Visitor Info

On this page you will find all the information you need to help you to arrange travel to the festival, about parking, booking tickets and answers to general queries. Any further questions can be emailed to us or asked via our contact form.


Are you interested in buying tickets to The Christmas Festival? Discover the details you need for a seamless experience at The Christmas Festival below.

From ticket pricing and discounts to convenient pre-booking options, find essential information for securing your entry to this special event which will get you into the Christmas spirit.

Explore the ticket categories, benefits of pre-booking, and event timings to make the most of your festive visit. There will be limited parking so to avoid disappointment, you can book tickets at the link below.

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There will be a free bus with pick up points around Emsworth, including the train station, to bring you to the festival. We have included the times and pick up points, here.

In addition, the 700 bus takes you directly to the festival.

Emsworth train station is only a 20 minute walk from the festival, or you can hop on the free bus which stops there.

Parking is available but limited, therefore we recommend pre-booking your parking space.

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How much do tickets to The Christmas Festival cost?

Tickets prices on the gate: Adult £12. Senior £10. Child £4 (Age 5 - 16yrs).  Under 5yrs free. Family £30 (including up to 2 Adults & 4 Children).

Can I buy tickets on the day at the event?

Yes, you can buy tickets at the entrance on arrival. However, if you book your tickets in advance, you will enjoy 10% discount off the full price. We strongly advise pre-booking to avoid disappointment.

What time does the festival start and finish?

Friday: 12:00pm - 8pm (last entry 7PM)
Saturday: 10am - 8pm (last entry 7PM)
Sunday: 10am - 5pm (last entry 4PM)

Is there parking?

There is limited parking at the venue. 

Car parking Tickets can be booked online along with your festival tickets and are charged at £3 per car. To avoid disappointment we advise pre-booking parking tickets.

Is there a railway station nearby?

The nearest railway station is Emsworth and is only a 20 minute walk from The Christmas Festival. Train services run regularly from Brighton to Portsmouth. Our dedicated free bus service will arrive every half hour to shuttle train goers to the Festival.

Is there a bus service to the festival?

On top of our free bus service, which will stop at numerous locations around Emsworth, the 700 bus connects Portsmouth to Chichester and runs regularly past the closest bus stop, Thorney Road. Additional bus services will connect towns in Hampshire and West Sussex to Emsworth so make sure to check the Stagecoach website.

Bus stops and running times

Is there disabled parking and access for wheelchair users?

Yes, we will have allocated disabled parking for badge holders. Just present your badge to a car park attendee and they will guide you.

Can I access the site on my mobility scooter?

The site will be accessible via mobility scooter, but the ground may be uneven in some places. Please be cautious when traversing the festival ground by mobility scooter.

A mobility scooter service will run from the main gate. Book your Scooter direct from Event Mobility

Are there toilet facilities at the venue?

Yes, there will be plenty of toilets on the site.

Are there disabled toilets?

Yes, there will be disabled toilets.

Are there baby changing facilities?

A baby changing marquee will be available.

Can I bring my dog?

No dogs are allowed except those needed to assist.

Is the Festival undercover?

The Shopping Village, Food Hall and Cafe are located in heated marquees providing complete shelter. The entertainment areas are uncovered, however there is a large, covered area in front of the stage, next to the bar and eateries.

Do I need cash, or will stallholders take card or phone payments?

Stalls will take cash and card. However, there will be a cashback service in the main info tent next to the entrance.

Will I get a refund if The Christmas Festival is cancelled?

Tickets are day specific and not refundable unless The Christmas Festival is completely cancelled, and we can’t reschedule, in which case pre-bought tickets will be carried over to the next year.

Is smoking, vaping or the use of E-cigarettes permitted at the festival?

We would be most grateful if visitors could please refrain from smoking or vaping on the site even though much of the area is outdoors, particularly near food outlets. A covered smoking area will be provided.

How can we sponsor the festival?

To sponsor the festival, get in touch by email or via our contact form.

Who do I contact about holding a stall at The Christmas Festival?

Call us on 01243 780000 or email us on
Alternatively, please fill out our contact form

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Ticket prices on the gate
Adult £12
Senior £10
Child £4 (Age 5 - 16yrs)
Under 5yrs free
Family £30 (including up to 2 Adults & 4 Children)

Opening Times:

Friday: 12pm-8pm (last entry 7pm)
Saturday: 10am-8pm (last entry 7pm)
Sunday: 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm)

Pre-book your tickets online for a 10% discount
We strongly advise pre-booking for safer, fast track, guaranteed entry.

As there are limited spaces, pre-book your parking for £3 per car to avoid disappointment!

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