When is the next festival?
The next festival weekend takes place Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th July. The full 2018 dates are as follows:
• Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May
• Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th June
• Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th July
• Saturday 18th August – as part of The Great Fete
What time does the festival open?
Saturday: 12 – 10
Sunday: 12 – 9
Is the festival free? Do I need a ticket?
Entry into the festival is free. No ticket is required.
Sometimes if it’s a little busier we may need to operate a one-in-one-out system, so arrive early to secure your place at the party!
Are kids welcome?
Yes for sure! The venue is buggy-friendly and there’s baby changing facilities available.
Does the festival take place in the park?
The park is open to everyone but the festival traders and music take place along the south and Palm Court terraces.
Will there be queues at the food traders?
As this is a free event drawing large crowds, and with all of the food made freshly to order, there may be queues due to demand, but there are plenty of options and we try hard to get the amount of traders right.
Do you have age restrictions in place?
All ages are free to attend and enjoy the festival. Under 16s should be accompanied by an adult. Bars will be operating the Think 25 policy serving 18+ with valid ID.
Is the festival accessible for wheelchair users?
We have a blue badge holder parking area (subject to availability) on a flat level approximately 100m from the festival area. The festival area and toilets are wheelchair friendly.
Do you cater for vegetarian, vegan and gluten free customers?
We offer a range of traders and there should be something to suit your preference. Our street food vendors change each month, so check the website closer to the event find out what’s on offer for the event you are attending.
Will the festival still happen if it’s raining?
Of course! The festival will always take place come rain or shine. Plus, there are some indoor areas available to hide from the showers. Please check the forecast and come dressed for the weather.
Can we bring pets?
Yep, pets are welcome, however we ask for good behaviour from dogs and owners alike.
Is there on-site parking?
We have free on-site car parking spaces but for busy festival days we always recommend getting here by public transport.
For more travel information click here.
How do I get to Alexandra Palace?
Getting to the Palace is easy by tube, rail or bus. Click here for more info.
Do you allow BBQs?
BBQs are not allowed as they can damage our lovely park, so please don’t bring them.
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I’m a trader interested in a stand at your 2018 event, where can I get in touch?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
I am a music act interesting in playing at a future festival, who should I contact?
Please email email@example.com