How to buy tickets for Download Festival 2018

Download Festival

Rock and heavy metal event takes place at Donington Park between Fri 8 and Sun 10 Jun 2018

Download Festival returns in June 2018, with early bird tickets available now.

The rock and heavy metal festival, which has been held at Castle Donington since 2004, will take place between Fri 8 and Sun 10 Jun next year.

A whole range of tickets are available for the event, including 5-day and 3-day camping, with designated quiet areas, as well as VIP, arena only and campervan tickets.

The successful 2017 festival was headlined by System of a Down, Biffy Clyro and Aerosmith, and featured acts like Sum 41, Good Charlotte, Mastodon, Slayer and The Dillinger Escape Plan across four stages.

In previous years Download has been topped by genre veterans Metallica, Iron Maiden, Slipknot and Kiss. No matter the lineup, it's always a bill packed full of superstars, as well as ones to watch, with the likes of Bullet For My Valentine appearing in the early days of the festival, before making the translation to the main stage.

Fans of circle pits, loud guitars and the biggest rock acts in the planet, get this in your calendar and gather the troops. It's happening.

Download Festival 2018 takes place Fri 8 Jun-Sun 10 Jun. Tickets are available now.

Download Festival

Heavy metal and hard rock extravaganza. 2018's line-up includes headliners Guns N' Roses, Avenged Sevenfold and Ozzy Osbourne.