Visitor Safety Information

We are delighted that Fringe HQ is now open and Sydney Fringe are running addition events and festivals.

To ensure that the safety of all patrons, artists and staff is maintained the below covid safety measures are in place. Fringe HQ is a registered COVID safe venue and Sydney Fringe have covid safety plans for all events and festivals we run.

We are closely following all NSW Government health guidelines and will continue to update our procedures to comply with the Public Health orders.



  • All patrons must be fully vaccinated at the time of attendance to FringeHQ and Sydney Fringe events. The vaccination status of all patrons will be sighted on arrival as part of the Service NSW QR check in process, please have your vaccination certificate ready at this time.Ways to prove vaccination or medical exemption are as follows:
    – COVID-19 digital certificate displayed through the Medicare App, Service NSW App or equivalent smartphone wallet;
    – printed version of the COVID-19 digital certificate or immunisation history statement;
    – successful completion of a Service NSW QR check-in that includes vaccination confirmation;
    – NSW Health certificate of medical contraindication, signed by a medical practitioner.
  • Face masks are mandatory for all ticket holders 12 years and above. You will need to wear your face mask in our foyer, walkways and entrance, unless eating or drinking. Please bring a fitted face mask with you.
  • Theatre capacity is currently 100%. You will be allocated a seat on arrival and are asked to remain in your allocated seat as much as possible.
  • Everyone must check-in using the Service NSW QR code. If you do not have access to a smartphone, our staff will make a record of your contact details.
  • Please don’t visit if you feel unwell or have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 including a fever and sore throat in the last 14 days.
    Your ticket will be emailed to you and will be sighted at time of entry. There is no need to print this off.
  • Practice good hand hygiene. Hand sanitiser is available throughout the venue.
    Alcohol may only be consumed while seated.


Visiting Fringe HQ and Sydney Fringe events when you are unwell puts yourself and others at risk. If you appear to have COVID-19 symptoms we will need to deny you entry or ask you to leave to minimise the risk to others. Please also consider your own safety and wellbeing and whether attending is the right thing for you.




  • Vaccination checks for all attendees, artists and staff
  • Face masks are worn by all staff.
  • Regular cleaning of high-traffic and high-touch areas with alcohol-based disinfectant.
  • Hand sanitiser stations in all paths of travel, frequently accessed areas and near bathroom facilities.
  • COVID-19 safety training for all operational, front of house and bar staff, as well as on-site COVID-19 safe hygiene marshals.
  •  Capacity limits in place and designated open seats in the theatre bank seating.
  •  Signage throughout the venue to assist patrons.
  • Fringe HQ theatre will open 45 minutes before the show to allow plenty of time for patrons to be seated.
  • Weekly deep cleaning of the venue.