You’ll find all the details about which are options will suit you best in our ‘What Tickets do I need to Buy?’ guide.
A limited number of Day Tickets will go on sale closer to the festival date.
Our monthly payment plan spreads the cost of your tickets across several months. Full information can be found here.
Please contact your point of purchase with any ticketing queries.
If you have booked with Ticketmaster, your tickets will be available in your Ticketmaster account, which you can access via your laptop or mobile phone app closer to the festival date. Please note: YOU MUST DOWNLOAD ALL TICKETS before leaving for the festival.
Ticketmaster has a Camp Bestival tickets help page here with lots of useful information.
Your e-tickets will be available in your Ticketmaster account which you can access via your laptop or mobile phone. Please note YOU MUST DOWLOAD ALL TCIKETS TO YOUR MOBILE before leaving for the festival.
Tickets for Camp Bestival Dorset are not valid for Camp Bestival Shropshire. Please contact your point of purchase with any ticket enquiries. Ticketmaster – submit a request via your ticket account.
Ticket holders under the age of 18 can only enter the festival with a parent, legal guardian or nominated guardian of a certain specified age. You can find all the details in our full ticket terms and conditions.
Babies and babes in arms must have tickets, which are free and can be easily added to your ticket order. They can also be added free of charge to an existing ticket order by contacting Ticketmaster or your point of purchase.
Yes all Weekend Tickets are valid from Thursday to Monday.
Car parks will open from 9am.
Accessible campsite opens at 9am.
Box Offices, Campsites, and Campervans and Caravans/Trailer Tents fields open at 10am.
Fri/Sat/Sun: Car parks and Campsite entrances open at 7am.
Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun: No entry or re-entry to the festival site after midnight. No entry to the festival site after 8.30pm on Sunday.
Monday: Campsites close at midday. Car parks close at 2pm.
Please purchase your car parking tickets in advance (available from your point of purchase priced £24.10), Car Parking is also payable when you arrive at a cost of £29.10 (cashless payments only).
Your Car Parking ticket is valid for the whole weekend, no matter how many times you come and go. Day Car Parking Tickets are available priced £11.50 per day in advance, or payable on arrival at a cost of £16.50 (cashless payments only).
NB: Weekend Ticket holders staying off-site should must retain their ticket for reuse each day.
Thursday is a great day to arrive and set up camp while making friends with your neighbours. It helps to ease the traffic congestion and gives you some time to relax into your surroundings. Entertainment on Thursday includes circus shows, and trapeze acts, DJs in Caravanserai and Rimsky’s Yard, Wild Tribe happenings, plus amazing food and drinks in The Feast Collective, and food stalls and traders across the Magic Meadow, and Upper and Lower Kids’ Gardens.
The 2024 map will be released around 1 week before the festival. You can download the Camp Bestival Dorset 2023 site map here which has a similar overall layout.
Programmes containing running orders for the stages and site maps are available to buy in advance when purchasing your festival tickets, or at the festival from our roaming merchandise sellers or merchandise stalls. The site map will be published around a week before the festival on this website.
Running orders will also be available on our free Camp Bestival App – just search for ‘Camp Bestival’.
It’s a year-round handy companion to the festival – plan your family adventure, receive updates and offers, and discover a world of music, attractions, theatre, comedy, activities and so much more.
The majority of activities, entertainment and shows on site are free but some activities must be booked in advance. Please pop by the tents to see workshops and activity organisers to put your name down to attend. Make sure to sign up to our mailing list for news on pre-bookable events.
Yes – Camp Bestival is completely cashless, we only accept cashless payments. You can use debit/credit cards or apps such as Google Pay and Apple Pay. Pre-paid debit cards are a good option for children to purchase food and soft drinks independently. There are no ATMs at the festival so if you plan to leave the festival site by taxi at the end of the night do bring a small amount of cash with you.
No. Please don’t worry. Camp Bestival is the friendliest festival around. You can make friends with the Camp Bestival Official Campers Group here.
Yes. You will be allowed to re-enter the festival site as long as you have a valid wristband. Please note there is no re-entry after midnight on any night (and no re-entry after 8.30pm on Sunday) so please make sure you have everything you need from your cars in the evening.