Download Festival - CANCELLED 2021

Friday 4th to Sunday 6th June 2021
Donington Park, Donington, Derbyshire, DE74 2RP, England MAP
£243 for 3 days incl. camping; £216 without
daily capacity: 111000
last updated: Tue 20th Apr 2021

cancelled

Download Festival has been postponed and will take place on Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2022. Statement here.

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Download Festival is three days of heavy rock music at Donington Park, the spiritual home of UK rock, held over the weekend of Friday 4th to Sunday 6th June 2021, with entry available from the Wednesday.

Line-up

The headliners will be Kiss, Iron Maiden, and Biffy Clyro, with more acts to be announced.

Tickets

Tickets are on sale, priced as follows (including fees):-
adult weekend with 5 nights camping: £250
adult weekend with 3 night camping: £243
adult weekend (no camping): £216
car parking: £21
Campervan: £170

Teenagers aged 13 - 15 must purchase an adult ticket and be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian aged 18 years or over.

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.

VIP (RIP) accommodation

At RIP (Rest In Peace!) you can either pitch your tent (and park your car), or order glamping accommodation (yurts, bell tents etc) and get access to 'superior' amenities, and 24 hour assistance from an event management station. The RIP campsite at Park Farm also boasts a convenience shop (Little Shop of Horrors), refreshments area (Hell's Kitchen), Eco Day Spa, Dressing room and Lockers.

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 12th 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


More details will be here when available.



Friday 4th to Sunday 6th June 2021
Donington Park, Donington, Derbyshire, DE74 2RP, England MAP
£243 for 3 days incl. camping; £216 without
daily capacity: 111000
last updated: Tue 20th Apr 2021


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