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Stomp the Grapes 2023 - FAQs

For two exciting days Stomp wine festival will be taking over the picturesque Rose Garden & Busby's Promontory to show off the very best wines that Australia has to offer.

The event will be held over two days on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th March 2023. Surrounded by pretty rows of blooming roses and manicured lawns, the event will include a cocktail corner to mingle in and an opportunity to meet with Australia’s leading wine makers. 3 x sessions daily: 1100 - 1400; 1500-1800 & 1900-2200 hrs.

For information about the event and ticketing please visit the event web page: or contact / 1300 385 838.

Stomp will be held at the Rose Garden and Busby’s Promontory in Centennial Park.  An event of this size requires a number of days to install and dismantle the infrastructure. Installation will commence on Thursday 2nd March with the site fenced off to the general public for safety reasons. The event site will be reopened to the public on Tuesday 7th March.

During the construction period, large vehicles and event suppliers will be required to access the event site. Dickens Drive West will be closed for the duration of the site occupation period. Traffic control will be in place on the corner of Grand Drive and Dickens Drive and on Parkes Drive and Dickens Drive to manage safe and authorized vehicle access. Please note this may cause minor traffic delays so we ask that you please comply with traffic controller directions during this time for your own safety.

There will be parking limitations on Parkes Drive in Centennial Park due to an event patron drop off zone.  We recommend you plan your trip and use public transport at

  • Road Closures: Dickens Drive between Grand Drive and Parkes Drive will be closed from 07.00am Thursday 2nd March until 6.00pm on Tuesday 7th March.

  • Gate Closures: There are no gate closures planned in relation to this event. Randwick and Paddington exit gates will remain open for event patron exit. All other gates will operate as per normal.

  • Parking restrictions: There will be parking limitations on Parkes Drive in Centennial Park due to an event patron drop off zone.

  • Mobility Pass Holder access: A drop off zone will be operating on Parkes Drive near the event entry. Parking is as per normal parking conditions within the Park.

  • Horse and rider access: There is no planned closure of the horse track related to this event.

  • Cyclist and Rollerblader access: There are no anticipated impacts to the cycle lane related to this event. Cyclists should exercise due care and caution whilst large vehicles are in the Park.

Centennial Parklands dining will be open as usual. All Centennial Parklands playgrounds will also be open.

Stomp is not a music event however there will be amplified sound and music as part of the event atmosphere.

Sound check times will be Friday 3rd March (Times TBC).

Event sound on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th March from 11.00 – 22.00 hrs, The event hotline number is (02) 9339 - 6616 during sound operating times.

We work closely with the EPA and are committed to comply with all legislation and guidelines covering permissible sound levels at outdoor events. This includes pre-event sound checking, as well as event day monitoring and management of noise levels to adjust according to the prevailing weather conditions (e.g. wind strength and direction).

The Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust Noise Management Plan is available on our website here.

While we inform all immediate neighbours of events that may require traffic changes by letterbox drop, we provide information via our website, eNewsletters, Facebook, Twitter, What’s On brochure, local publications and/or (at times) via letterbox drop. You can sign up to our eNewsletters here or join our online community via Facebook and Twitter to ensure you are informed.
Visit our What’s On web page to see what other events are happening in Centennial Parklands. 
Centennial Parklands has a range of venues for hire to suit a variety of different events.  Please visit our venue hire web page here to learn more.