Accessible Transport

All Festival Express buses are accessible, with low access wheelchair friendly entry*. Festival Express is our recommended mode of public transport.

For further information contact Festival Express on 6762 3999 or

*Maintenance occasionally leads to non-wheelchair services for short periods.

For other transport needs, please contact:

  • Tamworth Taxis – call
  • 13CABS (132 227) – call

Accessibility Map

An accessibility map is printed in the official Festival program and viewable here.

Accessible Parking

During the Festival a number of road closures operate in the Tamworth CBD.

However there are a number of accessible parking locations recommended for visitors to the Tamworth Festival CBD precinct:

Please refer to the Accessibility Map for exact locations.

Drop Off Zones

Temporary loading zones are created enabling visitors to drop off passengers a/transport-accessibility/mapsnd for buskers and artists to unload equipment close by to the CBD and major venues.

Accessible Toilet Locations

There are a number of accessible toilets in the Tamworth CBD Festival precinct:

  • City Plaza/Capitol Theatre
  • Changing Places dacility (Bicentennial Park)
  • The Atrium
  • Festival HQ
  • Tamworth Square
  • Toyota Park (Bicentennial Park)
  • Wests Diggers
  • Tamworth Regional Playground

Please refer to the Festival accessibility map for further information and directions.

Changing Places Facility

People with disability and elderly will now have access to a certified ‘Changing Places’ facility in the heart of Tamworth.

Designed to make visiting the CBD an easier and more enjoyable experience for disabled /elderly residents and their carers, the new facility provides a purpose-built toilet and change facility, including ceiling track hoist, adult change table, a shower as well as nearby parking bays and transport infrastructure to assist with the loading and unloading of wheelchairs.

The new facility’s location in Bicentennial Park near the No. 1 Cricket Oval, in close proximity to Peel Street shops, allowing residents to utilise the nearby pedestrian crossing before travelling through Fitzroy Plaza.

An MLAK or Master Locksmiths Association key, commonly used across the state for access to accessible infrastructure, will be required to access the new facility. For those not already in possession of an MLAK key, these can be ordered here.

For more information click here.

Venue Accessibility

Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre (TRECC), Tamworth Town Hall and Capitol Theatre have designated accessible viewing areas for patrons to view concerts and performances.

Click here for details:

Capitol Theatre
Town Hall

Please book via the Box Office for accessible tickets – they are not available for purchase online. Companion Cards are excepted but not available at all events.

For further information contact Entertainment Venues on 02 6767 2028.

Other venues

For other Festival venues please contact the individual venue direct to discuss their specific accessibility considerations – click here to view venue contact details.

Accessible Viewing Areas (outdoor)

• Toyota Park
Toyota Park main stage features two large screens to enhance the performance enjoyment and viewing. Please refer to the Festival map for accessible parking locations near Toyota Park.

Accessible Accommodation

Please contact Tamworth accommodation operators direct to discuss your requirements and facilities available.

A list of accommodation operators is available here.

Pop-Up Information Centre at Festival HQ

During TCMF a pop-up Visitor Information Centre operates out of Festival HQ in Tamworth. Grab all your need to know Festival info, purchase tickets to hundreds of shows or register for the busking competition!

Wheelchair Hire

Aidacare have wheelchairs for hire. Visitors can ring ahead to check availability and the type of wheelchairs available, but they cannot be reserved.

View Aidacare Tamworth contact details.