We've put together all of the info that you will need below which includes opening times, how you can
buy tickets and what's going on over the weekend...can't wait to welcome you all in August.

What are the opening times?


gates open 11:30Am and finishes 9pm on both days

entering & exiting eat in the park

entrance to eat in the park will be via the promenade.

you can access the promenade via gates next to the following landmarks:

Buxton opera house, water street, buxton derbyshire, sk176xn

multi-story car park, burlington road, buxton, derbyshire, sk179ar

to avoid queues we recommend you arrive as early as possible



there is a selection of car parks within walking distance of the festival, these are listed on the link below:

Nearby Campsites

what to bring

tickets: print or have the ready on your phone

cash/card: Please bring both, there will be no atm's on site

id: ID is not a condition of Entry. We operate a strict Challenge 25 policy at all bars. Passport, driver’s licence, Validate UK or Citizen Card are accepted.

We will not accept photocopies. If you are below the age of 16 you will need to be supervised by an adult.

suitable clothing: if you're familiar with buxton then you'll know the weather is constantly changing. Please check the forecast and dress suitably for the weather.

chairs: Camp chairs are permitted to eat in the park.

what not to bring

bags: Only bring bags if absolutely necessary. large bags will not be permitted on site such as cool boxes, food hamper and large rucksacks.

food/drink: no food or drink is to be permitted with the exception of child and baby food. 

alcohol: Please do not bring any form of alcohol on site, any alcohol found will be confiscated.

drugs: the use of illegal drugs is not permitted at eat in the park. if you are seen with drugs, security will be called and it is likely the police will be involved.   

entry & tickets


ONCE you’ve bought tickets they will be with you 2-3 weeks before the festival.

Keep a lookout and remember to check you spam folder just in case they drop into there.

To speed up your entry we would love you to print your Ticket(s) or have it ready on your phone for scanning by our staff. This will speed up your arrival.

Only bring bags if absolutely necessary. large bags will not be permitted on site such as cool boxes, food hamper and large rucksacks. 


Please understand that bringing a bag will increase your queuing time.

Please note, Bag searches and Security are in operation for your safety. So please consider this and remember to be patient. The safety and security of our festival goers is our number one priority.

When leaving the site please remember to listen to the instructions given by our security and stewards, they are there for your safety.

prohibited items

No fireworks, flares, smoke canisters, Chinese lanterns or any Pyro of any description

No controlled substances (including psychoactive substances).

No glass, no gas canisters, no disposable barbeques.

No explosives, firearms, large knives, blades or replica weapons of any sort.

No bikes, skateboards or scooters.

No megaphones, large amplification equipment, klaxons or air horns.

No gazebos, parasols, sports equipment, banners or other furniture.

No tents, large bags, hi-visibility tabards or similar.

who is on?

see line-up page -


What do you get for a VIP ticket?


Private bar WITH VIEW OF MAIN STAGE, Luxury loos and more TBC


Children are allowed into VIP as long as they are with their parent or guardian who holds a VIP ticket.


Do I need to purchase a ticket for 0-5 year old?


No, you just NEED to select the number of 0-5 year old tickets you require for Health and safety purposes.


Are animals allowed at EITP?


No, animals are not permitted at Eat in the Park with the accretion of assistance dogs.


Will you still be able to access the park?


EITP will be occupying around 1/2 of the Pavilion Gardens.  Non ticket holders will be able to access areas of the park such

as BroadWalk, The promenade, boating lake and the children's park adjacent that weekend.

any further questions

please email: and give us 48 hours to respond

final thing...

we are extremely excited to host our third eat in the park, we really hope you enjoy the weekend...see you in august!


jake, george and the EITP Team x