What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Pause Festival highly recommends catching public transport to all events, as we have specifically designed your Pause 2017 event experience around the transport hubs of Melbourne.

Limited parking is available to the rear of Federation Square.

Federation Square
For the best route to the festival, however you might be travelling, click here

What can/can't I bring to the event?

Bring anything you need to engage with the event that you are attending. If you are heading to a workshop of any description, be sure to bring your laptop with the required software already installed and make sure you bring a stack of business cards! In terms of what not to bring, we’ll leave that down to common sense…

Is my registration/ ticket transferable?

Your registration and ticket are only transferable if you’ve purchased the TEAM ticket, which you can split with your colleagues however you like. Tag team in and out of individual sessions or take a full day each, whatever fits best with your schedules.

Where can I find accommodation?

If you are travelling interstate or internationally to the festival there are heaps of options to choose from in Melbourne CBD that are within an easy distance to Federation Square.

Please be advised though that February is a very busy period (hello summer!), so it’s best to book your stay as early as possible.

Can I get a refund?

Pause does not exchange or refund lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets.

A change in personal circumstances does not entitle a ticket holder to return or exchange a ticket.

Where can I contact the organisers with any questions?

For any questions not answered on the FAQ page, please get in touch with us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we’ll get back to you ASAP.