The Drop Festival Survival Guide – Manly

The Drop Festival will be dropping into Keirle Park, Manly on Saturday March 14th!! To make sure you get the most out of your day, we’ve put together The Drop Festival Survival Guide.

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The Drop Festival Manly is an 18+ event.

No ID no entry. Everyone must provide valid ID to enter the event. Check our FAQ’s to make sure you’re covered.

There are NO PASSOUTS. Once you leave the venue, you cannot re-enter.

The Drop Festival is CASHLESS. Our bars & vendors accept all major credit and debit cards.

For more information please visit our info page


Your Ticket – make sure you have your hard copy or digital ticket ready upon entry. No ticket, no entry.

Valid photo ID – The Drop Festival Manly is an 18 + event. No ID, no entry. Please bring with you either, a current valid Australian driver’s license, current passport, Government issued proof of age card or an international driver’s license, with a photo.

Your phone & portable phone charger – so you can call your mates to let them know where you are, who you’re seeing next and you can take all the snaps all day long.

Sun protection – remember to Slip, Slop Slap and bring a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses. 

Your credit/debit card – The Drop Festival Manly is completely CASHLESS. Now you don't have to worry about losing your notes on the dance floor! All our bars, food vendors and market stalls will be completely cash-free. So remember to leave your bills at home, bring cards or use pay-pass on your phone.

A bag – To carry all your goodies! But remember – no bags bigger than an A4 piece of paper will be permitted inside the festival site!

Reusable Water Bottle – Stay hydrated and refill throughout the day at one of the refill water stations throughout the festival. Metal water bottles will not be permitted.

Raincoat – Rain or shine, The Drop Festival will go on so come prepared! Umbrellas will not be permitted.

Good vibes & a smile – It’s going to be a great day! Enjoy the music, look after your mates and most importantly have fun! 


Leave the surfboard, pet dog and umbrellas at home. Please see our full list of PROHIBITED ITEMS.


Check out all Manly transport info on our GETTING THERE page.


Stay safe and enjoy the day with Stay Ok’s Pre Festival Safety Checklist:

Make a plan with your mates

Have a contact strategy

Stay cool and stay hydrated

Remember to eat

Mind your mood

Learn the recovery position

Find support on sit

Know the risks

And for more info on all of the above please check out our FAQ’s.

Enjoy the music, look after your mates and most importantly have fun! 

See you in MANLY!