounds

Venue entry opening and closing times

Make sure you take notice of the gate opening and closing times for each Festival X date to ensure you don’t miss any of the action. The Melbourne event runs from 12pm until 10pm. There is no event entry after 9pm.

Set times

festival x melbourne set times

Still need a ticket? Last tickets to all Festival X dates are on sale now.

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