HOW THE EVENT WORKS

The concept for Cheltenham’s Drive-in Firework Spectacular is simple: Buy your ticket online, bring your ticket to the event and arrive in good time, park up, enjoy great hot food and drink, and marvel at an incredible firework display.

 

Buying a Ticket

Buy a ticket online by clicking here. Tickets will be not be sold at the gate on the night and are only available in advance online. Tickets are non-refundable.

 

Ticket Types

There are different types of ticket available for the event as follows:

PREMIUM Tickets: Premium vehicle tickets benefit from a socially distanced 4m x 7m parking area located right at the heart of the action with a great view of the display. The premium area will also provide access to various catering options on the night. There are two Premium ticket types as follows:

Premium Car, SUV, or people carrier of no more than 1.8m in height and a maximum of 5 occupants from the same family within the vehicle.

Or a Premium Large vehicle ticket for larger vehicles of up to but no higher than 2m and can contain a maximum of 7 occupants from the same family.

EXPRESS Tickets: Express ticket holders will be parked in a smaller car park than our premium ticket holders with the same great view but will afford a quicker route home once the event is over. Please note it may not have access to catering facilities. Each ticket will provide a socially distanced parking space, a minimum of 4m x 7m. There are two Express ticket types as follows:

An Express Car, SUV, or people carrier of no more than 1.8m in height and a maximum of 5 occupants from the same family within the vehicle.

Or an Express Large vehicle ticket for larger vehicles of up to but no higher than 2m and can contain a maximum of 7 occupants from the same family.

PREMIUM PLUS Tickets: Premium Plus vehicle tickets benefit from a socially distanced 4m x 7m parking area and give fast-track access and direct exit after the VIPs. Parking is on the tarmac behind and elevated above the Premium parking area giving one of the best views of the display. The premium plus area will also provide access to various catering options on the night. There are two Premium ticket types as follows:

Premium Plus Car, SUV, or people carrier of no more than 1.8m in height and a maximum of 5 occupants from the same family within the vehicle.

Or a Premium Plus Large vehicle ticket for larger vehicles of up to but no higher than 2m and can contain a maximum of 7 occupants from the same family.

 

VIP Tickets: VIP ticket holders benefit from fast-track access, immediate exit once the display has finished, a more spacious vehicle space of 5m x 7m, and access to the event's catering facilities. There are two VIP ticket types as follows:

VIP Car, SUV, or people carrier of no more than 1.8m in height and a maximum of 5 occupants from the same family within the vehicle.

Or a VIP Large vehicle ticket is for larger vehicles of up to, but no higher than 2m and can contain a maximum of 7 occupants from the same family.

 

Sorry, but we are unable to accommodate motorhomes or any vehicles higher than 2m or cater for motorcycles.

You will be emailed a link to download and print your ticket for the event. Please print your ticket and bring it with you or download your PDF ticket to a mobile device to be scanned on arrival at the venue.

If you would like further information about buying tickets online please click here.

If you need to contact our ticketing partner about buying tickets online or your order, please click here.

Track & Trace: We have the contact details of the person who booked your ticket(s). If for any reason after the event there is a need to contact you with regard to Covid-19, we will do using this information.

If you or any of your household/bubble has tested positive, are experiencing symptoms, or have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for Coronavirus within 14 days of Saturday 19 December, please DO NOT attend the event. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

 

Ticket prices

Tickets are offered at special, discounted advance rates, and once these sell out they will be priced at their full price. The prices are as follows:

Ticket Type | Prices  

Premium    Advance: £32.50 | Full Price: £37.50

Premium Large   Advance: £40.00 | Full Price: £45.00

Express   Advance: £35.00 | Full Price: £40.00

Express Large   Advance: £42.50 | Full Price: £47.50

Premium     Full Price: £50.00

Premium Large    Full Price: £57.50

VIP   SOLD OUT

VIP Large   SOLD OUT

Arrival at the venue

Please arrive in good time for the event on Tuesday 10 November, please note the following event timings. Late arrivals may not be admitted to the venue. The earlier you arrive the better-positioned parking space you will be allocated within your section and the sooner you will be able to exit once the display is over.

You must bring your printed ticket or if you are unable to print your ticket, a clear screenshot of it your ticket which is saved to your mobile phone or tablet. You will need to hold your ticket or device up to the window of your vehicle so that it can be scanned and validated by the security team.

We will then direct you to your own parking space by our team. Please note you must arrive in a vehicle, do not come to the venue on foot.

 

Event timings

  • Gates open: 4.00pm

  • Last entry: 6.45pm

  • Fireworks start: 7.15pm

 

Once you have parked

To adhere to current guidance please only individual family bubbles may attend the event within one vehicle. Please do not socialise with anyone outside of your vehicle group. Please wash and/or sanitise your hands regularly.

Once parked we request that occupants are to remain in their vehicle prior to the display except when accessing the toilet facilities or one person may leave their vehicle to access the catering facilities. When outside of your vehicle, a face mask/covering must be worn at all times.

You can view the display, once it begins, from within OR in front of your vehicle whilst ensuring a 2m space to other neighbouring groups.

 

When it is time to leave

Once the fireworks are over our team will direct you safely off the site. Please do not move your vehicle without being directed. It is essential that we direct vehicles off-site in a steady and controlled way.

Your patience is appreciated, and your safety is of paramount importance to us.

 

Things to remember

  • Bring cosy warm coats, gloves, and hats.

  • Food and Drink available will be available to buy from a range of quality vendors.

  • Bring face coverings in case you need to use the toilet or wish to buy food. Face masks to be worn at all times when you are outside of your vehicle.

  • Please take all litter home with you for safe disposal/recycling.

  • Please leave your pets at home. They would really hate it!

  • No sparklers or Fireworks of any description to be brought or used on site.

 

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE

If this event is postponed due to revisions in government policy then all tickets will remain valid for the new date, so you can book with confidence. Tickets are non-refundable.