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T & C’s

See the Terms and Conditions if you’ve bought a ticket but can no longer attend the festival, or for related questions.

Your Ticket

  • One ticket must be purchased per person who attends the event. Children 16 and under are free but you still need to reserve a ticket for each child attending.
  • Tickets can be purchased online via the links on the Edible Gardens Festival website. Tickets are available for purchase ahead of the event and during the weekend itself, but must be purchased online via credit card. There are no cash ticket sales on the day at the open gardens.
  • You are required to show your ticket upon arrival at each open garden, as well as a valid from of I.D matching the name on your ticket.
  • Both your ticket and the festival program can be downloaded to your phone (but can also be printed should you choose).
  • One ticket gives you entry to all gardens on the day of your ticket. If you choose to attend fewer gardens, you still must purchase a ticket.
  • A refund is available up until 14 days prior to the event, should you no longer be able to attend. Refunds are processed directly through our ticketing provider Humanitix. 

General Info

Getting the most out of each garden you visit: Each gardener will do a brief talk about their garden at 15 minutes past the hour, every hour (i.e 9.15am, 10.15am, 11.15am and 12.15pm). Listen for the “coo-eee” before each talk starts. If you time your day, you can get around to all 4 gardens and hear each gardener’s talk. Gardeners and their key volunteers will wear high vis to identify themselves. Gardeners are generously sharing their space, so please show your gratitude, stick to paths and tread respectfully!

Tickets & Volunteers: Please buy your tickets online at – tickets aren’t available for purchase at the open gardens. Show your ticket (printed or on your phone) to volunteers at each garden upon arrival. Volunteers are also there to provide info and assist where possible!

Children & Pets: Kids 16 and under are free but do need an entry ticket which can be reserved when purchasing adult tickets (this helps us keep track of overall numbers). Please ensure kids are supervised and well behaved. Sorry, no dogs or other pets allowed at open gardens.

Toilets & Parking: Toilets are not available for use at open gardens. Please use nearby public toilets. Please park respectfully and follow the parking instructions on the program for each garden and the instructions of parking attendants at some gardens.

Food and drinks: The Fair Harvest Permaculture café will be open over the weekend for lunch, beverages and cake. There will also be food and drinks available at some gardens (see open gardens pages for details). It might look delicious but please don’t pick or eat any produce from gardens.

Accommodation: If you’re coming from out of town and need accommodation, Fair Harvest Permaculture is the official campground for the festival (book at The Margaret River Region visitor centre can also assist with accommodation bookings (

Weather: Fingers crossed for great weather but the event will still go ahead in wet weather. Don’t forget to bring: Protection for sunny or inclement weather, shoes, water bottle, snacks, camera, pen and notepad.

Getting around: Sustainability is a big goal for this event, so please car pool, ride your bike where possible, or visit the festival’s Facebook and Instagram pages to arrange ride sharing. Gardens have been grouped together by location to minimise commuting.

Your safety + wheelchair access: Gardens are working spaces so be aware of hazards like steps, ponds etc. Some gardens are wheelchair friendly. See the notes on each garden.

The Event

  • Edible Gardens Festival (EGF) reserves the right to cancel the event due to unforeseen circumstances. If this happens, ticket holders will be refunded their ticket purchase price.


  • Please practice sensible Covid-19 behaviour, sanitise your hands, wear a mask should you want to, and do not attend if you are Covid-positive or have symptoms.

Event waiver

1) The participant agrees that their participation in The Edible Gardens Festival is voluntary. Additionally, the participant agrees to assume any risk that is associated with participating in the event and releases The Edible Gardens Festival team (Trevor Paddenburg, Valerie Vallee, all volunteers & its auspice body the Margaret River Regional Environment Centre) from any and all claims of damage and loss that may be as a result of participation. The release is without limitation and includes the personal injury fees, attorney’s fees and any other losses that might occur to the participant.

2) The participant agrees to hold The Edible Gardens Festival team harmless against all claims of damage and loss including damage to The Edible Gardens Festival team property caused by the participant.

3) The participant hereby warrants that they are physically fit and able to participate in The Edible Gardens Festival without any undue risk.

4) The Edible Gardens Festival team maintains that the right to refuse the participation in The Edible Gardens Festival if they foresee that participation would risk damage to any party.

5) This waiver agreement is governed by the laws of Western Australia. Any legal claims or lawsuits related to the precipitants in The Edible Gardens Festival shall take place in courts located in Margaret River in Western Australia.

6) The participant agrees that this waiver agreement shall remain in full force and take effect without change and that participation in The Edible Gardens Festival is pursuit to the terms of the agreement.

By purchasing a ticket, you agree with the above waiver.


Valerie Vallee & Trevor Paddenburg.

Under the Auspice of the Margaret River Regional Environment Centre, 41 Clarke Road, Margaret River, WA, 6285.

Phone: 97572704


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