Festivals are one of the most popular events for people of all ages. The festival scene has grown over recent decades to cover almost every type of event and music taste, from rock to pop, family-friendly festivals and European or global events.
Getting tickets for some of the more famous festivals can be a serious business. Searching smart and buying your tickets fast and securely is the best way to get into the hottest events.
Searching by event
You might know exactly what festival you want to go to this year. By refining your hunt for tickets from the beginning by event name, you'll be well on your way to getting tickets. Top festivals include Bestival, the Isle of White Festival, Wireless Festival and V Festival and of course Glastonbury. Check out the dates for each before you start looking at prices and make sure you check all the essentials before purchasing a ticket. This includes seeing clear photos of the tickets and ensuring the event permits resale of tickets. Food and drink festivals are also growing in popularity, popping up in towns and cities all over the UK and Europe.
Check out festivals by location
If you don't mind what festival you go to and you simply want to experience something fun, you can always search by city. Find out what's coming to your local area and book tickets and get involved. Popular cities for big events are London, Manchester, Reading and Leeds.
Find festivals within your budget
Another option to find the perfect festival for you, is to consider your budget and then look by price. Prices for these annual events can vary significantly depending on what it is, its popularity and the dates you choose to go. Putting budget restrictions into your search from the beginning can help you whittle down the tickets that work for you. Just check out the details of the ticket closely before you make a purchase to check there are no other charges like postage for instance.