Crystal Palace Park London
Where is South Facing Festival?

South Facing Festival is held at the Crystal Palace Park Bowl in Crystal Palace Park, London SE19 2GA London.

Download the South Facing Festival site map here.

How can I get to South Facing Festival?

Closest stations and bus routes are Crystal Palace (TfL Overground and National Rail), Penge West (National Rail), Gypsy Hill (National Rail) and Buses are 3, 122, 157, 202, 227, 322, 358, 363, 410, 417, N2, N63, N137, 249, 432, 450, N3.

Download the South Facing Festival site map here.

What About Parking?

There is no parking available nearby, we recommend people travel by public transport.



Can I leave the event and come back later?

There is no re-entry to the site once you have entered the event. Please make sure you have everything you need with you. If you need to re-enter the event for exceptional circumstances please ask a member of our security or event management team.

Is there seating? Can I bring a chair?

There are no specific seated areas, although ticket holders may bring a picnic-style blanket if they’d like to sit on the grass.

Unfortunately, we can’t allow  chairs to be brought into the venue.

Can I bring my dog?

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Can I bring an umbrella?

No umbrellas are permitted in the venue, so in case of rain please bring clothing appropriate for wet weather. We are an outdoor venue so at liberty of the elements!


Can I Bring A Bag?

To make your entry to the site as seamless as possible, we recommend that you don’t bring a bag. However, you can bring a bag up to 45cm x 36cm x 20cm in size if necessary. No suitcases or large bags will be permitted. There are no cloakroom or locker facilities on site.

The following are considered dangerous and are not permitted. Our security team reserve the right to confiscate prohibited items, including: 

  • Drones
  • Glass in any form (including perfume bottles)
  • Cans or metal containers
  • Spray cans, gas canisters or compressed gas in any container
  • Containers of glitter
  • Fireworks, flares, smoke canisters, Chinese lanterns
  • Camping stoves or cooking apparatus, explosives
  • Handheld communication devices such as radios, radio jammers/scanners
  • Firearms, knives or blades, replica weapons of any sort
  • Umbrellas
  • Balloons
  • Stools/camping sticks/chairs or other furniture
  • Gazebos or parasols
  • Sports equipment
  • Flags and banners
  • Megaphones, amplification equipment
  • Klaxons, airhorns or other similar items capable of making loud noise
  • Laser pens
  • Scooters, skateboards, bicycles, trolleys
  • Any other item which security may deem hazardous
  • Bags larger than 45cm x 36cm x 20cm
  • Food or drink
  • Controlled substances (including psychoactive substances)
  • Animals, with the exception of guide dogs
Can I bring food And drink?
No outside food or drink is allowed into the festival venue during a live event day, but we have a stellar line-up of some of the UK’s finest street-food vendors  you can buy food from.There will be bars onsite selling a wide range of alcoholic drinks including wines, spirits, cider, craft ales and lager, as well as non-alcoholic drinks. Please note that a Challenge 25 policy is in operation at all bars on site.


Besides food and drink, what other on-site facilities are there?

Box Office

If you are collecting tickets or have any ticketing queries, please visit our on-site Box Office, which is open from 11am to 9pm.  


Toilets, including accessible toilets, are located throughout the site and clearly signposted.

Welfare and First Aid

There is Welfare and First Aid provision on site. Services are open during event hours and all visits are logged and recorded. If you need to store medicine, you can store it in the fridge at the Welfare Tent. 

Lost property

Lost Property is also handled at the Welfare Tent. Please head there and speak to our Lost Property Manager if you have lost or found an item. 

Free drinking water

There are free drinking water points available throughout the event. We encourage you to bring your own reuseable water bottle to refill at these points.

Recycling bins

In an effort to reduce the use of plastic at our event, there is a ban on the sale of all single-use plastic bottles on site. You can find recycling bins, alongside general waste  bins, placed at regular intervals in The Bowl. 

Cash points
There are no cash points available on site. South Facing is a cashless event and accepts card payments only.



For all lost property during South Facing Festival, please email – they will help as best they can!

What can I expect at security?

We are working closely with the Met Police to make South Facing a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. In order to have a drug- and crime-free event. Please expect to be searched as you enter the site. 

Laws around so-called ‘legal highs’, such as nitrous oxide and other psychoactive substances, are now in force. If found with these or any other illegal drugs, you will be asked to leave and may be passed to the police. See for more info.


If your question is not answered anywhere on the South Facing Festival website, please email but allow 72 hours for a response.

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