Overview

Download Music Festival is one of the two most popular British rock & heavy metal festivals. It is being held at England’s Donington Park in Leicestershire since 2003. It has hosted some of the biggest names in rock from heavy metal virtuosos like Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath  and Metallica to more mainstream classic rock greats like Def Leppard, Aerosmith and AC/DC. So if you’re a rock fan then this is one festival which is all for you!

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General accommodation details

You can find a wide range of accommodation options in the following areas:

  • Castle Donington (approx. 2 miles to venue)
  • Diseworth (approx. 2 miles to venue)
  • Melbourne (approx. 2 miles to venue)
  • East Midlands Airport (approx. 2 miles to venue)
  • Kegworth (approx. 4 miles to venue)
  • Long Whatton (approx. 4 miles to venue)
  • Loughborough (approx. 11 miles to venue)
  • Derby (approx. 19 miles to venue)
  • Nottingham (approx. 16 miles to venue)
  • Leicester (approx. 20 miles to venue)

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Venue

Castle Donington, Derby DE74 2RP United Kingdom

Venue Map

Stages:

The main stages include

  • MAIN STAGE
  • THE ZIPPO ENCORE STAGE
  • THE PEPSI MAX STAGE
  • THE RED BULL STAGE
  • THE JÄGERMEISTER ACOUSTIC STAGE

Other areas include the Doghouse, Side Splitter (Comedy Tent), Cinema.

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Schedule

Schedule for the next edition of Download Festival has not been released yet.

CASTLE DONINGTON,
CASTLE DONINGTON, DERBY DE74 2RP UNITED KINGDOM

Reaching the venue

Inside the venue

Event specific info

Food & Beverages:

  • There are plenty of food and beverage options inside the venue, with more than 100 vendors in the arena
  • Gluten-Free & Vegetarian food is available
  • There are free water fountain / refill stations in the venue.

 Inside the Venue:

 

ITEM

ALLOWED (Yes/No)

COMMENTS

Alcohol

Yes

Only allowed in camping area

Bags

Yes

 

Banners, Signs

Yes

Flags on poles are not permitted in the arena. You can take them in to the campsites however.

Beverages

Yes

Any soft drinks are held in unopened and sealed plastic or paper containers with a capacity of 500ml or less.

Binoculars/Camcorders

No

Video cameras are not permitted on site.

Cameras (Still Photography)

Yes

Standard compact cameras allowed. Camera with a lens longer than 6 inches not allowed.

Chairs

No

Pushchairs and buggies are not permitted anywhere on the festival site.

Containers 
(Bottles, Ice boxes, any Aerosol Container)

No

Glass containers not allowed. Food hampers/cool bags/boxes will not be permitted in the arena.

Food/Baby Food

Yes

Allowed: Paper containers with a capacity of 500ml or less. Food hampers/cool bags/boxes will not be permitted in the arena.

 

Laser Lights and Pointers

No

 

Medicines

Yes

A doctors note or a prescription is preferable.

 

Other Amenities:

  • First Aid
  • Viewing platforms are available for disabled persons.
  • Cash machines
  • Washrooms
  • Lockers (Refer here). You can book lockers here.
  • Assistance
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We are official partners of the Download Festival. Tickets in our packages have been purchased directly from the festival.
No. Your event ticket and accommodation (inclusive of all taxes) are taken care of by the package cost. There might be incremental costs that you have to bear if you decide to utilize additional services at the hotel that you're staying at.
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