From the contemporary to the traditional, mainstream to the experimental, feast on 350+ activities be it shows, hands-on workshops, art installations, film screenings and more across the wide spectrum of the arts.
Do I need a ticket?
All events are non-ticketed except for the Gala Night concert (Sunday, 20th August only). Queue for Gala Night public performance pass redemption to begin from 20 Aug, 6.00pm at Information Counter, Ground Floor Lobby.
Do I need to register for the workshops?
There will be a pre-registration process for the workshops prior to the festival finale. Announcement will be made via YSDAF website & social media. However, if you do not turn up at the designated time, your place will be released to the waiting list outside the workshop studio.
Is the festival programme on 19th August the same as the one on 20th August?
Majority of the acts and activities are repeated on both days with the exception of P. Ramlee film screening, kids tent film screening, Stage ReSET’s acoustic line-up as well as Soundscape Records’ band line-up and a few other activities which are indicated in the programme.
Where do I get the full festival schedule and line-up?
The full festival schedule and line-up will be made available on YSDAF website before the finale weekend. There will be booklets available at the Information Counter (Ground Floor, Lobby), and the schedule will be displayed on digital screens provided by our Sustainability Partner, Neosys, at the festival ground.
Will there be food?
Yes, there will be a Lorong Makan with F&B vendors selling food and drinks. YSDAF strongly encourages festival goers to BYOC (Bring Your Own Container, Cutlery, Cup, Carrier etc) to enjoy discounts at F&B stalls. You may also opt to rentNreturn Foodware from our Sustainability Partner, OPACK. Single-use paper packaging will be provided by the F&B Vendors at an additional charge of RM3/pc. There are drinking water stations available for Public to refill your water bottles. Do bring cash or top up your e-wallet as there is no ATM on site.
I am a wheelchair user, can I attend YSDAF?
Yes – most areas are accessible for wheelchair users. Do note there may be some uneven ground outdoors but there is a brick pathway leading to the lawn. There is lift access up to Level 2 and the washroom for disabled persons is on the Ground Floor. Both main theatres Pentas 1 and Pentas 2 are accessible from Ground Floor. Please seek assistance from our YSDAF Ambassadors roaming the festival grounds or proceed to the Information Counter on Ground Floor if you need help.
I would like to bring my child but am afraid it may be too overwhelming.
There is plenty of open space around klpac. Do bring along noise blockers in case some activities are too loud. You can also use the Calm Room on Level 2 (left hand side of staircase) should you need a quiet area for your child to relax. Some of the workshops are catered for neurodivergent children e.g. Mari Main (Arts & Sensory Playgroup for NeuroDiverse Children), Children, Standby... Action! Workshop and Hikayat Series Storytelling & Workshop.
Will there be parking at the festival venue?
Though there is parking at the venue, we strongly advise festival goers to use public transport or an e-hailing service due to high traffic flow. Carpool if you must drive & park responsibly. Alternate parking outside Sentul Park @ Viva Residency (directly opposite park entrance) and River City.
Elderly / disabled persons can be dropped off at the drive-thru in front of klpac. Limited parking available for disabled persons near klpac’s entrance.
What are the nearest public transport options?
Options include MRT (Putrajaya Line, Sentul Barat Station, Pintu C) approx. 15-min walk into klpac, KTM (Batu Caves – Tampin / Seremban route, Sentul Station) approx. 10-min walk. LRT (Sri Petaling Line, Sentul Timur or Sentul Station, 10-min by car or take MRT Feeder Bus T180). Nearest bus stop will be Bus T180, PY16 Station, Sentul Barat (Sentul West) station (15-min walk to klpac).
There will be free YSDAF shuttle van service for festival goers. Route & timetable will be made available via YSDAF website / social media.
*This FAQ will be updated from time to time. If you have further questions, do message us on Facebook or Instagram.