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Download Festival is one of the UK’s and arguably the world’s greatest rock and metal music festivals, showcasing a lineup of the scene’s biggest names and breakthrough stars in Donington Park each June.

Five stages across three days pack in everything from black metal to punk rock, ensuring Download Festival sells out every single year and continues to maintain its place at the top of the UK’s rock music scene. And once the Arena’s music has finished, the campsite’s afterhours zone keeps things running until 2am on Friday and Saturday with bars, funfair rides and even a cinema.

Meanwhile, Download Festival’s extra-musical side sets up a partnership with WWE alongside the infamous inflatable Wedding Chapel, plus the Circus of Horrors and musical comedy on the Side Splitter Stage. And beyond those is the Download Festival’s markets, which sell a huge variety of food from all kinds of regions, as well as clothes, jewellery, piercings and tattoos, as well as band merchandise.

Donington Park, home to Download Festival since its first edition back in 2003, is famed for its famous race track which hosts a number of international motorcycle racing events.

Download Festival 2019 Lineup

Def Leppard perform Hysteria in its Entirety & more
Tool Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators
Rob Zombie
Amon Amarth
Die Antwoord Me First And The Gimme Gimmes
Power Trip
Reel Big Fish
The Amity Affliction

Download Festival 2019 Tickets


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DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – Derby, United Kingdom
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Return Coach Tickets are available from Birmingham, Sheffield, Liverpool, Manchester, London Victoria, Bristol, Cardiff, Southampton, Sunderland, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.
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Regular festival shuttle buses run from East Midlands Parkway, Derby, Nottingham and Loughborough.


Donington Park is pretty much attached to the west side of East Midlands Airport, so it’s a walkable distance, though a taxi would be quicker.

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