Southbound 2016 is going to be BIG. We’ve got a shed-load of fun stuff with some newly created spaces for you to check out during the festival! We’ll be adding to this as we keep locking in all the details so keep checking this space for more exciting things to come!
Commedia dell’ Southbound
Bringing the cool this 2016 we’re introducing the first ever Commedia del’ Southbound. The big tent will be a destination featuring a handpicked assortment of comedy, fringe and circus style performances from some of the most innovative and creative artists from Australia and abroad. Check out the full program here > http://bit.ly/2e4i76O
We have partnered up with The Margaret River Region to create various packages from skydiving to surfing to winery tours, all showcasing the best the region has to offer. Get picked up in style and chauffeured to your extreme or not so extreme activity of choice and then be dropped back to site before the festivities begin. All tourism add-on packages are available to buy now. Check them out here: http://bit.ly/2eL73eQ
This year, we’re bringing you the biggest variety of food and beverage options, all owned and/or operated by people from our beaut state. With taste options from pulled pork to paella, there’s something to satisfy every tastebud. Check out the full list of 30+ locally owned and operated vendors that will keep your bellies full and your bodies hydrated > bit.ly/2fnofUr
We’ve been hard at work selecting the finest local craft breweries, cocktail creators and delicious wineries. Get tasting; Beer Farm | Feral Brewery | Flor Marché | Kerfuffle Wines | Mad Fish Wines | Mash Brewery Old Young’s Vodka | Otherside Brewing Company | Vasse Felix | West Winds Gin. There are plenty of places and shaded spaces to taste these refreshing beverages. We have four unique pop-up bars spread across the site – a Craft Beer Bar, a Wine Bar and a Cocktail Bar.
The Silent Disco tent returns in 2016 with multiple channels for you to wrap your ears around. As always, the hours will run late into the early morning to keep all you happy campers who don't want the party to end just yet movin' and shaking. Keep an eye out for the full list of DJ's coming soon.
Show your love for the makers of fashion, jewellery, design, art, homewares, beauty and textiles who will be showcasing their wares at the mini Southbound markets. Shop local and find a unique gift for someone you love…or treat yo’ self! Check out the full list of market stalls here > bit.ly/2hrRyIb
Free Condoms thanks to couldihaveit
You could have an STI and never know it’s there.
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are really common. Most people affected are aged between 16 and 24. Anyone who is sexually active runs the risk of getting an STI. So if you’re having sex, wear a condom. The couldihaveit team will be at Southbound to help keep you safe! They’ll be handing out free condoms throughout the Festival. If you’ve had unprotected sex, visit couldihaveit.com.au for a free STI test. Testing is simple. Treatment is easy. Visit couldihaveit.com.au
Blow Me First
The Blow Me First service will be available at Southbound this year to give you access to a breath alcohol test or drug saliva swab test, before leaving the event so you can check if you’re fit to drive. Don’t risk losing your drivers licence, your life and potentially endangering someone else by not being capable to drive. BE SAFE and GET TESTED! Check the map to find they’re location!