Download Festival 2021

12:00pm 04 Jun - 11:00pm 06 Jun, 2021
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Download Festival 2021: The Best Rock Festival in the UK

Rock heads unite once a year at the Download Festival which takes place at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England. The event started in 2003 with its roots trace back to the Monsters of Rock festivals during the ‘80s and ‘90s. Download Festival 2021 is set to take place on June 4-6, 2021.

The newer generation of this festival stays true to its beginnings as a hard-nosed, rebel-inspired event for rock-n-roll enthusiasts. Three days of heavy rock will be featured over five stages at the iconic location.

Headliners of past events have featured legendary groups such as Iron maiden, Metallica, Black Sabbath, System of a Down and Guns N’ Roses. The headbangin’ vibe runs rampant from June 8-10 and continues on into the night at the bars and after-parties.

“Go ballistic in a crowd of thousands at the world’s most hardcore rock and metal festival.”

Download Lineup 2021

The 2020 lineup was Kiss, Biffy Clyro and System of a Down. Other epic acts include Korn, Deftones, Disturbed, A Day to Remember, Volbeat, Killswitch Engage and loads more! Stay tuned for more announcements.

Once you’ve lost your voice from screaming your favorite lyrics, make sure to head to the Campsite Entertainment Zone which is equipped with a cafe, fair rides and plenty of beer.

The Download Festival also features a variety of food vendors and other miscellaneous shops such as tattoos, massages, clothes, jewelry and plenty more for an all-out hard rock experience. Check out the first acts annoucement below:

Best views of the Download Festival

Download Festival tickets allow event-goers entrance into the infamous Donington Park venue. This epic event is much more than headbangin’ and hand-horns.

It’s about the edgy culture that represents rock and metal. Check out some of the best entertainment, stalls and exhilarating non-music activities during your weekend at the Don.

Observe the Area 51 and Circus Sideshow performances for surprising entertainment. Take a trip back in history as you cheer on fighters at the Demolition Download.

And above all, don’t forget to head to the fairground for rides, food and drinks.

Things to do in Leicestershire

Leicestershire offers plenty of attractions and outdoor adventures for those who want to experience the area outside of the Download music festival.

– Appreciate UK’s wildlife at the Twycross Zoo
– Weave in and out of the world-famous Wistow Maze with friends and family
– Check out England’s largest space attraction at the National Space Centre

Where to stay in Derby

Download music festival organizers have put together camping packages for those looking to get the full rock and metal experience. Choose from three to five nights of standard camping or quiet camping. They also offer installment plans for those looking to plan on a budget.

Derby, Leicestershire offers a solid amount of lodging options for attendees who aren’t looking to camp out. Head to the map below to check out all the hotels, hostels, Airbnb’s and guest houses near Donnington park.

How to get there

Traveling to and from Donington in Leicestershire is quite simple. The area has a reliable network of public transportation including regular bus services and train stations.

Additionally, Leicestershire is a cycle-friendly which makes for a more enjoyable trip throughout your stay. Here’s how to get to Donnington Park by train.

True fans will pay homage to the rock and metal genre by booking their trip to the Download music festival. If that’s you, get on it!

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United Kingdom Travel Tips:

Plan ahead: Book your perfect trip with our United Kingdom travel guide and destination information. Does United Kingdom require a visa? Check the visa requirements before you get caught up during your travel.

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