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Entry wristbands: These are available at the Gate from 9am. Cash only.

Entry Cost - Saturday $20, Weekend Pass $30, Sunday $20, Kids under 12 Under -Free entry (with paying adult)

Open hours: Hours of trade, Saturday 10am-4:30pm. Some stalls trade in the Burning of the Dragon area (usually Food) until 8pm. Sunday 10am-3pm.

What should I bring? It is recommended that you bring: Cash (ATM facilities are limited and rely on intermittent mobile communication) Warm (layers of) clothes – it is cold in Balingup at this time of year, especially at night.

Costumes: Most people wear medieval styled clothing. If you don’t have your own then WE can hire you a costume at a very reasonable price - contact Jodie on

0419 832 562 or email

Where do I park? Parking attendants will direct you to parking spots for a ‘gold coin donation’ . Please ‘choose respect’ – they are all volunteers of the school P&C.

Smoking: The Balingup Medieval Carnivale is a smoke free event. A smoking area is off site along Brockman St. please dispose of butts thoughtfuly.

Accommodation: Usually accommodation is booked up in Balingup months in advance. You may wish to contact the towns nearby Greenbushes, Nannup, Bridgetown, Mullalyup, Kirup and Donnybrook.

Photography: You may be photographed by official photographers from Dragancaor Creative - please be respectful. We might like to use your image for future advertising of the event but we require and will ask for your permission first.  

Marketing: All enquiries contact Troy 040 881 5456, or during the event leave a message at the Guild Hall.

Combat Arena: The new Combat Arena grand opening is on Saturday after the parade.

Weapons: The Balingup Medieval Carnivale doesn't have a weapons policy for the event but we do follow the law. We've consulted with Police regarding the public weapons regulations/ A Sword is a Schedule II weapon - would not be able to be worn in a main street let alone around the event. They have advised that fines for traveling with or carrying any schedule 2 weapon are heavy. FYI - The re-enactors and performers who are licensed for weapons are subject to many policies and are heavily controlled. FYI - Sellers of weapons are also restricted by law and regulations as well as our very own policies.

Animals: No pets or animals of any kind are allowed at the event.  Assistance Animals are welcome. Please show documentation to the Gate Manager.


General Enquiries 

9764 1818

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