Boutique music festival, village fete on steroids, an amazing family event, a summer party, a not-for-profit event that distributes a large percentage of any surplus income to local good causes and charities. It’s really what you make of it. If that does not help go here for more info.
Tickets are available from our website, go to the tickets page for all the details. You can also buy them at the following locations.
The Alma pub in Harwich.
The Library in Dovercourt.
The Wrabness Community shop.
The Red Lion in Manningtree.
Deli 141 in Harwich
There are contactless/PIN card readers on site located at the Box Office, the bars and Help Desk. Please be aware we have a number of stall holders & food concessions who may not have card processing facilities. You can pay for advance tickets by credit/debit cards via this site. We also provide a cashback service in the Main Bar
WrabFest is open from 11 am until 11 pm. August 3rd 2019.
entry is by wristband purchased in advance.
there may be a few tickets available on the day but we can not guarantee this, so please book in advance. Tickets page
Follow the link for all travel info.
Please be aware that WrabFest is held on a grass field. We provide blue badge parking spaces as near as possible to the action. We provide accessible toilets. For more details please go to the Your welfare & Safety page. There are also many Volunteers who are more than willing to help you out. If you have any concerns or personal requests please feel free to contact us so that we can endeavor to meet your needs. Above all please be assured that we want to welcome everyone and will do our utmost to make your day enjoyable.
Places are filling up quickly as it is a very popular event to Volunteer at, please go to the Volunteer page to apply.
We have limited number of pitches for stall holders. Sorry but all food related pitches have been booked. Click here for more info
There is no charge and space is limited, so we would encourage as many of you as possible to come by train to reduce emissions and traffic congestion through our village. Please follow signs towards the parking field, once parked look out for the flags and signs directing you towards the footbridge.
No, sorry but one of the many conditions of our licence being granted is we cannot allow any alcohol to be brought on site. We don’t want to risk our licence. Licenced SIA security staff will be carrying out bag searches. Any alcohol found will either be confiscated or right of entry refused.
We have a great Bar and an amazing beach Cocktail Bar plus the new Pimms/Prosecco Bar on site with loads of Volunteer staff eager to serve you.
Anyone who, in the opinion of the security staff, is intoxicated will be refused entry and/or ejected without reimbursement.
Please remember that WrabFest is a not-for-profit community event aimed at families, with roughly half of any surplus being distributed to local schools, charities and other good causes. The remaining half is set aside to help fund next year’s WrabFest which costs about £25,000 to £30,000 to put on each time.
There are many flammable features on site, such as straw bales and marquees etc. Smoking is strictly prohibited in all areas on the site apart from the designated smoking area found near the cocktail bar. Fires, BBQ’s etc. are also not permitted.
Yes – but have a look at our range of delicious street food– you may not want to bother! Please note: Cool bags/boxes etc. will be searched upon arrival to ensure no alcohol or glass is brought onto site.
Yes- but you must be wearing your wristband ready to be inspected on the way out and again on your way back in by our security staff.
Yes, just visit the Help Desk for a free charge up. Please bring your own charger though.
Yes, but please clear up after them and ensure they are on leads at all times. There are taps on site to fill up their water bowls. Please be aware that there will be fireworks at the end of the event around 11pm and loud music throughout the day at the top end of the site. Also there is not a great deal of shade if it is sunny, which of course it will be!
Tickets are etickets which you need to print off or you can show us you ticket on your phones at the gate ready for scanning. Any problems please refer to the details on our ticket agency’s site www.eventbrite.co.uk
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