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Where can I get tickets and how much are they?
Sunflowerfest 2017 takes place from 28th – 30th July 2017. Our full list of pricing options are available here.
We offer a graduated pricing system to make tickets more affordable the earlier they are purchased.
Example Ticket Prices are as follows:
Weekend Ticket with Family Camping - £74.95 - (Admits 1 x adult and up to 2 x children aged 15 or under, children must be accompanied at all times by an adult 25+) - If you come with children you must use family camping, if you come without children you must use greneral or rowdy singles camping.
Weekend Ticket with Rowdy Singles Camping - £74.95 - (Admits 1 x adult) - You must use rowdy singles camping.
Weekend Ticket No Camping - TBC - (Admits up to 1 x adult and up to 2 x children aged 15 or under) You must leave the site each night and return the next morning.
Student Discount Weekend Ticket with general camping - £64.95 (Admits 1 x adult) - You must use general camping.
Friday Day Ticket - TBC
Saturday Day Ticket - TBC
Sunday Day Ticket - TBC
Campervan Supplement (no power) - £30.00
Campervan Supplement (with power) - £40.00
Can I buy tickets at the gate?
Yes, providing we still have tickets remaining, weekend and day tickets will be available for sale at the gate – but they will be a higher price than available online.
Can I buy a one-day ticket?
Individual day tickets will be released at a later date - price TBC.
Do you have cash-card facilities on site?
Cash Card services and cash back will be available at the bar. We are trying to make cash card services available at the gate for 2017 and will update this site and make an announcement via social media when we have this confirmed.
What time do gates open?
- 11.00am for family camping
- 12.00 midday for general camping
- 1.00pm for day tickets
Day tickets must leave the site at 1.00am
Gates open at 10.00am for all visiotrs
Day tickets must leave the site before 1.00am
Gates open at 10.00am for all visitors
Day tickets must leave the site at 11.30pm.
Gates closed to new visitors coming in at 10pm each day.
Weekend campers must vacate the site by midday Monday 31st July.
Campervans must load in on Thursday 27th July
Campervans no departure before 9.00am on Monday 31st July
DIRECTIONS FROM BELFAST
DIRECTIONS FROM DUBLIN
How do I get there?
Tubby’s Farm is located in the picturesque countryside close to Hillsborough, Co. Down. We offer a range of travel options including a shuttle bus and discounted taxis with New City Cabs. There is also a designated festival car-park. Please view our maps for more information and directions.
Sunflowerfest Shuttle Bus Service
We will have a bus leaving from Glengall Street outside Europa Bus Centre in Belfast City Centre and Sprucefield Shopping Centre to and from the festival. More info to follow.
The Dromara bus from the Europa Bus Centre or Lisburn Bus Station will drop you at the Legacurry crossroads which will be well signposted. From here, we offer a free shuttle service for the duration of the festival. For information on the Dromara bus, please visit Translink's Website. You can also get any Bus to Europa Bus Centre in Belfast City Centre and from there catch the Sunflowerfest Shuttle Bus direct to the festival. Alternatively you can get the bus to Sprucefield Shopping Centre and catch the shuttle bus there. We advise advance booking of the Shuttle Bus service when tickets become available.
Use the Links to Google Maps on this page. There is a map of the location of Tubby’s Farm, plus directions from Belfast and Dublin.
FOOD & DRINK
What food is available?
There are a wide variety of stalls serving food from various cuisines that are sure to prove both tasty and nutritional and we endeavour to cater for a multitude of dietary requirements and preferences. Food stalls will be open for the duration of the weekend, from morning till evening, and we endeavour to promote the best in local and international produce. A full list of food options/stall will be made available closer to the festival event.
Can I buy alcohol at the festival?
Yes, there will be a full bar menu at the festival selling reasonably priced drinks. A complete list of drink options will be made available closer to the festival event.
Can I bring my own alcohol?
Festival-goers with a weekend camping ticket are permitted to bring a limited personal allocation of their own alcohol into the festival. The personal quota is as follows:
Each adult weekend camper may bring with them a maximum limit of 36 cans of beer/cider OR 2 litres of wine OR 1 litre of spirits. This BYO alcohol will only be admitted upon initial entry to the festival site when you receive your wristbands. Please make sure you bring your alcohol with you when first entering the site.
Day visitors are not permitted to bring their own alcohol into the festival.
Please note that no glass bottles are permitted. Security personnel at the entrance gate will be checking that the alcohol limits and glass policy are adhered to and reserve the right to confiscate liquids.
Where can I drink my alcohol?
All liquids, whether alcoholic or non-alcoholic, can be brought wherever you wish, whenever you wish. Please note, however, that no glass containers are permitted on site and may be confiscated.
Can I buy non-alcoholic drinks?
Yes, you will be able to purchase hot and cold drinks including a wide range of tea, coffee and juice. There are also free water mains points throughout the site.
When can I arrive at the festival?
Gates open for family campers at 11.00am on Friday, 12.00 noon for all other campers and at 1.00pm for Friday day ticket holders. Saturday/Sunday day-ticket holders may enter from 10.00am.
Am I able to leave the festival site and come back again?
Yes, you are free to come and go as you please, providing you have the correct wristband.
Will I be able to get into my car during the festival?
Yes, you are free to access your car, however, access to the car-park will be restricted after 1.00am when the festival site is locked down.
When do I have to leave?
This is dependent on what ticket you have purchased. Weekend campers have to leave by 12:00 noon on the Monday after the festival. Day ticket holders must leave by 1am on Friday and Saturday and by 11:30pm on Sunday.
How will I get home?
You can book a seat on the Sunflowerfest Shuttle. Links will be available closer to the festival.
One of our partners is local taxi-firm New City Cabs who will be happy to take you home and we have a designated taxi-collection point at the car-park entrance. Security and festival staff will also be on hand to offer travel advice.
Can I bring my pets with me?
Due to Health and Safety regulations there is a strict NO PETS rule across the entire festival site. This includes car parks and camp sites. Only registered guide/hearing dogs will be permitted.