Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some of the most commonly asked questions

A: Coogee Live is open and in full swing Saturday 9th March from 10am to 7.30pm and Sunday 10th March from 11am to 5pm.

A: All activities and performances that are part of Coogee Live are completely FREE! Food and drink at each event hub, as well as arts and crafts from the Cockburn Makers Market and the Artisan Market will be available to purchase.

A: Printed maps and programs are available from the information booth at each event hub. They will also be available on the website closer to the event.

A: No, afraid not. There have been some recent changes with dog exercise areas and dog beaches in this area. Dogs are now prohibited at Coogee Beach, the Coogee Beach Reserve and Omeo Park. More information here

A: Vehicle parking is available to the north of the cafe at Coogee Beach Reserve with additional parking available on Len Mctaggart Reserve Cockburn Road, just south of the entrance to the Coogee Beach Carpark. PLS NOTE: ACROD Parking available to the south of the cafe at Coogee Beach Reserve (pls follow the signs).

Vehicle parking is also available on Napolean Parade with additional parking off Thames Way and Calypso Parade.

Road closures are in effect on Socrates Pde between Madras Link and Napolean Pde.

Please respect our neighbours and don’t obstruct driveway access, park on verges or private property.

Coming in on bike? We have added two bike racks in the Omeo Hub, on the grass area where Madras Link meets Socrates Pde, as well as adding an additional bike rack next to the existing one at the entrance to the Community Hub (just before the Info Booth). 

A: Coogee Live is using event trail floor stickers and signage (that align with festival hub colouring) showing you the direction through the hubs as well as highlighting accessible footpaths and bike paths. You can walk or ride to move between them. 

Pick up a map from the info booths when you come in, or check the Map & Times page closer to the event for more details.

A: For some of the workshops and demonstrations you do need to register your place in advance – this is noted on the individual event pages with a large ‘Booking’ button once bookings are open. To be the first in the know, sign up to our mailing list or follow us on social media.

The rest of the workshops are come-and-go style so you can walk in and join the workshop whenever you wish within the workshop hours.

A: No. The usual street drinking laws apply during Coogee Live and no BYO is allowed. There are licensed areas at the LiveLighter Omeo Hub and the The Jetty Beach Bar where drinks can be purchased and consumed.

A: Eftpos is available at all licenced Coogee Live areas. Certain food vendors have access to eftpos and some are cash only. There is an ATM located at Port Coogee Village Shopping Centre (Orsino Boulevard) during trading hours (8am-5pm Saturday and 11am-5pm Sunday).

A: As a free event, open to the public, all entertainment at Coogee Live is suitable for all ages.

A: Toilets are located at each event hub. They are well signed as well as marked on the event map which you can pick up at the Info booths in each hub

A: Yes, water stations are available at the LiveLighter Community Hub and the LiveLighter Omeo Hub. Just look for the GOTO water stations!

A: All Coogee Live hubs are wheelchair accessible except for sanded areas. A beach wheelchair is available for use– please contact the City of Cockburn prior to the event to arrange 9411 3444 or email events@cockburn.wa.gov.au.

Acrod parking is available at each event hub.

A: An information booth is located at each event hub and festival staff and volunteers will be roaming the event in blue Coogee Live t-shirts – they will help you out with any questions you have.

A: Socrates Parade access closed between Napoleon Parade and Madras Link from 7am, Friday 8th to 7pm, Monday 11th March. Coogee Beach Jetty will be closed to public access over the weekend of 9th and 10th March (note: Woodman Point jetty is open during this time).

We apologise for any inconvenience that this event may cause.

A: City of Cockburn events are subject to change or cancellation. Check the City’s website or our social media pages closer to each event.

The City will provide hand sanitising stations at its major events.

Please adhere to social distancing while attending. If you feel unwell or are showing symptoms, please seek medical advice and do not attend this events.

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