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Ticketmaster’s 2021 Festival Guide is dedicated to everything festivals for 2021. Whether you’re looking for the biggest music acts in the world right now, up-and-coming new festivals, a boutique experience or a family-friendly festival to take the kids to, we’ve got you covered.
Our Festival Finder hub is designed to help you find your perfect festival experience whatever your location, tastes, budget or time-frame, with tickets on sale for events and weekends across the 2021 UK festival season from May – September and beyond! Use our exclusive filtering system to discover your perfect festival with some of the best live music acts and headliners the UK & world has to offer.
You can filter festival listings by weekend camping options, day tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and by music genre for festivals happening this week, this month and this year. So whether you’re looking for fun for all the family, music and arts, festivals designed for food lovers, camping festivals happening soon or well into the future (or even next year!), our festivals guide is all you need!
Music Festival Genres
Our festival finder guide spans a wide range of music genres. These include pop, hip hop, classic rock, dance, DJ, electronic music, EDM, funk and soul. Country & folk, grime, RnB, indie, jazz, metal, new music and more.
Types of Festivals – Arts, Food and Comedy Festivals
Along with music festivals, there are also Arts, Comedy, Theatre, Boutique, Family Friendly, Festival Holiday and Food Festivals to enjoy. Food lovers can sink their teeth into a variety of international delicacies, street food and great eats at most events this summer but there’s also dedicated food festivals like The Big Feastival at Alex James’ farm in the scenic Cotswolds. You can even filter by instagrammable festivals for the more social media savvy festival-goer!
Discover the 2021 Festival Finder hub and filter your way through summer’s biggest and best UK and international festivals 2021 with top music artists and line-ups.
Check out all of the festivals happening this summer:
Many festivals have family-friendly options suitable for children and parents alike. The festival guide allows you to filter family-friendly festivals to show all events suitable for children and adolescents.
UK family-friendly festivals include:
As well as a breadth of UK music festivals, there are also lots of festival holidays and international festivals around the world. If you fancy a summer festival holiday abroad, why not check out the below.
Annual European music festivals include:
How much are tickets?
Festival ticket prices vary; however, the Festival Finder filter allows you to select a price point minimum and maximum and view festivals based on your budget. Prices are included across all festivals featured in the guides. Many have deposit scheme options so you can buy tickets now and then spread the cost over many months. Child tickets can often be free or much cheaper for family friendly events.
When do the festivals start?
Festival dates and starting times vary. Often it is around 12:00 (noon) each event day. For weekend camping options often the festival will have an early entry pass available for the campsite on Thursday so outdoor campers can set up early. Many weekend festivals will also have day ticket options for Friday, Saturday and Sunday and will allow you entry for that day.
Can I upgrade my festival experience to VIP and is it worth it?
Yes, we offer a variety of ticket types, upsells and VIP options for festival-goers. From picnics and early entry passes to collector tickets, luxury VIP experiences and more.
Go VIP – while VIP packages vary by venue, they often include early entry or exclusive areas, bars and food stalls, etc for you to enjoy across the festival.
What about travel? How do I get to the festival?
For some festivals, advance travel can be booked and parking passes can be purchased when you buy tickets. Some festivals also provide local shuttle buses to and from the location. At larger festivals, coach travel is also available from most major cities across the UK to the festival site.
Can I park my car there?
Most festivals offer up parking permits which can be booked alongside your tickets. This gives attendees access to an on-site carpark for the duration. You can also often buy campervan passes for weekend ticket events.
How do festivals affect the environment?
More and more festivals are becoming environmentally friendly and with a focus on sustainability. Ticketmaster and Live Nation are committed to empowering the Earth through eco-friendly initiatives in order to combat climate change at live events. Read the Sustainability Charter here.
Will the festival check for ID?
Yes, most ticketed events will check for photo ID if there are age restrictions for the event. Please bring originals and not photocopies as these will not be accepted.
Do festival tickets often sell out?
Yes, many festivals sell out so it’s important to get your tickets early to secure your spot before its sold out.
What if I can no longer attend? Can I sell my festival tickets?
Ticketmaster offers a fan ticket exchange for select events and UK festivals. Ticketmaster’s resale platform is completely safe and secure and you can buy tickets at face value. Any tickets transferred or resold to you are verified by us and re-issued in your name, so you can be assured that the tickets are genuine. Sell your tickets on our fan to fan resale site here.