Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about White Night Bendigo here.

Where can I find information before the event?

The best place to find accurate and up-to-date information is here on the White Night website, and on the event’s social channels including Instagram, Facebook and Twitter pages.

Where can I find information during the event?

Information points and guest services are located throughout the precinct and will be on-hand to help with your questions. For updates throughout the night, keep an eye on our social channels.

What time does White Night start/end?

White Night activities will commence throughout the precinct at 7pm and conclude at 1am. 

When is the best time to visit White Night?

You are welcome to visit White Night at any time between 7pm and 1am. All attractions will run for the duration of the event so there is no need to rush. Please take your time, start at any location and enjoy all the event has to offer. 

Is White Night ticketed?

White Night is a FREE event. No registration is required to attend, just show up and have some fun. While the event is free to access, food and beverages served by mobile food traders within the event precinct will need to be purchased. 

What should I wear/bring to the event?

We suggest you bring a water bottle, a charged phone and comfortable shoes. White Night is an outdoor event so please wear appropriate clothing for all weather and terrain. You’re welcome to bring your own snacks if you’d prefer, although food and beverages will be available throughout the night from one of the many food vendors. View the Map

Can I consume alcohol at White Night?

No. White Night is an alcohol-free event. 

Will the event go ahead in the case of inclement weather?

Rain, hail or shine, the event will proceed unless it is deemed unsafe to do so. Check the weather forecasts in advance and come prepared. 

Is White Night family friendly?

Yes, White Night is designed for all ages. The event precinct will be busy, so we encourage parents to keep a close eye on younger children.

Is White Night pet friendly?

White Night is not pet friendly – unless you need a service animal. As much as we love our furry friends, it’s best to leave them at home during the event.

Will White Night be COVID-Safe?

The White Night team is working closely with the Victorian Government, local police and Council to deliver a COVID-Safe event for everyone to enjoy. 

Where can I eat?

Food trucks will be located at Rosalind Park, Park Road, Golden Dragon Museum Forecourt, Williamson Street and Bull Street.  

You can also check with your favourite cafes and restaurants, as opening hours may change.  

For more information, visit the Explore Bendigo website or the event map for more options. 

Will there be toilets available?

Yes, in addition to all Council facilities, which will be open for the duration of the event, there will be extra toilets on site, including accessible facilities. Check the Road Closures page for a map for locations. 

Is White Night an accessible event?

Yes, all installations are wheelchair accessible. Find out more on the Accessibility page. Project-specific accessibility information can be found on each event program page.

Where will the First Aid station be located?

First Aid and Information points will be located at Rosalind Park, Sidney Myer Place and Park Road. 

Which roads will be closed in the lead up, during and after the event?

The setup of event-related infrastructure will begin from Tuesday, 30 August with the pack down of all event-related infrastructure completed by end of day Monday, 5 September. Road closures will be managed to ensure minimal disruption.  

View the Road Closures Map and see the Road Closures webpage for further details and timings.