Payment Plan

Payment Plan Tickets are available for sale from 1 August until Midnight Tuesday 31 October, 2018.

Payment plans are only available for Season and Season + Camping tickets and optional extras for campers at the fixed Payment Plan (Early Bird 2) Price and are a great option for those who wish to manage their budget or find the upfront price of a ticket challenging.

When you purchase a payment plan the first instalment is charged immediately. The following instalments are automatically charged every Friday on a weekly basis. The last payment plan instalment will take place on Friday 1 March, 2019.

Please read the full payment plan terms and conditions below for more information.

Payment plan prices for 2019 tickets are:

Adult (over 18)$304.00
Adult Season Concession* (over 18)$243.00
Adult (over 80)$152.00
Youth (13-17 years)$137.00
Child (7-12 years)$46.00
Child (under 7)Free

Adult (over 18)$409.00
Adult Season Concession* (over 18)$327.00
Adult (over 80)$205.00
Youth (13-17 years)$184.00
Child (7-12 years)$61.00
Child (under 7)Free

OPTIONAL EXTRAS FOR CAMPERS (must be purchased with a Season + Camping ticket)
Vehicle Pass$35.00
2 Man Rent a Tent$320.00
4 Man Rent a Tent$480.00
  • A one off fee of $8.00 is charged at the first installment to cover additional administration and merchant fees incurred.
  • Standard ticketing fees also apply – $2 booking fee per ticket and 0.85% credit card fee on the total transaction.
Examples of Payment Plan Payments if purchased at 1 August 2018

Adult Season – $304.00 – $10.10 per week (excl. fees) until 1 March 2019
Adult Concession Season – $243 – $8.10 per week (excl. fees) until 1 March 2019
Adult Season + Camping – $409 – $13.63 per week (excl. fees) until 1 March 2019
Concession Season + Camping – $327 – $10.90 per week (excl. fees) until 1 March 2019

Family Package including: 2 x Adult Season + Camping, 1 x Youth Season + Camping and 1 x Child Season + Camping – $1063 – $35.43 per week (excl. fees) until 1 March 2019

National Folk Festival Payment Plan Terms and Conditions

National Folk Festival (Festival) Payment Plans are only available for Season tickets, Season + Camping tickets and Optional Extras for Campers at the fixed Early Bird (EB)2 Price.

By purchasing a ticket under the Payment Plan the purchaser agrees to be bound by the following terms and conditions in addition to the Festival’s Ticket Terms and Conditions.

  • The date of purchase is the ‘commencement date’.
  • All instalments must be finalised by Friday 1 March 2019 – the ‘completion date’.
  • The period between commencement date and completion date is the ‘payment period’.
  • By purchasing tickets under the Payment Plan, the purchaser authorise the Festival to arrange a transfer of funds from the nominated credit card in specified amounts at weekly intervals advised at time of purchase.
  • A one off $8.00 administration fee, $2.00 booking fee per ticket and .85% credit card fee on the total transaction amount will be added to the first instalment.
  • All fees are non refundable.
  • The first instalment is deducted at time of purchase.
  • The weekly instalment amount will vary depending on the commencement date.
  • Instalments will be deducted in equal amounts between 1am and 4am Friday morning (or next business day) via a nominated Visa Credit/Debit Card or Mastercard Credit/Debit only.
  • If the Payment Plan is entered into between midnight Monday and 4am Friday, the next instalment will be scheduled for the following week.
  • It is the purchaser’s responsibility to ensure that throughout the payment period:
    • the nominated credit card remains valid and
    • sufficient funds are available on that card.
  • If the nominated credit card is declined during the payment period, the Festival will contact the purchaser.
  • The Festival may suspend or cancel the Payment Plan if on two consecutive occasions an instalment is declined. The Festival will notify the purchaser if it suspends or cancels the Payment Plan.
  • A Payment Plan can be reinstated and the weekly instalment will be recalculated from the date of reinstatement to the date of completion.
  • Any fees charged by the purchaser’s financial institution as a result of a declined instalment will be payable by the account holder.
  • If a purchaser believes that a withdrawal has been initiated incorrectly it is the purchaser’s responsibility to contact the Festival at prior to the completion date.
  • If the Payment Plan is cancelled by the purchaser for any reason prior to the completion date, 80% of the payments made to date, excluding all fees, will be refunded within 30 days of written notification of cancellation to the Festival.
  • Tickets purchased under the Payment Plan option will only be issued after the final instalment has been processed.
  • All tickets issued are subject to the Festival’s Ticket Terms and Conditions.


If you have any queries or feedback regarding a Payment Plan please contact the Festival at