About the festival

Saturday the 23h and Sunday the 25th of May 2020

Plenty for you to enjoy as you wander around the music festival. Visit our activities & experiences, families, and music & arts pages for more details.

Bring a picnic or enjoy amazing food from one of our street traders. No glass including food containers, soft drinks or alcohol to be brought into the festival. Free tap water is available on site, help the environment and bring a refillable bottle. 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. Pass the river Clwyd and then turn left into the Rhuddfest festival fields.

Driving: If using a Sat Nav please use postcode LL18 5UA

Rhuddfest is held in Rhuddlan North Wales in scenic fields adjacent to Rhuddlan castle, you will find us just off station road.


  • 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 Families and Activities & Experiences pages to find out about our activities for children.

  • Do you have car parking? Yes, we have free onsite car parking in the fields before the festival event arena.   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 camping available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Please purchase camping ticket/s for the nights 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.


We want to make Rhuddfest 2019 bigger and better and 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


Quench your thirst at one of our bars, you will find them dotted around the festival.

Soft drinks and spirits and mixers also available.

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 are available to purchase from our website. Each ticket type (day or weekend etc 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 4.30 pm on Friday for camping ticket holders.  Camping ticket holders will have access to the camping field. The festival arena opens at 11 am Saturday.

No vehicles are permitted onto the camping field.

Tents only. No camper-vans or caravans.

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


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.

Contact us

  • festivalteam@rhuddfest.co.uk

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