When is the The Great Fête?
The Great Fête takes place on Saturday 18th August. The entire festival is open from 12noon – 10pm with some ticketed activities beginning earlier.
Is the The Great Fête free? Do I need a ticket?
Entry into the festival is completely free and there are tons of free activities to enjoy including 3 live music stages, kids’ activities and more.
Do you have age restrictions in place?
All ages are free to attend and enjoy the festival. We’d recommend that Under 12s are accompanied by an adult.
Bars serving alcohol will be operating the Think 25 policy, strictly serving 18+ with valid ID.
Can I bring food and drink in?
You’re welcome to bring a picnic and non-alcoholic drinks to the festival. Be sure to dispose of your rubbish after, and no glass or BBQs please. Alternatively we have tons of street food and craft beer on offer if you’re feeling peckish.
Is the festival accessible for wheelchair users?
Most of the event is accessible for wheelchair users, though please note some areas of the park are steep and hilly.
We have a blue badge holder parking area available on a flat level approximately 100m from the festival area.
We have disabled toilets which are located inside the onsite pub.
If you have any questions regarding access to the site please feel free to call us on 0208 3652121
Will the festival still happen if it’s raining?
It will! The festival will always take place come rain or shine. Plus, there are some indoor areas available to hide from the showers.
Please check the forecast and come dressed for the weather. If it does rain, the park may be muddy underfoot so appropriate footwear is recommended.
Can we bring pets?
Pets are welcome in the outside areas of the festival but should be kept on a lead.
Is there on-site parking?
We have free on-site car parking spaces but for busy festival days we always recommend getting here by public transport.
For more travel information click here.
How do I get to Alexandra Palace
Getting to the Palace is easy by tube, rail or bus. Click here for more info.
Do you allow BBQs?
No BBQs please, we’re afraid these are not allowed anywhere on our site so that we can preserve the greenery in the Park.
Do you cater for Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free and other dietary requirements?
We offer a wide range of catering so you should find something to suit your diet. Our street food vendors are subject to change so check the ‘food & drink’ section to see what’s on offer.
I’m a trader or music act interested in a stand at your 2018 event, where can I get in touch?
Please fill out the trader form here and we’ll be in touch.
How can I keep up to date with Alexandra Palace’s events?
We host a wide range of events from concerts to sporting events to great outdoor summer events.
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Will there be photography and videography at the event?
Yes, to document the event and to use in future marketing campaigns. If you have any questions about this, please email email@example.com.