Big Day Out festival confirmed for Preston in 2018

Posted on - 10th December, 2017 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Kid's stuff, Moor Park, Parks, Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
Moor Park will be the venue for the festival Pic: Tony Worrall
Moor Park will be the venue for the festival Pic: Tony Worrall

A family and kids festival is booked in for Preston in summer 2018.


Big Day Out is expanding across the UK and has been confirmed for Moor Park.


Featuring dozens of kids acts the festival has seen the likes of Peppa Pig, Paw Patrol and Teletubbies perform in previous years.

Billed as a ‘family friendly, multi-genre music festival’ the event is to see a number of stages set up around the park.

Big Day Out is taking place on Saturday 11 August 2018 and tickets are starting from £3 for children under five-years-old, up to £37.95 for a final-release adult tickets.

Earlybird tickets are currently on offer for adults at £16.50 and child tickets (six to 15 years) at £13.20 via Skiddle.

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The festival began in Maidstone, Kent and is now expanding to other sites.

Festival organisers are asking Prestonians to vote for who they want to see at the festival via their Facebook page.

Moor Park is beginning to host events again after major restoration work on the grade-II listed park to resolve drainage issues.

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This summer the park saw an open-air cinema and the city council has indicated it wants to see a diverse range of events on the park in the coming years.

What do you think of the Big Day Out Festival coming to Preston? Who would you like to see? Let us know in the comments below

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