FAQS

So you have a question, a query, a quibble? Are you in a quandry in any way? 

Here's the list of the most frequent answers to your burning questions.

What is this frivolity?

Well, this its Shropshire Oktoberfest, Real Ales, Comedy, Silent disco, Live Music and amazing food....

And don't forget the huge lager bar, cider, and perry all topped off with prosecco parlours, gin den and mixology classes. Throw in a farmers' market and the result is THE perfect festival!

Who are you?

How kind of you to ask! *blush*

We are Shropshire Festivals. The team behind Shrewsbury Food Festival, Shrewsbury Food Festival, Shropshire Kids Festival and have a collective experience of over 30 years in the festival industry.

Where is it?

It's going to be in Shrewsbury's Quarry Park SY1 1RN

When is this fun going to happen?

It's happening from the 1st & 2nd October 2021.

Friday 4th: 5pm till 10pm - Last orders at 9.30pm

Saturday 5th: 11am till 10pm - Last orders at 9.30pm

How much is it?

Tickets start from £9 for adults. For the full prices please go to our ticket page here!

Also VIP tickets are available! They include wonderful perks like VIP toilets, cloakroom, a branded glass, more seating and a good view of the stage!

If you want to pick up wristbands, then please visit one of the following vendors in 2021:

*Visitor Information Centre, Shrewsbury

*Mytton and Mermaid, Atcham

*Sabrina Boats, Shrewsbury

*Battlefield 1403, Shrewsbury

*Greenfields Farm Shop, Donnington

I want to get involved!

Do you want to be part of our team? We are looking for volunteers so this is your lucky day! Download a volunteer form HERE or if you have any questions please email fun@shropshirefestivals.co.uk or give us a call on 01952 432175

I want to exhibit at this event, how do I get an application form?

If you would like to be added to the mailing list for al our events, please contact us by email at fun@shropshirefestivals.co.uk. Alternatively you can apply via this link: Application Forms

Entertainment, what have you got to amuse me?

Well, we have live music all weekend so you can get your groove on.. and also a comedy club to get your giggle on.. throw in a couple of Oompah bands and you will be wanting to don a pair of lederhosen and start a parade through Shrewsbury Town Centre.

I want to stay in Shrewsbury... Where should I stay?

For tourist information and accommodation, go to www.originalshrewsbury.co.uk. Visit the town’s information centre at The Music Hall in The Square, in the centre of town, or call (01743)258888.

Or if you fancy camping..

Shropshire County Showground Camping & Caravanning Site, just a 10 minute walk from Shrewsbury’s town centre . The 53 acres site offers a tranquil, picturesque location next to the River Severn with fishing rights. A 15/20 minute riverside walk to the Oktoberfest. EHU Pitches (£15 per unit per night) and Non EHU (£10 per unit per night), Male & Female Shower blocks, Water, Elsan points and well-behaved Dogs are welcome. For bookings please contact Jan Forrest the Showground Manager on 01743 289831 or via email admin@westmidshowground.com.

Can I bring my dog?

No, Sorry. There is too much music and there are people consuming alcohol on site - it is not suitable for our four-legged friends. Only assistance dogs are allowed.

Can I Bring a Picnic?

Yes, you can bring a picnic and we do have ample seating on site - however due to security regulations, you CAN NOT bring alcohol onto site.

In addition, if you did want to bring a picnic basket onto site - please ensure that there are no sharps (e.g. knives) in your picnic basket due to security regulations.

You really haven't answered my question yet..

Oh, Sorry about that - why don't you contact us on 01952 432175 or email us on fun@shropshirefestivals.co.uk

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