FAQs for the Lights on the Hill Memorial Convoy Weekend 2019
What dates is the Lights on the Hill Memorial Convoy Weekend on?
Convoy- Saturday 5th October @ Gatton Showgrounds (Gates open 9am)
Memorial- Sunday 6th October @ Memorial Wall Lake Apex Park (starts @ 10am)
Where is this years event?
Convoy- Gatton Show Grounds.
Memorial- Lights on the Hill Memorial Wall Lake Apex Park
What time do the gates at the Gatton Show Grounds open?
9.00 am Saturday the 5th October. The Memorial is open at all times but the service on Sunday commences at 10am
What are the admission prices?
Convoy entry (driver & passenger) $50
Adults (16+) – $20
Pensioners – $15
Children (6-15) – $15
Family (2 adults + 2 children) $50
Can we pre-purchase admission tickets?
Yes you can pre- purchase admission tickets when you pre-register your vehicle into the convoy. These admission tickets are discounted and NO refunds are available if you change your mind.
Can I register my vehicle for the convoy on the day?
Yes. There will be a registration point at both departure points until approx. 9am- United Petroleum Heinemann Rd Toowoomba & Nolans Interstate Transport Sherbrooke Rd Willawong.
What is the route for the trucks from the departure points to Gatton?
Both convoys will be turning onto the Warrego Highway from their departure points. They then turn off the highway at Eastern Drive and travel straight to the Show Grounds in Gatton.
Can I take my vehicle in the convoy?
Private or business vehicles can take part in the convoy. Truck, Ute, car or bike are all $50 entry fee into the convoy.
Pre-register your vehicle at https://goo.gl/forms/zVwrvd5lEshRT4lT2.
Are you capping numbers of trucks?
NO! We are certainly not capping numbers.
Can we bring our animal/pet? Eg. Dog, cat, bird, snake
The only animals allowed is certified medical assistance or emergency service animals. No other animals are allowed.
Is alcohol or glass allowed to be brought into the venue?
No glass is allowed. As the event has a licenced bar, it is illegal to bring alcohol into the event in your vehicle or bags. Vehicle &/or bag checks may occur at the time of entry.
Where can we camp?
Limited onsite camping is available by booking through our website in the convoy drop down menu.
Also available for motorhomes and caravans, there is also the old swimming pool site at 23 East Street, Gatton. It is free, however there are no toilet/shower amenities.
What should we bring?
We advise a hat and sunscreen but other items like umbrella, rug, chair etc for seating in front of the stage or memorial.
Will artists be doing signings this year?
Yes. Artist signing times will be announced by our MC and there will be a full list advertised.
Will there be a truck show?
Yes. Every truck that enters the convoy goes in the truck show. Trophies will be presented on Saturday afternoon on the main stage.
Will there be a ute show?
No. You can still register and participate in the convoy but there will not be a ute show.
Is the Memorial Service at Lake Apex free to attend?
The Memorial Service is free for everyone to attend and honour those who have a plaque placed on the wall.
Can we place our own flowers at the Memorial service?
Lights on the Hill does supply 2 wreaths to honour those who are being placed upon the wall. We welcome you bringing your own flowers and there is an opportunity for them to be placed at the front of the wall during the memorial service.
Can we park our trucks at the Memorial for the Memorial Service?
Yes, however spaces are limited so it is best to book via email@example.com