EAT IN THE PARK
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 12pm 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
we will be adhering to any government guidelines regarding covid-19 by the date of the festival. if the covid-19 status change in due course we will communicate this via of social channels and here on our website.
even though there are no covid-19 restrictions in place currently regarding festivals and events we will be assigning a space on site for a socially distanced area where festival goers can take a timeout, relax and take in the festival vibes.
there is a selection of car parks within walking distance of the festival, these are listed on the link below:
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. after 18 months of minimal trade this is great opportunity for our fantastic food and drink vendors to showcase their multitude of cuisines and variety of beverages. There are many options to choose from including plenty for vegetarians and vegans.
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
If 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.
There will be no tickets available on the door.
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 - https://www.eatinthepark.uk/line-up
If the event cannot go ahead due to Covid-19 what will happen to my ticket?
A full refund or roll it over to 2022 - completely up to you
What do you get for a VIP ticket?
Complimentary drink on arrival both days, Private bar and lounge with DJ, 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 2/3’s 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: firstname.lastname@example.org and give us 48 hours to respond
we are extremely excited to host our first ever eat in the park, we really hope you enjoy the weekend...see you in august!
jake and george