Download Festival 2013

Friday 14th to Sunday 16th June 2013
Donington Park, Derbyshire, DE74 2RP, England MAP
£205 for five nights
daily capacity: 111000
last updated: Thu 16th May 2013

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The 11th Download will be three days of heavy rock music featuring more than 100 acts over five stages at Donington Park, the spiritual home of rock! Download will be held over the weekend of Friday 14th to Sunday 16th June 2013.

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Line-up

Latest additions are Thunder, Kvelertak, Zico Chain, Blood Command, Page 44, Wounds, Black Moth, The Wild Lies, The Howling, We Are The Ocean, Walking Papers, Hear Kitty Kitty, Toseland, Rob Lynch, Avosetta, Devin Townsend, Acoustic TV, Buffalo Summer, Crowns, Straight Lines, Fahran, The Killing Floor, The Afterparty, Heavens Basement, Pig Iron, Skin, Red White & Blues, Night x Night, Crash Mansion, The Graveltones, and Arthemis.

The headliners are Slipknot on Friday, Iron Maiden doing their 'Maiden England' set on Saturday, and German industrialists Rammstein on Sunday. Plus Queens of the Stone Age, A Day To Remember, Alice in Chains, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Bullet For My Valentine, Motorhead, The Gaslight Anthem, Mastodon, Stone Sour, Coal Chamber, HIM, 3 Doors Down, Airbourne, Amon Amarth, Asking Alexandria, Black Dogs, Buffalo Summer, Cancer Bats, Converge, Down, Earthtone9, Enter Shikari, Five Finger Death Punch, Goldsboro, Hacktivist, Hardcore Superstar, Heavens Basement, Hellyeah, Huntress, I Am I, In This Moment, Jimmy Eat World, Korn, Last Witness, Limp Bizkit, Motionless In White, Parkway Drive, The Hives, The Sword, UFO, Vision Of Disorder, Walking Papers, and Young Guns.

For the latest line-up details, day and stage splits as available please click here.

Tickets

Tickets are priced at £165 for a weekend arena ticket, £190 for 3 nights with camping, and £195 for 5 nights with camping. Family camping has now sold out, and advance parking is priced at £20.

To buy tickets, click here.

Deposit Scheme Tickets for Download Festival

A Weekend Arena & 5 Night Camping ticket can be paid for over 3 payments and are available to any customer buying a ticket between 13th June 2012 and Monday 31st December 2012 at 23:59. The first (non-refundable) payment will be £50, with a second payment of £70 per ticket made On or around Monday 28th January 2013 at noon, and the final payment of £70 made on or around Monday 29th April 2013.

A Weekend Arena & 3 Night Camping ticket can be paid for over 3 payments and are available to any customer buying a ticket between 13th June 2012 and Monday 31st December 2012 at 23:59. The first (non-refundable) payment will be £50, with a second payment of £65 per ticket made On or around Monday 28th January 2013 at noon, and the final payment of £65 made on or around Monday 29th April 2013.

A Weekend Arena only ticket can be paid for over 3 payments and are available to any customer buying a ticket between 13th June 2012 and Monday 31st December 2012 at 23:59. The first (non-refundable) payment will be £50, with a second payment of £52.50 per ticket made On or around Monday 28th January 2013 at noon, and the final payment of £52.50 made on or around Monday 29th April 2013.

Late night entertainment

The bars stay open after the entertainment has finished, and running until 2am (Friday to Sunday) they'll be an after-hours Campsite Entertainment Zone, which has a café, beer stall, funfair rides, various shops, and a cinema.

RIP Metal Hotel

Expect the return of the 'RIP Metal Hotel', an indoor 'pop up' hotel located on the festival site. Each room will have two beds, thermostatic climate control, an en-suite wet room with toilet, basin and shower, storage space, a flat screen TV, and secure card entry. All rooms will be serviced with with quality linen, towels and toiletries by dedicated Metal Hotel personnel, as well as offering continental breakfast. Rooms will be available shortly.

Flag ban

Download has banned flags on sticks in the main arena.

Food and drink

You can bring your own alcohol with you if you are camping, though it will not be permitted in the music arena. Remember, no glass bottles are allowed anywhere on site, but cans of drink are fine in the campsite only. You will only be permitted to take in soft drinks in to the arena and these must be in plastic bottles no bigger than 500ml. Food can be taken in to the arena, though not in a glass container.

Expect the campsite to open at noon on Wednesday 6th June and to close at noon on Monday 17th June.

Markets include a variety of food from around the world, as well as clothes, jewellery, massages, piercing & tattoos, organic foods, souvenirs, merchandise, chairs, and other stuff.

Small children

We do not recommend you bring small children under 5 with you to Download. Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Shuttle Buses

Shuttle Buses will run from Derby and East Midlands Parkway stations regularly with a shuttle bus running from the airport at well.

More information

For detailed information about various aspects of the festival see the Download Information (includes detailed info on camping, travel, food & drink, and more).

More details will be here when available.

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Friday 14th to Sunday 16th June 2013
Donington Park, Derbyshire, DE74 2RP, England MAP
£205 for five nights
daily capacity: 111000
last updated: Thu 16th May 2013


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