The 21st edition of Download Festival will return to Donington Park, the spiritual home of UK rock, from Wednesday 14th to Sunday 16th June 2024, with entry available from the Wednesday.
Queens of Stone Age, Fall Out Boy and Avenged Sevenfold have been announced as headliners.
Also faturing are Japanese metal acts Crystal Lake, Hanabie and BabyMetal along with over 70 other acts including Royal Blood, The Offspring, Sum 41, Corey Taylor, Machine Head, Pantera, Fear Factory, While She Sleeps, Billy Talent, Bowling For Soup, The Used, Hoobastank (playing 'The Reason' in full), Atreyu, Counterparts, Bad Omens, Dying Fetus, The Black Dahlia Murder, Those Damn Crows, Holding Absence, Silverstein, Charlotte Sands, Thy Art Is Murder, Fit For A King and many more.
For the details including day splits please see the line-up page.
This is the last chance to buy Early Bird tickets at a cheaper price before they go off sale at midnight on Monday 6 November.
General Tickets will go on sale on Thursday the 9th at 9PM
Community is at the heart of Download Festival, so loyal fans can currently benefit from reward pricing and book tickets before the line-up is announced at a discounted rate. With multiple payment plans and options, fans also can spread ticket costs over the year interest-free. Ticket sales are 10,000 ahead of this time last year, so the event is sure to sell out and fans should not miss this offer to secure tickets now.
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.
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.
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 will run from Derby and East Midlands Parkway stations regularly with a shuttle bus running from the airport at well.
More details will be here when available.
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