Download Festival 2019

12:00pm 14 Jun - 11:00pm 16 Jun, 2019

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Castle Donington, England

Download Festival: UK’s Premier Rock Festival

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. 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.

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.

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

Where to View the Download Festival in Leicestershire

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.

How to Get Around Leicestershire

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.

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. Make sure to check out Rad’s Travel Page for the most affordable deals in Leicestershire.

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
– Checkout England’s largest space attraction at the National Space Centre

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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