Youth Policy
YOUTH POLICY

The Drop Festival is all ages and we plan our events with young people and families in mind. We have this policy in place to ensure the safety and enjoyment of everyone!

All attendees aged 15 and under MUST be accompanied by a responsible parent and / or adult guardian holding a valid Event ticket when entering the festival and at all times whilst at The Drop Festival.

We strongly recommend this parent and/or adult guardian is aged 25 years or older. Event Ticket holders aged 15 years and under not accompanied by a responsible parent and/or adult guardian holding a valid event ticket will be denied entry into the event or removed from the Venue.

Anyone under 18 is prohibited from approaching bar areas under any circumstances. Even when accompanied by an adult.

ALL AGES TICKETING STRUCTURE

CHILD TICKET - Minors aged 10 years and under are FREE but must be registered for a ticket and accompanied by a ticket holding, responsible adult. We strongly recommend the responsible adult is a parent or legal guardian 25 years or over. Those 11 and over must purchase a ticket.

JUNIOR TICKET - Minors aged 11 – 15 years need a Junior ticket and must be accompanied by a ticket holding, responsible adult. We strongly recommend the responsible adult is a parent or legal guardian 25 years or over.

YOUTH TICKET - Minors aged 16 – 17 years must provide *proof of age and need a to purchase a Youth ticket. Youth Tickets are allow their holders to attend the event unaccompanied, although we strongly recommend that they are also accompanied by a ticket holding, responsible adult parent or legal guardian 25 years or over.

PROOF OF AGE

All attendees 18 years and over MUST bring CURRENT and VALID PHOTO ID.

A driver or rider licence or permit issued by an Australian State or Territory

A current passport

Proof of age / Photo card issued by a public authority of the Commonwealth or of another State or Territory for the purpose of attesting to a person's identity and age

Keypass (over-18) identity card issued by Australia Post.

Attendees 16 – 17 years MUST bring CURRENT and VALID PHOTO ID.
This must show date of birth, full name and photo.

A driver or rider licence or permit issued by an Australian State or Territory

A current passport

Keypass (under-18) identity card issued by Australia Post.

For minors 15 & under who don’t have a driver’s license (Learner’s Permit) or a current valid passport, we will also accept a copy of your birth certificate PLUS one of the following:

Medicare Card

Student ID Card

Bus Pass


RESPONSIBLE ADULTS

If you’re considering accompanying minors to the event, make sure you’re prepared for the responsibility by moderating alcohol intake and planning the day accordingly.

A responsible adult may accompany a maximum of two (2) patrons aged 15 or under at the Event.  Any additional patrons aged 15 or under will not be allowed into the Event without another accompanying adult guardian.

It is the responsibility of the adult that all minors in their care adhere to the Terms & Conditions of event. Failure to comply may result in the adult and all accompanying minors being removed.

The festival may require adults and minors to sign an “Accompanied Minor Form” so that in the event of an incident we will have details on record.