Halloween is coming!
We invite you to experience our fang-tastic & wildly wicked festival!
With a lineup ready to raise the dead on the spookiest night of the year, you’ll encounter thousands of like-minded party people, monstrous production and spine-tingling displays inside our haunting big top.
Halloween Town Festival aims to cater for all access needs to ensure everyone will have an enjoyable time at our concerts.
The concert is held on a green field site. There will be pathways and tracking from the disabled car park into the ‘Big Top’ indoor concert arena. Once inside the concert arena there will be the following facilities available:
Entitles the bearer to bring 1 (one) companion/carer free of charge. Please note that you will be required to purchase a valid admission ticket, and in order to verify your eligibility for the scheme you will need to send proof of entitlement, DLA or PIP (higher rate), Attendance Allowance (higher rate) or a valid Access Card (via CredAbility) to our customer service team. An email will be sent with further instructions. Please note we do have a limited number of tickets available.
Please book both your general admission ticket and Companion/Carer ticket HERE, as we may not be able to accommodate your request at other ticket sites.
Accessible Wheelchair Platform:
There is an accessible wheelchair platform for Disabled customers in the main concert arena. You can apply for a space on this platform, but please be aware that the platform works on a pre booked space basis. Please click HERE to book your Companion/Carer tickets and to reserve space on the accessible wheelchair platform. On the day of the event, please visit the box office to receive your wristband to permit access to the platform. The wristband entitles you and a carer (if you have one) access to the accessible wheelchair platform. Please do not apply for the accessible wheelchair platform unless you are a wheelchair user. Please note the platform is a NO SMOKING area, this includes e-cigarettes & vapes.
Please note that there are limited spaces available on the accessible viewing platform. Once the platform is sold out, we are unable to accommodate additional customers; but you can still welcome to book your general admission ticket and a free companion/carer ticket to attend the event. Please note that our accessible viewing facilities cannot cater to people with temporary impairment, such as broken bones or pregnancy. The facilities are for the specific use of access customers and we kindly ask that all customers respect this.
We are following current government guidelines in England for this event. At this point, guidelines state that you do not have to be fully vaccinated or show a recent negative PCR test result to enter a large indoor event. However, we would ask all guests to take a sensible approach to attending Halloween Town festival, following personal government guidelines and not attending if they are unwell or showing COVID-19 symptoms. While a lateral flow test isn’t required at this point, we would encourage guests and staff members to complete one before and after the event for peace of mind.
Do I need to ‘check in’ at Halloween Town Festival?
Yes, we will ask all customers to scan the QR code to check in on arrival at Halloween Town Festival.
Do I need proof of a negative COVID test to attend?
No, we won’t be requesting proof of a negative test, but we strongly encourage all customers to take a lateral flow test before attending to ensure we can protect all attendees.
Will hand sanitiser be provided?
Yes, hand sanitiser will be available.
What happens if I have symptoms associated with COVID-19 before the event?
If you or anyone you are attending Halloween Town Festival with has symptoms associated with COVID-19, has tested positively for COVID-19 in the 10 days leading up to the event, have been advised to self-isolate or are awaiting test results, you should not attend Halloween Town Festival
What happens if I develop symptoms after Halloween Town Festival?
If you start to develop symptoms of Coronavirus, you should self-isolate and get tested as quickly as possible. If you then test positive, NHS Test and Trace will then advise you on what you need to do next.
The Great Meadow, Bedford, A421 / St Neots Road, MK41 0JE
Halloween Town Festival site is located is approximately 6 miles from Bedford Train Station. To access the site from Bedford Station, please book a taxi and use the postcode MK41 0JE.
We have a large, free event car park on-site. To access the venue, use the postcode MK41 0JE and follow directional signage for the event car park. Do not park on verges or roads surrounding the event site.
Arriving by taxi or private drop off
If you are arriving by taxi or private drop-off, you must use our on-site drop off point. Do not get dropped off outside the site as there is no on-foot access to the venue. The postcode for the venue is MK41 0JE. Follow signage for the event drop-off point.
Being collected from the event site
If you are being picked up at the end of the event, you must use our on-site pick-up point. Do not ask your driver to meet you outside the site. The postcode for the venue is MK41 0JE. Follow signage to the event
If you intend to book a private coach to access the event site, you must email us in advance in order to reserve a space in our free on-site coach park. Please note that coaches will not be able to leave the event site while the event is in progress.
Is there a pickup/drop off point or a taxi rank?
Yes, please follow directional signage.
Is there blue badge parking?
Yes, please present your blue badge to the parking team when you arrive.
Halloween Town Festival takes place inside a Big Top structure at Great Meadow, St.Neots Road Renhold, Bedford, MK41 0JE
If you intend to book a private coach to access the event site, you must email us at firstname.lastname@example.org in advance in order to reserve a space I our free on-site coach park. Please note that coaches will not be able to leave the event site while event is in progress.
Please present your blue badge to the parking team when you arrive.
We have a large free event car park on-site. To access the venue, use the postcode MK41 0JE and follow directional signage for the event car park. Do not park on the verges or roads surrounding the event site.
If you are arriving by taxi or private drop off, you must use our on-site private drop off point. Do not get dropped off outside the site as there is no one-foot access to the venue. Please use the postcode MK41 0JE.
If you are being picked up at the end of the event, you must use our on-site pick up point. Do not ask your driver to meet you outside the site. Please use the postcode MK41 0JE.
Yes, please follow directional signage.
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If you purchased your tickets from our main web booking page (which diverts to SEE tickets), then this support link will answer most questions: – https://www.seetickets.com/customerservice . If you click through to their ‘Support Centre’ there is a specific FAQ on how to retrieve your tickets under the ‘My Orders’ tab, or currently on their ‘Popular Questions’ list namely ‘Can you resend my e-tickets?’.
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No, the event is for over 18’s only.
Tickets can be purchased online on the event day.
No, pass outs and re-entry will not be possible.
There is no dresscode, however there is a short walk across grass from the car park to the main entrance of the Big Top so wear suitable footwear for walking on uneven ground.
Yes, there is a floor inside the Big Top, however there is a short walk across grass from the car park to the main entrance of the Big Top so wear suitable footwear for walking on uneven ground.
Yes, a cloakroom is available at £2 per item.
Yes, smoking is permitted in the designated smoking area only which is located outside the main big top in ‘The Garage’.
There are a limited number of seating areas in the food area and at the back of the big top structure.
Some seating is provided in the VIP area.
Ours bars only accept card / contactless payments.
Unfortunately cash cannot be accepted
No, food or drink cannot be bought into the venue
Yes. We will have a fully licensed bar and a number of food outlets for varied dietary requirements and tastes.
Please note: We operate a ‘Challenge 25’ policy at the bars. Proof of identification and age may be required in the form of a valid driving licence or passport.
Cash machines will not be available, but all bars will take card payments. Please be aware that some of the independent food outlets in the arena may only take cash.
While professional photography equipment is not permitted, you’re very welcome to capture the atmosphere and fun you and your friends and family are enjoying on a small camera or your phone.