Event Activities

Pyrenees Hideout is a fun day out for the whole family to enjoy with a range of activities that’ll be sure to keep everyone entertained.

Special Interest Car Display

Got a classic, special interest or muscle car? Bring it along and show it off in our Special Interest Car Display.

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  • Participants must fill out an application form and be selected prior to the event to ensure a spot. www.pyreneeshideout.com.au/get-involved
  • Entry to the car display is free. Drivers will be given 1x complimentary ticket to attend the event. Additional tickets can be purchased at a discounted rate by using pre-arranged car club affiliate codes. Please notify us if your club has not yet been approved.
  • We would like all cars to remain in place at the event for most of the day. Departures will be allowed from 6pm.  Any early departures must be accompanied by traffic management staff.
  • No alcohol may be brought into the event. Cars will be searched on entry.
  • The car display area will be monitored by wardens and security. It will be an unlicensed (dry) area.  The bars for the event will operate near the music and food areas.
  • We expect all drivers to drive respectfully and lawfully when arriving and departing the event area.  
  • We understand if some exhibitors will reserve attendance confirmation subject to rain or  wet weather forecast.  Please let us know on your application if your attendance is wet weather dependent.  
  • The event has Public Liability Insurance covering the car display activity, however all owners must have their own comprehensive vehicle insurance cover. The event will not be held liable for any damage to cars.
  • Event management will respond to all applications received by late January. We would like applications to have closed by early February.

    For more info see the application form at:

Kids Workshops & Activities

Face painting, arts and craft, hoola hoop workshops, magic shows, bubble balls and plenty more. The Pyrenees Hideout Festival’s dedicated Children’s area will have plenty of fun and games for kids of all ages.

Elle Indika

Join Elle and her super fantastical Circus Playspace! The fun includes a Hula Hoop Workshop, Spinning Plates & Juggling Scarves! 

Face Painting with Fairy Freckles

Magical, rainbow, sparkle faces and bubbles galore!

Dolly Pop

Do you think you’ve got what it takes to make the biggest bubble? Have a go with the sweetest bubble fairy this side of the rainbow.


Calling all magical creatures! 

Join Fairy Freckles as she tries to work out if it’s Abracadabra or stinky socks that makes her magic work.

Art with Pedro

A kid a heart, Pedro creates an immersive art space, paint a fun, colourful Hideout Festival mural in which everyone’s input will tell the story of the music and festivities of the day!

Giant lawn games

Fun for all ages, see who can stoop the tower falling of get four in a row!

A full schedule of kid’s activities will be released closer to the event.

Food Stalls

Pyrenees Hideout Festival has something to satisfy even the fussiest of tastebuds with gourmet BBQ and good ol’ fashioned burgers and pizza, Malaysian, baked spuds and more. Plus coffee and plenty of sweet treats including ice cream, donuts and snow cones! Your taste buds are in for a delight!

Flying Chillies

Lilly’s love affair with cooking began as a kid in her mum’s kitchen.Her itching for good food thrust her into the cafe industry straight out after her moving to Ballarat. Her Malaysian and Indonesian offerings are sure to be a hit!

Smoke on the Weir

Specialising in American Style Barbecue Smoke on the Weir will be serving up some smokey meals to our festival attendees.

Luigi’s Gelato

Luigi’s Gelato, Ballarat family owned & run. Their ever popular gourmet range is sure to satisfy!

Wood Fired Pizza 2 You

Serving delicious wood fired pizzas, this Ampitheatre based business will be stoking the coals to feed our hungry guests.

OMG Decadent Donuts

Certified by Vegan Australia and accredited by Coeliac Australia, these guys make decadently delicious vegan donuts.

Frozen Rainbows

Frozen Rainbows will be shaving Ice & Mixing Fruit Smoothies in every colour of the Rainbow.

Other food stalls include The Beaufort Apex Club Coffee & Baked Potatoes.

Market Stalls

Shop until you drop with a wide range of market stalls, from clothing, arts and crafts to homemade guitars. There truly is something for everyone that’s sure to catch your eye.

Periwinkle Designs, Havally, Daffi Leather, The Pickled Pig, Liz Langford Knits, Brookwood Guitars, Mermaidia Braids, Lalita Curie, Succulents & more.

Wine Tasting

Wine, beer, gin and more, the Pyrenees has it all! Come along and sample the best of the region.