Frequently Asked Questions

Event Location
Strand Park, Townsville

Accessibility
Stable on the Strand is an accessible site. Disability parking is available at each end of Strand Park.

ATM Facilities
ATM facilities are available on site.

Cost
There is no entry fee and all entertainment, activities, and the carousel ride are free.

Donations
Donation points are available around Strand Park for those who wish to contribute to the running of Stable on the Strand.

Drop-off Zones
Drop-off zones are provided at each end of Strand Park on the Castle Hill side of the Strand and at the Rock Pool end of Strand Park on the Seaward side of the Strand. Drop-off zones will be supervised to ensure vehicles do not spend more than two (2) minutes in these areas.

Emergency Procedures
In the event of an emergency

  • Listen for park announcements
  • Follow the instructions of the Stable Team and emergency services personnel

The emergency assembly area is on the beach.

Event Guide
The Stable on the Strand 2016 Event Guide will be published in the Townsville Bulletin on Friday 16 December.

First Aid
Located at the southern end of Strand Park.

Food & Drinks
Food and drinks stalls will operate from 5pm. You can bring your own food and drinks. No glass or alcohol is permitted.

Free Bible (New Testament)
Pick up your FREE copy of the Stable on the Strand Commemorative New Testament at Stable HQ.

Hospitality
Visit our Hospitality Tent in the middle of Strand Park or the Olive Lead Café in the Town of Bethlehem for free tea, coffee, and water, and a slice of Christmas Cake.

Information | Stable HQ
Information can be found at Stable HQ, located near the beach-side entry to Strand Park.

Lost People
Report to Information | Stable HQ where the Stable team will assist you.

Lost Property
There is a lost property box at Information | Stable HQ.

No Smoking
Stable on the Strand is a smoke free event.

Parents Space
The Parents Space is located next to Stable HQ.

Parking
Parking is available in the streets around Strand Park and at Jezzine Barracks.
Drop-off zones are provided at each end of Strand Park on the Castle Hill side of the Strand and at the Rock Pool end of Strand Park on the Seaward side of the Strand. Drop-off zones will be supervised to ensure vehicles do not spend more than two (2) minutes in these areas.

Preview Night
On 17 December we have our Dress Rehearsal from 6pm till 8pm. There is an invitation to all Seniors and people with disabilities who prefer ‘crowd free’ access to come and enjoy the event.

Recycling
Stable on the Strand is committed to reducing the level of general waste through recycling. To assist us please check the signage on waste disposal bins to ensure you put the right items in the correct bin. Recycling items include paper, cardboard, cartons, plastic, glass, and aluminimum. Bins for other rubbish are also provided.

Seating
Tables and chairs are available throughout the event site; or bring a picnic rug and find a great spot on the grass.

Toilets
Located at the Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club – southern end of Strand Park.

Wheelchairs
Some wheelchairs are available on Preview Night, 17 December.

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