FAQs

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Do I need to buy a ticket to attend Junction Arts Festival?

The festival has a selection of free and ticketed events. The Festival Hub in Prince's Square is FREE, with ticketed performances and shows occurring in and around the Square. 

How do I buy tickets to shows?

Tickets will be available from Monday July 8 2019 on this website. Tickets can also be purchased from the Prince's Square Box Office between Monday 2nd - Sunday 8th September. 

Who is eligible for a concession ticket?

We accept: Seniors Cards, DVA Cards, Health Care Cards, Pension Cards, Full-Time Students and Children Under 16. 
If you purchase a concession ticket you will be asked to present your valid concession card at the venue.


It’s kind of cold and wet outside, will the festival still go on?

Yes! Junction is here to liven up Launceston and the show must go on in rain, hail or shine. There are both indoor and outdoor events. We would recommend dressing for the conditions, a nice warm coat, scarf, beanie, gloves and wet weather gear is recommended. Rarely will shows be cancelled due to weather, but please check our Facebook page (for live updates) or pop into the Box Office in Prince's Square to ask one of our friendly staff. 

What time does the event start and finish?

Junction is four days and nights of contemporary arts glory. It all kicks off on Wednesday September 4th and winds up on Sunday September 8th. For the four days of the Festival there are shows on day and night. Please check the program for more detailed information about times of show and events.

Where can I get a program, schedule and map?

You can find out all you need to know right here on our website, however you can also pick up a program at various locations around town. 

Is the event accessible, I have special needs?

Junction strives to make the Festival as accessible as possible. Given the nature of some events, on rare occasions there may be limited access. Further details will be listed on the event pages or feel free to contact us to confirm specific details of performances. 

Will there be food and drink available at the festival or can I bring my own?

An excellent selection of Tasmanian food vans will be in Prince's Square throughout the Festival dates. Check the website for details. Feel free to bring your own picnic.

Food is not permitted inside ticketed shows.

Are all the shows suitable for children and for guardians with prams?

There are some adult only shows, but we do have plenty of family-friendly events suitable for youngsters. Junction aims to not only entertain the parents, but the babies and grandparents too. Please have a look at our program to find information on events. As for prams, we’ve got lots of space.

I love my pet; can they enjoy the art too?

We love pets too, however generally pets are not permitted to attend performances in formal venues. Please contact us for specific information regarding support animal/special access requirements.

I’m not an arty type, will there still be something at the Festival for me?

Absolutely, Junction is about putting everyone at the heart of the action. The program truly features something for every taste, age and disposition. Check out our program and search for something that would interest you. We have music, dance, live performance, and installations + more! 

Is Junction a not for profit organisation or charity?

Yes, Junction Arts Festival Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation (ABN 36 414 918 339).

Through auspicing, we are able to receive donations and provide tax receipts. Please contact us for more details.

Are your tickets GST inclusive?

Due to our Not For Profit status, our tickets are GST free.

Where does my donation go?

Junction aims to offer a program full of fun events for the general public. Your donation will help us make sure that we can continue to create this great event every year.

Who are your funders and sponsors?

Junction is able to operate because of the tremendous financial and in-kind support of government, funding bodies, foundations, corporate sponsors and local businesses. For a full list of Junction partners and supporters, or to find out how you can support the festival, check out our Partners page. 

I am an artist. How can I get my work included in the next Festival program?

Please contact us to discuss opportunities with our Executive Producer and Creative Director.

What kind of work is included in the Festival program?

The Junction Arts Festival is an international multi-arts festival with a focus on interactive, participatory performance work and site-specific installations. Junction features works from artists from the local community of Launceston, Tasmania, and across Australia and around the world. 

What do you do with my contact details; do you have a privacy policy?

Junction Arts Festival takes privacy seriously and is committed to protecting privacy of your personal information. The festival endorses fair information handling practices and uses of information. Personal information will be used only for the purpose/s intended and where the intention includes confidentiality, information will be treated as such unless otherwise required by law.

Please contact us for more information regarding JAF's privacy policy.