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9th September 2022

General Questions and Information

When is the Festival on?

Friday 9th September 2022

What are your opening hours?

Friday 5.30pm to 10.45pm

All public must be off the site by 11.00pm to comply with the venue licensing.

Where is the Venue?

Cheltenham Racecourse, Evesham Road, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL50 4SH

The entrance is off the main roundabout and into the main entrance to the Cheltenham Racecourse.

What is the Cheltenham Beer & Music Festival?

The festival is a celebration excellent craft beer and craft cider, amazing boutique spirits and amazing food. And to add to the mix we have an awesome line up of some of the best Tribute Bands in the UK, what more can we ask for?

The festival is organised by the team who have been running the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival for the past 14 years, so we have a good track record of putting on good family festivals. 


Tickets are available on our website (you are on it, Just click on the ticket button) and also Eventbrite and See Tickets.

Early Bird Tickets start from just £16.00 if you are one of the early bird tickets purchases you will get them at that price. Early bird tickets are available from the 1st March until the 1st August 2022.

The tickets are hosted on Eventbrite and See Tickets. Both companies add a booking fee, unfortunately we do not have control of those sites.

The cost of admission is the fee for Entry, this helps us cover costs such as – hire charges for the venues, lighting, set up and the hire of the tribute band entertainment. There are also cleaning, insurance, security, and administrative costs.


What is the latest time for admittance?

The last admission is one hour before the festival ends. Therefore 9.45pm as the festival ends at 10.45pm

All public must be off the site by 11.00pm to comply with the venue licensing.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, we are a dog friendly festival, the only three things we ask is that you clean up after your dog and ensure your dog can handle large crowds and noise as we do not want your dog getting stressed and biting people. Also, for the comfort of everyone please always keep your dog on a lead as they may get tempted by the great tastes on offer.

Can I bring a chair and a rug?

Yes, not a problem to bring a chair and a rug to sit on, in fact we encourage it.

What is there to drink?

Craft Beer, Craft Cider, Gin, Rum, soft drinks, bottled water, coffee and tea, Wine and Prosecco.

Can we bring our own food and drink?

No, we have some amazing food and drink on offer so we do not allow you to bring your own food.

What parking is available at the festival?

Parking is available on site at the racecourse, please follow the signs and the directions of the Traffic Marshals.

There is limited Disabled parking onsite for Blue Badge holders.

Can I pay with cash or card?

Yes both can be used, though card may be quicker.


We have toilets on site with designated women and men toilets. We have a dedicated team to ensure the toilets are sanitized throughout the day.

Who are we?

We are local event organisors with over 38 years experince in running events. For the past 14 years we have been running the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival which is a firm favourite with the public.