Skip to main content Skip to site footer

Oops, your browser is out of date - Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

The Festival™ presented by Magners presents

Brand new for 2020

An exciting addition to The Cheltenham Festival

10 - 13 March 2020

 

Featuring entertainment and live music throughout the day, a range of new bars showing live racing and boasting an electric atmosphere, followed by a 90 minute DJ set at 4:30pm.

Book your ticket and be part of the extraordinary.

 

From the heights of a Ferris wheel, the buzz of the Magners bar and street food to live music from The Wandering Wings throughout the day, there is something for everyone. They'll be sure to keep the Festival celebrations going. The Park will be located within our Tented Village, click here to view where it'll be. 

 

Admission into The Park is available to racegoers with a Club or Tattersalls ticket, simply purchase as an upgrade in advance from just £15 per person (save £10 off the on-the-day price)

 

18-28 Members will receive a complimentary wristband for The Park and exclusive access to the Members only area, The Love Ireland Bar, find out more below. 

DAY ONE

Nick Grimshaw (From BBC Radio 1)

Nick Grimshaw (from BBC Radio 1) performs on Day One

DAY two

Laura Whitmore

Laura Whitmore performs on Day Two

DAY three

Capital FM DJ Roman Kemp

Roman Kemp performs on Day Three

DAY four

Capital FM DJ Marvin Humes

Marvin Humes performs on Day Four

The talented Darren Bird brings The Park to life... 

Buy in advance for the best price, limited tickets available.

Please note, the below prices do not include your Club or Tattersalls admission entry into the Racecourse. This will need to be purchased separately.  

 

In advance

On the day

Day One – Three

£15

£25

Day Four

£20

£30

 

BUY your park admission only

 

BUY your club / tatts & park admission 

As an Annual Member, your memberships entitles you to discounted entry into The Park. You will be emailed a promo code the week commencing Monday 16th December. 

 

Members' price in advance

Standard on the day

Day One – Day Three

£12

£25

Day Four

£17

£30

 

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.

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. 

If you have purchased a ticket for the Best Mate enclosure, you will need to upgrade to the Club or Tattersalls enclosure. To upgrade your ticket and purchase your Park admission, please contact the call centre on 0344 579 3003.

The Park is a ticketed event with limited availability.

 

Access into The Park on Day One - Day Three is £15 in advance and £25 on the day.

 

Day Four admission is £20 in advance and £30 on the day.

 

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. Childern 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. Tickets to The Park can also be purchased by calling the Membership team on 01242 537 662. See above for Membership prices.

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?

 

In advance

On the day

Day One – Three

£15

£25

Day Four

£20

£30

BUY YOUR PARK ADMISSION ONLY 

 

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?

We have a large stage and welcome The Wandering Wings on stage before racing and in between races, The Wandering Wings performed at The November Meeting. 

 

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.

BUY YOUR PARK ADMISSION 

 

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?

For more information, or to enquire, please contact Carey Weeks, our Regional Head of Partnerships by calling 01242 537 616 or emailing carey.weeks@thejockeyclub.co.uk.

BUY YOUR PARK ADMISSION

 

Buy your Park admission in advance for the best price and save up to £10 off the on-the-day price.

  • Day One - Day Three £15 in advance & £25 on the day
  • Day Four £20 in advance & £30 on the day

 

Please note, this does not include your Club or Tattersalls admission into the Racecourse

 

ADMISSION TO THE PARK ONLY CLUB/TATTS ENCLOSURE + PARK

"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 

Cookie Policy

We use “cookies” to help enhance your experience and improve the functionality of our website. You can find out more in our cookie policy. We also serve cookies, some with chocolate chips, on our racecourses.

Loading