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How can I go to Reading Festival for free?

How can I go to Reading Festival for free?

Fans can secure free tickets to Reading Festival in return for volunteering with Hotbox Events. Volunteers will be required to complete three eight hour shifts over the weekend of the event, and in return will be given a full weekend wristband absolutely free!

Can I resell my Reading Festival tickets?


14.It is prohibited to resell tickets for the Event, except where resold using the official resale platform of the official ticket agent you purchased from, in accordance with the relevant ticket agent’s resale terms and conditions.

Do you get a wristband for Reading Festival?

Tickets must be exchanged for a wristband on first entry at a wristband exchange. No re-admission on tickets. Wristbands are strictly non-transferable and will be invalid if removed, tampered with, transferred or resold. Wristbands must be worn at all times for the duration of the Event.

Are Reading Festival tickets E tickets?

Guest tickets are sent out in advance as E-Tickets via email. Please bring your E-ticket (either printed out or ready to show on your mobile) and photo ID to the Guest Check-in to be exchanged for an event wristband.

How much alcohol can you take to Reading?

5. You can’t take drinks into the arena. Whilst you can take alcohol onto the campsite, you can’t take drinks into the arena. Reading Festival only allows sealed soft drinks under 500ml, as well as reusable bottles when you see the acts.

Do you need ID at Reading?

Anyone 15 and under must be accompanied by a ticket holder over 18 years old at all times. Children under 13 years are admitted free. ID may be required upon entry to the event. Please bring ID if you look under 21 years old and remember that legally there is no automatic right to be served alcohol.

How much alcohol can I take to reading?

Do they check ID at Reading Festival?

ID may be required upon entry to the event. Please bring ID if you look under 21 years old and remember that legally there is no automatic right to be served alcohol. Service is always at the discretion of the licensee for whatever reason they decide, and the licensee is under no obligation to explain the reason.

Should I let my 16 year old go to Reading Festival?

We welcome all ages to the festival. However, there are entry restrictions for under 16s and we do advise not bringing young children. Anyone 15 and under must be accompanied by a ticket holder over 18 years old at all times.

How do I get my Reading Festival tickets?

You can locate your Weekend tickets and/or Early Entry Pass in your Ticketmaster account, or in the Ticketmaster App. As your tickets are mobile, they will not be emailed to you or available for print. Please keep in mind that the barcodes might not display until closer to the event.

Can you print Ticketmaster mobile tickets?

To print your tickets, use the browser on your desktop, laptop or mobile device and login to your Ticketmaster account. Then, locate the order for your event and print your tickets. Please note: tickets may not be printed from our app.

Can you smoke at Reading Festival?

Remember, you may be searched at the entrances and upon exit from the festival site. Please bring a plastic reusable bottle with you to use one of our many free water points around the campsites and Arena.

Got a question about what you can and can’t bring to Reading?

Item Campsite Arena
Cans Yes No
Chairs Yes No
Cigarettes for personal use Yes Yes

When can you get into Reading with a weekend ticket?

Weekend tickets allow access to campsites from Thursday, 25th August 2022 until close of campsite on Monday, 29th August 2022 – and access to the Arena on all show days. Weekend Tickets will be swapped for a wristband that allows for unlimited re-entry to and from the site for the weekend wristband holder.

How much alcohol can you take to reading?

Can I take a razor to Reading Festival?

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Anyone that takes anything onto the site they aren’t supposed to will have it confiscated, with no receipts issued for any surrendered items.

Does your Reading Festival ticket have to be in your name?

Every individual customer arriving at Reading Festival must present their own ticket (Weekend Ticket or Day Ticket) on their own phone so even if you booked tickets for friends, you’ll need to Transfer them before you arrive at the festival.

Will a screenshot of a Ticketmaster ticket work?

Skip the hassle of a meeting spot and visit Ticketmaster today to send tickets to everyone in just a few taps. Can I use a screenshot of my mobile ticket to enter? Your barcode includes technology to protect it, so you won’t be able to use screenshots or print outs.

Do you need to print out your eTicket?

It is a travel document purchased on websites, mobile applications. There is no need to print tickets thanks to e-tickets. In other words, e-ticket or online flight tickets have replaced the print ones. Passengers and airline company makes a contract through e-tickets.

What happens if you get caught with drugs at Reading Festival?

If you are found in possession of drugs you may be arrested and are liable to prosecution and/or may not be allowed to go into the festival. If you are found with drugs once on site, you may be ejected and/or arrested. If you are prosecuted for a drugs offence, you will get a criminal record.

What does Reading weekend ticket include?

When did Reading 2022 tickets go on sale?

Tickets for Reading & Leeds 2023 are set to go on sale today (August 31) following the wrap-up of the 2022 festivals. Megan Thee Stallion, Dave, Arctic Monkeys, Bring Me The Horizon, The 1975 and Halsey topped the bill at this year’s twin weekenders, which saw the events boast six headliners for a second year.

How do you shower at Reading Festival?

Are there showers or phone chargers? Yes and yes! There are free showers on site, so you don’t have to wet wipe yourself for the whole weekend if you don’t have to. These will be clearly marked on our festival map, which will be released nearer the time.

What time do you have to leave Reading Festival?

Our peak exit times are between 8:00am and 1:00pm on Bank Holiday Monday, 31st August. Please plan ahead and organise leaving arrangements before you arrive at the festival.

Can you leave Reading Festival and come back?

24. Day Ticket holders may only enter the festival via the Green Day Gate and continue through Green into to the arena. 25. There is no readmission on a Day Ticket so once day ticket holders have exchanged their ticket for a wristband, they cannot leave the site and re-enter.

Can my ticket be scanned on my phone?

You can either print out the tickets on paper or simply display the ticket on a phone, portable tablet, or computer screen. Log into the barcode ticket scanner app on your Android device and select your test event. Select “Scan” then point your camera towards the barcode.