The St Ives Medieval Faire takes place in the St Ives Showground, nestled just south of the majestic Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Only half an hour’s drive from Sydney’s North Shore, you’ll be traveling back in time in no time.

Location : 450 Mona Vale Road St Ives.


The easiest way to get to the Faire is to take the Gordon Station Shuttle.

There will be FREE buses running to and from the Faire. The bus route will run to the Faire from Gordon Train Station (Werona Avenue) from 8.00am to 6.30pm on Saturday and Sunday; and from the Fair return to Gordon Train Station from 9am to 6pm on Saturday and Sunday. If you are close to a bus stop along Mona Vale Road, you can signal the shuttle bus and hop on. Click here to see a map of the route.

You can also travel by the local bus network. Click here to see the network map for Forest Coaches.

Final bus and parking details wll be avaialble 2 weeks prior to the event and will be emailed to ticket holders.


Carparks open at 8:30am each day.

Paid  parking  will be AVAIALBLE at the Showground, until capacity is reached and at the HART Driving School  opposite each day, with a free shuttle bus available to take you from the carpark to the showground.

Click here to see a map of the carpark bus loop.

We will have extra busses in 2018 to assist travel from the station and carparks.


Accessible  parking

1 month prior to the faire bookings for accessible spots will be opened.


Where to stay?

If you’re coming from out of town and need somewhere to rest your head overnight, you can see the various accommodation options here.