We want to ensure you have as much information as possible when booking with us for the Garage Nation Festival 2018

We have added the most frequently asked questions below along with the answers to ensure you have everything to hand.

Do we have to buy a locker / charger in advance?

We do suggest that you purchase in advance so that you get the early bird discount and to secure your lockers / chargers but if available you can purchase on the day but the price will be a little higher.

Is there parking on site?

Yes on site parking is available minutes from the festival entrance, you can purchase a discount parking pass in advance or if available on the day but at the higher price

Are press passes available?

Press passes are booked up very quickly as we have a waiting list already from previous years, Please e-mail press@garagenationfestival.com


How do I apply to trade at the festival?

Please e-mail traders@garagenationfestival.com Please note food & drink pitches have been filled for this year’s festival.

Please feel free to email us and register for futures date in advance / other events we operate.

What’s the dress code?

Festival Wear so anything goes!

Will food be available at the event?

There will be lots of choices of hot and cold food available throughout the event

Can I get in without ID?

This is an over 18s event, we recommend everyone brings ID, no refunds can be given for refusal of entry due to no ID if the security feel you look young

Can I come in and out of the event?

There is no re admission, if you leave the event you will not be allowed back in.

Will there be cash machines available on site?

Yes there will be cash machines available on site

Can I bring my own food and drink?

No food or drink can be brought into the festival, initially we did say a small sealed bottle of water will be ok, however with the heightened security all these bottles will need to be checked and it can delay entry times, free tap water will be available at the main bar.

Can I bring Perfume or aerosoles?

Strictly no Glass can be brought into the event, perfume can only be brought in a plastic container or bottle and must be sprayed on yourself on entry, no aerosoles are allowed. There will be a selection of perfumes and deodorants available at the merchandise stand.

Will I be searched on entry?

Full searches & Metal detectors will be a condition of entry

Who are the authorised ticketing agents?

We strongly recommend you do not buy a ticket from anywhere other than our official ticketing partners these include:



Event Brite


Resident Advisor

Ticket Arena

See Tickets


TicketWeb / Ticketmaster

Have a question about my ticket?

If you purchased from our website please contact Skiddle our primary ticketing partner for any questions you have, their contact details are help@skiddle.com or 03333 010101 If you have purchased from another site please contact them directly.

Where is the after party?

We have two official after party events going on so please ensure you check which one you want to go to before purchasing your tickets. No dress code but strictly NO ID NO ENTRY!

What if I have a problem during the event?

To try to ensure the best customer experience we will be putting 2 help points in place, 1 inside and 1 outside the festival, if you have any problems, issues or complaints these will only be resolved if you report them there and then on site as most can be done so that you can continue to enjoy your day – we want to make sure they are resolved straight away so our policy will be to only deal with a complaint if it is reported during the event.

When will the set times be released?

We will release the set times 48 Hours before the event, please ensure you are following us on social media to stay up to date with the latest info!

Question not answered?

If your question has not been answered on our website or above, please e-mail info@garagenationfestival.com