Festival 2024



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Sonder will take place on the lands of the Taungurung peoples. Taungurung are sovereign peoples, and this remains their land. Sovereignty has never been ceded. We pay our respects to elders past and present.

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FAQ, Frequently Asked Questions



All areas of the festival can be accessed without stairs. However, Sonder is located on farmland, and as such the accessibility is dependent on the weather. If you live with a disability and wish to attend Sonder, please reach out to us to discuss your needs and we will do our best to accommodate them.

Can you leave and return to Sonder Festival?

You are permitted to leave the site whenever you wish, however once outside, you will be unable to re-enter the festival. There will be no pass-outs or similar concessions.

Will there be first aid on site?


Will I need a car pass?

Yes, each car will require 1 car pass. We strongly recommend carpooling in order to limit environmental impact.

Will there be a camping area?

Yes, there will be a designated camping area where patrons can camp.
Camping is included with a 3 day ticket.

Can I bring my own alcohol to Sonder Festival?

Yes, Sonder festival is BYO. There will also be a licensed area to purchase alcohol, where restrictions will apply. No glass is permitted into the festival. Cars and bags will be searched, and any glass will be confiscated.

Can I Change the Name on the Ticket?

You will need to arrange your own name change through Tixel. We take no responsibility for name changes.

Drugs at Sonder Festival:

We want you to be safe at all times. We do not condone behaviour which is unsafe, including taking drugs. Please behave responsibly and respectfully, and take care of your mates.

What if I feel unwell?

If you require assistance, please reach out to a staff member. Staff are here to support you and will not pass judgement. Your safety is our top priority.

Will there be drinking water provided on site?

Yes, there will be drinking water provided. We strongly recommend that you bring enough water to last the weekend and bring a reusable drinking bottle. Cups will not be provided.

Food options on site:

Rest assured your bellies will be full with a delicious selection of bars, food trucks, coffee and juice on site for purchase. More information on food options will be available closer to the festival date.

Is cash accepted on site?

Availability of cash and Efpots payments will depend on the store. As a general rule, Sonder will accept cash and card. Eftpos will be available. Please bring cash just in case.

Waste management on site:

Please bring your own rubbish bags and keep your campsite clean. There will be recycling bins available in the village for cans and other recyclables.
Sonder is a leave no trace event and we aim to reduce waste and impact to the site as much as possible.

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