sydney faq's

What to bring

Insect repellent, low folding chairs, picnic rugs, shade, hat, dancing shoes and a good attitude.

Do not bring

Alcohol, glassware, metal cutlery, tents, high-backed folding chairs, beach umbrellas, video or recording equipment, pets, worries or bad attitudes.


Rain, hail or shine, the show must go on. We recommend bringing hats, sunscreen, small sun shelters, umbrellas, jackets and ponchos–dancing in the rain is fun when you are protected from the elements! We provide a limited number of umbrellas on a first come first served basis.


SFSC is a cashless event. EFTPOS only.


Our artisans will be offering all the French food & drinks you could ever want. But you may bring your own food, especially if you have dietary restrictions but don't miss out on our delicious offerings on the day! And no drinks please, only an empty bottle to refill water.

For hamper pre-order click here (Please note hamper orders close on 10/01 at midday)


SFSC is strictly no BYO alcohol, no soft drinks. The event is fully licensed. You may bring unsealed EMPTY bottles to be filled inside the festival at our water stations. Please don’t bring glassware or glass bottles, as outside glass is not allowed on-site.

What sustainability intiatives do SFSC have?

Reusable Glasses: We promote the usage of our SFSC reusable wine glasses.

No Plastic Straws: We ban plastic straws at our events!

Free Water: Bring your reusable water container and help yourself!

Packaging: We ask our food vendors to serve food on or in recyclable plates/bowls/containers. Please consider removing single-use plastics from your list of items you bring to So Frenchy So Chic.

Recycling Waste: We aim to reduce landfill and effective use of the bins on site will contribute to that. Please bin effectively!

Wheelchairs access and companion cards

SFSC is wheelchair accessible. There are no stairs, and there are disabled toilets on site. Please contact us at should you require special assistance. Ticket purchases made by a Companion Card holder are eligible to receive a second, complimentary ticket. Simply present your companion card at the main gate for access to the event.


Free for children 12 and under.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times. As you enter the event, our security personnel will ask you to write your phone number on your child's wristband. While babies are, of course, welcome, please remember that SFSC is an outdoors event. There will be loud music, lots of people and limited facilities. Your children’s wellbeing is our main priority, so ensure you are prepared.

Where can you buy tickets?

Tickets are on sale exclusively through Eventbrite. You will be emailed an order confirmation from Eventbrite. If for any reason your tickets do not arrive in your inbox please check your spam folders/filters and check that the correct email was provided. If after checking no ticket is found, please contact your ticket agent. Please present your ticket at the gate (phone or printed PDF).

We are working with Tixel who provide a safe and easy place for you sell your ticket to another fan.​ To sell your ticket please go to and follow the prompts.

​If you have already found a buyer for your ticket but want to complete the transaction safely, you can create a private sale by selecting the ‘make my listing private’ option at the final step.”

Will tickets be available at the gate?

We recommend you purchase tickets prior to the event to avoid missing out. We may sell tickets at the gate if the event is not sold out

Refunds & exchanges

So Frenchy So Chic tickets are non-refundable, but refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled.

Are pass outs available?

No. Sorry.

What time does the event start?

The gates will open at 13.00. The first act will be on stage at 14:30. We expect the event to conclude at approximately 21:30.

Can I resell my ticket?

We are working with Tixel who provide a safe and easy place for you sell your ticket to another fan.​ To sell your ticket please go to and follow the prompts.​

If you have already found a buyer for your ticket but want to complete the transaction safely, you can create a private sale by selecting the ‘make my listing private’ option at the final step.”

How to get to SFSC Sydney

So Frenchy So Chic is located in Centennial Park (new location)

So Frenchy So Chic is an event that takes place in Centennial Park, specifically at Loch Avenue South. To access the event site, it is recommended to use a taxi, Uber, bicycle, or public transport. It is not advised to bring your car as no event parking is available on site. The closest pedestrian access points are the York Gate on York Road (which is only 200 meters away from the festival site), or the Woollahra Gate on Oxford St (which is 750 meters away from the festival site). Our festival site entrance is located on the corner of Grand Drive and Loch Avenue, and you can view the location here. Please note that there will be a designated drop-off zone for taxis and Ubers, which will be located only 20 meters away from the festival site, on the corner of Grand Drive and Loch Avenue.

Public Transport:

With frequent trains, light rail services, and a number of regular bus routes, the best way to get to and from Centennial Parklands is by public transport.
There are many buses from the CBD, Central Station, and the Eastern Suburbs stop near the Park; including routes 333, 340, 352, 355, 389 and 440 from Bondi Junction or the city.

Bondi Junction train station is a 20-minute walk away.
For public transport information, visit Transport NSW or call 131 500.You can also download a train or bus app from the App Store or Google Play.

By Car:

We advise against using your car due to a lack of on-site parking. However, there is an accessible car park available at the corner of Grand Drive and Loch Avenue. To organise accessible parking please email us at (Car must display accessible tag while park at this location)

By Foot or Bicycle:

Bike racks are available at our festival site.
The closest pedestrian entry is via York Gate on York road or Woollahra Gate off Oxford St.
Pedestrian access gates to the Park remain open at all times.
The pedestrian evening egress will occur at the Woollahra Gate through a lighted path.
Vehicles would egress out of Randwick (Open till 9 pm) or Paddington (Open till 11:00 pm)

Conditions of entry

All bags are subject to a safety and security search upon entry. Any prohibited items will be confiscated.

Need somewhere to stay?

The ibis Styles Sydney Central is a short 10-minute drive, or 20 minutes on public transport, from the festival location. The hotel has recently undergone a major refurbishment and boasts accommodation rooms with refreshed paint and carpet, a new lobby café, complete new food and beverage venue Mee So, plus an exciting new range of sustainable in-room amenities. The ibis Styles Sydney Central is perfectly situated in a bustling area of Sydney, within walking distance to major train stations and on the doorstep of Oxford Street and Surry Hills. 
Book here.