Daresbury Festival is set to return to Walton Hall and Gardens on Saturday 22 June 2024, following an incredible sell-out debut!

What to expect

  • A boutique festival set in the grounds of Walton Hall and Gardens
  • A huge line-up of internationally acclaimed House and Disco artists
  • Delicious street food and bars
  • Big festival production
  • A stunning heritage venue with gardens

Artist line-up

  • Soul II Soul
  • Craig Charles
  • Greg Wilson
  • K-Klass featuring Bobbi
  • Allister Whitehead
  • Rowetta

Plus more to be announced!


General tickets are available from £30 plus booking fee, with VIP tickets available from £70 plus booking fee. Please note that Daresbury Festival is an 18+ only event.

VIP tickets include:

  • Fast track entry
  • Access to our exclusive VIP area with posh toilets
  • Private bar
  • Golden Circle access


What are the opening times for the main event?

The event will take place between 2pm and 10pm, with the last entry to the event arena at 4:30pm.

Can I leave the event site and then come back (i.e. are there pass-outs)? 

There are no pass outs allowed at Daresbury Festival.

How old do I need to be to attend and will I need ID? 

You will need to be 18+ to attend the festival.. We operate a challenge 25 policy upon entry and at all bars, if you look younger than 25, please bring ID with you.

What do you get with VIP?

VIP tickets include fast track entry, access to the VIP area with extra bars, chill out area, posh loos and golden circle access.

Will you be releasing the set times? 

Full set times will be released before the event.

Is there parking on site?

There is parking on site which will be available to purchase on arrival. We encourage you to use public transport or local taxi firms as we have great pick up and drop off facilities on site as well.

Can I bring food/alcohol in with me? 

Sadly not.. but we do have fully stocked bars and award winning food stalls on site.

Can I bring a bag? 

Yes you can bring a small bag, this will be searched upon entry (We class small bags as no larger than 35cm x 40cm x 19cm). We do not allow large bags in to the event.

Can I bring camping chairs, umbrellas & blankets? 

You can’t bring camping chairs or umbrellas – small blankets are ok.

Can I bring in flags or banners? 

You can’t bring flags or banners. Laser pens are also not permitted.

Can I bring animals or pets? 

Animals or pets are not permitted at the event; with the exception of registered assistance dogs.

Can we bring sun cream with us? 

Yes, so long as they are not in glass containers.

Do you have disabled facilities? 

The event is on a field with disabled access & disabled facilities.

Can we bring perfume/deodorant? 

Glass bottles/aerosols are banned. Roll on deodorant is fine.

Is there anywhere to charge my phone? 

Sadly not, but we’re looking into this for future events.