Wed 10 - Sun 14 June 2020 / Donington Park

Download Festival

DOWNLOAD LINE UP 2020

  • KISS
  • Iron Maiden
  • System Of A Down
  • Deftones
  • Korn
  • The Offspring
  • Gojira
  • Disturbed
  • Alestorm
  • Black Veil Brides
  • Daughtry
  • Of Mice & Men

DOWNLOAD 2020 - THE EXPERIENCE

Download Festival 2020 is an iconic festival which hosts rock and metal music acts from the biggest bands and up and coming artists. Based in Donington Park, Derby, Download Festival 2020 is playing host to headliners KISS, Iron Maiden and System Of A Down along with Deftones, Korn, The Offspring and more already announced.

From hard hitting rock music line ups to heavy metal clangers, Download has much more than just music to keep the crowd entertained. Switch from thrashing to laughing at the Side Splitter Stage hosting a rich line up of comedy, or explore the Circus of Horrors including everything from sword swallowers, acrobatics and circus acts. You can also enjoy the huge variety of food, drink and merchandise stalls. You can enjoy the festival as a three-day or five-day event. You can also avail of a unique RIP experience, a fitting version of VIP, which includes the Park Farm and Sleepy Hollow campsites, along with a dedicated VIP entrance, RIP exclusive 'Doggy Bag' and luxury facilities. There are a variety of ticket and camping options available to suit every festival-goer.

Download festival was first founded in 2003 and it has hosted such acclaimed music legends and bands such as Iron Maiden, Marilyn Manson, Audio Slave, Linkin Park, Metallica, Feeder, Black Sabbath. System of a Down, AC DC, Rage Against The Machine, KISS, Slipknot and The Prodigy. Avenged Sevenfold, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Aerosmith and Guns N Roses have also performed at the Donington event's history. It has since grown to establish itself the UK's top and internationally acclaimed rock music festivals. Tickets are on sale now. Don't miss out on your Download tickets and secure your spot today at one of the worlds greatest rock festivals!

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ABOUT DOWNLOAD

First artists announced for Download Festival 2020

Organisers of Download Festival have confirmed the first wave of artists for next year’s festival, including their three headliners. The festival will return to its Donington Park home from the 12-14 June 2020. Legendary New York hard-rockers KISS will return to the UK to headline Download Festival in 2020.


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Castle Donington, Derby, England DE74 2RP

LOCATION

Download Festival Address:

Castle Donington, Derby, England DE74 2RP


By Road

The Festival is located around 3 miles from the main routes of the M1/M42 and A50. Follow all event signage.

Parking

There is car parking available and you will need to purchase a car park pass. Those driving by motorcycle will also need to purchase a motorcycle pass.

By Train

The nearest rail stations are East Midlands Parkway along with Derby train station. There will be shuttle busses from each rail station.

ACCESSIBILITY

Accessible Tickets

Disabled access customers should first buy a Weekend or Day Ticket.

Please buy your festival ticket first. You will then need to apply for access to disabled facilities and/or a complimentary PA ticket via download

Only buy a ticket for the Access Customer and any friends and family attending, NOT including the PA. If you are applying for a Personal Assistant Ticket, you need to apply for this by completing the Access Requirements Application form. If you are not offered a complimentary ticket for a PA but you still wish to bring someone and the event has sold out by the time we inform you, we can make one ticket available to buy.


Request Free PA/Carer Ticket

Please sign up to our mailing list here. The Access Requirements application form, will be available later this year.

Contact Information

Please Email access@downloadfestival.co.uk

FAQS

When is Download festival and what time does it start and finish?

Download 2020 will take place from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 June. You can also purchase five-day camping options so you can access the campsite from 12.00 on Wednesday 10 June to Monday 15 June.

Where is Download and how do I get there?

Download is based in Donington Park which lies between counties Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.  

You can get there by:

  • By Car – There is car parking available and you will need to purchase a car park pass. Those driving by motorcycle will also need to purchase a motorcycle pass.The festival is located around 3 miles from the main routes of the M1/M42 and A50.
  • By Bus – There will be a bus service from Derby and Notts to and from East Midlands Parkway and Derby Station to the site. There are also Skylink and MY15 bus services which connect Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Loughborough city centres along with the East Midlands Airport.
  • By Train – The nearest rail stations are East Midlands Parkway along with Derby train station. There will be shuttle buses from each rail station.
  • By Plane - The festival is located by East Midlands Airport which is only a short distance from the festival. You can walk to the site or get a taxi to one of the drop off points.

Does Download festival do day tickets?

Yes, there will be day tickets available for the festival. At the moment weekend ticket options are available on early-bird and day tickets will become available at a later date.

What is the Download festival mascot?

The Download Dog is the official mascot for the event and has become an iconic symbol of the festival appearing on stage design, tickets and merchandise.  See Download Dog take on NXT UK ahead of the festival in our blog.

How much are Download tickets?

Download ticket prices vary ending on the ticket type purchased, such as instalment plans, five day or three weekend options and luxury options. You can find the most up to date ticket prices here.

Can I camp at Download? Is it a camping festival?

Yes Download is a camping festival but also includes non camping tickets. There are five and three night camping options along with three day non-camping day tickets available. There are different campsites to choose from including the main campsite, quiet campsite and eco campsite.

Can I book accessible tickets for the festival?

Yes, the festival offer accessible tickets and there is access ticket information for various ticket types. Find out more about access tickets for Download here. You can also read more about accessible tickets and how to book on our help page

When will I receive my tickets?

You should receive your tickets five days before the event. If the tickets have yet to arrive five days before, please contact us. You can check ticket dispatch information here.

Can I sell my Download tickets?

Yes, if you can no longer go to the festival, you can head to our verified fan to fan ticket exchange site to sell your tickets safely and securely so another fan gets to enjoy the festival.  See our Ticket Exchange site here.

Please note that Ticketmaster can only deal with questions and issues regarding tickets. For all other enquiries regarding the festival, please visit the Download website or contact them directly.

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