Gin Tonica Event FAQ

If you’re attending Perth’s First Gin Tonica Festival, please see our detailed event FAQ for any questions you might have. If you’re unable to find your answer below please send us an email to book@marketgrounds.com.au and our team will do their best to assist.

Gin Tonica Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I buy tickets?

You can purchase your tickets to Gin Tonica Festival here!

Alternatively, head to the Market Grounds website, or Facebook page for additional ticket info and updates.

How much are tickets?

Our First Release General Admission will be on sale at $25 + booking fees, once the first release sells out we will have second release at $29 + booking fees.

If you are attending the G & T Luncheon, tickets will be $65+booking fees and will also include your general entry to the event for the day.

We also have strictly limited, premium admission tickets available for $55+ booking fees.

What does my ticket include?

Our Be-Gin Early and Be-Gin Later general entry tickets include:

  • 2 x Gin Tonicas of your choice
  • Entry to the event starting from your session time.

Our Premium General Admission tickets include:

  • 2 x Gin Tonicas of your choice
  • Entry to the event starting from your session time
  • An Exclusive Fever Tree Goodie Bag
  • A seat at the G&T Pairing masterclass led by Fever Tree ambassador Trish Brew

Our 12pm & 2:30pm Gin Tonica Luncheon Ticket Includes:

  • Chefs curated 3 course menu of locally sourced, seasonal produce
  • 2 paired Gin Tonicas
  • Something sweet to finish, paired with a bespoke Pietro Gelato treat.
  • Garnish Table Bouquet to customise with your gins
  • Full entry to the event from your session start time

What time does the event start?

Depending on your ticket type, your session time dictates what time you are allowed to gain entry into the festival. You must arrive between your session start time and half an hour before the second session begins. See below for a detailed and clear guide.

Be-Gin Early and Winner Ginner @ 11:30 am:

You must arrive between 11:30am and 2pm to gain entry to the event.

Be-Gin Later @2:30pm:

You must arrive between 2:30pm and 4pm to gain entry to the event.

Gin Luncheon 12:00pm session:

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your booking to ensure we can seat your table before your lunch begins. Look for the Luncheon and Premium entry line to skip the queue!

Gin Luncheon 2:30pm session:

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your booking to ensure we can seat your table before your lunch begins. Look for the Luncheon and Premium entry line to skip the queue!

Premium General Admission: 

You must arrive before 12pm to attend the exclusive G&T pairing masterclass at 12:30pm If you are late, you will forfeit your space at the class. Look for the Luncheon and Premium entry line to skip the queue!

All Ticket types include no session end time restrictions, so you are welcome to stay for the rest of the event!

How long does the Lunch go for?

There are two ticketed times for the luncheon: 12:00pm or 2:30pm.

Each lunch session goes for a duration of 2 hours, and after it has finished you will be welcome to check out the rest of the event for the day.

 

Can I leave the event and return?

Due to the staggered session times for the day, and our venue capacity – we will not be allowing pass outs for ticket holders. This means you will not be allowed to gain instant re-entry should you choose to leave the event during your session.

Market Grounds will re-open to the public from 6pm.

 

What type of Gins will be there on the day?

We will have all kinds of Gin Tonicas available on the day from all our favourite brands.

This will include Gin Tonicas from Four Pillars, Tanqueray, Bombay, Giniversity & More!

 

What does a session time mean?

We have multiple session times for the festival.

If you are a Gin Luncheon ticket holder, your session start time is when your lunch begins. Ticket holders must arrive on time to be seated. Your lunch will run for 2 hours and after this time you are welcome to move from the restaurant and join in the rest of the festivities!

If you are a ‘Be-Gin Early or ‘Be-Gin Later’ ticket holder, the session start time on your ticket is the time from which you are allowed entry to the event. If your session time is 11:30am, it means you are welcome to arrive any time between 11:30am and 2pm.

If your session start time is 2:30pm it means you will be allowed to gain entry from 2:30pm onwards.  Please note: you will not be permitted to gain entry before your session start time.

 

I cannot make the event, can I cancel my tickets?

As per the ticketing page terms and conditions, tickets are strictly non-refundable.

 

Can I sell my ticket if I cannot make the event?

If you choose to sell your ticket, do so at your own risk. Market Grounds is not responsible for the transfer of funds or ticket exchanges outside of our ticketing platform.

 

Someone is selling their ticket, is it ok for me to purchase it?

As above, purchasing a ticket outside of our platform is done so at your own risk. Market Grounds is not responsible if there are any issues with tickets purchased from another party.

If you need to change the name on a ticket you have purchased, please have the current ticket holder contact events@arkgroup.com.au for the name change and we will happily assist.

 

Will food be available on the day for general ticket holders?

Yes! Our food stalls and limited bar menu will be available to purchase from on the day.

 

Can I bring my children?

This event is a Gin Festival in a licensed venue. It will not be suitable for children and those under 18 years of age.

 

 

Are there Vegan options?

The Gin Luncheon will not be vegan friendly however we do have vegan options available to order from our menu on the day a la carte and all Gin Tonicas should be vegan pending individual brand specifications.

We will also have a range of other brands on the day who may have other vegan options to choose from. It never hurts to ask!

 

Are there Gluten Free options?

As above, our a la carte menu will have gluten free options available on the day if you have a general admission ticket. If you are attending the luncheon please contact our team before purchasing to clarify which options may be suitable on the set menu.

In regard to the other cocktails and drinks available on the day, the key ingredients for a Gin Tonica are gluten free however we can not be responsible for other suppliers who may provide alternative recipes. Ask your stallholder or bartender before purchasing to confirm if the option is gluten free.

 

Can I book a table on the day?

Our Luncheon ticket holders will have an allocated seating for the duration of their lunch session. This is a 2 hour lunch session commencing from the beginning of the ticket session start time.

If you have a general admission pass you are welcome to grab a table around the rest of the venue and The Grounds beer garden to sit at any time.

Market Grounds will re-open to the public from 6pm.