Isle of Wight Festival Tickets 2020
Isle of Wight Festival Tickets

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About Isle of Wight Festival

Festival History

Isle of Wight festival first took place in 1968 and has gone from strength to strength since then. Having celebrated its 50-anniversary weekend in 2018, the festival has an iconic line up history. Isle of Wight has welcomed acclaimed music stars such as Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie, The Who, Pearl Jam and The Doors. The festival has also hosted such musical icons as Foo Fighters, Arcade Fire, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones alongside Fleetwood Mac, Coldplay, Kings of Leon and Jay Z who also graced the island.

The 2019 line up included performances from headliners such as Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, George Ezra, and Biffy Clyro. Courteneers, Fatboy Slim and Richard Ashcroft also entertained the crowd last June.

Isle of Wight Festival 2020

With such an impressive track record, 2020's edition is sure to deliver another amazing weekend of top music talent and festival fun. Alongside a sure to be stellar music line up, the festival has additional programming to enjoy. There will be comedy, theatre, fairground, arts, film, food, and drink to add to the entertainment. The Newport event also includes family friendly areas and tickets for all ages. There are ticket options for infants, children, and teenagers once they are accompanied by a responsible adult. There are weekend camping tickets for the festival which allow you to stay on the island all weekend. You can also purchase day tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There are also tickets available for students, island residents, and VIP tickets for those who want a little more luxury.

Escape to the island for a weekend retreat of top music. The first wave of early bird tickets has already sold out, so be sure to get your tickets early in the next release! Secure your tickets for 2020's festival and keep an eye out for the next instalment of tickets here.



Isle of Wight Festival Line Up Info

The 2020 line up is yet to be announced and will be announced closer to the festival. You can find out who's playing Isle of Wight 2020 by keeping an eye on our blog to hear the first announcement of headliners in due course. You can read more about 2019's line up here.

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Isle of Wight Festival FAQs

When is Isle of Wight 2020 and what time does it start and end?

Isle of Wight Festival 2020 will take place from Thursday 11 June to Sunday 14 June. The gates will open from 12:00 on Thursday and you will need to leave the campsite by 2:00 on Monday 15 June after the festival is over. Stage and line up times for acts will be announced closer to the festival.

Where is Isle of Wight Festival and how can I get there?

Isle of Wight Festival is based at Seaclose Park in Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1UD, UK. You can enjoy a peaceful sail over to the island by boat.

  • By Ferry - You can get the ferry to Isle of Wight from four main ports. These are Southhampton, Portsmouth, Lymington and Southsea. Each ferry port has good rail and road links. There are shuttle buses to bring you to the festival once you arrive on the island.
  • By Bus - There will be a shuttle bus service from the ports directly to the festival site. There are also buses which will bring you to Newport, which leaves you a short walk to the main festival site.
  • By Coach - You can get the Big Green Coach service from various locations in the UK. These are Birmingham, Bournemouth, Brighton, Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds, Liverpool, London Croydon, London Victoria, London Richmond, Manchester, Nottingham, Oxford, Reading and Sheffield. The coach will also board the ferry to the island, with the coach then bringing you directly to the festival site upon arrival.
  • By Train - Portsmouth and Southampton Train stations are closest to the Isle of Wight, and from there you can get the ferry.

When do Isle of Wight festival tickets for 2020 go on sale?

A limited early bird release of tickets has been released and sold out. The next wave of tickets will be announced shortly.

You can see the next release of tickets here.

Is Isle of Wight festival family friendly?

Yes, Isle of Wight is a very family friendly festival with activities to enjoy for all ages. The festival has tickets for the whole family, including:

  • Teen Tickets - There are teenager tickets for those aged between 13 - 17 years old which also includes camping.
  • Child tickets - There are child tickets for children aged between 6 - 12 years old.
  • Infant Tickets - Infants and young children under 5 years of age have free access to the festival.

There is a max of four children and/or infants per booking. Teenagers and younger children must be accompanied by a responsible adult aged 18 years or older. Please bring proof of age as ID may be checked upon entering the festival

Can I camp at Isle of Wight Festival?

Yes, Isle of Wight is a camping festival and there are weekend camping tickets for the festival which allow you to stay on the island all weekend. You can also exit and re-enter the festival throughout the weekend with a camping ticket. You can also get day tickets and stay in local accommodation if camping is not for you.

Can I book accessible tickets for the festival?

Yes, Isle of Wight offer accessible tickets that also operate a two for one (free PA/carer ticket) policy for eligible guests. Read more about accessible tickets and how to book on our help page here by clicking the “Accessible Tickets” section.

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 Isle of Wight festival 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 Isle of Wight website or contact them directly.


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