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Winterfest Sydney Medieval Fair

Winterfest Sydney Medieval Fair

Hawkesbury Showground, Clarendon

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Start Daily
10:00
Finish Daily
17:00

Attendees are encouraged to plan their trip and consider all the available travel options ahead of time.

Trains run regularly to Clarendon Station on the T1 Richmond Line, from the station Hawkesbury Showground is a short two-minute walk.

Remember, it’s mandatory to wear a face mask on public transport and you'll need to use an Opal card or contactless payment card/device. Register your details online at Opal or via the app ahead of time.

If you have to drive, allow plenty of extra travel time as delays are expected on roads approaching the Showground. Travel with your group and aim to arrive early to avoid the delays. Alternatively, consider parking at a nearby station and continuing your trip by train to Clarendon Station. You can find real-time updates on traffic conditions at livetraffic.com.

Opal

You can use an Opal card for all modes of public transport in Sydney and surrounding regions, including metro, trains, buses, ferries and light rail. Receive Opal benefits including daily and weekly fare caps. 

Remember to top up your Opal card before you travel to avoid waiting in line at top-up machines. You can top up your card online or at an Opal retailer.

More ways to pay

If you have a contactless-enabled American Express, Mastercard or Visa debit or credit card, or a linked device, you can use it to pay for your travel by tapping on and tapping off at Opal card readers. Available on all public transport services including metro, trains, buses ferries and light rail, contactless payments are another way to pay on the Opal network. Adult Opal fare pricing applies and you will receive Opal benefits, including daily and weekly fare caps.

Sydney Metro services are high-frequency, driverless trains running between Tallawong Station and Chatswood Station.

Due to planned weekend trackwork, buses replace Metro between Tallawong and Chatswood. Catch a replacement bus to Epping Station to connect with train services towards Strathfield for connections to Clarendon.

For Metro service disruption information, check trackwork and travel alert or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

The closest station to Hawkesbury Showground is Clarendon on the T1 Richmond Line. The station is a short two-minute walk to the event site.

Alternatively, if you have to drive, consider parking at a nearby station commuter car park and continuing your trip by train. Nearby station commuter car parks with capacity include Seven Hills, Richmond, Blacktown, Schofields, Riverstone and Mulgrave.

Trackwork

Weekend trackwork is taking place from 2am Saturday 2 July until 2am Monday 4 July and may affect how you travel to and from the event. Plan ahead using the Trip Planner:

  • Metro North West Line: Buses replace Metro between Tallawong and Chatswood.
  • T2 Inner West & Leppington Line: Trains run between Leppington and the City via Granville, to a reduced frequency every 30 minutes. Trains also run between Leppington and the City via Regents Park, stopping all stations between Liverpool and Lidcombe, every 30 minutes. On Saturday from 6.30am until 10.30am, all trains run between Leppington and the City via Granville. Extra trains run between Liverpool and Lidcombe via Regents Park.
  • T3 Bankstown Line: Buses replace trains between Lidcombe and Sydenham. Trains run between Leppington and the City via Regents Park, stopping at all stations between Liverpool and Lidcombe. Trains also run between Sydenham and the City Circle, stopping at St Peters and Erskineville. On Saturday from 6.30am until 10.30am, trains run between Liverpool and Lidcombe only, via Regents Park.
  • T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line: Buses replace trains between Cronulla, Waterfall and Central. Some buses start and end at Sydenham. Trains run to a changed timetable between Bondi Junction and Central, and between Sydenham and the City Circle.
  • T5 Cumberland Line: Some trains run to a changed timetable. Early morning and late-night trains will not run.
  • T8 Airport & South Line: Trackwork on the T4 Illawarra and South Coast lines may affect how you travel.
  • South Coast Line: Buses replace trains between Dapto and Central, and between Port Kembla and Wollongong. Trains run to a changed timetable between Bomaderry and Kiama, and between Kiama and Dapto only. Trackwork buses do not stop at Wolli Creek.

Trackwork is carried out on an ongoing basis to maintain the safety, reliability, and efficiency of the Sydney Trains network. Trackwork may affect how you travel so allow extra travel time and plan ahead. For the latest information, check travel alerts and trackwork or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

Limited bus options are available within walking distance of the event site, train services are the best way to get to the event.

For bus service disruption information, check travel alerts or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

L1 Dulwich Hill Line

L1 Dulwich Hill line light rail services run every 15 minutes between Central Grand Concourse and Dulwich Hill from 6am to 11pm daily, and until midnight on Fridays. Allow extra time and plan ahead using the Trip Planner.

Change at Central for train services towards Clarendon on the T1 Richmond Line.

L2 Randwick and L3 Kingsford Lines

L2 Randwick light rail services run between Circular Quay and Randwick via Central Station (Chalmers Street) and L3 Kingsford line services run between Circular Quay and Juniors Kingsford via Central Station (Chalmers Street). Services run regularly, plan your trip using Trip Planner.

Change at Central for train services towards Clarendon on the T1 Richmond Line.

For maps and service frequencies see Light Rail service information. For light rail service disruption information, check travel alerts or plan your trip using the Trip Planner.

Traffic is expected to be heavier than usual on roads approaching the Hawkesbury Showground, especially along Richmond Road, Windsor Road, Hawkesbury Valley Way and The Northern Road.

If you have to drive, allow plenty of extra travel time as delays are expected on roads approaching the precinct. Travel with your group and plan to arrive early to avoid delays. Alternatively, consider parking at a nearby station commuter car park and continuing your trip by train to Clarendon Station.

Nearby station commuter car parks with capacity include Seven Hills, Richmond, Blacktown, Schofields, Riverstone and Mulgrave station car parks.

For the latest traffic information visit Live Traffic NSW or download a real-time traffic app.

If you have to drive or catch taxis or rideshare, allow plenty of extra travel time as delays are expected on roads approaching the precinct. Travel with your group and aim to arrive early to avoid the delays. Alternatively consider parking or dropping off at a nearby station and continuing your trip to the Show by train to Clarendon Station.

For details of taxi networks servicing the Sydney area visit Transport Operators.

There is on site vehicle parking, including dedicated disabled parking. Please note that there may be changed traffic conditions on surrounding roads and into the Showground with traffic controllers on site to assist direct and manage traffic.

If you have to drive, allow plenty of extra travel time as delays are expected on roads approaching the precinct and parking will fill quickly. Travel with your group and aim to arrive early to avoid the delays. Alternatively, consider parking at a nearby station and continuing your trip to the Show by train to Clarendon Station.

Nearby station commuter car parks with capacity include Seven Hills, Richmond, Blacktown, Schofields, Riverstone and Mulgrave station car parks.

Accessible trips are shown in the Trip Planner with the wheelchair icon. You can select "accessible services only" in the Options to ensure you only see accessible services. Only trip plans with accessible train platforms, ferry wharves and buses will be presented. See accessible travel or download a transport app (select the "Accessibility" filter).