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So Frenchy So Chic FAQs

What is the event?
So Frenchy So Chic is a boutique music and cultural event that celebrates France’s art of living and diverse music scene. The event is an all-ages family-oriented, single stage music and lifestyle event with food and beverages available on-site.
Where can I find more information about the event and how to attend?
For information about the event, please visit the event website: So Frenchy So Chic
Which areas of Centennial Parklands are impacted by this event and when?
So Frenchy So Chic is a small scale event held at Loch Avenue South, Centennial Park. An event of this size requires a number of days to install and dismantle the infrastructure.
Installation will commence on Wednesday 17 January with the site fenced off for public safety reasons. The event site will be dismantled by Monday 22 January.
I am not attending the event, will I still be able to access Centennial Parklands on the event day/s?
Yes, pedestrian access to Centennial Park will be maintained at all times. All vehicle gates will be open and will close as per normal operations on the day
What will the traffic and access impacts be?
Centennial Park will remain open for all park visitors. All vehicle gates will remain open as per normal operations. There are no road closures for the event and regular public parking available. Parking will however be limited near Loch Avenue South.
  • Parking restrictions within the Parklands:
    • A dedicated drop off zone will be implemented on Grand Drive near the intersection of Loch Avenue to facilitate patron drop off and pick up for this event. This area will be a NO PARKING zone and will be managed by a Centennial Parklands Ranger.
    • A dedicated accessible parking zone will be implemented on Loch Avenue, situated opposite the event site and supervised by a qualified traffic controller. Loch Avenue will remain open to normal traffic.
  • Horse Track: closed from Café Corner east to Dickens Drive ALL DAY on 20 January 2024.
  • Cyclists and roller bladers will be able to access all open roads.
Will Centennial Parklands Dining, Spruce Goose, Green House and Centennial Park Cycle Hire be open as usual?
Yes, these will all be open as per usual.
Will Ian Potter Children’s WILD PLAY Garden be open as usual?
On Saturday 20 January, Wild Play will close at the earlier time of
Will there be any sound impacts related to this event?
We 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.
Sound checks will be carried out between 2.00pm and 6.00pm on Friday 19 January and between 11.00am – 1.00pm on Saturday 20 January with event sound running from 1.00pm to 10.00pm on Saturday 20 January.
An event hotline will operate on Friday 19 January from 2.00pm to 6.00pm and on event day Saturday 20 January from 11.00am to 10.00pm. The hotline phone number is 0422 348 194.
The Trust is committed to complying with all legislation and guidelines covering amplified sound levels at outdoor events. For other Park related matters, please contact (02) 9339 6699 or email:
The Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust Noise Management Plan is available here on our website here.
How can I find out more information on scheduled events in Centennial Parklands?
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.
What other events are scheduled to take place in Centennial Parklands?
Visit our What’s On web page to see what other events are happening in Centennial Parklands.
How do I find out about holding an event in Centennial Parklands?
Centennial Parklands has a range of venues for hire to suit a variety of different events.  Please visit our ‘event organisers’ web page to learn more.