Useful Information ahead of the Festival
Updated: Apr 27
If you are attending the festival here are some pointers to help you to have a great time.
Friday Doors open at 5pm. Last entry is 9pm. Last orders in 10.30pm
Saturday Doors open at 12 noon. Last entry is 9pm. Last orders in 10.30pm
Corporate Networking event. Doors open at 2pm, Friday. This event is by invitation only, no tickets will be available on the door.
Download the Festival programme which includes the beer list, in advance, save it on your phone. It will be available from Thursday 27th April on the home page of the website.
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GETTING TO THE FESTIVAL
Location: The festival is at Grange Park, LS22 5NB. Details on how to find us are here
Festival Shuttle Service. We will be running a shuttle to give you a lift to/from Wetherby Market Square and also later in the evening from the Festival to Boston Spa Church Fields Car park. The shuttle service ends at 11pm both evenings. More details are here.
Car Parking is available, please follow the instructions of the parking marshal. We are not charging for parking, however our friends from Martin House will be collecting money for this wonderful local charity, so if you can spare some change please do give what you can. There are a number of blue badge spaces available.
Leaving your car overnight. Please do not drink and drive, you may leave your car overnight please remove it before 10am the next day. On entering the car park inform the marshal that you wish to leave your car and you will be directed to the designated car park. All parking is done at the owners risk.
If you are parked in the overflow car park, note that the gates are locked at the end of the festival and will be opened at 9am the next morning.
Digital tickets purchased online will need to be scanned please have them ready on your phone or printed out to show our team at the entrance.
ID If you are lucky enough to look under 25 your ID will be check at the entrance and an 18+ wristband will be issued, which needs to be worn and shown to bar staff in order to buy alcohol.
Kids: Up to three children are allowed in for free with a paying adult (Saturday only).
Friday is 18+ only.
BARS AND FOOD
Festival bars only accept Festival Tokens to purchase drinks. Festival Tokens are £10 each and can be purchased with cash or card. Festival tokens are not refundable.
The food stalls are independent traders, they do not accept Festival Tokens. They will accept Cash and/or card.
You may only consume food and drinks purchased from the Festival bars and food vendors.
You'll be issued with a reusable festival cup (while stocks last) please reuse this and take it home with you at the end of the day, it's yours to keep and reuse.
The Festival is run 100% by volunteers. So please be nice. They are doing their best!
Please help our bar staff volunteers, select your beer by it's number - which you will find in the programme.
The Festival takes place in the clubhouse (Gin, Cocktails and Champagne) and in a large marquee (Beer, Live Stage) which is outside on a large open field. Food is also available outside in the Food court area.
There is limited seating so bring your folding chairs / blankets so you can sit outside and enjoy the day.
It's Yorkshire, so what ever the weather, it will get chilly later on so bring an extra layer for later.
Dogs: Well behaved dogs on a lead, are welcome in the outside areas. They are not allowed in the clubhouse.
Smoking / Vaping. Only permitted in the designated outside areas.
We are really looking forward to welcoming you to Grange Park and to our first Wetherby Beer Festival. Thank you for buying your ticket and for supporting the event, we really appreciate it and your attendance means that you're helping to support grass roots sports in Wetherby. THANK YOU!
Any updates to the above will be posted on our social channels and on this page. Please check back before you attend the festival for any updates.
HAVE A GREAT TIME!
The FAQ on our website may also be useful