Will there be entry tickets available at the door on the day?
We will only have tickets at the door if there are some left (some sessions are usually sold out by event day). We recommend that you purchase your tickets prior to make sure you don’t miss out. Please check our website and Facebook page for regular updates.
What does my entry ticket include?
General admission tickets include festival entry and a wine glass, plus all wine tasting, free coffee and mineral water all day. Cooking demonstrations are also included with entry. Food is not included.
VIP entry includes all of the above, plus exclusive pre-festival entry from 10.30am, entry to the VIP Wine Garden with sommelier service. You’ll receive a VIP wine glass to keep, glass of wine, cocktail and a shopping bag with goodies. Food is not included.
Will we need cash at the event?
IWFF outlets will be taking credit card and cash payments. Some exhibitors will only be taking cash, so we recommend bringing some cash with you. An ATM will be located close by.
Is there a wine glass included with entry?
A wine glass for tasting is included with your general admission ticket.
How much will wine cost?
All wine tasting is included with your ticket (tasting portions 15-20ml). You can also purchase a glass or bottle to enjoy at the event or to take home (only un-opened bottles allowed out of venue). Offering may vary between exhibitors.
How much will cocktails cost?
Drinks at our bars will cost $10 – $15
Are children allowed into the event?
Children are welcome and have free entry when accompanied by a paying adult.
Are there ID requirements?
All attendees may be required to show ID as proof of age.
The closest ferry wharf to Barangaroo Reserve is Circular Quay, you can also walk from Darling Harbour. The new ferry wharf at Barangaroo South is due to open in early 2017. Walk from Circular Quay through the Argyle Cut and along Argyle Street to the reserve entrance at Munn Street Reserve (1.2km). Alternatively, follow the harbourside walk from Circular Quay, under the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Walsh Bay and enter the reserve at Towns Place (1.1km). See ferry information here
Three bus routes – 311, 324 and 325 – provide a direct bus to Barangaroo Reserve from Town Hall. The 324 and 325 from Watsons Bay end at Walsh Bay, serving Barangaroo. The 311 to and from Millers Point serves Hickson Road, also providing access to Barangaroo. Bus routes 311, 324 and 325 provide some accessible services throughout the day. Please check the TripPlanner for further details. Plan your trip using public transport
Wilson Parking operates a public car park at Barangaroo Reserve. The height restriction in the carpark is 2.2 metres and it provides 300 car spaces over two basement levels. The car park operates between 6am – midnight, 7 days per week. The car park has 8 accessible parking spaces on Level B1. Please allow extra travel time if driving to Barangaroo Reserve. This is due to changes to the road network in the CBD. For the latest traffic information, visit www.livetraffic.com or call 132 701. See Wilson Parking information
The most enjoyable way of arriving on foot is from Circular Quay. The direct route is to walk through the Argyle Cut and along Argyle Street to the reserve entrance at Munn Street Reserve (1.2km). Alternatively, follow the harbourside walk from Circular Quay, under the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Walsh Bay and enter the reserve at Towns Place (1.1km). Getting from Wynyard to Barangaroo is now a six minute walk, via the new Wynyard Walk. Walking directions to Barangaroo