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Entertainment and community – New South Wales

Updated on 8 June 2022, at 12:00 AET

NSW restrictions

Indoor and outdoor entertainment and recreation facilities are open to anyone.

This includes cinemas, theatres, musical halls, concert halls, dance halls, drive-in cinemas, play centres, stadiums, theme parks, zoos, aquariums, and showgrounds.

There are no density limits and you don’t have to prove your vaccination status.

Music festivals

There is no longer a limit on the number of people who can attend a music festival, and singing and dancing is allowed.

You don’t have to be vaccinated to attend an indoor music festival.

The majority of major events can go ahead — however, they'll be assessed by the NSW Government and organisers at high-risk venues will need to comply with a number of additional 'COVID-safe' health measures.

Face masks

To learn about the face-mask rules that apply to you, see 'Face masks — New South Wales' in the Restriction Checker.

Service NSW COVID Safe check-in

You don’t need to check-in using the NSW COVID Safe app to enter venues, but some places may choose to keep it as a condition of entry. See for more details.

For more information on restrictions in New South Wales, visit

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