Source: Download Festival 2017 Event News

When will stage times be released?

Stage times are available NOW on the line up section of the website and within the official Download app.

Can I upgrade my Arena or Day Ticket to camping 3 Day or 5 Day?

Yes! You can upgrade your Arena Ticket to 3 night camping for £30, or 5 night camping for just £40. If you’ve got 3 day camping, you can upgrade to 5 night for just £15. Just visit the Box Office on site to upgrade your tickets.

My tickets, locker or Zippo lighter hasn’t arrived. What now?

Don’t panic, please contact your ticket provider regarding your tickets. They will be able to assist tracking them or organising Box Office collection.

If you have pre-ordered a limited edition Download Zippo lighter you should have now received an email from Ticketmaster containing details of your purchase, which you can print and take with you to the Zippo Encore stand to collect your lighter at the festival. If you have not received an email please bring ID with you to the Zippo Encore stand and relay your email address to Zippo staff at the collection point to collect your lighter.

If you’re yet to receive your locker ticket, please bring your booking reference and ID with you. They will be able to confirm your details and issue you with your locker.

I can’t purchase a car parking ticket online! What now?

You can purchase car parking when you get to the festival site for £25.

What time does the car park/arena open?

The campsites will be open from 12noon on Wednesday 7th June with the car park opening at 7am the same day.

The Arena will open at 12 on Friday 9th June and 10am on Saturday 10th June and Sunday 11th June.

Can I bring a bag into the Arena?

We strongly advise you do not bring a bag into the Arena at Download as there will be long queues while all bags are searched. For more information on our increased security and search procedures, please see here.

If you have any more questions or concerns, send us a Tweet @DownloadFest and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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Greig Burnett

Callum Gledhill...! X 🤓

Loughborough 15 mins drive with short cuts 😃😃😃

I'm sure most of us know this....what we would like to know is who's playing.

What happened to Cornwall and the rest of Scotland?!

Thomas Smith

Daniel Montague

Aberdeen was 7+hours drive lol.

Please remind me, who are the headliners? 🤔

Ibstock - 20 mins! 😂 Thomas Sollars

Harley Sanderson two days 😂

I shall be traveling by horse for 2 days

2 days by Horse?.. Easy and done!!

Alicia Spurdon-Taylor

21 hours 16 minutes by car from where I live... 😒🇸🇪

Erin Prothero

Sinéad Perry 3 days by horse man

From the very tip of the Cumbrian Bellend it's about 4 hours

Aaron Mc Poland

LorraineMacNiven we shall travel by noble steed for 5 days😂 x

Jess Mcdonald

15 minutes from my front door! 🙂

These times are defo underestimating. I come from Leeds and its takes me 2hrs +

You know there are people north of Edinburgh right?

Didn't realise horse was an option. Does download have stables?

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