Changes to events and gatherings
Following NSW Health advice all Council events have been postponed or temporarily suspended. Please check the Changes to events and gatherings page for the most up to date information.

FAQs

What does my entry ticket include?

You will receive a commemorative event wine glass as well as two (2) drink tokens.

What is a drink token and how do I purchase additional tokens?

A drink token is a (1) 60ml pour of your choice of wine. You may select to use two (2) drink tokens to receive a full 125ml glass of your choice of wine. Additional tokens are available to purchase from the event website

What can I bring?

Photo ID, picnic rugs, point and shoot cameras, insect repellent, sun protection, umbrella or raincoat if rain is forecast, Eftpos card, credit card.

What should I leave at home?

The following items will not be permitted to bring into the event:

  • drinks of any kind (sealed or empty water bottles excepted)
  • cash
  • pets (other than assistance animals)
  • tents
  • eskies
  • alcohol or drugs
  • video or professional recording and photography equipment
  • drones
  • skateboards
  • rollerblades / rollershoes
  • frisbees
  • weapons (including pocket knives)
  • fireworks and anything else flammable, dangerous or dubious items
  • bad attitudes.

Can I bring my children?

Children 17 years and under are permitted with the purchase of a non-alcohol event entry ticket.  Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.

Weather

We will monitor the weather in the lead up to the event. In the event of extreme weather, we will advise people who have purchased tickets if the event will proceed. 

Is the site accessible for people with restricted mobility?

Yes, the site is fully accessible. We encourage people with special needs to get in touch with us prior to the event so we can provide any information required at events@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au

Check out the site map.

What happens with any photos or videos that might be taken of me whilst I am at the event?

We may have a professional photographer and/or videographer at the event. If this is the case, there will be signs in the venue advising you of this. Photographs and video footage taken at the event may be used in future for promotional purposes.

Will there be bag checks at entry?

All bags are subject to safety and security search upon entry. Any prohibited items will be confiscated. People under 18 will not be served alcohol.

Will tickets be available at the gate?

No, tickets must be purchased online through our website.

Are there any pass outs once I am inside?

Pass outs will be issued to access toilets and smoking area.

How can I make my purchases inside the event and what can I buy?

In line with COVID-19 safety standards, this is a cashless event. Drink token tickets can only be purchased via Moshtix ticketing platform. Sealed bottles of wine from the wineries, food and hampers are also available to buy onsite via Eftpos.

How can I get to the event?

The easiest way to get to our Taste of the Beaches events is on public transport. Plan your trip

Is it possible to get a refund?

No, sorry. Once the ticket sale is processed the purchase is final. Refunds will only be offered to patrons if the event is cancelled due to extreme weather and/or force majeure. Please also refer to our COVID-19 FAQs.

Is this event COVID-SAFE?

Your safety is important to us! This event has been planned in line with the NSW Health outdoor event restrictions.

Our event includes COVID-Safe cleaning practices, hand sanitising stations and practices social distancing. All staff and patrons will need to check-in through our QR code to gain access to the event site.

What if the event gets cancelled due to COVID-19?

We will do our best to ensure the event proceeds! An alternate date may be looked at to host the event. If the event is cancelled due to COVID-19 and alternate dates are unavailable, a full refund of your entry fee will be provided.

What if I have undertaken a COVID-19 test?

Please contact our Events team if you have undertaken a COVID-19 test with a positive result within 14 days of the event and/or if you have undertaken a COVID-19 test and awaiting results. You will require proof of testing and/or results

What if I have been in a hotspot?

If you have been in a hotspot in the last 14 days, we ask that you do not attend the event.

It is important for the ongoing control of COVID-19 in NSW that anyone in the state who has any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, continues to get tested immediately and self-isolate until a negative test result is received.