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Meraki Festival in St Albans - A Riot of Music, Activities, Fun and Laughter for the Whole Family! Up to 56% off

Hertfordshire County Showground, St Albans

Choose from Day Tickets or stay the Weekend for Camping Fun!

Friday 23rd - Sunday 25th August 2019

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, circuses, fairgrounds 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: The Shires, Judge Jules, Daft as Punk, Paul Young, Sean Lock, Carol Decker 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 activities here and don't forget they're all free! 
  • From kids theatre and crafts to discos, movies, Archery, Lego Workshops, dedicated children’s performers and more.
  • Take time out to ride the fairground, learn circus skills, or make slime!
  • 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!

Make it Extra Special with a VIP Experience! 

Experience festival life in style with the a VIP tickets and get access to some very special perks including: 

  • Dedicated Main Stage viewing area
  • Double-decker Red Bus Bar
  • Nelson&Pops Champagne & Prosecco pop-up
  • Free massage treatments & yoga
  • Dedicated chill out seating & covered social area
  • All day free glitter face painting
  • Access to a quieter space with lots of seating
  • VIP exclusive activities
  • After hours silent disco
  • Private buskers
  • Private toilet facilities
Dates and Prices

Dates: 

  • Friday 23rd - Sunday 25th August 2019 

OPENING TIMES:

  • Fri 23 10:00 – 01:00
  • Sat 24 10:00 – 01:30
  • Sun 25 10:00 – 01:00

*All timings are license dependant and can be slightly amended

  • Standard campers can arrive from 12:00 noon on Thursday 22nd August
  • All campers must be offsite by 12:00 noon on Monday 26th August

Price Information: 

  • Under 1’s go free and do not require a ticket
  • £5 (per day) for Car Parking 
  • £10 for 5 day Parking (Campers) 

Day Tickets (No Camping):

  • £3.75 for Child Ticket (2-14 yrs), 56% off
  • £21.25 for Student Ticket (15-17yrs), 14% off
  • £43.35 for Adult Ticket, 20% off 
  • £10 for Child VIP Ticket (2-14 yrs) , 56% off
  • £34 for Student VIP Ticket (15-17yrs) , 20% off
  • £80.75 for Adult VIP Ticket, 20% off

2-Day Tickets (No Camping):

  • £5 for Child Ticket (2-14 yrs) , 55% off
  • £29.75 for Student Ticket (15-17yrs) , 20% off
  • £76.50 for Adult Ticket, 20% off
  • £12.50 for Child VIP Ticket (2-14 yrs) , 54% off
  • £51 for Student VIP Ticket (15-17yrs) , 20% off
  • £123.25 for Adult VIP Ticket, 20% off

3-Day Tickets (No Camping):

  • £7.50 for Child Ticket (2-14 yrs) , 54% off
  • £34 for Student Ticket (15-17yrs) , 20% off
  • £101.15 for Adult Ticket, 20% off
  • £17.50 for Child VIP Ticket (2-14 yrs) , 53% off
  • £59.50 for Student VIP Ticket (15-17yrs) , 20% off
  • £140.25 for Adult VIP Ticket, 20% off

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

  • £7.50 for Child Ticket (2-14 yrs) , 54% off
  • £38.25 for Student Ticket (15-17yrs) , 20% off
  • £113.90 for Adult Ticket, 20% off
  • £17.50 for Child VIP Ticket (2-14 yrs) , 53% off
  • £59.50 for Student VIP Ticket (15-17yrs) , 20% off
  • £174.25 for Adult VIP Ticket, 20% off
Need to Know
  • (*All-inclusive activities do not include food and drink)
  • Child tickets are for anyone within the specified age range on 07/08/2019
  • 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. 
  • 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 22nd 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 26th August
  • No campers will be allowed to arrive at the site on Friday 23 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 26 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 go to the Meraki website here to access and complete your form 
  • PLEASE NOTE: The last date for submission of 2019 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
  • Please present your LittleBird e-Ticket at the entrance 
  • Your email address will be given to the organisers of the Meraki Festival (Team Awesome Events) upon purchase so they can send you information 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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