Festival of the Sun

Thursday 23 November 2023 to Monday 27 November 2023

Overview

Back to celebrate its rightful place on the December calendar, kicking off the start of summer, Festival of the Sun (FOTSUN) has continued to surprise with new epic secret shoosh parties, food trucks…

Back to celebrate its rightful place on the December calendar, kicking off the start of summer, Festival of the Sun (FOTSUN) has continued to surprise with new epic secret shoosh parties, food trucks and the only byo festival in NSW! Festival of the Sun is described as one of the best boutique music festivals you can experience over the summer.

Festival of the Sun will indeed deliver the vibes and stellar line up that have cemented it as a summer festival favourite over the past ten years.

Festival of the Sun is Port Macquarie's flagship live music event bringing in the summer with some great live Aussie and International bands, tasty markets and three days of camping in the sun next to the beach.

A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility

Allows a person's carer free entry into participating venues and events

Actively welcomes people with access needs.

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Employ people with disability
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have a wheelchair/scooter charging station (power point) in an accessible location
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Have wheelchair accessible picnic tables (picnic tables require 720mm knee clearance and 800mm maximum height)
Have wheelchair accessible transport options available in the general vicinity (provide information on name of the operator, phone and website link to individual providers for private vehicles, community transport train, mini vans, hire cars, buses, taxis
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Train your staff in communicating with people with learning or behavioural challenges
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use non-slip tiles in the bathroom or slip resistant matting
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)

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