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Banned Items

Ok, so just like the real world, some basic common sense rules apply at Splendour

This includes the requirement to ban some specific items so we can ensure general safety and punter comfort. The list is also in place to make sure we’re following the letter of the law, so we need you to be good Splendour citizens.

Herewith is a list of what you CAN’T bring into the entertainment precinct, campgrounds, car parks or the venue.

Banned items that are not allowed in the EVENT area:

  • Bags larger than an A4 piece of paper – 30cm x 20cm
  • Illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia
  • Alcohol brought in from outside of the event
  • Open / unsealed or partly full bottles of water, juice, soft drink etc (sealed /unopened bottles are fine to bring in)
  • Sealable pouches* (yoghurt, baby food pouches)
    (* exceptions for families with children under 12 years of age)
  • Glass of any kind
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Fireworks, flares, fire twirling paraphernalia (sticks, balls etc)
  • Laser lights
  • Milk / bread crates
  • Chairs (folding, portable, camping)
  • Inflatable furniture of any kind
  • Video and audio recording devices, including Go Pros (other than mobile phones)
  • Professional still cameras (small still cameras ARE allowed)
  • Selfie sticks
  • Drones
  • Protest paraphernalia and banners
  • Umbrellas (please use a plastic poncho or a raincoat instead)
  • Water pistols
  • Skateboards
  • Culturally sensitive items and attire
  • Non-biodegradable glitter
  • Anything studded (i.e. belts, wristbands etc)
  • Clothing, jewellery or accessory displaying the name of any motorcycle-related or similar organisations or any “declared organisation” within the meaning of the Crimes (Criminal Organisation Control) Act 2009 is not permitted
  • Strictly no animals (with the exception of service or assistance animals, such as guide dogs)
  • Any other items considered illegal or dangerous

Banned items that are not allowed in the CAMPGROUND area or CARPARK:

  • Illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia
  • Alcohol brought in from outside of the event
  • Open / unsealed or partly full bottles of water, juice, soft drink etc (sealed /unopened bottles are fine to bring in)
  • Sealable pouches* (yoghurt, baby food pouches)
    (* exceptions for families with children under 12 years of age)
  • Glass of any kind
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Fireworks, flares, fire twirling paraphernalia (sticks, balls etc)
  • Generators
  • Campfires are not permitted in the campgrounds
  • Any containers of liquid fuel (kerosene, petrol, diesel etc)
  • Laser Lights
  • No portable cooking devices
  • No gas lanterns
  • No butane gas cylinders
  • No gas bottles (other than those within a purpose-built RV, campervan &/or caravan, and must be certified, fitted and gas bottles must be in date as per manufacturer’s recommendation)
  • Couches, bean bags or large furniture items
  • Inflatable furniture of any kind
  • Video and audio recording devices, including Go Pros (other than mobile phones)
  • Professional still cameras (small still cameras ARE allowed)
  • Drones
  • Protest paraphernalia and banners
  • Culturally sensitive items and attire
  • Non-biodegradable glitter
  • Anything studded (belts, wristbands etc)
  • Clothing, jewellery or accessory displaying the name of any motorcycle-related or similar organisations or any “declared organisation” within the meaning of the Crimes (Criminal Organisation Control) Act 2009 is not permitted
  • Strictly no animals (with the exception of service or assistance animals, such as guide dogs)
  • Any other items considered illegal or dangerous
  • Any candles or naked flames