What are the Festival Dates?

Friday 19th & Saturday 20th July 2024, Gates Open on 10:00am on the Friday and 8:00am on the Saturday

What time do festival gates open?

Friday: Gates open at 10am on the Friday 19th. Make sure you get there as early as possible to book your best camping spot, get settled in and enjoy what’s on.

Saturday: Gates open at 7am for teams and 8am for festival-goers and there is usually a big rush between 8am and 9am. To avoid the queues we advise you to come on Friday night and camp or get there early. Watch out folks, its gonna be busy this year.  

Will there be food?

Oh my god, yes! We have been working hard to get in the best food vendors from across the country for you. You can bring in your own food but we can’t allow for cooking or BBQs on site. Don’t worry, we have mixed options from meats, pizza and healthy, vegan and gluten-free options are provided also.

What types of music will you have?

We will be announcing the acts very soon. There will be a mix of DJs, from house, dance and classic bangers, and an awesome selection of bands and arrists; this will all roll into an evening party you wont forget. We aim for the festival party atmosphere to go on until 1am in the morning.

Can I buy tickets on the gate?

If we are not sold out before then, yes. We will keep you updated. Team tickets will not be available on the gate.

If I go out, can I come back in?

Yes of course you can. you will be allowed entry until late. However, if you want to leave and re-enter the festival, you can only do this until 8pm on Friday and Saturday evenings. 

Can anyone turn up?

Yes, this is not just for sports fans, this is for everyone, we hope to see you there! 

Will there be parking?

Yes, there is, book early for the best rates starting with the early bird notion for just £8 per car. It will be more on the day. you can also have the option to come and go as you please over the weekend.

Parking will be in the field directly opposite the festival. Only a minute walk over the road.

Will there be camping?

Yes, please come and stay for the whole party.

Will the bar be accepting cash?

We are cashless and we offer competitive prices. However, if you pay by phone and you feel you’re running low on battery, we have a charging station available for you.

Can I bring my child to the festival?
Yes of course you can, we have some fun fair rides, and it will be great for them to come and see all the sport on offer.
Kids under 12 go FREE (they still require a ticket). Please note that there is no camping for under 18s and we encourage the youngsters to be off site by 6:00pm so the adults can party.
Can I bring alcohol into the event?

Sorry, no alcohol is to be bought onto the main site of the festival this includes the camp site.

Do I need to print my ticket off before I arrive?

Your tickets will be emailed to you; you can either print this and bring them with you or display them through a smartphone or tablet as we scan the QR code. To avoid any delays, please have your ticket ready to be scanned. 

Does the ticket have to be used by the person named on it?

No, as we understand that some people may purchase tickets as gifts.

Can I buy tickets on the gate?

If we are not sold out before then, yes. We will keep you updated. Team tickets will not be available on the gate.

Where can I get more information about the Colour Fun Run?

Information will be available soon.

Can I bring my dog?

No, sorry our whole site is a no dog zone this is due to live sports across both days.

Where can I get more information?

Please click on the chat option on our website, or please email info@cheltenham7sfestival.co.uk

Where can I keep up to date on all the festival news?

On the website or on our instagram and facebook pages @cheltenham7sfestival.