Groundwater CMF will be back 20-22 October 2023.
Groundwater CMF is located throughout the streets, parks and venues in Broadbeach on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. If you’re looking to stay within walking distance to the festival, we recommend staying anywhere from Queensland Avenue to Elizabeth Avenue in Broadbeach.
No way – our festival is FREE for everyone to enjoy! But if you’re looking to score a front row spot for one of our headline acts, we do have a ‘first in, best dressed’ policy.
Just come right in! As we are a non-ticketed event within the open area in the Broadbeach precinct, you can come and go as you please.
There are plenty of great accommodation options available on the Gold Coast. You can see what’s close to Groundwater CMF here. We always suggest getting in early to secure your festival pad.
Sorry! Sadly, there are no campgrounds located within the festival as Groundwater CMF is located in the heart of an open, CBD area. But don’t worry! There are plenty of accommodation options available that you can check out here. If you are looking for Gold Coast Camping Grounds you can view a range of options here.
Artist applications for Groundwater CMF 2023 are not currently open. Keep an eye on our Facebook or subscribe to our e-newsletter for updates.
Check back closer to the festival for seating information for Groundwater CMF 2023.
Groundwater CMF will not be selling or hiring any chairs to patrons, however local retailers may have some in stock for those interested.
Please note camp chairs may only be used in designated areas during certain times of the day.
Sorry! Unfortunately not. As the Groundwater CMF is an unlicensed event, alcohol can only be consumed within licensed areas and venues.
Sure! But only in licensed areas and venues throughout the precinct. Remember that alcohol cannot be taken out of these areas.
Standard Smoking laws apply, 4 metres away from all buildings including restaurants etc. There is no smoking permitted in pedestrian malls including the Broadbeach Mall.
There are several public toilets located throughout the festival including in The Oasis Shopping Centre and Niecon Plaza as well as in venues.
Information regarding Merchandise will be released closer to the festival.
Visit our Getting Here page to find information on transport, travel and parking.
As the festival is held within a public area, local laws apply for bringing your pet to Groundwater CMF. However, due to large crowds and loud music, we recommend that attendees leave their pets at home.
There sure is! The Groundwater CMF is situated in the heart of the Broadbeach CBD with plenty of restaurants, cafes, bars, fast food and supermarkets to suit everyone’s taste buds.
Thanks for wanting to get involved! Groundwater CMF operates in a precinct with a multitude of restaurants, cafes and bars, catering to a variety of needs and cuisines. There are limited opportunities for food vendors during the festival, however you can send an expression of interest through to email@example.com
Yes, there will be a range of accessible viewing areas throughout the festival that will be indicated by signage on outdoor stages. More information will be provided closer to the festival.
Visit the below websites to learn more about Accessibility on the Gold Coast:
City of Gold Coast | People With Disability
Destination Gold Coast | Accessible Gold Coast
Hosted within the Broadbeach precinct, the terrain consists of flat grass, paved areas and gravel. During peak traffic periods, particularly if there has been heavy rainfall, the festival precinct may become more difficult to navigate. We recommend people using wheelchairs and/or motorised wheelchairs use a wheelchair with large wheels for further stability.
There are multiple accessible parking options on the streets surrounding Broadbeach including Old Burleigh Road, Queensland Avenue, Charles Avenue, Gold Coast Service Road. Visit the City of Gold Coast to view more accessible parking options.
We’re all about starting ’em young! Groundwater CMF is a family-friendly music festival that is suitable for all ages but please be mindful that some venues and bars may have age restrictions due to licensing.
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