TEST REGION Riverboats Music Festival


The Riverboats Music Festival has been staged at Echuca’s Aquatic Reserve since 2012. Patrons are permitted to bring their own food, with peak service times for on-site food vendors being dinner on the Friday night, lunch and dinner on the Saturday and brunch / lunch on the Sunday.

The 2020 Riverboats Music Festival will be staged from February 14-16, 2020.

Applications are now open for both self-contained food trucks and food vendors operating out of a small marquee (3x3m or 4x4m). Approximately six food vendors will be invited to participate at Riverboats 2020, and preference will be given to caterers selling food that is affordable, healthy, prepared on-site and served with a minimal amount of biodegradable packaging.

Caterers are permitted to sell soft drink in cans, however strictly no alcohol or bottled water may be sold, as the festival is plastic-bottle free. All menu and sale items must be approved in writing by festival management prior to the event.

As there is no on-site camping available, all caterers must arrange their own accommodation for the festival weekend at their own expense.

- Licence Fees -

A licence fee is paid by each food vendor which includes:

- Access to single-phase (10 or 15 amp) power - power requirements MUST be confirmed prior to arrival and all leads brought on-site MUST be tested and tagged prior to arrival
- Food storage space in a shared cool room
- Up to five 3-day crew wristbands
- Waste disposal and access to fresh water

Please note Riverboats does not take a percentage of gross sales and caterers are each responsible for their own cash management.

- Festival Opening Hours -

Friday, February 14 2020 - 5.30pm – 11.00pm

Saturday, February 15 2020 - 1.00pm – 11.00pm

Sunday, February 16 2020 - 10.30am – 6.00pm


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