Booking Information

Ticket Pricing: 
Tickets are $8.00 (GST inclusive) per person per session. For adult sessions, workshops and catered functions, please refer to individual event information.

Payment and Connection:
Tickets will be emailed to you or may also be collected from the Storyfest Office, located at Somerset College, between 8.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday. Bookings can only be processed on receipt of full payment. Bookings can only be accepted online, or in person at the Storyfest Office.

Refunds and Exchanges:
There are no refunds or exchanges once bookings are processed. Your tickets and confirmation of your booking will be emailed to your designated email address.

Purchasing Your Tickets

Tickets will be on sale from Monday 5 February 2024. Online booking is available at any time. Many sessions have limited numbers, so please book early to avoid disappointment. Please be aware that there is no allocated seating, and you must present your ticket for entry. To reserve School Group tickets, please complete the Booking Form here.

Note about Venues

Venues for author sessions will be allocated closer to the Festival. Final venue allocation is determined based on the number of tickets purchased for each session. Check the website before your visit for the location of your sessions.

Photography and Videography Permissions

Somerset Storyfest will have a photographer and videographer on-site to record events. Purchasing a ticket implies permission to use these photos for archival and marketing purposes.

Supervision Policy

Children 14 years or younger must be accompanied by a supervising parent/guardian or teacher at all times during Storyfest on the campus.

Food and Drink

The Hardback Café operates throughout the Festival, also keep a look out for Dippin’ Dots ice creams, Dutch Poffertjes, snow cones and other treats.

Festival Bookshop

The Festival Bookshop stocks an extensive range of books by all the authors and illustrators attending Storyfest and is open between 8.00am and 4.00pm. It will also open during The Prologue Party. At the end of each of their sessions, authors are available for book signings!

School Bookings and Reservation Policy

One complimentary ticket is provided to teachers with each group of up to 10 children (additional teachers are required to purchase extra tickets). Tickets may be reserved for up to 14 days without payment. All payments must be finalised at least seven days prior to the Festival. If payment is not received for your reservation, this will result in automatic cancellation of your booking and tickets will be released. Should an author withdraw due to COVID-19 disruptions, please note they will be substituted and no refund will be applicable.


There is no cloakroom facility at Storyfest. We encourage students to bring a small carry bag, as some venues have limited access for school bags. Valuables should be left at home, and lost property can be collected from the Somerset College Events Office.

Have Questions?

Feel free to contact us at 07 5559 7377 or via email at We're here to help!