Earlybird Tickets! Meraki Festival in St Albans - A Riot of Music, Activities, Fun and Laughter for the Whole Family! Day Tickets & Camping Fun

Hertfordshire County Showground, St Albans

Earlybird Tickets for Amazing Acts and Activities for all!

Friday 10th - Sunday 12th August 2018

Suitable for 0-100 years

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Three-day interactive family-friendly music festival and fun the Meraki Festival in St Albans is packed full of top live music acts, creative spaces, laser tag, movie house, mazes, spas and much more.

Designed as a completely family-friendly festival there’s tons to keep the kids entertained with special features and creative spaces around the festival for everyone to enjoy.

  • Artists include: 10cc, All Saints, Pixie Lott, Nik Kershaw, Seb Fontaine, Judge Jules, Tall Paul and many more... See a full line up of acts here! 
  • All activities at Meraki are all-inclusive – once you’re through the gates, you can enjoy all the festival features at no extra cost!
  • Even the face painting for the kids is included! Check out all the all-ages activities here. Plus the kids' activities here.
  • From kids theatre and crafts to discos, roller-disco, storytelling, water slides and dedicated children’s performers.
  • Take time out to take part in a pirate takeover, learn circus skills, or do some arts and crafts.
  • It's a madcap wonderland for all ages!
  • Go for a day or camp for a weekend and make it into a full five-day adventure!

Why camping is so great!

Don’t miss out on the extra special Family Camping Field (Selling fast!), which will have face painting first thing in the morning and nighttime storytelling sessions (with hot chocolate!) before bed for the little ones. Plus morning family yoga sessions, entertainment and classes, baby bath time & bubbles & a top-secret Thursday night gig for campers! They even have a nanny service and tent babysitters!

Plus all the usual amenities:

  • Cash machines & phone charging points
  • Easy access to regularly cleaned and services toilets
  • Free drinking water, washing points & warm showers
  • Plus social areas for meeting friends and relaxing away from the hustle-and-bustle of the main festival site 
Dates and Prices

Dates:

  • Friday 10th - Sunday 12th August 2018
  • Standard campers can arrive from 12:00 noon on Thursday 9th August
  • All campers must be offsite by 12:00 noon on Monday 13th August

Price Information: 

  • Under 1’s go free and do not require a ticket

Day Tickets (No Camping):

  • £4.75 for Child Ticket (2-14 yrs), 14% off
  • £27 for Student Ticket (15-17yrs), 14% off
  • £49.50 for Adult Ticket, 14% off 
  • £108 for Family Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children 14 or under), 14% off

2-Day Tickets (No Camping):

  • £4.75 for Child Ticket (2-14 yrs) , 14% off
  • £32 for Student Ticket (15-17yrs) , 14% off
  • £81 for Adult Ticket, 14% off
  • £170 for Family Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children 14 or under), 14% off

3-Day Tickets (No Camping):

  • £4.75 for Child Ticket (2-14 yrs) , 14% off
  • £36 for Student Ticket (15-17yrs) , 14% off
  • £107 for Adult Ticket, 14% off
  • £223 for Family Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children 14 or under), 14% off

Weekend Camping Tickets (Friday, Saturday, & Sunday Entry with Camping)

  • £4.75 for Child Ticket (2-14 yrs) , 14% off
  • £40 for Student Ticket (15-17yrs) , 14% off
  • £120 for Adult Ticket, 14% off
  • £265 for Family Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children 14 or under), 14% off - Limited Availability
Need to Know
  • (*All-inclusive activities do not include food and drink)
  • Child tickets are for anyone within the specified age range on 07/08/2018.
  • No person under the age of 18 years is allowed on site without an accompanying adult (over the age of 25). A maximum of 3 teens per adult.
  • Children under the age of 14 years must be accompanied by a supervising adult at all times while on site.
  • All young adults (aged 13 to 17) MUST camp in the same area as their families with a maximum of 3 teens per adult (over the age of 25).
  • PLEASE NOTE: All timings listed are subject to change due to licensing rules. 
  • One day parking ticket costs £5.00 // 3 day parking ticket costs £10.00 // 5 day campers parking ticket costs £10 and can be purchased here (click on the green ‘TICKETS’ tab and scroll all the way to the bottom.)
  • If you have any questions about the access and facilities at the festival, please feel free to email Julie@merakifestival.com or call us on 01462 618057.
  • For all Festival FAQs please see here
  • No refunds available 

Camping:

  • Tent Plots – Meraki festival tent plots are measured out at 6x6m. (If your tent is much bigger than 6x6m – Please try not to bring larger tents as you will infringe on your neighbours. If your tent is larger, please try and pitch next to a friend who can share their space.
  • Standard campers can arrive from 12:00 noon on Thursday 10 August to set up. Campsite entertainment will run from 18:00—22:00 with a small selection of food and drink available.
  • Departures – all campers must be offsite by 12:00 noon on Monday 14 August.
  • No campers will be allowed to arrive at the site on Friday 11 August between 16:30 – 18:00 (This is for public safety, due to the high volumes of rush hour traffic around the festival grounds.)
  • No campers will be allowed to leave the site on Monday 14 August between 08:00 – 09:30 (This is for public safety, due to the high volumes of rush hour traffic around the festival grounds.)
  • For all Festival FAQs about camping more please see here

Accessibility: 

  •  If you have any questions about the access and facilities at the festival, please feel free to email the organisers at Julie@merakifestival.com or call  01462 618057.
  • If you are a disabled customer and require full-time assistance at the festival, a free Personal Assistant Ticket will be provided on production of the completed ‘Access Requirement Form’ together with the appropriate evidence of disability as requested.
  • Please read through these notes and then click here to complete the online form.
  • If you cannot complete the online form, click here to download The Meraki Access Requirement Form (Microsoft Word doc) 
  • If you cannot complete the online form, click here to download The Meraki Access Requirement Form (pdf)
  • PLEASE NOTE: The last date for submission of 2018 Access Requirement Form is July 31st.
  • Please note there must be one Full Paying adult in a booking for a carer ticket to be issued.
  • There are no separate tickets for disabled customers and you may purchase your ticket through LittleBird. You will be able to apply for your Personal Assistant’s free ticket via the Festival Office.
  •  If you are bringing a disabled child or teen under the age of 16 that requires Meraki's access facilities, you will need to purchase a full-price ticket. Meraki's festival terms and conditions state “Any child under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.” It is not the case that the Child Ticket enables the parent or guardian to request a free carer ticket.
  • For all Festival FAQs about accessibility and more please see here
How to Redeem
  • Your email address will be given to the organisers of the Meraki Festival (Team Awesome Events) upon purchase so they may send you your official E-Ticket before the event
  • You will not be signed up for any marketing activity from Team Awesome Events
  • You will receive your e-ticket via email once you have purchased.
Plan your Visit

Address and Contact Info

Hertfordshire County Showground
Dunstable Road
St Albans
AL3 7PT

Nearest Station: Harpenden
Nearest Park: Comparecampervans.Co.UK
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