Plan your night at Sydney Symphony Under the Stars
Sydney Festival    |    19 Jan, 2021
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Plan your night out at Sydney Symphony Under the Stars at The Crescent, Parramatta Park.

How to get there

Sydney Symphony Under the Stars takes place at The Crescent, Parramatta Park. Information on how to get to there by car or public transport can be found here.

If you are driving, the best place to park are the public parking stations on Hunter Street. Parramatta Park will be closed to car traffic from 3.00pm, including the car park onsite.

Entry into the venue will depend on your allocated colour section. Please see the site map for where the designated entry point is for your colour section.

When to arrive

We recommend arriving early to The Crescent, Parramatta Park. Gates open at 6.00pm, 2 hours before performance begins.

You’ll need to check in using the Service NSW app for COVID safety. We recommend downloading the app before arriving.

On your ticket you will find an allocated colour section (pink, red, blue etc.) that will indicate where you will be seated. Check the site map for where the designated entry point is for your colour section.

Gate 1 - Yellow and Red ticketholders
Gate 2 - Purple and Silver ticketholders
Gate 3 - Green ticketholders
Gate 4 - Pink, Blue and Black ticketholders

Once you are checked in you will be given a coloured wristband and directed to your section. Please follow instructions from the Sydney Festival team. Seats in your section are general admission, and it is advised to arrive early to secure your preferred seat.

What to bring

The Crescent at Parramatta Park is an all-weather venue which proceeds rain or shine. Come prepared for all weather conditions.

Chairs are also provided (low level beach chairs), so you don’t need to bring your own seating as this has been provided for you.

In line with NSW Government regulations, all patrons aged 13 and over will also need to wear a face mask at this venue so please bring your own face mask and wear it at all times.

For more information on what you can bring or shouldn't bring please see The Crescent FAQs

Food and drink

Food and drinks are available onsite from 6.00pm. Check out the links below for a taste of the delicious treats you'll find at the event. For COVID Safety, payment is strictly by card only.

Agape Organic
American BBQ Kitchen
Bar Coco 
Emmy’s Gozleme
Muchos Nachos Food Truck
Waffle Popz

Before the performance, complete your evening out with a booking at Chefs Gallery Parramatta. As a Festival Feast partner, Chefs Gallery are offering a special $30 meal deal during Sydney Festival.

Enjoy the performance!

It wouldn’t be Sydney Symphony Under the Stars without music from John Williams – and for the grand finale, Tchaikovsky’s rousing 1812 Overture.

For details of the repertoire, conductor and musicians, see the Sydney Symphony Under the Stars digital event program.

Share your photos with us by using #SYDFEST

Tell us about your evening to win

We want to hear from you! Parramatta Park’s short survey will only take a few minutes and you’ll go into the draw to win a night’s stay at PARKROYAL Parramatta.

Complete the survey after the event to go into the draw to win.

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