Conditions Of Entry

Enlighten Festival Terms & Conditions

At all events please maintain a physical distance of at least 1.5m from others wherever possible. Please stay home if you are unwell, have been diagnosed with COVID-19, have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 or are currently awaiting COVID-19 test results.

Tickets and registration are NOT required to attend the Enlighten Festival. However tickets are required for select events which are part of Canberra After Dark @Enlighten Festival.

The below Terms will be a condition of entry. These terms specifically relate to COVID-19 safe practices.

I agree that I will not attend the event if:

  • I feel unwell or display and of the COVID-19 symptoms as identified by ACT Health.
  • I have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
  • I am waiting on the results of a COVID-19 test.
  • I have been in contact with a positive COVID-19 case in the 14 days prior to the event.
  • I am required to self-isolate or quarantine.

I understand that any person included may be refused entry if they display cold or flu-like symptoms.

I acknowledge that the event may be scheduled to be held, or will be held, during a time at which one or more Government directions or regulations may be in force regarding the number of persons attending an event (or the holding of the event itself). If that is the case, then the number of persons permitted to be in or around the event site may be affected, resulting in the Enlighten Festival being required to or deciding to:

  1. cancel or postpone the event;
  2. reduce the number of persons who may attend the event; and/or
  3. change any standing or seating configurations for attendance at the event.

I acknowledge that, even with strict capacity and control measures in place, there remains a risk of transmission of viral illness including COVID-19 at this event at this time and I have considered that risk and my own personal circumstances, including any health condition or vulnerability that I may have or that of persons whom I will be in close contact with following my attendance. By attending this event I (and any persons who attend with me) acknowledge and accept these obvious risks. I acknowledge that I am not currently serving a mandated quarantine period.

Patrons are not permitted to bring the following items onto the Enlighten Festival site:

  • flares, fireworks, knives, weapons or any device that has the potential to cause injury or public nuisance;
  • alcohol;
  • drones;
  • any prohibited substance;
  • bicycles, tricycles (including hand propelled tricycles), roller blades, roller skates, skateboards, foot propelled and motorised scooters or segways.

For the comfort, safety and enjoyment of patrons, Management reserves the right to:

  • refuse entry at their discretion;
  • refuse entry to, or evict any person deemed to be intoxicated or affected by a prohibited substance;
  • refuse entry to, or evict any unauthorised person; and
  • refuse entry to any person who attempts to bring any restricted or prohibited item onto the Enlighten festival site
  • Entry to Enlighten is free, but patrons may incur a charge for some activities and purchases within the Enlighten site.
  • Amend these Terms and Conditions at any time

By entering the Enlighten Festival Event Site or Event Installation locations, you agree to:

  • Management reserves the right to inspect bags brought into or out of the Enlighten site.
  • Patrons bringing personal items to Enlighten do so at their own risk. Events ACT will not be held responsible for any damage to, loss or theft of personal property, whether brought into the Enlighten site or deposited at storage facilities outside.
  • Patrons are admitted at their own risk. Events ACT will not be held responsible for the death or injury of any patron during their attendance at Enlighten.
  • Patrons agree to indemnify Events ACT against liability in respect of all claims, costs and expenses and for all loss, damage, injury or death to persons or property caused by the patron in connection with their attendance at Enlighten, except to the extent that Events ACT caused the relevant loss, damage or injury.
  • The Enlighten site must not be used for any political or other demonstration.
  • Signs and banners are not permitted inside Enlighten and must not be displayed on any fence surrounding the Enlighten site.
  • Unless approved by Management, the sale of goods or services, or the conduct of charitable collections, raffles and fundraisers is not permitted.
  • Unless approved by Management, the distribution of brochures, flyers, pamphlets or vouchers of any kind is not permitted.
  • Unless approved by the Management, buskers or other performers are not permitted to perform at Enlighten.
  • Patrons must obey all signs, notices and directions given by Management.
  • Patrons entering Enlighten may be photographed, filmed and/or taped and it is deemed that a person, by entering Enlighten, consents to the ACT Government or third parties appointed by the ACT Government photographing, filming or taping. The ACT Government or third parties appointed by the ACT Government can broadcast, publish, licence and use any photographs, film, recordings or images without compensation. The ACT Government, third parties and anyone acquiring from them a right to use the material are not liable to the subject for its use in any way.

The ACT Government has a photographer and videographer onsite during the event taking photographs and video of performances, activities, workshops, exhibits and the crowd including small groups and individuals.

By entering the event site, you consent to being included in any photography and video taken at this event, and used, without permission or compensation by the ACT Government.

For close up shots of children under 12 years, verbal consent will be requested from a parent.

Images and footage may be used in communications and promotional material, such as newsletters, websites, social media, videos and other materials, including use by ACT Government portfolio ministers.

If you DO NOT wish to be photographed or filmed, please notify a member of staff.