Festival information

About the festival

Saturday the 26th and 27th of May 2018.

Saturday: Gates open at 11:00 am. The car park opens at 10:00 am for campers and 10:30 am for Saturday ticket holders.

Sunday: Gates open at midday. Car park opens at 11:30 am.

Rhuddfest is held in scenic fields with views of Rhuddlan castle.
Plenty of activites for you to enjoy as you wander around the music festival. Visit our what's on page for more details.

Bring a picnic or enjoy amazing food from one of our hand-picked caterers. No glass, soft drinks or alcohol to be brought into the festival. Free tap water is available. To keep everybody safe inside the festival bags will be searched on entry.

Directions to Rhuddfest

Walking from Rhuddlan High Street, walk towards Station Road/ Premier Inn. Turn right onto Marsh road just before the Premier Inn and follow the signs to Rhuddfest. Please use the underpass.
Driving: If using a Sat Nav use postcode LL18 5UZ.
Driving from Rhyl take the A525 towards Rhuddlan. When you reach the roundabout near KFC take the thrid exit for Abergele RD/A547. Look out for the Rhuddfest entrance signs.
From the A55 take the Llanelwy/St Aspah exit. At the roundabout take the exit The Roe/A525. By the Talardy Hotel. Continue to follow A525. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Abergele Rd/A547. Look out for the Rhuddfest entrance signs.

FAQs

  • Are dogs allowed into the festival? The festival maybe too busy on the Saturday for some dogs. You may bring them into the festival if they are kept on a lead at all times.

  • Is the festival suitable for children? Yes this is a family orientated music festival.  If your child is sensitive to noise we recommend you provide them with ear defenders. Visit our what's on page to find out about our activities for kids.

  • Do you have car parking? Yes we have limited onsite car parking, once this is full you will be directed to the over flow car park.   Disabled car parking is available near the festival entrance, please advise the entrance Marshall as you enter the site. You will need a blue badge or expressed prior written approval from us to park in the disabled area.

  • Do you have camping? We have limited camping available on the Saturday night. Please purchase a weekend ticket if you wish to camp.  Only tents are permitted. Under 18s must be with an adult, i.e parent, legal guardian or nominated guardian. Anyone young person or child attempting to enter the festival campsite without their adult will be denied entry to the campsite and will have to wait at the lost child point until their parent or guardian collects them.

  • Do you have age restrictions? Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. The responsible adult may be
    asked to show ID if they look younger than 25. If the responsible adult is aged between 18 and 21 the maximum number of children they may bring into the event is 4.

Volunteering

We want to make Rhuddfest 2018 bigger and better and make it more prominent in the area for locals and tourists. So we need your help to improve in all sorts of areas. If you can offer skills and experience in planning, organising, marketing, making props or helping out with distributing leaflets, then please contact us.

Perhaps you are looking for first-hand experience and would like to offer your time and advice for adding to your CV. We have lots of work experience opportunities.

To apply to volunteer or for work experience please email your details to: festivalteam@rhuddfest.co.uk

BARS

We have the main bar and cocktail bar serving alcoholic drinks.

If you are lucky enough to look under 25 to be served alcohol please bring ID.

Proof of age to be served alcohol at the rhuddfest bars

Tickets

Tickets are available to purchase from our website. Each ticket type (day or weekend entry) is shown in the right hand corner of the ticket.
Please have your ticket ready before reaching the gate. The tickets are emailed to you after purchase. You may print them off or display your ticket on your smart phone. Tickets should be downloaded before traveling to the festival.

CAMPING AT RHUDDFEST

You must have a weekend ticket plus camping to gain access to the camping field.

Under 18s must be with an adult, i.e parent, legal guardian or nominated guardian. Anyone young person or child attempting to enter the festival campsite without their adult will be denied entry to the campsite and will have to wait at the lost child point until their parent or guardian collects them. Max of four under 18s per adult.

The car park is open from 10:00 am on the Saturday for camping ticket holders. We advise you to arrive early if you wish to park near the camping field.

No vehicles are permitted onto the camping field.

No glass is permitted anywhere in the festival. This includes food storage containers.

No fireworks, portable laser equipment or pens are permitted.

Campfires and BBQs are not allowed.

Please use a camping stove and position away from your tent.

Please do not take up too much space when setting up camp. And please do not bring a Gazebo. Only bring the size of tent for your booking. For example a one man tent for a one person adult booking. A four birth tent for a family of two adults and two children.

You are welcome to bring your own food and beverages into the campsite (for personal consumption). Drinks are not permitted into the event arena.

Camping chairs and picnic blankets are permitted.

Say hello to your neighbours to build a community feeling.

Camping tips

Bring wet wipes. There are no power hookups or showers available.

We have our fingers and toes crossed for sunshine. Pack your wellies in case of rain.

Reusable water bottle, to fill up from the free taps on site.

A warm jumper (it can get cold at night).

Sun tan lotion

Waterproof coat

Toiletries

Enough change of clothes in case you get wet

Bring a torch to navigate the tents once dark.

Don't forget your ID if you are lucky enough to look under 25.

Campsite stewards have a base at the entrance to the camping field. They can direct and advise you and are your first port of call in an emergency.

Please be considerate to your camping neighbors. Noise curfew is at midnight.

No unauthorised tape recorders, professional film or video equipment are allowed onsite. Cameras for personal use are welcome.

Stages for events

Terms and Conditions

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Contact

  • festivalteam@rhuddfest.co.uk

  • HTM Business Park
  • Abergele Road
  • Rhuddlan
  • LL18 5UZ

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