Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some of the most commonly asked questions

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.

A: Coogee Live is open and in full swing Saturday 11 March from 10am to 9pm and Sunday 12 March 11am to 6pm.

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 at Coogee Beach Reserve with additional parking available on Cockburn Road, just south of the entrance to the Coogee Beach Carpark. Vehicle parking is also available near Omeo Park off Thames Way. PLS NOTE: there is no longer parking off Napoleon Pde.

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.

Q: Where can I park my bike?

A: Bike Dr will provide Valet Parking will be available at the Coogee Beach Tennis Courts and the LiveLighter Community Hub.

BYO bike and leave it in the secure Bicycle Valet Parking area. Extra unmanned bike parking will be available at Omeo Park (bring your own lock).

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 10th to 7pm, Monday 13th March. Coogee Beach Jetty will be closed to public access over the weekend of 11th and 12th March (note: Woodman Point jetty is open during this time).

We apologise for any inconvenience that this event may cause.

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