Trains to Macclesfield Family Festival


How to get to Macclesfield Family Festival

Macclesfield Family Festival takes place every year at Macclesfield RUFC, Priory Park. For locals, it’s easy to arrive by public transport. If you’re coming from further out, travelling by train is one of the simplest ways to arrive at the festival.

The nearest train station is Macclesfield, which is less than 3 miles away. Trains to Macclesfield run often from destinations like Manchester, Stockport, Crewe and more.

From the station, it’s a quick and simple journey to arrive at the festival. Visitors can walk up the hill to the bus station and jump on the number 4 bus to Priory Lane.

With no parking available on site, the organisers recommend travelling by public transport or taxi. Although not the most convenient method of transport, visitors coming by car can look out for public parking in the wider area.

What to do at  Macclesfield Family Festival

A real hit with music lovers, Macclesfield Family Festival is a fantastic day for everyone involved. The number one thing to do at the festival is to sing, dance and embrace the music. Watch performances from big names on the main stage and enjoy an array of great tributes to favourites like Queen, Oasis, The Killers, ABBA and more.

Dance music lovers will love the festival’s house music dance tent, hosted by a DJ and the perfect opportunity to get moving. The dance tent is always a highlight, enjoyed by many visitors.

As a family event, little ones are also very well catered to. Children can let loose on the fun fair or get stuck in with activities like zorbing, soft play, bouncy castles and much more. The dedicated Kids Stage also has an array of great acts geared towards young festival goers. This includes pop music tributes and children’s character shows.

Besides the music, visitors can enjoy a delicious range of world cuisine at the festival’s food court. Sample Greek, Asian, Thai and other cuisines, as well as classic British favourites. For those with a sweet tooth, there are also plenty of options like doughnuts, crepes and ice cream.

At the end of the night, sit back and enjoy a mesmerising fireworks finale. The perfect way to end the night, the festival always finishes with a bang.

About  Macclesfield Family Festival

Established in 2017, this annual event is one of Cheshire’s top family-friendly festivals. It’s a one-day festival celebrating quality music and community spirit. A real community event, it was set up by local residents for local residents, however, it attracts regular visitors from as far away as Australia.

The festival covers all kinds of genres like SKA, rock, pop, indie and more - there’s something to suit everyone’s taste. In recent years, big names like the Happy Mondays, Heather Small and The Virginmarys have graced the Macclesfield Rocks Main Stage.

Macclesfield Festival tickets can be purchased online or from a local outlet, make sure to snap them up ASAP to avoid disappointment. And if you want to keep the fun going late into the night, you will want to grab an after-party ticket.

For those who appreciate the finer things in life, consider purchasing a VIP ticket for a more luxurious experience. With this ticket type, you can enjoy the use of private toilets and a clubhouse bar with a balcony view of the main stage.

Ways to save on your train ticket to Macclesfield Family Festival

Save money when booking your train to Macclesfield with Avanti, leaving you more spending money to enjoy the festival. There are plenty of options for finding cheaper tickets.

Booking in advance is one smart method. With dates for Macclesfield Family Festival released ahead of time, there’s no reason not to get hold of an Advance Train Ticket to find the best price. You could even set up a Priority Ticket Alert to make sure you don’t miss out.

For a family festival, a Family Train Ticket is also a no-brainer. Using this ticket type allows families from one adult and one child to a maximum of two adults and three children to save money.

You could also consider a Family & Friends Railcard, saving 1/3 on adult fares and 60% on children’s fares.

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