new for 2020
IN THE CLUB AND TATTERSALLS ENCLOSURE
Take your Cheltenham Festival experience to the next level with The Park, providing an electric atmosphere, making it the perfect area to soak up all the action from 10:30am - 6.30pm, both on and off the course.
There will be something for everyone:
- Live music from The Wandering Wings and a variety of buskers, click here for our live music line-up
- Live 90 minute DJ set from some familiar faces from 4.30pm-6pm on Tuesday, 5-6.30pm on Wednesday and Thursday and 4.30pm-6.30pm on Friday, see more below
- New bars
- Street food from Digbeth Dining Club
- Complimentary rides on our Ferris wheel and Carousel
- Live racing on TV
- Variety of well-known brands, find out more below
It's an unmissable area at The Festival and new for 2020, click here to view the map.
18-28 Members will receive complimentary entry and exclusive access to the Members only area, The Love Ireland Bar.
Dev (From BBC Radio One)
On stage at 4:30pm
On stage at 5pm
Capital FM DJ Roman Kemp
On stage at 5pm
Capital FM DJ Marvin Humes
featuring a guest appearance from James Haskell
On stage at 4.30pm
What to do in The Park across all four days...
If you're an 18-28 Annual Member, alongside your entry into the Racecourse for all four days of The Festival, you will also have a complimentary wristband for entry into The Park. On the day of racing, all you need to do is scan your Membership card at The Park to receive your four-day wristband.
THE LOVE IRELAND BAR - EXCLUSIVE ENTRY
The Love Ireland Bar is exclusive for 18-28 Members. Entry is free with your wristband and Members' badge.
The Park is a ticketed event with limited availability.
Please note this does not include your Club or Tattersalls admission ticket into the Racecourse, this will need to be purchased separately.
Children aged 17 and under will need to purchase a wristband. Children under 5 do not require a wristband.
If you're an Annual Member, you will receive an email with your Members' only promo code week commencing 16th December.
Why are you doing this?
We recognise that there are a number of racegoers that require a mix of entertainment options when attending The Festival™ presented by Magners. By creating The Park we intend to satisfy this demand without impacting those racegoers that quite rightly wish to enjoy the world class racing we offer.
What time is the park open until?
The Park opens at 10:30am and closes at 6pm.
Where is the Park?
View on the map here.
How much is The Park?
On the day
Day One – Three
I have a Best Mate ticket can I buy a Park ticket?
No, you will need to upgrade to either Club or Tattersalls, to do this call the call centre on 0344 579 3003 and they will be happy to help
Is this an alternative to Final Flight?
No, The Park is a new concept designed to give a mix of racing and entertainment options for those that require it. We also offer The Festival Lounge at an additional fee for those that require a racing focused lounge type offer.
Are the DJ’s likely to change?
All acts are contracted but we cannot guarantee their attendance, in the unlikely event we need to change the DJ, you will be informed.
Is there a big stage and what music will be on during the day?
Can I get into The Park without buying a ticket to come racing?
No, you will need to purchase a Club or Tattersalls tickets to get into The Festival™ presented by Magners.
I am a Member, can I get into The Park for free?
If you are an 18-28 Member yes, for all other types of Membership you will need to purchase a Park entry ticket which is discounted for you, you will be emailed a discount code to use.
I am a Jockey, Owner, Trainer, Stable Staff, – can I get into The Park for free?
No, you will need to purchase a full price ticket to The Park
I have a carer can I get into The Park for free?
No, you will have to pay. However, your carer will get in for free. Please apply at the same time as you apply for your carers Festival ticket, for more information, click here.
I am aged 18-24 and have a “Race Pass” ticket on Wednesday, do I get a discount?
No, Why not become an 18-28 Member and you will get in for free.
I am a group booker, are you offering a discount?
No, we have kept our pricing as low as possible for all racegoers.
Are children allowed in The Park?
Yes, children under the age of 5 are free, however, children aged between 5-17 will need a full price ticket.
Is the price going to go up nearer The Festival?
Possibly, we encourage all Festival Racegoers to purchase early, the cheapest price is now which is considerably cheaper than purchasing on the day.
Can I reserve a space in The Park for the day?
No, however, 18-28 Annual Members have their own bar, for 18-28 Members only.
Will there be bookmakers in The Park?
Yes, there will be a number of TOTE outlets available.
What food can I buy?
There will be a range of options to suit all tastes – we will be showcasing Street Food.
What drink can I buy?
We offer a full range of drinks and free water at all bars.
Do I have to pay for food and drink on top of my entry ticket price?
Yes, please drink responsibly.
Are credit cards accepted in The Park?
Yes, we also offer ApplePay and have cash machines in The Park.
Can you see the Racing from The Park?
No, but we offer a range of screen viewing options.
I purchased a ticket to The Park and now can’t go, can I have a refund?
No, refunds are not available for The Park.
Will I be in a safe environment?
We encourage all racegoers to behave appropriately and employ CCTV and staff to assist us, please respond positively to our team requests. Poor behavior will not be tolerated and guests who impact our positive environment may be asked to leave with no refund given.
We employ drug control dogs to ensure that illegal drugs are not brought to The Festival and anyone found in possession of illegal drugs, will be refused entry with no refund given.
I own a brand and am interested in getting involved in The Park – who do I speak to about this?
"I am delighted to be DJing in The Park on Day Two of The Festival. It will be my first time heading to Cheltenham and I have heard it is always great craic! The Park is brand new for 2020, and it is definitely going to be the place to be throughout the week.”
Laura Whitmore, DJing on Day Two of The Cheltenham Festival