Steampunk Gala in Walhalla – FAQ

What is Steampunk?

Steampunk means many things to different people, but is mainly viewed as a window into Victorian-era  fashion, design and fiction, and influenced by 19th Century industrial steam-powered gadgetry – both real and imaginary!

Can I purchase tickets on the day?

No. All tickets must be pre purchased via the website prior to the event.

How do I get there?

Walhalla is located 180km east of Melbourne via CityLink or EastLink to Monash Fwy than Princes Fwy (M1) taking signed exit at Moe. Allow 2-2.5 hours. If you need a map, we have you covered – 

Can I fill petrol in Walhalla? 

No. You must fill up with petrol before you head up as there are no petrol stations in Walhalla, or the surrounding towns of Rawson and Erica. We encourage you to fill up in either Yarragon, Moe or Traralgon.

Where can I park?

Event parking will be located at Rawson, where you will and hop aboard a free coach that will run to and from Walhalla every 20 minutes. There will be no vehicle access up to Walhalla.

What happens if it rains?

The event will take place throughout a main portion of the town of Walhalla. Most entertainment and shows will take place undercover. In addition there will be undercover marquees scattered throughout the event.

What should I wear?

Traditional steampunk attire is inspired by the Victorian-era and influenced by 19th Century industrial steam-powered machinery. If you choose to come dressed up in theme, be sure to show off your fabulous outfit at the Fashion Show! There is no requirement to dress up, the most important thing is that you’re comfortable!

What can I expect when I arrive?

Once the coach brings you to Walhalla, you will be greeted at the entry and required to sign in your attendance. Please come prepared to the event with your ticket, which will be traded for a wristband.

Is there EFTPOS Available? 

While some vendors may have EFTPOS machines available, it is highly recommended to bring cash with you.

What does my ticket include? 

Tickets include entry to all entertainment except for food and drinks. A range of food and drink options (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be available.

What is included in a VIP ticket?

With so many amazing attractions to look forward to Steampunk Gala in Walhalla will be the event of the year, and we want your experience to be one to remember. When purchasing a VIP ticket you will get priority access to shuttle buses and all attractions and be treated like royalty for the day (or weekend!)

To ensure our event is safe for all our guests we may have some capacity limits for different attractions and as part of your VIP experience, you will have priority access to every attraction. These tickets are so limited that we can guarantee you can see every show or attraction your heart desires!

Is the event family friendly?

 Under 16’s are welcome

Where can I stay the night?

There are many places to stay in the stunning Walhalla and Mountain Rivers Region. You can discover a few of our favourite places here.

Is the event Covid Safe?

Yes, this is a Covid Safe event. Upon entry, you will be asked to register your attendance via QR code for contract tracing purposes.